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price-fixing

the setting of prices by agreement among producers and distributors
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As a result, ANZ s conduct was found not to amount to a price fixing agreement and Justice Dowsett dismissed the ACCC s application.
There is also the wider point of the whole concept or principle of price fixing.
The price fixing is said to have cost the farming industry and the consumer around pounds 270m.
The lawsuit makes allegations of price fixing in the global air freight industry.
The OFT accused Argos and Littlewoods of price fixing on Hasbro toys and games in 2001 following an investigation.
The lawsuits alleged price fixing, but the carriers say they were never accused by government agencies or found liable in civil suits.
Three tire companies are suing rubber chemicals maker Chemtura in federal court in Nashville, seeking refunds and triple damages for goods purchased during a global price fixing conspiracy.
On November 29, 2005 the Federal Trade Commission decided the case of North Texas Specialty Physicians, a case involving whether an independent physician association's (IPA) contracting activities with payers amounts to unlawful price fixing or is a competitively benign activity that may enhance efficiency and innovation in the delivery of health care.
Both companies have subsequently repeatedly been sued and convicted of price fixing and antitrust violations - in Ohio, Atlanta, Philadelphia (where the defendants settled for about $63 million) and even here in Southern California, to mention just a few.
Welter and the physician groups orchestrated boycotts and engaged in price fixing and other anticompetitive conduct, the FTC says.
The suits, which also charged Shaw Industries and Mohawk Industries, were originally filed in 1995, alleging price fixing of carpet.
District Court in Chicago that the companies engaged in price fixing since at least 1979 until 1998.