Antritrust Claims

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Claims Antitrust Claims April Rice BUS670: Legal Environment Jennifer Stephens June 6, 2011 1
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Claims Antitrust Claims Antitrust represents an uneasy compromise between laissez faire and interventionist visions of public policy. It recognizes the need for governmental involvement in the economy beyond the protection of property rights; yet it rejects overt control of market outcomes. The appropriate degree of governmental involvement for antitrust policy remains a contentious issue. Laissez faire and interventionist economic theories have competed for influence in antitrust decision making ever since the enactment of the Sherman Act of 1890. Antitrust laws were adopted by Congress to outlaw or restrict business practices considered to be monopolizing or which restrain interstate commerce. The Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890 declared every contract, combination or conspiracy in restraint of trade or commerce between states of foreign countries to be illegal. Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914, was amended by the Robinson- Patman Act of 1936, prohibits discrimination among customers through pricing and
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