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Antitrust Act:

see Clayton Antitrust ActClayton Antitrust Act,
1914, passed by the U.S. Congress as an amendment to clarify and supplement the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890. It was drafted by Henry De Lamar Clayton.
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; Sherman Antitrust ActSherman Antitrust Act,
1890, first measure passed by the U.S. Congress to prohibit trusts; it was named for Senator John Sherman. Prior to its enactment, various states had passed similar laws, but they were limited to intrastate businesses.
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Fifty petitioners who said they have been customers of the two airlines and will likely continue to be in the future said the merger violates Section 7 of the Clayton Antitrust Act as it will curb competition within the airline industry.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sherman Antitrust Act was authored by Senator John Sherman (Ohio 1823 - 1900) and remains a landmark federal statute on competition.
The District Court had found that Sunbeam failed to show that Nielsen blocked any competitor from establishing a syndicated television audience measurement service in the Miami market and lacked antitrust standing to assert its Sherman Act and Florida Antitrust Act claims against Nielsen.
Among them are the National Labor Relations Act, the Railway Labor Act, the Sherman Antitrust Act, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act.
Additionally, the complaint claims the airline is in violation of both the Sherman Antitrust Act and the Clayton Antitrust Act, the first of which Korean Air has reportedly admitted guilt to in a deal with the U.
Newcastle United sponsor Adidas said the waiting period for the deal under the US Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Act, during which competition authorities can request additional information, had expired.
Just five days before the MTA deadline to submit an RFPs for the development rights to the Hudson Rail Yards, the New York Jets organization filed suit in the United States District court for the Southern District of New York against Cablevision Systems Corporation, the owner of Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall, for engaging in unlawful and anticompetitive actions in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act.
The Swiss-based cement giant announced in Zurich yesterday that the terms of the deal had satisfied the requirements of America's HartScott-Rodino Antitrust Act.
In this recent federal case, a hospital which allegedly had a monopoly and also had "tying" agreements with health care providers was alleged to be in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act as well as state antitrust laws.
In 1922, in one of its more dubious decisions, the Supreme Court ruled that Major League Baseball games do not constitute interstate commerce, and thus are not subject to the Sherman Antitrust Act, an exemption never extended to any other professional sports league.
Over the past 15 years, the courts have become much more rigorous about what constitutes a violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act and Microsoft is at the focal point of that discussion because of its antitrust lawsuit.