antitrust cases

antitrust cases

Although many in the computer field might equate "antitrust" with the long-running Microsoft trial (1998-2004), the U.S. government sued IBM three times in its history for antitrust violations. In 1956, IBM was ordered to sell its punch card equipment rather than only lease it and to divest itself of its service bureau business. AT&T was sued three times by the government, and the 1974 suit led to its eventual breakup 10 years later.
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"After four decades of weak antitrust enforcement and judicial hostility to antitrust cases, it is critical that Congress step in to determine whether existing laws are adequate to tackle abusive conduct by platform gatekeepers or whether we need new legislation to respond to this challenge." The Committee's investigation will focus on three main areas: Documenting competition problems in digital markets; Examining whether dominant firms are engaging in anti-competitive conduct; and assessing whether existing antitrust laws, competition policies, and current enforcement levels are adequate to address these issues.
But the bottom line in antitrust cases is the consumer, and Facebook will have a difficult time arguing they have their best interests at heart when confronted with its numerous scandals regarding personal data.
The federal Sherman Act and analogous Florida statutes are the principal laws applicable to antitrust cases. Trade regulation law covers the substantive area of law dealing with deceptive, unfair, or unconscionable acts or practices, and unfair methods of competition under the Federal Trade Commission Act and Florida's Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.
In recent years, the European Commission has made a name for itself by going head to head with American tech companies in tax evasion and antitrust cases. After Microsoft had been entangled in legal battles with the Commission for the better part of the 21st century and Apple was ordered to pay a[logical not]13 billion in back taxes to the Irish government in 2016 (which didn't want the money and eventually was forced to collect it), Google has become the prime target of the EU's antitrust watchdog in recent years.
She has analyzed economic markets and competition in antitrust cases involving market power, monopolization, tying arrangements, class certification, price fixing, and damages in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, and Europe.
The new firm builds upon the partners' 100 years combined experience in more than 250 antitrust cases.
In return the Kremlin's gas giant, which denies the charges, has offered concessions on contract terms and pricing to settle one of the EU's largest, longest-running antitrust cases.
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This second edition takes into account changes in the field since 2011, especially three important Supreme Court decisions on antitrust cases. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
He also challenged me to go beyond textbooks and even journal articles and actually read the original court documents and testimony in antitrust cases to discover what really happened.
In particular, while most state antitrust cases involve purely local matters, a significant number of these concern more than one state; states then need to decide whether to invest in leading an investigation or letting other states take the lead and participating in some lesser role, which includes simply signing on to a settlement.