by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English
|Series||S. hrg. ;, 102-804|
|LC Classifications||KF26 .J835 1992b|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 143 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||143|
|LC Control Number||93102177|
On Ma the Board of Directors of Pirelli & C. S.p.A. approved the Policy “Global Antitrust and Fair Competition”. the Policy defines the principles and the conduct that must be taken in order to ensure compliance with the principles established by the domestic and international rules put in place to protect free competition; The Policy is directed towards directors, employees. by promoting competition in the marketplace. The U.S. Congress passed several laws to help promote competition by outlawing unfair methods of competition: • The Sherman Act is the nation’s oldest antitrust law. Passed in , it makes it illegal for competitors to make agreements with each other that would limit competition. So, for example. Mariska van de Sanden and Pauline Kuipers, “Dutch Antitrust Authority investigates Apple: does this support Spotify’s complaint?”, Kluwer Competition Law . Competition law is a law that promotes or seeks to maintain market competition by regulating anti-competitive conduct by companies. Competition law is implemented through public and private enforcement. Competition law is known as antitrust law in the United States for historical reasons, and as "anti-monopoly law" in China and previous years it has been known as trade practices law.
Book Description. This book provides the reader with a comprehensive analysis of US Federal Antitrust and EC Competition Law. It is encyclopaedic in coverage: examining every constituent element of the law and landmark decisions from the perspectives of economics and policy goals, explaining their implications for commercial operations and advocating policy reforms where . Guide to Antitrust Laws Free and open markets are the foundation of a vibrant economy. Aggressive competition among sellers in an open marketplace gives consumers — both individuals and businesses — the benefits of lower prices, higher quality products . Amazon Sign at Enterprise Way, the Big Amazon campus in Sunnyvale, Silicon Valley. Amazon is leader in electronic commerce. A class action alleges Inc. violates federal antitrust laws. AAI’s legal-economic research and advocacy emphasize competition in the balance between IP and antitrust law and within the domain of IP law itself. International In an era of global supply chains and large multinational enterprises, AAI works to “connect the dots” between domestic and international competition enforcement.
Guide to Antitrust Laws Price Discrimination: Robinson-Patman Violations A seller charging competing buyers different prices for the same "commodity" or discriminating in the provision of "allowances" — compensation for advertising and other services — may be violating the Robinson-Patman Act. “The Republican Party believes in and endorses the concept that the American economy is traditionally dependent upon fair competition in the marketplace. To assure fair competition, antitrust laws must treat all segments of the economy equally.” Republican platform, (Ronald Reagan v. Jimmy Carter). The objectives of antitrust laws include encouragement of fair business competition and protection of consumers and competing companies from anti-competitive business practices. Antitrust laws prohibit the unjust attainment or conservation of monopoly power, explains San Diego lawyer William Markham, as well as the. Competition in this vast market ultimately will benefit consumers by containing costs, improving quality and encouraging innovation. The FTC has provided wide-ranging guidelines to health care market participants, including physicians, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, other sellers of health care products and insurers. 8 Antitrust laws explicitly prohibit practices such as price fixing.