price-fixing


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price-fixing

n
1. (Commerce) the setting of prices by agreement among producers and distributors
2. (Commerce) another name for price control, resale price maintenance
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Noun1.price-fixing - control (by agreement among producers or by government) of the price of a commodity in interstate commerce
control - the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
governing, government activity, government, governance, administration - the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"
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price-fixing

[ˈpraɪsˌfɪksɪŋ] ncontrollo dei prezzi
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The BBC reported that if British Airways is found guilty of operating a price-fixing or market-sharing cartel, it could expect to be fined as much as 10% of its worldwide sales and additionally criminal action could also result.
THREE major high street retailers have lost court appeals against price-fixing charges.
United Airlines and American Airlines said they have reached settlements in lawsuits filed in US courts seeking damages for alleged price-fixing related to air cargo transport, but both carriers claimed no payments will be made.
A MAN who admitted involvement in a fuel price-fixing scam faces a EUR3.
28m for price-fixing between March 1, 2000, when the Competition Act came into force, and May 2001.
Cross-channel ferry companies were raided yesterday by European Commission inspectors seeking evidence of illegal price-fixing.
The penalties are the largest yet imposed by the watchdog under the Competition Act for price-fixing.
The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) on Wednesday investigated some 30 companies on suspicion they violated the Antimonopoly Act by concluding a price-fixing cartel on vegetable and garden flower seeds, FTC sources said.
6 billion worth of vitamins covered by the price-fixing agreement and Rhone-Poulenc's sales totaled between $500 million and $600 million, the Justice Department said.
Three major antitrust issues that are Likely to have a significant impact on the organization and the operation of a MCV are price-fixing, group boycotts, and monopolization.
A CPA engaged to evaluate the plaintiff's case should turn to a Texas 1PP, which shows a close correlation to Redled ingot volume during the price-fixing period.
CHICAGO -- Freed Kanner London & Millen LLC, announced today that it has been appointed as Interim Co-Lead Counsel for the Direct Purchaser Plaintiffs in a massive price-fixing lawsuit against manufacturers of wire harnesses and related products, by United States Federal District Court Judge Marianne Battani.