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price fixing

n.
1. The setting of artificially high prices for goods or services by unlawful agreement of competing companies.
2. Governmental setting of prices for goods or services.
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price′ fix`ing

or price′-fix`ing,


n.
the establishing of prices at a determined level, either by a government or by mutual consent among producers or sellers of a commodity.
[1945–50]
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price fixing

An illegal arrangement between competitors to set a common minimum price for their products. Price fixing is a conspiracy usually carried out by large corporations that dominate a particular market.
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ANTITRUST SECTION, supra note 6, at 25 ("[I]t is highly questionable whether unambiguously criminal conduct such as hard core price fixing can ever be overdeterred."); BREIT & ELZINGA, supra note 45, at 35 ("If horizontal price fixing could be correctly defined, the problem of overdeterrence could not occur since horizontal price fixing has little if any social benefit."); Cavanagh, supra note 16, at 1297 ("The argument that the present system overdeters is more theoretical than real....
Regulators in the United States, the European Union and Australia have been pursuing airlines over alleged air cargo price fixing. Last month Air France KLM and three other airlines agreed to pay fines totalling USD$504 million to settle a case brought by US anti-trust officials.
Construction giants Balfour Beatty are among the 112 firms alleged to have taken part in price fixing when bidding for business.
INSIDERS are being offered a pounds 100,000 reward to blow the whistle on price fixing scams.
CUMBRIAN MP Tim Farron has tabled a parliamentary question to the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, John Hutton, asking whether the farming industry will see any of the pounds 126m fine handed to Sainsbury's, Asda and big dairy producers for price fixing last week.
Meanwhile, JJB Sports pledged to fight on after losing its appeal against a pounds 6.7 million fine for price fixing on replica kits.
British Airways under investigation for alleged price fixing. British and U.S.
South African Airways has been fined ZAR55m for price fixing and abusing its market position, according to South Africa's Competition Commission.
JJB SPORTS has vowed to appeal against an pounds 8.3m fine after it was given the red card for price fixing by Britain's consumer watchdog.
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You worry that the scenarios above may pertain to another per se prohibition under Section 14(a)(1) of the PCA: price fixing. Let's break it down.