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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Tech giants like Google, Amazon, and Apple are currently the focus of investigations by both the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission for violating US anti-trust laws.
Lawyers for the former Duke radiology professor who filed the class-action lawsuit called the average $10,000 projected for more than 5,400 current and former workers one of the largest for employees claiming violations of federal anti-trust laws.
The newly-formed panel has been tasked to review the Competition Act/Rules/Regulations, in view of the changing business environment and bring necessary changes, if required; to look into international best practices in the competition fields, especially anti-trust laws, merger guidelines and handling cross border competition issues and to study other regulatory regimes/institutional mechanisms/government policies which overlap with the Competition Act.
Board members will also be asked to weigh in on a proposed change to Rule 4-1.5, regarding legal fees, after a South Florida attorney suggested that the existing rule could violate anti-trust laws.
CAK faulted the deal, saying the request was filed under the wrong anti-trust laws.Under the competition rules, CAK, must be informed when two dominant players apply to merge their operations.
All the contractors have promised to cooperate fully with the investigation into the alleged violations of anti-trust laws. Reports said prosecutors are looking into alleged "obstruction of business" because the contracts for the line, called the Linear Chuo Shinkansen, are for private-sector, not public contracts.
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.