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price fixing

Physician practice The illegal practice by a group of health care providers of establishing a standard price for procedures, thus creating a monopoly on a particular market segment
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The FTC found that NTSP used these powers of attorney in a manner similar to the way it used its PPAs, namely to solidify its power as a bargaining agent and facilitate its illegal price fixing.
When this happens, you may be the victim of price fixing.
A lost-profits damage study involves a financial projection that estimates what sales quantities would have been if the alleged price fixing had not taken place.
LLP], describes the purpose of the proceeding: "We believe that through this lawsuit the defendants will be required to disgorge an amount of money equal to the revenue obtained as a result of any price fixing which can be established.
Government watchdog the Office of Fair Trading is offering the money following its exposure of a pounds 270million price fixing scandal between dairy companies and supermarkets Asda and Sainsbury's.
regulators are investigating alleged price fixing of passenger fares and fuel surcharges by British Airways and other airlines, according to a statement issued Thursday from British Airways.
South African Airways has been fined ZAR55m for price fixing and abusing its market position, according to South Africa's Competition Commission.
Company directors in the West Midlands accused of anti-competitive behaviour, face new threats in the shape of extradition and the prospect of being pursued in the criminal courts for old price fixing allegations.
Europe, Japan and Canada have begun an investigation into price fixing among producers of plastics heat stabilizers, impact modifiers and processing aids.
Daicel and Nippon Synthetic pleaded guilty to price fixing in 2000, and Ueno Fine Chemicals was convicted of it the same year.
Local vitamin makers cheered a $725 million settlement Thursday in a foiled case of price fixing by two European chemical firms.