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antitrust law

Legislation that limits the ability of an enterprise or group of individuals to monopolise a service or product, thereby controlling and restricting free trade.

antitrust law

Government Legislation that limits the ability of organizations or groups of individuals to monopolize a service–or product, thereby controlling and restricting free trade. See Safe harbor rules.
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With the view prevalent, even among those sympathetic with the private interest theory of government, that antitrust legislation owes much to the desire for a more competitive economy, it is not surprising that antitrust policy has been resistant to private interest explanations.
Twelve states adopted antitrust legislation in 1889, and much of the legislation was focused on the alleged Beef Trust.
21] In addition, the convention presented to each state sample antitrust legislation and a local meat inspection bill for adoption.
All articles are written by leading industry professionals, ensuring a comprehensive overview of international antitrust legislation and competition law governing business practice worldwide.
In this year's 107th Congress, privacy, Internet taxation, immigration policy, antitrust legislation and telecom deregulation are the top technology issues expected to come under debate.
As economist Paul Samuelson - hardly an enemy of antitrust legislation - has written, Robinson-Patman "make[s] competition more imperfect.
While competing motivations for antitrust legislation were admittedly advanced, with only trivial exceptions "It is impossible to find even colorable language suggesting most of the other broad social or political purposes that have occasionally been suggested as relevant to the application of the Sherman Act" (Bork [1966, 42]).
In its 7th edition the Competition and Anti-trust Review 2009 provides a comprehensive overview of international antitrust legislation and competition law governing business practice worldwide.
While at the AMA, he played a key role in advocating for the Patients' Bill of Rights and physician antitrust legislation.
WASHINGTON -- The National Retail Federation urged the House Judiciary Committee to support antitrust legislation scheduled for a hearing today that would require Visa and MasterCard to negotiate with merchants over credit card processing fees, saying a hidden fee charged by the two card giants is projected to cost the average U.
antitrust legislation, known as the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, expired on February 18, 2000.
In its 6th edition the Competition and Antitrust Review 2008 provides a comprehensive overview of international antitrust legislation and competition law governing business practice worldwide.