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Intel’s epic antitrust clash hits a new milestone; and Autonomy loses Hewlett-Packard fraud case
04 February 2022 00:00
Intel’s 13-year legal battle against a 1.06 billion euro antitrust fine imposed by the European Commission has hit a significant milestone, with an EU court ruling in the chipmaker’s favor. It was a significant defeat for the European regulator, which had argued that Intel’s chip rebates were anticompetitive. But this doesn’t mean that the clash is over: the Commission may yet appeal the decision in a last-ditch attempt to avoid repaying the fine — plus interest. Also on today’s podcast: Hewlett-Packard wins a multi-billion dollar fraud claim against the founder of software provider Autonomy. But the legal battle for Mike Lynch to avoid extradition to the United States is continuing.
26 January 2022 15:10 by Lewis CroftsIntel’s win in the EU courts after a 13 year battle over the legality of chip rebates will give hope to the likes of Google
28 January 2022 11:57 by Martin CoyleHP has won its multibillion-dollar claim against Autonomy’s founder, Mike Lynch, and former CFO, Sushovan Hussain
James Panichi Senior Editor, Asia Pacific
James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, helps to oversee MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Asia, with special attention to Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the... Read more
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Lewis leads MLex's editorial strategy, content direction, quality and development. He has a reputation for breaking stories and providing analysis on complex legal disputes before regulators and courts around the globe. He has also developed MLex's unrivalled coverage of competition policy, litigation, regulation, Brexit and international investigations.A graduate of Oxford University, Lewis worked in academia at the Charles University in Prague prior to becoming a journalist.
Martin Coyle Senior Correspondent
Martin Coyle is a senior correspondent, based in MLex's London office, reporting daily on bribery and corruption issues in the UK and Europe. Previously he was a senior editor at Thomson Reuters where he covered anti-money laundering, financial crime and regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to that he was editor of The Accountant, the world's oldest accounting publication, and International Accounting Bulletin, a bi-monthly business journal owned by Lafferty.