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.
U.S. antitrust regulators are investigating whether Macquarie Group Ltd.’s private-equity arm violated a consent decree allowing it to buy the Advantage rental car brand from Hertz Global Holdings Inc., two people familiar with the matter said.
Apotex Inc. asked a judge to rule that its plan to market a generic version of the blood-pressure medicine Benicar won’t infringe patent rights held by drugmaker Daiichi Sankyo Co. or its American unit.
The Federal Trade Commission is considering using its rule-making power to stop so-called pay- for-delay deals between brand-drug manufacturers and makers of generic medicines after failing to get judges or Congress to act, three people familiar with the process said.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission should sue Google Inc. for trying to block competitors’ access to key smartphone-technology patents in violation of antitrust law, the agency’s staff told commissioners in a formal recommendation, according to four people familiar with the matter.
Google Inc. Chief Executive Officer Larry Page met with U.S. Federal Trade Commission officials today in Washington as the agency moves to wrap up its 19-month investigation of the company’s business practices, according to a person familiar with the discussions.
Google Inc. is being pressed by U.S. Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jonathan Leibowitz to offer to resolve the agency’s antitrust probe in the next few days or face a lawsuit, two people familiar with the matter said.