antitrust law

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Synonyms for antitrust law

law intended to promote free competition in the market place by outlawing monopolies

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To do so, the company would have to comply with certain anti-trust laws that IFETEL has yet to define.
THE EUROPEAN Commission has claimed that the number of patent settlements between drug developers and generic producers that could break European Union (EU) anti-trust laws are declining after a 2009 study raised concerns about the problem.
Harra explained how the Justice Department felt that by keeping Internet brokers out of traditional services and referrals, NAR members had violated anti-trust laws, suppressed technological innovation and reduced competition.
The Southern Idaho Potato Cooperative has filed a request with the United States Department of justice seeking an investigation into allegations that a major buyer violated anti-trust laws.
The Florida- based Psystar also accused Apple citing that its Mac OS X was violating anti-trust laws in term of its end user license agreement, which forbids the installation of the software on non-Apple hardware.
The total bill sent to the world's number one software group for violation of EU anti-trust laws and failure to abide by the Commission's decisions adds up to 1.
According to Automotive News, the commission stated that the sale did not break any anti-trust laws and therefore it has no reason to stop the sale.
Because they are not covered by anti-trust laws, they are overseen by the STB, whom Szabo says "is not up to the job it is supposed to be doing to constrain the monopoly power the railroads have.
Judge Pechman ruled that the state's beverage alcohol laws violated federal anti-trust laws (based on the Sherman Anti-Trust Act) and that the state's position was not protected by the 21st amendment, which gives individual states the right to define their own state beverage alcohol policy.
It is illegal to use the messenger model in a way that creates or facilitates collective decisions by physicians on prices or price-related terms that the anti-trust laws forbid.
com domain became subject to a lawsuit alleging breach of anti-trust laws.
In addition, it will gather information to see whether the oil industry has violated unfair business-practice statutes or anti-trust laws.
and Dickinson, and at the College Board National Forum to discuss the issue and to formulate, within the spirit of the anti-trust laws of course, some possible options for colleges to consider.
They would know that the so-called "robber barons" of the 19th-century were generally a plus for the nation, that anti-trust laws opened the way for monopolies while stifling competition, that government's assistance to 19th-century railroad builders impeded construction and "promoted waste and corruption," and that big business "made Americans better off.
The bill amends the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993 to provide standards development organizations with protection from the treble damages provisions of the nation's anti-trust laws.