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EU: HSBC’s $37M Euribor fine scrapped

HSBC Holdings won its fight against a 33.6 million-euro ($37 million) European Union antitrust fine for rigging a key benchmark in a...
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US: T-Mobile/Sprint deal would be a “win” for Rural America, said...

A US$26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint would increase competition and benefit consumers, said Department of Justice (DOJ) Assistant Attorney General...
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Australia: ACCC wants another banking inquiry

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) chairman Rod Sims has reportedly sought approval from Treasurer Josh Frydenberg to conduct another inquiry into...
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US: Trump revokes waiver for CA to set higher auto emissions...

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday, September 18th, he was revoking California's authority to set its own vehicle emission standards, the reported CNN....
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US: Bill Gates defends Big Tech, says firms shouldn’t be broken...

Bill Gates doesn’t think it’s a good idea to break up the biggest US tech companies, reported Bloomberg. 
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Norway: Watchdog questions Floatel-Prosafe merger

The Norwegian Competition Authority (NCA) announced that it may intervene in the proposed merger of offshore accommodations platform operators Floatel and...
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US: 3rd Circuit sends Remicade antitrust suit to arbitration

According to a report from Reuters, Rochester Drug Cooperative must submit its claims that Johnson & Johnson is illegally suppressing competition for its...
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US: CEOs ask congress to pass data privacy law

To enable continued innovation and growth in the digital economy, the Business Roundtable is asking Congress to pass a comprehensive consumer data...
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Australia: Google and Facebook reject ACCC’s code on fake news

DIGI, the industry body representing (DIGI)  Google, Facebook, and Twitter has rejected proposals for an industry code of conduct on fake news,...
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Japan: BMW raided by JFTC

Japan’s Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) raided BMW Japan on Wednesday, September 11, for allegedly imposing unreasonable sales quotas on its distributors and...

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