antitrust law

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Noun1.antitrust law - law intended to promote free competition in the market place by outlawing monopoliesantitrust law - law intended to promote free competition in the market place by outlawing monopolies
law - legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity; "there is a law against kidnapping"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Tax harmonisation between states will lead to higher taxes, financial market transaction taxes will hobble EU exchanges, regulations will boom, trade restrictions will bite, anti-trust laws will tighten.
Though the country has taken tepid steps on the road to applying anti-trust laws full-bore, it is encouraging that such steps have been applied to the vital sector of telecommunications as a springboard for further applications in the nation's other economic sectors, he said.
There are fears that the company could have violated anti-trust laws.
CRH is expected to acquire assets under anti-trust laws that are conditional ona [euro]42bn (PS30bn) merger between industry heavyweights Holcim and Lafarge.
Industry experts say automakers have too much leverage over car dealers and auto part suppliers in China, enabling them to control prices, considered as a violation of the country's anti-trust laws.
After examining the deal to see if it violated anti-trust laws, the FTC announced that it was a fine and legal acquisition.
Some governments have fought back with anti-trust laws and legislation that slap heavy penalties on their illegal practices.
TELMEX owner billionaire Carlos Slim Helu has long sought to enter the broadcast television industry, but anti-trust laws and resistance from Televisa and Grupo Azteca have prevented his companies from participating (SourceMex, March 2, 2011, and May 8, 2013).
If the allegations are proven to be anti-competitive, it would be a breach of Canadian anti-trust laws and bring in dire consequences for the company.
The suit says that ending the JOA violates both state and federal anti-trust laws.
THE COMMISSION for the Protection of Competition (CPC) has launched a probe into possible violations of anti-trust laws by the Pancyprian Cattle Farmers' Organisation.
The Irda was encouraged to look at means to bypass authority of the competition watchdog after the Reserve Bank of India made moves to ensure that anti-trust laws would not hamper consolidation in the banking industry.