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antitrust

[-trust′]
(in law) against the operation, establishment, or maintenance of a monopoly in the manufacture, production, or sale of a commodity, provision of a service, or practice of a profession.
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Jonathan Rubin has led trial teams in antitrust cases in courts throughout the country.
In her earlier tour at the DOJ, Overton played a key role in the landmark hearings and report on antitrust enforcement in the health care industry issued by the DOJ and U.
Following the Yates Memo, a DOJ antitrust official in February 2016 announced the DOJ Antitrust Division's increased emphasis on individual accountability and to "holding accountable the highest-level culpable executives at conspirator companies.
An important development in antitrust economics involves the extension of concepts and research from behavioral economics to competitive decisionmaking.
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For more recent antitrust-related coverage from InsideCounsel, read: Retail association opts out of billion-dollar settlement MasterCard faces EU antitrust probe Anheuser-Busch, DOJ reportedly close to $20 billion merger deal Antitrust case against Minor League Baseball can proceed in Florida Panelists discuss whether pay-for-delay settlements violate antitrust laws
Although the recent Supreme Court decisions on the relationship between antitrust and regulation are grounded in reasonable concerns about the potential costs of antitrust enforcement, they cast aside several important countervailing considerations.
Finally, antitrust enforcement is growing exponentially around the world.
It gave Justice the power to request wiretaps if it suspects that executives are violating the antitrust laws.
But first, as a primer for those not as familiar with antitrust policy and law, I will briefly review the economic and social philosophy underlying essential U.
When Lockyer initially announced his investigation, some labor attorneys argued that his suspicions about the legality of the pact were unfounded due to broad exemptions in federal labor law that allow for companies bargaining in a bloc - like Albertson's, Vons and Ralphs - to act in ways that would generally be in violation of antitrust laws.