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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(113) For a discussion on the role of deterrence in price-fixing cases see Michael Block and Joseph Sidak, 'The Cost of Antitrust Deterrence: Why Not Hang a Price Fixer Now and Then?' (1980) 68 Georgetown Law Journal 1131.
(19) But experience demonstrates that many price-fixing conspirators have figured out how to stabilize a cartel and have consequently been able to secure supracompetitive profits for decades.
Under the Enterprise Act - which made price-fixing a criminal offence - individuals can be held accountable for their part in anticompetitive dealings, and can be slapped with unlimited fines.
This price-fixing announcement assumes that price-increases are caused by local factors.
FOUR past and present British Airways executives face the possibility of up to five years in jail after trading chiefs yesterday brought price-fixing charges against them.
A BAGEL boss has been suspended after an alleged price-fixing scam.
FOUR past and present British Airways executives are facing the possibility of up to five years in jail after trading chiefs brought price-fixing charges against them.
Trading chiefs are close to announcing charges against British Airways executives over price-fixing on fuel surcharges.
He added: "We say there is not any price-fixing here.
The amount of penalty surcharge imposed on the three is the highest in price-fixing cases, topping the 12.9 billion yen slapped on 44 bridge builders in 2006 over their alleged bid-rigging practices.
for its involvement in a marine hose price-fixing cartel.
Nippon Cargo Airlines of Japan and two other international carriers will plead guilty and pay fines for their roles in a cargo price-fixing scheme, the Justice Department said Thursday.