The European Commission has carried out surprise inspections at several major oil companies over possible price fixing in breach of EU anti-trust rules.
Russia on Thursday hinted that it may refuse to sign up to a new round of targeted carbon cuts that could see the Kyoto environmental protection treaty extended beyond its end of 2012 expiry date.
Steep rises in taxes on alcohol do not necessarily reduce consumption, according to research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) into the history of intoxicants in 16th and 17th England.
US justice authorities hit a Japanese-Korean producer of optical disk drives with a $21.1 million fine for bid-rigging and price fixing, the Justice Department announced.
A unit of Korean conglomerate Samsung was fined $32 million dollars for involvement in an Asian price fixing ring for a key computer monitor component, the US Justice Department said Friday.
(AP) -- Nokia Corp., the world's biggest mobile phone maker, said Tuesday it has filed suits against several leading liquid crystal display makers - including Philips, Toshiba, Sharp and Samsung - for alleged price fixing.
(AP) -- The Idaho Supreme Court has refused to revive a lawsuit brought by a shareholder who claimed Micron Technology's top officials were taking part in a price-fixing scheme.