price-fixing


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control (by agreement among producers or by government) of the price of a commodity in interstate commerce

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(46) Given the lengthy process between the Commission receiving an allegation of price-fixing and the time taken for investigation, decision to prosecute, trial preparation, hearing, and delivery of the written judgment, this method clearly acts as a lagging indicator of price-fixing activity.
Part III examines mechanisms to decouple the interests of price-fixing firms and their loyal employees.
In 2000, it was Mike Ashley who was reported to have turned whistle blower, reporting JJB to the OFT for alleged price-fixing.
There is no doubt a good moral case to be made for the concept of price-fixing. Social justice, inequality of wealth, helping the poor, the needy and the less able, preventing hunger, starvation and malnutrition especially among the poor, old and young.
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The four are part of a group of 10 past and present BA staff who have been refused immunity under a plea agreement between the airline and the US Department of Justice (DoJ) over the price-fixing.
Companies directly affected by the LCD price-fixing conspiracies are some of the largest computer, television and cellular telephone manufacturers in the world, including Apple, Dell and Motorola.
While price-fixing has been an offence in the UK for only five years, lawyers believe that the increasing willingness of the competition watchdog to investigate alleged abuses and bring criminal prosecutions means that UK companies must learn how to comply--and fast.
WHISTLE-BLOWERS are being offered pounds 100,000 to reveal price-fixing scams.
On 28 November, Australia's Qantas Airways settled its liability to the US Government for illegal price-fixing within its Freight Division.
If found guilty of operating a price-fixing or market-sharing cartel, an airline can expect to be fined as much as 10% of its worldwide sales.
Proposed by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D.-Mt.), S.3 would authorize government price-fixing for prescription drugs under Medicare.
Lufthansa yesterday said it agreed to pay $85 million to settle a string of class-action lawsuits filed in the US following the February launch of a multinational probe into alleged price-fixing by airlines carrying cargo.
The FTC found that NTSP's use of a poll facilitated a price-fixing agreement among its competing physician members.
A federal grand jury indicted two former executives at German chemical maker Bayer AG for allegedly taking part in an international price-fixing scheme that drove up the costs of rubber chemicals used to make shoes, tires and other products.