Articles Tagged with Antitrust

A U.S. judge certified a class of debit card users on Tuesday in a lawsuit brought against American Express. The plaintiffs allege that American Express's non-discrimination provisions for merchants violate state antitrust and consumer protection laws.


Jurors awarded home sellers almost $1.8 billion in damages this week in a lawsuit accusing the National Association of Realtors of conspiring with residential brokers to inflate broker commissions for buyer brokers.


Posted in: Antitrust, US Courts

On Tuesday, September 26, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission and 17 states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Amazon, Inc. in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington.


Posted in: Antitrust

On Tuesday, September 12, 2023, a 10-week trial concerning Google's search dominance began in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.


Google Play customers won class-action status on Monday in a lawsuit alleging that Google artificially inflates prices in its app store.


The lawsuit alleges violations of antitrust and unfair competition laws, based on Amazon policies toward third-party sellers that offer their products on other online platforms for lower prices.


The FTC filed suit against Meta on Wednesday, seeking to block its acquisition of Within Unlimited, the creator of an extremely popular virtual reality fitness app, over anti-competitive concerns.


Posted in: Antitrust, US Courts

Sixteen universities known for their exclusivity and high price tags have been accused of violating antitrust laws and artificially inflating the cost of attendance for students receiving financial aid.


Amazon warns that new bills in Congress could undermine the businesses of third-party sellers on the Amazon marketplace, and it hopes to enlist sellers in its opposition to the bills.


A bipartisan group of state attorneys general argues that Google has used improper anti-competitive methods to force developers and consumers to use its app store.