Antitrust And Trade Regulation Law Lawyers In New Sharon Maine
New Sharon is a town in Franklin County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,297 at the 2000 census. Native Fred H. Hale, Sr. , born December 1, 1890, was the world's oldest living man from March 5, 2004 to November 19, 2004.
What is antitrust and trade regulation law?
Antitrust and Trade Regulation laws aim to promote free competition in the marketplace. Agreements or cooperative efforts by two or more entities that affects or restrains competitors is illegal under these laws. The Sherman Act makes illegal any contract, combination, or conspiracy in restraint of trade or commerce and makes monopolies and attempts, combinations, or conspiracies to monopolize illegal. The Clayton Act regulate price discrimination, tying and exclusive dealing contracts, stock acquisition and interlocking directorates.
Answers to antitrust and trade regulation law issues in Maine