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The antitrust laws

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The antitrust laws

a basis for economic freedom : a staff report to the Antitrust Subcommittee (Subcommittee No. 5) of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Eighty-fifth Congress, second session, pursuant to H. Res. 107 ....

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

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    • Antitrust law -- United States

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      Reprint of the 1959 ed. published by the U.S. Govt. Print. Off., Washington.

      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee No. 5.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF1636 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 109 p. ;
      Number of Pages109
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4724036M
      ISBN 100313206937
      LC Control Number78011628
      OCLC/WorldCa4497969

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conspired to raise the price of e-books in violation of the Sherman Act. The suit, filed in Aprilalleged that Apple Inc. and five book publishing companies conspired to raise and fix the price for e-books in violation of Section 1 of the Citations: F.

Supp. 2d Guide to Antitrust Laws Free and open markets are the foundation of a vibrant economy. Aggressive competition among sellers in an open marketplace gives consumers — both individuals and businesses — the benefits of lower prices, higher quality products and services, more choices, and greater innovation.

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The Antitrust Paradox is a book by Robert Bork that criticized the state of United States antitrust law in the s. A second edition, updated to reflect substantial changes in the law, was published in It is claimed that the work is the most cited book on antitrust.

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Insurance Antitrust Handbook, Third Edition is a general guide to the application of the federal antitrust laws to common activities in the insurance industry. Following an introductory discussion, chapter II provides an overview of the federal antitrust laws.

Antitrust laws were created to prevent unlawful mergers and business practices that could lead to restraint of trade by others (Federal Trade Commission, n.d.).

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When it was first published a quarter of a century ago, Richard Posner’s exposition and defense of an economic approach to antitrust law was a jeremiad against the intellectual disarray that then characterized the field.

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ETAuthor: Howard Gold. Antitrust Economics for Lawyers, published by LexisNexis and written by CRA consultants and affiliated experts, is geared towards attorneys in antitrust practice.

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The purpose of the Directive “Behaviour in Competition” is to explain the basic provisions of antitrust and competition laws, in particular the provisions as applied in the European Union.

The Directive is designed to make both management and employees aware of the basic rules, and how these rules affect their business. The Antitrust Case Against Facebook, Google and Amazon A few technology giants dominate their worlds just as Standard Oil and AT&T once did.

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