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  • February 23, 2024

    Vanderbilt, 3 Other Elite Schools Ink $166M Aid-Fixing Deals

    Vanderbilt University, Northwestern University, Dartmouth College and Rice University on Friday reached settlements totaling $166 million to resolve proposed antitrust class claims alleging that they and 13 other universities conspired to limit student aid.

  • February 23, 2024

    Google Says Innovation Led To Dominance In Closing Brief

    Google is telling the D.C. federal judge overseeing the U.S. Department of Justice's monopoly case against the search giant that its innovation and relentlessness are the forces driving its dominance in search, not anticompetitive agreements as the Justice Department has alleged.

  • February 23, 2024

    Restaurants Blast 'Fatal Flaws' In Chicken Price-Fix Deal

    Boston Market and other restaurants objecting to Simmons Foods' $8 million chicken price-fixing settlement with direct purchasers say the Seventh Circuit should unwind the deal because it improperly releases bid-rigging claims for no consideration and turns the massive two-track case on its head.

  • February 23, 2024

    NCAA Can't Enforce NIL Restrictions Amid Suit, Judge Rules

    A Tennessee federal judge on Friday granted a preliminary injunction preventing the NCAA from enforcing its ban on name, image and likeness compensation for athletes being recruited by institutions, allowing the schools to immediately offer NIL deals to recruits without punishment.

  • February 23, 2024

    Commerce Dept. Partly Waives 'Buy America' For BEAD

    The U.S. Department of Commerce on Friday announced limited waivers from "Buy America" requirements under the agency's $42.5 billion broadband deployment program to make sure that enough advanced components can flow to projects around the country.

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