Monthly Archives: November 2016

U.S. States Join Dow-DuPont Merger Probe

November 7, 2016 – U.S. state attorneys general have joined a federal antitrust probe of the planned merger between DuPont (DD.N) and Dow Chemical Co (DOW.N), according to three people familiar with the matter, heightening risks to a deal that could help reshape the global farm industry. A separate group of state attorneys general are… Read more »

Hyundai, Kia Settle State Probes Over Misstated Fuel Economy

October 27, 2016 – Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp. agreed to pay $41.2 million to settle state attorneys general probes stemming from overstated fuel-economy claims the South Korean auto makers made several years ago. The manufacturers settled investigations with 33 states and Washington, D.C., state attorneys general and the companies said Thursday. The… Read more »