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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 "Understanding and Managing Competition Law Compliance " conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
Under current competition law, it is illegal for retailers and suppliers to discuss supply arrangements and price of goods with each other.
The supplier confessed to breaking competition law by requiring retailers to sell products at or above a minimum price, stopping customers from shopping around for the best deal.
The Commissioners Retreat, supported by the AANZFTA Competition Law Implementation Program (CLIP), aims to provide a forum for the open and frank exchange of views and information on current competition law issues in the region, as well as how agencies and commissioners work to protect and support fair and open competition in their markets.
Part of the international conference, Taiwan Competition Policies and Competition Law 2019 (TCPCL) (2019), hosted by the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission (TFTC) and featuring 200 guests, is discussing the challenges of competition law and enforcement in the digital era.
Competition law, otherwise known as antitrust law in the United States of America and anti-monopoly law in China and Russia, promotes or seeks to maintain market competition by regulating companies' anti-competitive conduct.
Markets devoid of competition law can also be replete with cartels controlling the supply and manufacture of essential goods and services.
The search for this balance between patents and competition policy objectives is reflected both within the patent system as well as in the relationship between patent law and competition law.
Each year, an Intergovernmental Group of Experts (IGE) on Competition Law and Policy meets to discuss ways of improving worldwide cooperation on competition policy implementation and enhancing convergence through dialogue.
The IGE on Competition Law and Policy is a standing body established under the United Nations Set of Multilaterally Agreed Equitable Principles and Rules for the Control of Restrictive Business Practices (UN Set) to monitor the application and implementation of the Set.
Due to the nature of competition law, which deals with business behaviour affecting the economy, it is not surprising that it is economic and not legal theories which have shaped the 'modern' approach.
foreign territory and/or cooperating in enforcing competition law

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