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TransAlta offers to pay $56M settlement in electricity price fixing scandal

EDMONTON – TransAlta Corporation is offering to pay a $56 million settlement after Alberta’s regulator found it deliberately timed outages at power plants at peak times to drive up electricity prices. 347 more words


Greensboro native's class-action suit alleges price-fixing by airlines

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro native and member of the Cone family is one of dozens of people across the country who have filed class-action lawsuits against the nation’s four major airlines for price-fixing. 66 more words


Apple Asks Supreme Court To Hear Appeal Of E-Book Price-Fixing Case

Three months after a federal appeals court upheld a 2013 decision that found Apple liable for conspiring with publisher to raise the price of e-books, the company is taking the fight to clear its name to the country’s highest legal authority: the Supreme Court. 685 more words

Big banks to pay $1.9B in tentative deal to settle price-fixing case

NEW YORK – Twelve major banks have tentatively agreed to pay $1.87 billion to settle allegations that they colluded to fix prices and lock out competitors in the market for insurance-like products widely traded before the financial crisis, according to a lawyer for investors. 412 more words


Don’t dismiss the EU investigation into alleged gold and silver price fixing

Source: GoldSeek

WGoldbugs are bemused by reports that the European Union competition watchdog is investigating alleged ‘anti-competitive behavior’ by participants in the precious metals market. 163 more words

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