Express Scripts Inc.’s bid for Medco Health Solutions Inc. should be approved by U.S. antitrust regulators only if the combined company allows customers to buy specialty drugs at pharmacies that compete with their own, a lawyer for independent rivals said.
Express Scripts Inc.’s takeover of Medco Health Solutions Inc. is offering the biggest potential windfall in North America even as traders are more confident than ever the acquisition will clear U.S. regulatory hurdles.
Apple Inc. said it would refund at least $32.5 million to consumers to settle a U.S. Federal Trade Commission complaint that it billed for mobile application purchases made by children without their parents’ consent.
The first time U.S. District Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle in Washington heard an antitrust challenge to an AT&T Inc. deal, she said her hands were tied in assessing a smaller competitor’s objection to the proposed acquisition.
Billionaire investor George Soros’s fight against his 2002 insider-trading conviction in France, over the sale of Societe Generale SA shares, may end tomorrow when the European Court of Human Rights rules on his appeal.
Hertz Global Holdings Inc., awaiting final U.S. antitrust approval for its acquisition of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, is among rental-car companies enjoying price increases not seen since before the recession.