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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Spielman contends that Ohio State and IMG College, along with co-conspirators Honda and Nike, have unlawfully conspired under federal antitrust law to deny payment to current and former Ohio Sate football players.
The systems must also prove that their affiliation does not violate federal antitrust laws.
Meanwhile, the newspapers' trade group, after years of the industry watching Facebook and Google devour its ad revenues, now wants an antitrust exemption from Congress to bargain collectively with the two giants and others.
Thanks to antitrust court decisions dating back to the 1940s, movie studios like Fox or Warner Bros. aren’t allowed to own movie theaters.
The development comes months after antitrust regulators began looking into the local market, and both bodies have requested records of electronic chats and other communications, one person said.
Walgreens Boots Alliance is scrapping its deal to buy all of rival Rite Aid and instead will buy a smaller piece of the drugstore chain, after the original takeover effort seemed doomed by antitrust regulators.
The FTC had expressed antitrust concerns about Walgreen's acquisition of Rite Aid and the subsequent Fred's proposal.
Google has been hit with a $2.7 billion fine in the EU antitrust case.
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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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