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DOJ Approves the Google-ITA Merger but More Antitrust Scrutiny May Be Waiting in the Wings

The Department of Justice recently agreed to a settlement with Google – and agreed not to pursue antitrust charges against the company over its $700 million acquisition of ITA, a travel industry software company. The settlement requires Google to continue … Continue reading

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The Justice Department's "Imminent" Decision on the Google-ITA Merger

As Google becomes more dominant, antitrust regulators in the US and in Europe are scrutinizing its business decisions more closely. In the US, the Bureau of Competition of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Antitrust Division of the Department … Continue reading

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DOJ Gears Up To Challenge Proposed Google-ITA Merger

The WSJ reports that the DOJ is getting itself ready to challenge the Google-ITA merger (see earlier TOTM posts here and here): Justice Department staff lawyers have begun preparing legal documents for use in a possible court challenge to the … Continue reading

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