Moviemaker Lucasfilm Ltd. settles case alleging it engaged in anticompetitive employment practices to preclude bidding wars for industry's top animators, US antitrust lawyers said Tuesday.
Visa and MasterCard agree not to prohibit merchants from offering customers discounts or rebates for using a particular kind of card. Visa and MasterCard also must allow merchants to express preferences for the use of a low-cost card within a network or other form of payment.
The Antitrust Division’s sentencing statistics over the last two decades show a steady trend toward higher corporate fines for cartel offenses and longer jail sentences for individuals, passing the cost for trials and incarceration onto tax payers.
Greater enforcement of antitrust laws needed to address deals by investment banking 'Geishas.'