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The European Commission's competition committee is scheduled Friday to deliberate whether it will approve Universal Music Group's proposed $2.2-billion merger with EMI Music, according to industry officials. If approved by antitrust regulators in...
Tags: Entertainment, EMI Group Ltd., Europe, Music, Book
Los Angeles TimesPublishing insiders worry that a decisive court ruling benefiting retailer Amazon.com Inc. will undermine an industry already struggling with the transition to e-books. A federal court Thursday approved a settlement between the Justice Department and...
Tags: Services and Shopping, Book, Apple iPad, Prices, Apple Inc.
Wilbur D. "Woody" Preston Jr., a retired partner in the Baltimore law firm of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston who was Maryland's special counsel during the 1985 savings and loan crisis, died Monday of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist...
CNNNEW YORK -- Visa, MasterCard and a group of other large financial firms agreed Friday to forfeit a total of $7.25 billion to settle a massive anti-trust case brought by retailers. Visa said in a statement that its share of the settlement is $4.4 billion;...
The climate is heating up for Universal Music Group in Brussels as the company shuttles its proposal to buy EMI's recorded music business through Europe's labyrinthine antitrust approval process. The pending $1.9-billion acquisition, announced in...
Several companies have bid on bankrupt RG Steel's Sparrows Point mill, according to a source with knowledge of the bankruptcy proceedings. U.S. steel firm Nucor Corp., Ukrainian mining and metallurgy company Metinvest Group, and Brazilian steel giant CSN...
Universal Music Group has submitted a proposal to the European Commission to sell off major assets in exchange for regulatory approval for its proposed $1.9 billion acquisition of EMI Recorded Music, the company said. Because the deal would reduce the...
DuPont's Pioneer seed unit said in 2005 it would make herbicide-tolerant soybeans and corn within five years to challenge the dominance of seeds with Monsanto's widely licensed Roundup Ready trait. According to Monsanto, DuPont couldn't live up to...
LA Times MagazineA pilgrimage to Martinique finds cane consummated as a heavenly spirit made from freshly pressed sugarcane wine...
Europe's single currency is a bust. With unemployment reaching depression levels in the Mediterranean states, time has long passed to negotiate an orderly return to national currencies. Euro advocates argue a single currency is essential for creating a...
James R. Browning, the rural Montana native who rose to head the powerful U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and unified its diverse judges in campaigns to enlarge the bench and protect the sprawling circuit from division, has died. He was 93. Browning...
Company TownSen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) plans to hold antitrust hearings on Universal's proposed merger with EMI....
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