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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8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Howard Feller, a McGuireWoods LLP partner who leads the firm's Antitrust and Trade Regulation Department, is the newly elected chair of the American Bar Association's Section of Antitrust Law, an organization esteemed among competition and consumer protection lawyers and government enforcers globally.
Last week's American Needle ruling reinforced the decades-old notion that sports leagues cannot escape antitrust law.
The proposed Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act (HR 1650 and S 772) would repeal the railroad exemptions in the antitrust and transportation statutes and permit the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission to review mergers under antitrust law.
Virtually all would agree that the Supreme Court, in its change of direction of antitrust law beginning in the late 1970s, drew principally from Judge Bork's book both for guidance and support of its new consumer welfare basis for antitrust doctrine.
Decisions involving antitrust law are typically based on the facts and circumstances of each case.
By way of a very general background, antitrust law is designed to protect competition in the marketplace and prevent the improper consolidation of market power.
Depending on one's disciplinary perspective, antitrust law may be viewed differently.
After Posner establishes that the only goal of antitrust should be to promote efficiency in an economic sense, he provides a brief overview of the antitrust laws.
The results are very telling--not just with regard to Microsoft, but to antitrust law in general.
The courts have a lot of leeway in antitrust law to interpret what corporate conduct is or is not a violation.
A New York investment firm and one of its executives agreed to pay nearly $3 million to settle charges that the company violated the federal Hart-Scott-Rodino antitrust law when negotiating the leveraged buyout of a nursing home chain.
Federal Trade Commission Chairman Robert Pitofsky asserted that the new guidelines clarify a wider range of provider networks which will not offend antitrust law.
Subsequently, they present an economic analysis of antitrust law (in a chapter that delineates product and geographic markets), define competitors, and define and illustrate the concept of "market power.