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Dixons Carphone to pay £500,000 fine after data breach
Dixons CarphoneJanuary 9, 2020 ET
The UK’s data watchdog has fined Dixons Carphone half a million pounds over a computer hack which compromised the personal information of at least 14 million people.
Regulator fines top telecom providers in Romania for failing to reach coverage target
Orange RomaniaJanuary 8, 2020 ET
Romania’s telecom regulator ANCOM issued total fines of RON 1.61 million (EUR 337,000) for the top four mobile operators in the country for failing to meet their obligation to reach a coverage rate of at least 98% of Romania’s population for mobile voice services.
Teva agrees to pay $54m fine to settle whistleblower lawsuit
Teva PharmaceuticalsJanuary 7, 2020 ET
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA and two subsidiaries agreed to pay $54 million to settle allegations in a whistleblower lawsuit that the company improperly paid physicians to serve as speakers or consultants to boost prescriptions for two Teva products.
Hungary fines imaging diagnostic tools manufacturers for cartel activity
Siemens HealthcareJanuary 6, 2020 ET
Hungaryʼs competition office GVH has fined a number of companies manufacturing and marketing imaging diagnostic products for violating regulations relating to EU-funded public procurement tenders, state news wire MTI reports.
Oppenheimer to pay $4.7m fine over early UIT rollovers
OppenheimerDecember 31, 2019 ET
FINRA announced that it has ordered Oppenheimer to pay more than $3.8 million in restitution to customers who incurred potentially excessive sales charges caused by early rollovers of Unit Investment Trusts (UITs).
Brazil fines Facebook $1.65 million
FacebookDecember 31, 2019 ET
Brazil on Monday fined Facebook $1.65 million for improperly sharing users\' data in a case linked to the global Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Colorado Attorney General: CenturyLink will pay $8,476,000 fine for overbilling customers
CenturyLinkDecember 30, 2019 ET
Attorney General Phil Weiser announced that CenturyLink will pay $8,476,000 for unfairly and deceptively charging hidden fees, falsely advertising guaranteed locked prices, and failing to provide discounts and refunds it promised to consumers who signed up for internet, television, and telephone services in Colorado.
Netherlands fines KPN, Tele2, T-Mobile and Vodafone for murky websites
T-Mobile USDecember 30, 2019 ET
The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) has imposed fines on telecom providers KPN, Tele2, T-Mobile and Vodafone for displaying incorrect and incomplete information about their offerings on their websites for consumers.
China fines Toyota $12.5 million over Lexus price fixing
Toyota do BrasilDecember 28, 2019 ET
China’s market regulator has Toyota Motor 87.6 million yuan ($12.5 million) for price-fixing on Lexus cars in Jiangsu province.
Israel competition regulator fines Coca-Cola $11 million
Coca-Cola companyDecember 25, 2019 ET
The Israel Competition Authority announced that it had fined Coca-Cola Israel 39 million new shekels ($11 million) for its abusing of monopoly position.
Australia fines Purdue Pharma affiliate Mundipharma Australia over misleading advertising
Purdue PharmaDecember 24, 2019 ET
Mundipharma Australia, the international affiliate of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, was ordered to pay penalties of 302,400 Australian dollars ($209,000) by the Therapeutic Goods Administration over its promotion of the opioid Targin, the drug regulator said in a statement.
Watchdog slaps $5 million euros fine on Telenor Hungary
TelenorDecember 21, 2019 ET
The Hungarian competition watchdog GVH imposed a 5.45 million euros fine on Telenor Hungary for misleading commercial practices.
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