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Italy fines cement cartel more than €184 million

The Italian competition authority (the AGCM) has fined 11 cement manufacturers, a cement distributor and a trade association more than €184 million for fixing prices and exchanging sensitive information. 197 more words


Federal Appeals Court Is Okay With Uber Taking Away Customers' Right To Sue

Like companies in just about every industry, the ride-hailing app Uber requires users to agree that they will take any disputes to an arbitrator rather than the legal system. 380 more words

Telecom & Technology

Pharma Shares Melt Down, But Consumers Might See Relief, by Wolf Richter

The pharmaceutical industry is essentially a price-fixing cartel. Crack down on price-fixing and it puts a dent in big pharma’s profits. From Wolf Richter at wolfstreet.com: 326 more words


Some Perspective on Notary Signing Agent Fees 

When I became a notary in 1997, the National Notary Association (NNA) was sending out promotional materials to every notary they could find, selling their services. 1,058 more words


Former StarKist Tuna Executive Pleads Guilty To Price-Fixing

Of all the industries to be rocked by scandal, you probably never expected that Big Tuna would be a hotbed of conspiracy. And yet, another fishy exec has agreed to plead guilty to his part in a price-fixing scheme that resulted in American shoppers paying more at the store. 205 more words

Government Policy

How the Cost of Cancer Drugs in South Africa can be Cut

South Africa’s Competition Commission has launched an investigation into excessive pricing by three major pharmaceutical companies that have the sole rights to distribute cancer drugs in the country. 907 more words


Collusion Probe into Cancer Medications

As if Cancer patients do not have a difficult enough time fighting this destructive disease, Pharmaceutical Companies in South Africa are now being investigated for excessive pricing of cancer medication. 718 more words