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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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Self-interest leads the packers and the canners to use every available means for preventing even the shadow of suspicion resting upon the goods they have to sell; hence, they become most efficient aids to the health department."[27] While local inspection and antitrust legislation was being considered at the state level, more comprehensive efforts for meat inspection and antitrust were occurring at the federal level.
(71) This new antitrust statute did not revoke the former 1962 antitrust legislation, and both statutes would have to be implemented together.
In particular in jurisdictions with more recent antitrust legislation, it proves often difficult to obtain clear guidance on the precise scope of the mandatory suspension requirement.
Although Moulton never made clear how such flexibility could be restored, he implied that antitrust legislation would play an important role.
(34) Brazilian Government Wants to Use Antitrust to Combat Price Gouging, BNA International Business and Finance Daily, May 6, 1993; New Antitrust Legislation Is Signed by President of Brazil, 66 Antitrust & Trade Reg.
Reflecting the consensus among liberals and conservatives on the importance of checking corporate power, the Eisenhower administration continued the aggressive use of antitrust legislation to foster market competition.
* A partial exemption for insurance companies from the federal antitrust legislation that applies to most businesses.
As we will show, among other impediments to the successful partnership is the use of antitrust legislation and regulation that protect Western firms who incorrectly see partnership as contrary to national interest.
(115-16) Antitrust legislation prohibits conduct that restrains competition by private business entities.
The takeover is subject to shareholder approval, regulatory clearance in Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and clearance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino antitrust legislation.
Dollar General, in a statement issued earlier this month, said the FTC's second request for information was "expected" and it is "a standard part of the regulatory review process" under the Hart-Scott-Rodino antitrust legislation.