Unfair Competition. Legal news and articles for November 29 - 30, 2011

WITH 300 ELYRIA JOBS AT STAKE, BROWN, PORTMAN URGE COMMERCE DEPARTMENT TO ...Ten Years Later: China and the WTOJarrett Lee, others may be ineligible for LSU's postseasonInternet Sales Tax Returns to Congress; eBay Makes Their CaseWho is the Oilers MVP of the young season? The case for Tom GilbertTop executives from 14 leading Chinese PV manufacturers gather to fight SolarWorldAustralian Court Overturns Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 BanFixing College Sports: Why Paying Student Athletes Won't WorkFCC releases damning report on AT&T/T-Mobile dealBCS Controversy: Why the BCS Will Be Dead After the 2013 Season.Motorola blocked from adding iTunes, iCloud and iPhone 4S to patent claim ...Facebook and FTC reach landmark privacy settlementIndiana retailers launch campaign for 'tax fairness'China solar industry rejects US anti-dumping probeWhite House push on payroll tax cut - Barney Frank fallout - Who will be ...

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National Consumer Commission wants answers from banks
Moneyweb.co.zaNovember 3, 2011

Mohlala pointed out that she will pursue the matter in line with section 48 of the Consumer Protection Act which deals with unfair, unreasonable or unjust pricing. She said those found to have been in breach of the legislation would face fines and be ...more »

Kabaddi WC: Pak threatens to pullout
Times Now.tvNovember 11, 2011

Alleging unfair competition, the Pakistan team was upset over their narrow loss to the dope tainted US team -- five of whose players tested positive on Wednesday. While this may just be a case of sour grapes, the fact remains that 18 players have been ...more »

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WITH 300 ELYRIA JOBS AT STAKE, BROWN, PORTMAN URGE COMMERCE DEPARTMENT TO ...
Middle East North Africa Financial NetworkNovember 30, 2011

Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) today urged the US Commerce Department to enforce trade law in an upcoming decision that could help defend manufacturing jobs at Diamond Products in Elyria from unfair foreign competition. ...more »

Ten Years Later: China and the WTO
China Digital TimesNovember 30, 2011

Other serious battles waged outside the WTO mechanism, according to China's Ministry of Commerce, include 112 trade remedy measures imposed since May by the United States to counteract allegedly unfair trade practices by Chinese enterprises. ...more »

Jarrett Lee, others may be ineligible for LSU's postseason
NBCSports.comNovember 30, 2011

“Despite media and message board speculation, no LSU student-athletes have been declared ineligible for post-season competition. The current semester is not complete and finals are still ahead, so it is grossly unfair to our student-athletes and it is ...more »

Internet Sales Tax Returns to Congress; eBay Makes Their Case
WebProNewsNovember 30, 2011

If small business retailers using the Internet were gaining unfair advantages from current remote sales tax laws, one would expect that their share of Internet sales would be growing. But it is not. Although Cohen did not identify Amazon.com by name, ...more »

Who is the Oilers MVP of the young season? The case for Tom Gilbert
Edmonton Journal (blog)November 30, 2011

According to my own observation and to Behind the Net, he's faced the toughest quality of competition of any Oilers d-man. The only stat where Gilbert doesn't shine is traditional plus/minus, but that only highlights what an unfair and inaccurate stat ...more »

Top executives from 14 leading Chinese PV manufacturers gather to fight SolarWorld
PV-TechNovember 30, 2011

Emphasis was placed on SolarWorld and others having made strategic mistakes, highlighting that they do not appear to have kept up with competition. A press statement from the group noted that, “Even if some European and US PV companies, ...more »

Australian Court Overturns Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Ban
PC MagazineNovember 30, 2011

"Presumably, Apple will argue on the basis of both a design-related right (a so-called Community design) and rules against unfair competition. Apple did both of that in the summer, but after the court found Apple's asserted Community design infringed, ...more »

Fixing College Sports: Why Paying Student Athletes Won't Work
New York MagazineNovember 30, 2011

Is it unfair that impoverished football players cannot afford a bus trip home or occasional entertainment? Yes, it is. But it seems to me that any college student ought to be able to have those things. Why should we give them to football players and ...more »

FCC releases damning report on AT&T/T-Mobile deal
PoliticoNovember 29, 2011

Despite AT&T's objections to releasing the report, FCC officials said Tuesday that it was unfair to withhold the findings after completing an exhaustive review of hundreds of thousands of pages of documents over the past six months. ...more »

BCS Controversy: Why the BCS Will Be Dead After the 2013 Season.
Bleacher ReportNovember 29, 2011

This is perhaps the most obvious case of the abuses that can occur in a non-competitive market; the competition is simply "bought out" so that the existing cartel consolidates its hold on the market. Because the business of higher education is... ...more »

Motorola blocked from adding iTunes, iCloud and iPhone 4S to patent claim ...
Apple InsiderNovember 29, 2011

Apple has also accused Motorola (along with Samsung) of attempting to monopolize markets by leveraging patents already committed to "Fair, Reasonable And NonDiscriminatory" licensing terms in unfair and discriminatory ways to justify its own use of ...more »

Facebook and FTC reach landmark privacy settlement
Siliconrepublic.comNovember 29, 2011

It charges that the claims that Facebook made were unfair and deceptive, and violated federal law. “Facebook is obligated to keep the promises about privacy that it makes to its hundreds of millions of users,” said Jon Leibowitz, chairman of the FTC. ...more »

Indiana retailers launch campaign for 'tax fairness'
Reporter-TimesNovember 29, 2011

That's “unfair and creates a competitive price advantage” for the online retailers, said Grant Monahan, president of the Indiana Retail Council. “When the competition is unfair and created by government policy, that's wrong and that should be repaired ...more »

China solar industry rejects US anti-dumping probe
AFPNovember 29, 2011

... of SolarWorld AG of Germany and the leading manufacturer in the sector in the US, asked the Obama administration to impose trade sanctions on China for subsidising its solar panel exporters and encouraging what it called unfair competition. ...more »

White House push on payroll tax cut - Barney Frank fallout - Who will be ...
PoliticoNovember 29, 2011

'The message to corporations is, 'You can't do everything you want,'' said Harry First, an antitrust law professor at NYU School of Law. 'Fifteen years ago, a merger like AT&T/T-Mobile wouldn't have passed the laugh test. Since then it's become less ...more »

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