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antitrust

Chiefly US regulating or opposing trusts, monopolies, cartels, or similar organizations, esp in order to prevent unfair competition
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The recent actions of Cypress illustrate their knowledge of the significant risk of these anti-trust issues.
The Knowledge Group is producing a live Webcast entitled Mitigating Anti-trust Risks in Mergers and Acquisitions Transactions: What Every Firm Needs to Know in 2015 to help organizations and their legal counsel better manage anti-trust issues in Mergers and Acquisitions.
The NDRC, China's top economic planning agency, is also one of three government anti-trust agencies in the country.
According to the anti-trust watchdog, consumers are thereby tricked into believing that by buying products of the "Clever" brand they always pay the lowest possible price compared to similar items sold at rival retail chains.
The distraction that comes from a federal investigation should not be underestimated," Colin Gillis of BGC Partners said, noting that one of Google's best options to grow - by moving into adjacent markets - was being hampered by anti-trust probes.
The company chairman and chief executive officer, Mark P Frissora said, 'The anti-trust considerations in a merger with Dollar Thrifty will be pivotal in this transaction.
Exemption from US anti-trust laws - the cornerstone of the original alliance plans five years ago - would have allowed the two companies to create the strongest force on the highly lucrative transatlantic routes.
The deal gives AmBev 67% of Brazil's beer market, but the anti-trust board did impose several conditions.
MetaLINCS[TM], a leading provider of packaged E-Discovery software for litigation readiness and compliance-related investigations, today announced the Department of Justice (DOJ) Anti-Trust Division is extending its use of the MetaLINCS Enterprise E-Discovery Suite[TM] for use in corporate oversight and enforcement actions.
If the allegations are proven to be anti-competitive, it would be a breach of Canadian anti-trust laws and bring in dire consequences for the company.
According to the decision of Bulgaria's anti-trust watchdog, the contracts included anti-competitive provisions, including serious restrictions like fixing resale prices of new cars, spare parts, and servicing tariffs.
Many believe that their exemption from federal anti-trust law has allowed some players in the insurance industry to gain too much power.