anticompetitive


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an·ti·com·pet·i·tive

 (ăn′tē-kəm-pĕt′ĭ-tĭv, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Relating to practices or policies that unfairly thwart or impede competition in a market: anticompetitive pricing strategies.

anticompetitive

(ˌæntɪkəmˈpɛtɪtɪv)
adj
(in business) discouraging competition
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These statements-showing prices increased under the context of a fake shortage-made the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) eager than ever to find out if anticompetitive practices are really rampant in the rice industry.
The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is working on a leniency program that would encourage whistle-blowers to speak out against business cartels or other anticompetitive practices, top officials said on Wednesday.
Unannounced inspections are a preliminary step into suspected anticompetitive practices.
The bill targets anticompetitive behavior used to stifle the entry of generics and bio-similars.
Many armchair antitrust observers have thus concluded that the mergers were anticompetitive, harming consumers while pumping up airline profits.
Most commentary on the law against monopolization under Section 2 of the Sherman Act highlights the difficulty in distinguishing aggressive competition (which society prizes) from anticompetitive exclusionary conduct (which should be condemned), as well as the controversy created by various tests for monopolization proposed since the turn of the century.
Supreme Court ruled that the NC Dental Board (the Board) could be held liable for anticompetitive conduct for taking actions against non-licensees.
1) In determining whether a company has violated Section 2, courts look to whether the actions of the company were anticompetitive or exclusionary.
agency charged with the promotion of consumer protection and the elimination and prevention of anticompetitive business practices.
It has stepped up investigations of anticompetitive cartel conduct in both local and national markets; for example, in March 2015 it investigated and settled with a real estate trade association, several of its members, and a newspaper publisher, which the CMA had found entered into an anticompetitive advertising agreement.
Two members of the Senate Judiciary Committee have called on the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission to investigate alleged anticompetitive practices by oil companies that include blocking the sale of ethanol.
When NGA and other named plaintiffs brought this case nearly eight years ago, the purpose was to bring about true reforms to the anticompetitive credit card marketplace that exists.