price fixing

Amazon, DOJ ask consumers to report coronavirus price gouging

Since the coronavirus outbreak began, Amazon has seen a "significant increase in demand," especially for medical and cleaning supplies. It has also seen third-party retailers raising prices on things
Pete Buttigieg’s denial of fixing bread prices becomes its own meme

Pete Buttigieg’s denial of fixing bread prices becomes its own meme

We've got high hopes the jokes keep coming. The post Pete Buttigieg’s denial of fixing bread prices becomes its own meme appeared first on The Daily Dot.
The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Is About To Be Tested

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Is About To Be Tested

On October 23, an arbitrator will sit down in Uber’s New York office and hear arguments in a case that could determine the ride-hail giant’s future. It is not about the employment status of a single
The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber

Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general counsel’s office determined that Uber’s drivers are

Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store price fixing case

The Supreme Court has ruled against Apple in a long-standing case over price fixing in the App Store, in a decision that allows iPhone owners to proceed with a lawsuit against the company. The court

EU fines Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips and Pioneer $130M for online price fixing

The European Union’s antitrust authorities have issued a series of penalties, fining consumer electronics companies Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips and Pioneer more than €110 million (~$130M) in
Europe fines four electronics companies $130,000,000 for price-fixing

Europe fines four electronics companies $130,000,000 for price-fixing

Margrethe Vestager (previously), the EU's fire-breathing antitrust regulator, has hit Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips and Pioneer with $130,000,000 (€111,000,000) in fines for fixing minimum prices
China Launches Investigation of DRAM Manufacturers

China Launches Investigation of DRAM Manufacturers

China has announced an investigation into DRAM and NAND price fixing between Micron, Samsung, and SK Hynix. The post China Launches Investigation of DRAM Manufacturers appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Price-Fixing Scheme Carried Out by DRAM Manufacturers

Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Price-Fixing Scheme Carried Out by DRAM Manufacturers

A class action lawsuit filed Friday alleges that Samsung, Hynix, and Micron—three of the largest DRAM manufacturers in the world—colluded to limit supplies of the memory type and drive up the prices

Car, Tell: Quintet of Safety Suppliers Fined for Price Fixing

It appears the fictional JR Ewing isn’t the only one having to deal with cartels. Antitrust regulators in the EU have fined five safety equipment suppliers a combined 34 million euros ($40 million)

Dealerships to Receive $335 Million In Payments Over Supplier Price-fixing Scheme

Roughly 8,000 U.S. dealers will share in a $335 million payday resulting from a colossal 2010 antitrust investigation. The issue? Suppliers were involved in a widespread price-fixing scheme that
Apple found guilty of price-fixing in Russia, strong-arming its retail partners

Apple found guilty of price-fixing in Russia, strong-arming its retail partners

Russia's antitrust investigators have ruled that Apple illegally engaged in price fixing and strong-armed its retail partners into going along with its plan. The company could face a fine of up to 15%

2 Former Drug Executives Charged With Price Fixing

Jeffrey Glazer and Jason Malek, formerly of Heritage Pharmaceuticals, are charged in a scheme to artificially inflate the price of two drugs.