Clayton Act

A federal statute, approved by the President on October 15, 1914. having the purpose of protecting the public against the evils resulting from a lessening of competition, and forbidding certain practices in business which reduce competition and price discriminations. 15 USC §§ 12-27; 36 Am J1st Monop etc §§ 141, 142.

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  • Clayton Act — A Federal law enacted in 1914 as amendment to the Sherman Antitrust Act dealing with antitrust regulations and unfair trade practices. 15 U.S. C.A. No.No. 12 27. The Act prohibits price discrimination, tying and exclusive dealing contracts,… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • Clayton Antitrust Act — Aux États Unis, le Clayton Antitrust Act du 15 octobre 1914 fut voté pour remédier aux insuffisances du Sherman Antitrust Act de 1890, la première loi du droit moderne de la concurrence rendant illégales certaines pratiques anticoncurrentielles.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Clayton Antitrust Act — an act of Congress in 1914 supplementing the Sherman Antitrust Act and establishing the FTC. * * * ▪ United States [1914]       law enacted in 1914 by the United States Congress to clarify and strengthen the Sherman Antitrust Act (1890). The… …   Universalium

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