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Antitrust And Trade Regulation Law Lawyers In Greenville Rhode Island

Greenville is a village and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Smithfield in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 8,626 at the 2000 census. The CDP is centered around the village of Greenville but also encompasses the nearby villages of West Greenville and Spragueville, as well as the Mountaindale reservoir and beach. The village of Greenville is named after Revolutionary War General, Nathanael Greene, who was born in Rhode Island in 1742. Greenville was first settled in the 1600s. The village contains the Greenville Baptist Church, and there are many apple orchards in the surrounding area. This area of Smithfield, is known to be the more wealthy section. The area was active in the Free Will Baptist movement in the nineteenth century, and the Smithville Seminary, a Free Baptist institution, was nearby. The Ku Klux Klan was active in the area in the 1920s. U.S. Route 44, known locally as "Putnam Pike" runs through the center of Greenville.

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.

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