Taylor Swift concert fiasco leads to U.S. Senate grilling for Ticketmaster

WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) – US senators slammed Live Nation Entertainment’s lack of transparency and inability to block bot purchases of tickets on Tuesday, in a hearing called after a major fiasco involving ticket sales for Taylor Swift’s upcoming concert tour. Live Nation Entertainment Inc (LYV.N) subsidiary Ticketmaster, which has been unpopular with fans for … Read more

U.S. judge tosses $4.5 bln deal shielding Sacklers from opioid lawsuits

Bottles of OxyContin prescription pain reliever manufactured by Purdue Pharma LP sit on a shelf at a local pharmacy in Provo, Utah, USA, April 25, 2017. REUTERS / George Frey / File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Check in NEW YORK, Dec 16 (Reuters) – A federal judge struck down … Read more

Italy fines Amazon record $1.3 bln for abuse of market dominance

Amazon abused the domain of the brokerage service -watchdog Amazon disagrees with the regulator’s decision to appeal Amazon says fine ‘unjustified and disproportionate’ MILAN, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Italy’s antitrust watchdog said on Thursday it had fined Amazon 1.13 billion euros ($ 1.28 billion) for alleged abuse of market dominance, in one of the largest … Read more