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A New York appeals court on Tuesday sided with regulators who said Apple was guilty of manipulating the cost of e-books.Calling Apple's transgressions, "the supreme evil of antitrust," the Second Circuit Court upheld a 2013 verdict that...Show More Summary
By a vote of 2 to 1, a U.S. Appeals court decided that a prior judge was correct to penalize Apple and five publishers for their parts to fix e-book pricing.
A federal appeals court stood by a 2013 decision that found the tech giant guilty of fixing e-book prices with publishers. Apple's last-ditch attempt to avoid paying $450 million to e-book buyers was just quashed, according to the Wall Street Journal. Show More Summary
A US appeals court on Tuesday upheld a 2013 ruling that Apple led an illegal conspiracy to fix prices of e-books in violation of anti-trust laws. The 2-1 ruling by a panel of the US Court of Appeals affirmed the finding that Apple spearheaded a collective effort by publishers to end price...
On a sticky August day last year in Cincinnati, I filed into the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on assignment for Al Jazeera America’s website to cover oral arguments in the four cases challenging state bans on same-sex marriage—the same cases that led to last week’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide. Seated next to me happened to...
A U.S. court of appeals today upheld a ruling from a lower court that found Apple guilty of conspiring with book publishers to raise the prices of e-books. Books were generally priced at $9.99 by companies such as Amazon. Following the launch of Apple's iBook store, prices eventually rose to $12.99 and $14.99 for many titles. Show More Summary
Apple violated federal antitrust law in a conspiracy with five book publishers to fix ebook prices, according to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The court ended a long-running legal battle with a big blow to Apple, calling its ebooks price-fixing scheme “the supreme evil of antitrust.” Read more...
The caseload of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rose sharply over the past year from new administrative challenges to environmental regulations and labor rulings, Chief Judge Merrick Garland said at the circuit's judicial conference last week.
An appeals court upheld a ruling charging Apple of conspiring to inflate e-book prices
Apple conspired with publishers to artificially raise the price of e-books, the Second US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled today, upholding a verdict from 2013. Now that the company has lost its appeal, Apple is expected to pay $450 million, most of it to e-book customers. Show More Summary
Apple's hopes of overturning the 2013 court ruling that it conspired with major book publishers to raise the price of e-books were dashed today. The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan has ruled 2-1 to uphold the original decision in the case. Show More Summary
Nearly two years ago, a US federal judge ruled that Apple conspired to raise prices on the ebooks it sold. A federal appeals court today upheld that judgement. In a 2 to 1 vote, the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals agreed that the conspiracy violated antitrust law, and supported the previous judge’s injunction against Apple. Show More Summary
If it’s up to Spain’s top-flight soccer league, the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will not be played in the winter. La Liga officials have filed an appeal in the Court of Arbitration for Sports against FIFA, which earlier this year moved the traditionally summertime tournament to November and December to avoid the scorching heat of the Middle […]
A federal appeals court today has upheld the 2013 ruling in Apple’s long-winded and high-profile ebooks case. The case, which centered around Apple price fixing content in the iBooks store, went through three years of litigation thanks mostly to Apple. Today’s ruling by a federal appeals court will see Apple pay $450 million in damages at […]
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals recently demonstrated how the Supreme Court’s 2013 decision in United States v. Woods, 134 S. Ct. 557 (2013), affected tax shelter litigation. Audits of partnerships are no simple task. Indeed, this historic problem led in part to the passage of the Tax Equity and [...]
The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday confirmed a lower court's finding that Apple colluded with major publishers to raise the price of e-books following the launch of the iBookstore, putting the case to rest and clearing the way for distribution of a $450 million settlement.
A federal appeals court upheld a 2013 decision finding Apple Inc. liable for conspiring with publishers to raise the price of e-books.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday said Apple Inc orchestrated a conspiracy with five publishers to increase e-book prices. By a 2-1 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a lower court judge...Show More Summary
A little less than four years ago, 70 businesses and professional organizations made a dramatic stand on one of the country’s most divisive social issues. In November 2011, they signed on to a legal brief asking a U.S. appeals courtShow More Summary