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Antitrust Law (3)

This course covers federal antitrust law, grounded in free market principles, under the Sherman, Clayton, Federal Trade Commission, and Robinson-Patman Acts, with emphasis on (i) development and application of the per se and rule of reason standards applicable to price fixing, market allocation, boycotts, and price and non-price competition restraints in distribution arrangements; (ii) monopolization and attempts to monopolize; (iii) review of mergers and acquisitions; (iv) competition issues arising in collaborations among competitors, including joint ventures; and (iv) price discrimination. The subject areas are treated with a view towards the settings in which they may arise: litigation; governmental investigations; business transactions; and client counselling.

Current & Previous Instructors:
Michael Brockmeyer;

This course is not currently scheduled.
Last offered Fall 2017.


Key to Codes in Course Descriptions
P: Prerequisite
C: Prerequisite or Concurrent Requirement
R: Recommended Prior or Concurrent Course

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