Texas AG Ken Paxton Seeks $43M In Public Funds To Hire Outside Lawyers For Suit Against GoogleThrough public records requests, the AP obtained contracts Paxton signed last month with two big-name law firms and a letter informing lawmakers of them.
Texas, 9 Other States Sue Google Over 'Anticompetitive Practices, Deceptive Misrepresentations'The lawsuit alleges that Google monopolized or attempted to monopolize products and services used by advertisers and publishers in online-display advertising.
Judge: Government Can't Block $360M Merger Of Airline-Data CompaniesA judge has rejected a government attempt to block Texas-based Sabre Corp. from buying Farelogix Inc. in a $360 million deal combining two companies that provide information about airline tickets to travel agents.
Texas Attorney General Leaves Antitrust Suit Over T-Mobile-Sprint MergerTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that his office reached a settlement with T-Mobile resolving the state’s antitrust claims over the company's merger with Sprint.
Texas Leads 50 US Attorneys In Google Antitrust InvestigationFifty U.S. states and territories, led by Texas, announced an investigation into Google's "potential monopolistic behavior."
Walgreens, Rite Aid Revise Store Purchase Deal To $4.38BWalgreens and Rite Aid have finally devised a combination of the nation's largest and third-largest drugstore chains that will get past antitrust regulators.
Qatar Airways Dropping Plan To Invest In American AirlinesQatar Airways says it's dropping an attempt to buy a big stake in American Airlines, an audacious move that received a chilly reception from the Fort Worth-based carrier.
EU Fines Google A Record 2.42 Billion EurosThe European Union's competition watchdog slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service.
Qatar Airways Seeks 10-Percent Stake In American AirlinesQatar Airways is attempting to buy a 10 percent stake in Fort Worth-based American Airlines, triggering U.S. antitrust oversight over deals of such size.
Texas AG Explains State's Lawsuit To Block AA/US Airways MergerIn his first remarks, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott seeks to explain why his office joined the U.S. Justice Department's lawsuit to block the proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways.
Profs Consider Backing NCAA Antitrust ExemptionA group of professors seeking reform in college sports wants to explore the possibility of an antitrust exemption, which could allow the NCAA to better regulate spending on coaches' salaries and other costs.