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Baseball, hockey leagues lose ruling in broadcast antitrust case

Aug 08 2014

NEW YORK A federal judge rejected an effort by Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, Comcast Corp and DirecTV to dismiss a lawsuit by fans unhappy about restrictions on watching their favorite teams play.

Baseball, hockey leagues lose ruling in broadcast antitrust case

Aug 08 2014

NEW YORK, Aug 8 A federal judge rejected an effort by Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, Comcast Corp and DirecTV to dismiss a lawsuit by fans unhappy about restrictions on watching their favorite teams play.

U.S. judge tosses suit vs Marriott over failed hotel

Jul 28 2014

NEW YORK, July 28 A federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit filed against Marriott International Inc , which had blamed the hospitality company for the bankruptcy of a hotel on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

Visa, MasterCard lose ruling versus retailers over credit card fees

Jul 18 2014

NEW YORK - A federal judge declined on Friday to dismiss antitrust lawsuits filed against Visa Inc and MasterCard Inc by retailers who opted out of an estimated $5.7 billion class action settlement in 2012 over transaction fees.

Visa, MasterCard lose ruling vs retailers over credit card fees

Jul 18 2014

NEW YORK, July 18 - A federal judge declined on Friday to dismiss antitrust lawsuits filed against Visa Inc and MasterCard Inc by retailers who opted out of an estimated $5.7 billion class action settlement in 2012 over transaction fees.

U.S., Amex duel at antitrust trial over credit card fees

Jul 07 2014

NEW YORK American Express Co has hindered price competition in the U.S. credit card market and prevented merchants and consumers from reaping cost savings, a lawyer for the U.S. government said on Monday during the first day of a trial in Brooklyn federal court.

U.S., Amex duel at antitrust trial over credit card fees

Jul 07 2014

NEW YORK, July 7 American Express Co has hindered price competition in the U.S. credit card market and prevented merchants and consumers from reaping cost savings, a lawyer for the U.S. government said on Monday during the first day of a trial in Brooklyn federal court.

Amex set to face U.S. in antitrust trial over credit card fees

Jul 03 2014

NEW YORK American Express Co is set to face off against the U.S. government and 17 states in a trial that begins on Monday over claims that it stifles competition from credit card providers that charge lower processing fees.

Amex set to face U.S. in antitrust trial over credit card fees

Jul 03 2014

NEW YORK, July 3 American Express Co is set to face off against the U.S. government and 17 states in a trial that begins on Monday over claims that it stifles competition from credit card providers that charge lower processing fees.

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Libor antitrust appeal

Jun 30 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday it would hear an appeal by investors whose antitrust claims over the manipulation of the global benchmark interest rate known as Libor were dismissed last year.

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