Antitrust regulation

April 05, 2017 - 6:26 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union regulators have blocked the proposed takeover of Cemex Croatia, a cement maker, by Germany's HeidelbergCement and Schwenk, saying it would have significantly reduced competition. The EU's antitrust chief, Margrethe Vestager, said Wednesday that "we had clear evidence...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 31, 2016, file photo, a driver for Uber Technologies Inc., arrives at an authorized customer pick up area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, in Seattle. A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, temporarily blocked the city's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
April 04, 2017 - 7:52 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday temporarily blocked the city's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions. U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik's ruling came after he heard arguments last...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 31, 2016, file photo, a driver for Uber Technologies Inc., arrives at an authorized customer pick up area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, in Seattle. A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, temporarily blocked the city's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
April 04, 2017 - 6:28 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday temporarily blocked the city's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions. U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik's ruling comes after he heard arguments last...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2016 file photo the bull statue stands in front of the stock market in Frankfurt, Germany. The European Union blocked the proposed merger of Germany's Deutsche Boerse and the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 saying that it had "very serious" concerns about the deal's impact on competition. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
March 29, 2017 - 6:20 am
BERLIN (AP) — European regulators blocked the proposed merger of Germany's Deutsche Boerse and the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday, saying it would effectively have created a European monopoly in clearing bonds. They shot down the pair's third attempt at a merger, which would have united the...
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March 29, 2017 - 5:19 am
BERLIN (AP) — The European Union blocked the proposed merger of Germany's Deutsche Boerse and the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday, saying that it had "very serious" concerns about the deal's impact on competition. The deal would have created "a de facto monopoly in the crucial area of fixed...
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FILE - This September 9. 2013 shows wind turbines at Flakfortet near Copenhagen. The EU's antitrust chief, Margrethe Vestager, said Tuesday March 28, 2017 that the bloc’s executive Commission has approved Denmark's support for a proposed 600 MW offshore windfarm in the Danish section of the Baltic Sea, near German windmills.(Jens Dresling/Polfoto File via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 10:11 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's antitrust chief said Tuesday that the bloc's executive Commission has approved Danish government subsidies for a large proposed offshore windfarm in the Danish section of the Baltic Sea. EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said the aid for the...
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