EU Regulator Clears Aon Merger With Willis
The European Commission said Aon had addressed its antitrust concerns over the insurance broker merger by agreeing to sell Willis Tower Watson assets.
EU Charges Amazon With Antitrust Violations
Regulators say Amazon illegally uses nonpublic data that it collects from sellers on its retail platform to boost sales of its own-label products.
EU Agrees to $857B Economic Recovery Plan
"This is a good deal, this is a strong deal, and most importantly, this is the right deal for Europe right now."
EU Launches Probes of App Store, Apple Pay
The European Commission will look into the two Apple services to determine whether they stifle competition.
EU Fines Qualcomm for ‘Predatory Pricing’
Regulators said the chipmaker sold products below cost to hurt a rival.
EU Regulator Opens Antitrust Probe of Broadcom
The European Commission is also seeking "interim measures" to bar Broadcom from enforcing exclusivity agreements with customers.
Linde, Praxair Push Forward After Regulators Ask For Divestments
The companies could technically withdraw from the deal without penalty, but say they remain in "constructive dialogue."
EU Fines Google $5B Over Android Restrictions
The European Commission says Google has engaged in anticompetitive practices to "cement the dominance of its search engine" on Android devices.
EU Suggests U.S. Products for Tariff Retaliation
"They’re trying to wake up American legislators, who are the only ones in government who can influence the president on this issue."
Antitrust Agencies Nix $162B in Deals in 2017
The value of deals that were prohibited or abandoned due to antitrust concerns nearly doubled from 2016, a new report finds.
EU Finds Amazon’s $294M Tax Break Illegal
The European Commission's ruling on Amazon's tax break from Luxembourg strikes another blow against the tax arrangements of Silicon Valley companies.