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Judge Dismisses Price-Fixing Case Against Alleged Chinese Cartel

Fairly straight-forward news here: a federal district judge in New Jersey dismissed yesterday a complaint against 16 Chinese companies that produce the mineral magnesite. The opinion can be found… 93 more words


Just as we thought Apple’s long-running ebooks suit might finally be settled, the out-of-court agreement has been thrown into doubt. The judge required to approve the settlement terms has expressed concern that they may be unfair to consumers, reports  204 more words

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Ninth Circuit Affirms $500 Million AU Optronics Fine

While I’ve been away (and I promise to write more over the next few days) the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed fines totaling $500 million against  421 more words



Just a little message I sent to Eon …

Dear Sirs

I will apologise regarding the lack of payment despite you STILL doing bugger all in the way of me being a vulnerable customer nor handing me an email address … soooo guess what I am going to say next …. 504 more words

Banks are finding it's not easy to fire traders accused of rigging financial markets

Giving the boot to traders charged with rigging key benchmark rates is harder than you might think. Case in point: Deutsche Bank, which was ordered by a German appeals court back in April to return  346 more words

Apple customers may get slice of $400M e-book settlement

RICHMOND, Va. (AP/WAVY) — Apple, Inc. customers in Virginia could be eligible for part of a $400 million settlement stemming from claims the company participated in a price-fixing conspiracy for e-books, Virginia Attorney General Mark R. 499 more words

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Apple to Pay up to $400 Million if It Loses E-Book Appeal

Apple Inc. has agreed to pay a settlement of as much as $400 million if it loses its appeal in a price-fixing case brought by state attorneys general on behalf of consumers who they claim were hurt by artificially inflated e-book prices. 309 more words