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Description: Microsoft Corp lost its appeal against an EU decision penalizing it for defying an antitrust ruling, bringing nearer to an end a decade-long battle with the European Commission over the U.S. software group’s business practices.

Source: Reuters.com

Date: June 27, 2012

Link: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/06/27/us-eu-microsoft-idUSBRE85Q0B720120627

Questions for Discussions:

  • Summarize the case against Microsoft and the current decision.
  • Do you agree with the decision?
  • What lessons are there for managers to learn about that concern international business laws and government regulations?

 

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