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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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Being a newly created agency, the PCC studies anti-trust models in other countries considered to have effective competition authorities, Balisacan said.
Last year, parliament narrowly approved the deal but the anti-trust commissioner resigned in protest.
de Lima said the present House version of the anti-trust bill may fail its stated objectives of protecting small businesses from being disadvantaged by bigger companies.
Competent anti-trust counsel can help a company understand and comply with the legal requirements and help to minimize risks of failure, interruption, accusation, and litigation.
8 August 2014 - UK engineering and construction services firm Kentz Corp Ltd (LON:KENZ) said that its planned takeover by Canadian peer SNC-Lavalin Group Inc (TSE:SNC) has received certain anti-trust nods.
The agency had raided several Microsoft offices in China last week and launched an anti-trust investigation after it felt that the tech giant's products failed to meet the country's requirements on compatibility and document authentication and forced Chinese consumers to use more Microsoft products than they would otherwise.
The anti-trust watchdog states that there were cases when Billa Bulgaria EOOD did not reduce the price of the "Clever"-brand product, contrary to the claim stated in the advertising campaign.
Last month, the US Justice Department announced it would seek to block the merger on anti-trust grounds, claiming that the merger would reduce competition on key airline routes and lead to higher prices for US air passengers.
While in DC, Almunia met the newly-appointed anti-trust heads at the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
The High court issued a stay after the anti-trust regulator did not attend the hearing against it.
Home Inns and Hotels Management, Inc (NASDAQ:HMIN), a China-based economy hotel chain, has announced receiving an anti-trust approval from Ministry of Commerce of China for a proposed acquisition.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-August 22, 2011--Peab acquires Norwegian Terje Hansenafter anti-trust clearance(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.