antitrust laws


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antitrust laws

A group of laws intended to prevent practices that tend to restrict competition such as price fixing and the formation of monopolies.
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The purpose of the Guidance is to help educate and inform HR professionals, as well as in-house counsel and compliance personnel, so they can implement safeguards to ensure that their companies' hiring and compensation practices comply with the antitrust laws.
A major global policy development in the last few decades has been the adoption of national antitrust laws by many developing and transition countries.
6) Among the topics discussed were state liberty to pass and enforce antitrust laws, the issues of monopsony in antitrust law, the application of biological and evolutionary theory in antitrust, and a conservative economic case for increased antitrust enforcement.
They focus on the most common business problems and those that demonstrate the scope of US antitrust laws and include illustrative examples and case studies.
A renewed effort to remove the railroad industry's exemptions from antitrust laws has emerged in the form of bipartisan legislation from Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.
In three recent decisions--Trinko, Credit Suisse, and Linkline--the Supreme Court limited the operation of the antitrust laws when regulation "performs the antitrust function.
Unfortunately for franchisors struggling with pricing issues, the courts have hardly been a model of clarity in enforcing antitrust laws.
However, if there is no employer-union relationship, then antitrust laws apply.
National Football League, (276) the Second Circuit reversed a district court decision that found the NFL's three-year eligibility rule in violation of federal antitrust laws.
The truth is that even small or medium-sized businesses need to think about the antitrust laws.
Specifically, we assessed existing insurance practices that might violate federal antitrust law absent the McCarran exemption and identified current state authorities related to antitrust laws applicable to insurance.
Grocery chains were not exempt from antitrust laws when they entered into a profit-sharing pact during the Southland supermarket strike, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.