Price Fixing

Russia Starts Investigating iPhone Price-Fixing Allegations Against Apple

Russia's Federal Anti-Monopoly Service has started an investigation against Apple following allegations of iPhone price-fixing in the region, Reuters is reporting. The authority highlighted that it had opened its case after an appeal from a citizen with information that identical prices had been set for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus models, which appeared in Russia in...

Apple Agrees to Pay $400 Million to Consumers to Settle E-Book Case

  The bill for Apple’s e-book price-fixing scheme could increase to as much as $400 million, according to an agreement signed with the attorneys representing e-book purchasers. The case was litigated by consumers from 19 states and four US territories represented by Hagens Berman attorneys working jointly with the attorneys general of 33 US states...

Apple Asks Court to Disqualify Appointed eBook Antitrust Monitor

Apple has shown the door to the lawyer in charge of monitoring the company's antitrust compliance after a judge found it to be guilty of conspiring to fix eBook prices, and now seeks the court's approval for its move, Reuters reports. Judge Denise Cote appointed Michael Bromwich back in October after she found Apple guilty...

DOJ Revises Apple Ebook Case Penalty, Proposes iTunes Store Changes

The DOJ has today proposed a revised punishment for Apple in the ebook price fixing case, arguing that the Cupertino company "changed its in-app purchase rules" to retaliate against Amazon. According to GigaOM's report, the federal government now wants to make significant changes in the way Apple does business, not just for ebooks, but for all the content...