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Berkshire Hathaway settles antitrust lawsuit

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Berkshire Hathaway will pay a settlement in an antitrust lawsuit. (Source: CNN) Berkshire Hathaway will pay a settlement in an antitrust lawsuit. (Source: CNN)

(CNN) – Warren Buffet admits his firm made a mistake and will pay a nearly $900,000 settlement to the federal government.

Berkshire Hathaway acknowledged it should have told regulators about plans to acquire a building supply company last December.

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit saying the firm needed to disclose the deal with USG Corporation to allow for an antitrust review Berkshire Hathaway is now the largest owner of the company and holds a 28 percent stake.

A judge still has to sign off the settlement.

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