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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
Translations

price-fixing

[ˈpraɪsˌfɪksɪŋ] ncontrollo dei prezzi
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Although price-fixing agreements remain per se illegal in the United States, courts have undermined the per se rule against price fixing by making it harder for plaintiffs to prove that such an agreement exists.
KARACHI -- Sindh's sugar cane representative bodies, Sindh Abadgar Board and Sindh Chamber of Agriculture, Wednesday called off their strike scheduled for December 04 after the announcement of price-fixing of Rs182 of sugar cane by the Sindh government.
is denying allegations that it is price-fixing rates for iPhones in Russia.
dollar LIBOR, on the grounds that the alleged horizontal price-fixing constituted a per se federal antitrust violation.
London, June 19 ( ANI ): Apple has decided to go for an out-of-court settlement in an e-book price-fixing case.
Canadian court fined LATAM Airlines after the carrier admitted taking part in an air cargo price-fixing A Canadian court fined LATAM Airlines CAD$975,000 (USD$938,000) after the carrier admitted taking part in an air cargo price-fixing cartel, Canada's Competition Bureau said.
Other companies accused in the price-fixing scheme include Sumitomo Electric Industries and Yazaki Corp.
Summary: Nestle SA says it will cut infant formula prices in China by an average of 11 percent from Monday in response to a probe into alleged price-fixing by several foreign companies.
Bejing: China lashed out on Tuesday at a US court that ordered two Chinese pharmaceutical companies to pay $162 million for price-fixing in the US market, saying the ruling infringed its sovereignty.
The Australian High Court's actions mirror similar price-fixing penalties levied by authorities around the world against carriers and forwarders.
After nearly 30 months, plaintiffs and defendants appear to have closed a case alleging a price-fixing and market allocation conspiracy among four Sunshine State producers with integrated cement and ready mixed operations.