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Antitrust And Trade Regulation Law Lawyers In New Cumberland West Virginia

New Cumberland is a city in Hancock County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. The industrial activities of the past involved the manufacture of fire and paving brick, sewer pipe, glassware, foundry and machine-shop products, and tiling. There were also coal mines and mills for the pulverization of fire clay for use in ironworks. It is part of the Weirton–Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area. In 1900, 2,198 people lived in New Cumberland, West Virginia; in 1910, 1,807. The population was 1,099 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Hancock County.

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 West Virginia

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