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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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development of state antitrust legislation intended for such legislation
Next, Freyer describes the passage of antitrust legislation and administration of the law by Bannerman, previously an attorney in the attorney general's office.
Hong Kong and Singapore, for instance, argued against a universal WTO requirement for national competition laws, claiming they had been regarded for years as among the most competitive markets in the world, although neither had a comprehensive antitrust legislation.
47) It will affect the National Assembly through specialized antitrust legislation, the courts through appeal from administrative decisions, the Executive through the creation of a professionally-oriented enforcement agency, and educational facilities such as universities.
Having learned early the lessons of economic power and its misuse, which led to antitrust legislation, Americans have recurrently proven forgetful.
Sealander discusses briefly the effect of antitrust legislation on the public perceptions and legal status of the Rockefeller family foundations, but her book suggests the possibility for further exploration of the connections among business, charity and government policies.
Most of the great fortunes were made during the post-Civil War era through Reconstruction,'' said Klepper, ``before income taxes and antitrust legislation.
We need to be vigilant so that antitrust legislation is enforced.
The adoption of antitrust legislation and policies and the creation of domestic institutions to monitor and enforce such policies will become increasingly important as these countries continue opening their markets and stimulating private-sector activity.
Silvio Berlusconi--whose Fininvest conglomerate's interests range from real estate to supermarket chains, from insurance companies to movie theaters, from advertising to publishing--virtually invented commercial television in Italy by taking advantage of legislative vacuums in both the TV sector and in antitrust legislation.
But rather than hold hearings on this subject--a far greater threat to the nation's political well-being than watching Aliens on pay-per-view-Simon gave the networks a three-year exemption from antitrust legislation.
antitrust legislation as high risk, high delay litigation.