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The greatest benefit of antitrust law is the prohibition against fixing prices.
  related to laws intended to promote free competition in the market place
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When antitrust laws were originally enacted, companies that colluded to the disadvantage of consumers were called "trusts" — hence the name "antitrust"  (since "anti" is a prefix meaning "against").
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  • The greatest benefit of antitrust law is the prohibition against fixing prices.
  • He claims the administration is not adequately enforcing antitrust laws.
  • Mae didn’t know enough about antitrust laws to have an off-the-cuff opinion.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • We allege criminal misconduct; we shout about antitrust; we sue for ancient and dubious liabilities.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers

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  • In 1947, GM and a number of its allies in the scheme were indicted on federal antitrust charges.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • "The information, please," insisted Dr. Randolph Gates of Harvard, expert in antitrust law and highly paid consultant to numerous industries.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Gates is a highly paid consultant to a law firm representing a megadefense contractor under antitrust scrutiny.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • A decade later, the Reagan administration allowed these firms to merge and combine without fear of antitrust enforcement.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • On the contrary, it opposed using antitrust laws to stop the giant meatpackers.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • The consensus was that this senator was known for her occasionally outside-the-mainstream positions—she had been against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan—and thus she would not get much traction with this antitrust crusade.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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  • Bryce Ogilvie, of the law firm Ogilvie, Spofford, Crawford and Cohen, was dictating a highly complex reply to the Justice Department’s antitrust division when his very private telephone line rang; it rang only at his desk.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Afraid that an antitrust trial might end with an unfavorable verdict, the five meatpacking companies signed a consent decree in 1920 that forced them to sell off their stockyards, retail meat stores, railway interests, and livestock journals.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • The antitrust laws outlawing such behavior need to be vigorously enforced.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • After all, he was Bryce Ogilvie, the Bryce Ogilvie, perhaps the most successful corporate attorney in New York, and arguably second only to Boston’s Randolph Gates in the fast track of corporate and antitrust law.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • One of his grandfathers headed a Texas cattleman’s association during the early 1900s and led the fight against the Beef Trust, testifying before Congress and calling for strict enforcement of the antitrust laws.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • "We are here today to insist that the Senate’s Antitrust Task Force begin an investigation into whether or not the Circle acts as a monopoly.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
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Associated words [difficulty]:   antitrust [7] , inside information [6] , predatory pricing [9] , price fixing [9] , predatory pricing [9] , price fixing [9]
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