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Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have settled labor grievances alleging the NFL and its teams colluded to shut them out due to their protests during the national anthem, according to a joint statement Friday, giving the league an opening to distance itself from the controversy without a potentially damaging ruling on the collusion claims.
Boston Scientific Corp. revealed Friday that the Federal Trade Commission has asked for more info about its planned £3.3 billion ($4.2 billion) purchase of U.K.-based BTG PLC, saying the government is focused on certain types of tumor treatments sold by both companies.
Federal Trade Commission Republican Christine S. Wilson defended the current legal standard by which antitrust enforcers and courts judge mergers and anti-competitive conduct, but argued in a speech Friday that critics who want a new approach haven't given one alternative the attention it deserves.
Manhattan-based Amerra Capital Management and an Abu Dhabi-based investment firm won European Commission approval to take control of three Greek aquaculture companies on Friday, provided they offload some of the Mediterranean fish farms and small fish hatcheries.
A Delaware federal judge has dismissed a $50 million suit alleging LabCorp conspired with a Medicaid service management organization to impede a smaller laboratory services company from offering services in the state market, ruling the lab's antitrust claims lack standing and a relevant market.