antitrust law

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Related to Anti-Trust Laws: Monopoly, Clayton Act, Sherman Antitrust Act

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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European regulators have slapped a record pounds 331 million fine on US software giant Microsoft for violating EU anti-trust law -and ordered it to take immediate steps to change the way it does business.
The Justice Department is investigating whether a business-to-business (B2B) Website being designed by six meatpacking companies violates federal anti-trust law.
Several states have recently enacted legislation exempting hospitals and health care organizations from state and federal anti-trust laws intended to encourage competition by preventing collusion and price fixing.
chairman Lutz Issleib told the Milwaukee Journal that he plans to study the Miller Molson deal to see if it violates anti-trust laws.
Justice Department was not using anti-trust laws to check the concentration of companies into fewer hands.
The Company, which went public in February 2012, is being sued by the DOJ for alleged violations of the anti-trust laws arising from the Company's June 2012 acquisition of PowerReviews Inc.
This would be a perfect example of the type of agreement which anti-trust laws, both EU and American, seek to ban.
Chip manufacturer Intel is reportedly being investigated by Andrew Cuomo, a New York Attorney General, to determine whether the company broke anti-trust laws.
Proponents of the bill were concerned that Mexico's weak anti-trust laws were helping foment monopolies in telecommunications, cement, and other sectors.
The city characterized Antelope Valley Hospital's actions as an attempt to block competition in violation of anti-trust laws and has denounced the hospital's consideration of using eminent-domain powers to acquire the Palmdale land.
It contends the current controlled distribution system is anti-competitive and in violation of federal anti-trust laws.
UK industrial materials group Morgan Crucible has agreed to pay a fine of pounds 7 million in settlement of a claim that one of its subsidiaries violated US anti-trust laws.