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EU ready to settle with publishers over ebook price-fixing, but no talks yet

European Union antitrust chief Joaquin Almunia says that the Competition Commission is open to a settlement with publishers in the increasingly high-profile ebook price fixing case, but only if the companies address key regulatory issues. Almunia says regulators are coordinating with the Justice... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2012-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OFT delays Amazon/Book Depository decision

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 01/09/2011 - 15:20 The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has pushed back its decision on whether to refer the Amazon takeover of The Book Depository to the Competition Commission. The decision was expected to be tomorrow (2nd September) after being... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OFT decision on Amazon merger due Friday

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 30/08/2011 - 15:30 The Office of Fair Trading has postponed its ruling on the merger between Amazon and The Book Depository until Friday (2nd September). Originally the OFT had scheduled to announce today (30th August) whether it considered the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller Group to oppose Amazon/TBD deal

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 09:15 The Bookseller has added its voice to calls for Amazon's acquisition of The Book Depository (TBD) to be referred to the Competition Commission. The Office of Fair Trading's deadline for submissions about the merger ended at... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OFT opens door to Bertrams/Dawson merger

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 15:50 The Office of Fair Trading will not refer the merger of Bertrams and Dawson to the Competition Commission, it said today. Smiths News Plc, which owns book wholesaler Bertrams, announced the £20m deal to buy Dawson Holdings in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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