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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history class that President Theodore Roosevelt led the progressive campaign against the so-called "robber barons" of Big Business and promoted the passage of federal anti-trust legislation during the early years of the 20th century.
Working from research which closed November 2004, Cseres describes the tensions that arise from unrestrained trade and the needs of the consumer, beginning with the historical background necessary to understand the specific relationships between law and economics and the role of economic analysis, differences in theory as thought about competition law and consumer protection shifted in Europe at the onset of the European Union, theories such as the Harvard and Chicago Schools and their debates and the impact of anti-trust legislation, the variants and interrelationships within European competition law and consumer protection policies and the associated economics, and the specifics of consumer protection and competition policies in Hungary.
District Court of Illinois Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis, who initially presided over the Federal League lawsuit that reaffirmed the legality of the reserve clause and exempted baseball from anti-trust legislation.
Microsoft's lengthy legal battle with the US government in a civil suit over charges of breaching Anti-trust legislation is considered one of the most important legal disputes of the century.
B2B exchanges risk anti-trust legislation unless they demonstrate to its participants that stringent measures have been taken to guarantee protection of data, according to a new report on the E-Supply chain by Butler Group.
The takeover by Siemens of the business is still subject to approval under the terms of anti-trust legislation.
And the absence of anti-trust legislation means inter- and intra-firm ownership occurs competition is limited and domestic prices are high.