BMAL 560 Congressman Henry De Lamar Clayton -led to the Clayton Antitrust Act Senator Joseph Robinson and Congressman John Wright Pathan - led to Robinson-Pathan Act Congressman Emanuel Cellar and Senator Carey Kefauver - led to Celler-Kefauver Act Senator Phillip Hart, Senator High Scott and Congressman Peter Rosina - Led to Antitrust improvements Act also known as the HRS Act Federal Trade Commission enforces antitrust laws American Bar association Section of Antitrust law Antitrust Critics Milton Friedman, expressed that antitrust laws do more hurt than good Sowell argues that Antitrust didn’t stimulate true market competition Large business are reluctant of antitrust as well as corporations PERIOD: 1890 Sherman Antitrust Act- Prohibits unreasonable restraint of trade, The United States Antitrust regulation foundation 1914 Clayton Antitrust Act- Addresses specific practices that the Sherman Act does not clearly prohibit. Prohibits mergers and interlocking directorates. 1914 Federal Trade Commission Act- “Bans unfair methods of competition” (ftv.gov) 1936 Robinson-Patman Act- amended the Clayton antitrust act, “ bans certain discriminatory prices, services, and allowances in dealings between merchants” (ftc.gov) 1950 Cellar-Kefauver antimerger act- strengthen and reformed Clayton Act by preventing certain assets acquisitions and mergers that limit competition.
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