Unfair Competition. Legal news and articles for February 19 - 21, 2012

Dirty Doings Alleged in Cell Tower BattleProsthetic technology may give Paralympic advantageGoldman, Stanford, Insider Trading, Facebook, BNY, JPMorgan in Court NewsU.S. Protectionist Policies Help Few, Hurt Many (Magnesium Industry Reveals ...Apple to pay $15 in class action lawsuit (USA)Apple iPhone 4 antennagate lawsuit comes to closeIndia's Pramath Sinha on business - extended remixGoldman Sachs, Facebook, Apple, Hyundai: Intellectual PropertyPlano transportation company claims former employees breached agreementsParty ends for easy corporate tax reliefTop India CEO warns of slowdownACCC targets supermarkets and petrol industriesEuropean Court Questions Italy Gambling LawsThe Government must not support unfair competition in the wider world of ...Legislators aim to turn states into broadband backwaters

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EU Blocks New York-Frankfurt Stock Exchange Merger
Voice of America (blog)February 1, 2012

The EU's Competition Commissioner, Joaquin Almunia, said Wednesday the proposed deal between the owners of the New York Stock Exchange and the Deutsche Boerse exchange in Frankfurt was rejected because it would have created an unfair, near monopoly in ...more »

Executive Roundtable: The Future of Utility-Scale Renewables
RenewableEnergyWorld.comFebruary 2, 2012

With several federal tax grants set to expire by the end of 2012, utilities are trying to decide if the falling prices of solar and wind technology makes renewable energy competitive enough to invest in despite vanishing federal aid.more »

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Dirty Doings Alleged in Cell Tower Battle
Courthouse News ServiceFebruary 21, 2012

Calling itself a "tiny competitor," Pittsburgh-based TriStar Investors accuses American Tower of misrepresentation, Lanham Act violations, unfair competition, business disparagement, tortious interference with contract, tortious interference with ...more »

Prosthetic technology may give Paralympic advantage
ABC OnlineFebruary 21, 2012

Some say the prosthetic technology available to paralympians in affluent countries is providing an unfair advantage for competitors. EMMA ALBERICI, PRESENTER: One of the most controversial figures in world sport in recent times has been the Blade ...more »

Goldman, Stanford, Insider Trading, Facebook, BNY, JPMorgan in Court News
BloombergFebruary 21, 2012

A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) computer programmer was freed after his conviction for stealing the bank's high-speed trading code was reversed by a US appeals court. Wearing a gray sweatsuit, white tennis shoes and a huge grin, Sergey Aleynikov ...more »

U.S. Protectionist Policies Help Few, Hurt Many (Magnesium Industry Reveals ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 21, 2012

Anti-dumping laws are import taxes that are set to protect domestic companies against unfair foreign competition. Where Mg is concerned, these laws have had the inverse effect -- suffocating access to Mg, "the green metal of the 21st century," and ...more »

Apple to pay $15 in class action lawsuit (USA)
Wireless FederationFebruary 21, 2012

The lawsuit was filed mainly on five grounds which included unfair competition, false and confusing advertising, breach of warranty, breach of Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act and a violation of the Consumer Legal Remedies Act. According to the ...more »

Apple iPhone 4 antennagate lawsuit comes to close
Northern Voices OnlineFebruary 21, 2012

Apple was accused of 'unfair competition, false and misleading advertising, breach of warranty and acting deceptively to sell a product, as well as violating an act compelling manufacturers to replace defective devices or refund customers' money'.more »

India's Pramath Sinha on business - extended remix
GlobalPost (blog)February 21, 2012

... as they just have for telecom investors in India [with the Supreme Court decision to revoke 122 telecom licenses tainted by a corruption scandal], policies will not move quickly, local companies will provide unfair competition.more »

Goldman Sachs, Facebook, Apple, Hyundai: Intellectual Property
BloombergFebruary 21, 2012

Aleynikov was convicted by a jury in December 2010 of violating the Economic Espionage Act and the Interstate Transportation of Stolen Property Act. He was sentenced last March. On his last day of work at New York-based Goldman Sachs in June 2009, ...more »

Plano transportation company claims former employees breached agreements
Southeast Texas RecordFebruary 20, 2012

SHERMAN - A Plano transportation services company has filed a lawsuit against several former employees, accusing them of misappropriation of confidential information and and unfair competition. Bear Transportation Services filed suit against Anna Aston ...more »

Party ends for easy corporate tax relief
swissinfo.chFebruary 20, 2012

He denies allegations from his colleagues in other cantons of unfair competition, arguing it was a case of “intelligent management”. He reminds critics that the policy brought in 63 new companies, SF1.8 billion in investment, 4663 jobs and SFr500 ...more »

Top India CEO warns of slowdown
GlobalPostFebruary 20, 2012

... as they just have for telecom investors in India [with the Supreme Court decision to revoke 122 telecom licenses tainted by a corruption scandal], policies will not move quickly, local companies will provide unfair competition.more »

ACCC targets supermarkets and petrol industries
The AustralianFebruary 20, 2012

SUPERMARKETS and the petrol industry are in the cross-hairs of new competition watchdog chairman Rod Sims, who also flagged a criminal cartel case to "get the message across" to unschooled businessmen that cartel activity is illegal.more »

European Court Questions Italy Gambling Laws
Online Casino ReportsFebruary 20, 2012

By John W | Feb 20, 2012 Italy's new online gambling regulations have come under challenge, after the European Court of Justice called into question whether it complies with EU Laws prohibiting member states from restricting foreign operators from ...more »

The Government must not support unfair competition in the wider world of ...
PanoramaFebruary 20, 2012

And not only that, but by seeking to engage in unfair competition to already established online service which have been operating for years at no public expense. But while others have to make ends meet, Mr Teuma thinks the public should pay more for ...more »

Legislators aim to turn states into broadband backwaters
GigaOmFebruary 19, 2012

This isn't about unfair competition by local government. When Wilson's 12-person IT department can plan, build and manage a network that can deliver speeds (up to a gig) 20 times faster than the best Time Warner Cable offers, that's competing with ...more »

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