Definition of antitrust
: of, relating to, or being legislation against or opposition to trusts or combinations; specifically : consisting of laws to protect trade and commerce from unlawful restraints and monopolies or unfair business practices
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The law firm’s website says Conway has extensive experience in litigation involving securities, mergers and acquisitions, contracts and antitrust cases.
ASCAP and BMI are currently litigating the DOJ's new position that 100 percent licensing of song compositions is required under consent decrees made in the 1940s to settle an antitrust investigation.
The transaction will face scrutiny from antitrust regulators.
We’ve essentially seen, sector by sector, re-monopolization in the economy going back to some of the decisions President Reagan made to change antitrust jurisprudence.
On Thursday, two companies who claim Pacific illegally conspired with its competitors to lock them out of the Newport seafood processing business, filed an antitrust lawsuit in federal court to undo the transactions.
Government has many tools, including eminent domain, taxing, licensing, public works, antitrust laws, and codes of conduct.
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Definition of antitrust for English Language Learners
law : protecting against unfair business practices that limit competition or control prices
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