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China fines tech giants for failing to report 43 old deals

BEIJING (Reuters) -China’s market regulator on Saturday said it was fining companies including Alibaba, Baidu and JD.com for failing to declare 43 deals that date as far back as 2012 to authorities, saying that they violated anti-monopoly legislation. Enterprises involved in the cases would be fined 500,000 yuan ($78,000) each, it said, the maximum under China’s 2008 Anti-Monopoly Law. Alibaba, Baidu, JD.com and Geely did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

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