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Japanese companies fined in vitamin price-fixing case

...as milk, bread, orange juice and cereal, which were fortified with vitamins produced by these companies," said Joel I. Klein, assistant attorney general in charge of antitrust activities. The companies fined were: --Takeda Chemical Industries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/10/tec_269864.shtml
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Small funeral homes allowed to unite to buy cheaper caskets

...mom-and-pop funeral homes. NSM members own 6.3 percent of the nation's funeral homes. Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein concluded the plan would not harm either casket sellers or consumers, because NSM members buy a small share of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/13/bus_250026.shtml
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Justice Department approves telecommunications merger

...telephone business, called Sprint PCS. TCI must sell off all its Sprint PCS holdings to pass antitrust muster, said Joel I. Klein, assistant attorney general in charge of the Justice Department's antitrust division. The sale should further the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/31/bus_248814.shtml
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Microsoft negotiates over antitrust concerns

...antitrust division. The talks were to resume Saturday. Principals in the negotiations were Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein, who heads the antitrust division, Microsoft general counsel William Neukom and state attorneys general Richard Blumenthal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/16/tec_228329.shtml
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Judge rules Microsoft is a monopoly

...system will ultimately support our position and that our actions have benefited consumers." Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein said, "This is a tremendous victory for America's consumers." The judge wrote, "Microsoft has demonstrated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/06/tec_272982.shtml
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Justice sues to stop Murdoch-Primestar merger

...Direct Broadcast Satellite presents the first real threat to the cable monopoly," said Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein, head of the antitrust division. "In most cases, we have a choice of only one cable company and we are seeing constantly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/13/bus_228035.shtml
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Senator targets sharing stadium costs

...leagues to deny a team's request to move to another city. Specter brought up the issue with Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein, who heads the Justice Department's antitrust division, during a Senate hearing. Specter asked Klein to look into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/05/oth_260720.shtml
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Government asks court to break up Microsoft

...promote innovation, and give consumers new and better choices in the marketplace." Justice's antitrust chief, Joel I. Klein, said that under the proposed remedy "neither ongoing government regulation nor the self-interest of an entrenched...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/29/tec_289591.shtml
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Judge asks about Microsoft price strategy for Windows

...trial is expected to last until March. In a rare appearance at the courthouse, U.S. Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein lauded government lawyers for showing a "pattern of anti-competitive practices" that resulted in "restricted consumer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/13/tec_250130.shtml
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U.S. charges Visa, MasterCard limited competition

...choice to consumers." Visa and MasterCard "really don't compete with each other," said Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein, head of the antitrust division. "That's because they're both controlled by the same banks. And since the same...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/08/bus_241207.shtml
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