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Government purchasing and the antitrust laws.

Government purchasing and the antitrust laws.

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Published by Committee on the Office of Attorney General of the National Association of Attorneys General in Raleigh, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Government purchasing -- Law and legislation -- United States -- States.,
    • Public contracts -- United States.,
    • Antitrust law -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsNational Association of Attorneys General. Antitrust Committee., National Association of State Purchasing Officials (U.S.), National Association of Attorneys General.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF850.Z95 G6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 52 p. ;
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4579482M
      LC Control Number77151881

      This ambitious book is essential reading for business, law, and economics scholars as well as anyone else interested in the ways that technology, economics, and antitrust law have interacted in the digital age. “This book will become the gold standard for analysis of the monopolization cases against Microsoft. The Handbook provides an overview of the pharmaceutical industry, including the market participants, FDA regulatory structure, and background on private litigation and government enforcement. It then addresses the substantive antitrust issues presented by mergers and acquisition, joint ventures, various forms of potentially anticompetitive.

        If government really wants to lower the cost of living for us, it should abolish antitrust laws, eliminate tariffs and taxes on businesses, let free market competition determine prices, and end Author: Mark Hendrickson. Ms. Prewitt is “an expert in antitrust law. She is able to leverage her prior government experience to help with ongoing matters.” According to clients, Ms. Prewitt “works really well with executive teams as she is a decisive and reassuring figure.”Chambers USA

        Antitrust laws — statutes that supposedly keep any one firm or group of firms from dominating the marketplace — are thought by some to be the bulwark of free enterprise. This is “History and Basic Framework of Antitrust Laws in the United States”, section from the book The Legal Environment and Government Regulation of Business (v. ). For details on it (including licensing), click here.


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Government purchasing and the antitrust laws. Raleigh, N.C.: Committee on the Office of Attorney General of the National Association of Attorneys General, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: National Association of State Purchasing Officials (U.S.); National Association of Attorneys General.

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"Antitrust laws were created to protect fair, open, and competitive markets and to prevent corporations from abusing their power to stifle competition," write the draft bill's authors.

The Antitrust Division promotes economic competition through enforcing and Government purchasing and the antitrust laws. book guidance on antitrust laws and principles. Federal government websites often end Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Antitrust law is designed to control the behavior of private actors, not public ones, and government purchasers may believe, erroneously, that the public and private sides of medical markets are Cited by: 68 ANTITRUST ARTICLES The Antitrust Division often comments favorably in BRLs on the voluntary nature of participation in any s p ec if ro gam buy n, th group may need purchase commitments from participants to obtain favorable pricing from Size: KB.

(1) violated the antitrust laws codified by Chap Business & Commerce Code, or the federal antitrust laws; or (2) directly or indirectly communicated the bid to a competitor or other person engaged in the same line of business. (b) The attorney general shall prepare the certification statement.

The Antitrust Division and its law enforcement partners have a history of prosecuting criminal antitrust conspiracies that take advantage of government contracts. In late and earlyfor instance, five South Korean oil companies agreed to plead guilty for their involvement in a decade-long bid-rigging conspiracy that targeted contracts.

Congress passed the first antitrust law, the Sherman Act, in as a "comprehensive charter of economic liberty aimed at preserving free and unfettered competition as the rule of trade." InCongress passed two additional antitrust laws: the Federal Trade Commission Act, which created the FTC, and the Clayton Act.

It may seem strange to the reader that one of the most important governmental checks on efficient competition, and therefore grants of quasi monopolies, are the antitrust laws. Very few, whether economists or others, have questioned the principle of the antitrust laws, particularly now that they have been on the statute books for some years.

This paper, prepared by the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division, is designed primarily for procurement and contract specialists, and for investigative and audit personnel 2.

The text outlines the purposes of the antitrust laws, briefly describes what conduct violates the laws and what penalties may be imposed, andFile Size: 54KB.

Antitrust laws are applied to a wide range of questionable business activities, including but not limited to market allocation, bid rigging, price fixing, and monopolies.

Below, we take a look at. Guide to State Procurement: A State Primer on Purchasing Laws, Processes, and Procedures, Second Edition. The legal frameworks for procurement that states have developed contain both similarities as well as critical differences, making it difficult for suppliers who provide products to multiple states.

This book delineates each state's laws, practices, and key issues, offering time-saving. Guide to Antitrust Laws Free and open markets are the foundation of a vibrant economy.

Aggressive competition among sellers in an open marketplace gives consumers — both individuals and businesses — the benefits of lower prices, higher quality products. The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age Paperback – Novem #N#Tim Wu (Author) › Visit Amazon's Tim Wu Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Tim Wu (Author) out of Cited by: 6. This course emphasizes advanced information, ideas, and techniques for experienced public purchasing personnel.

Topics covered include the Uniform Commercial Code, the Local Public Contracts Law and statutory applications in judicial decisions, the antitrust law, and ethical issues. A final exam is given. Principles of Public Purchasing 3. 30 hours.

However, state and federal authorities suffered a series of setbacks in the late s. 10 Underlying issues in antitrust laws in health care are hospital-hospital relations, hospital-physician relations, and hospital-payer relations. An unanswered question in each of these areas is how government regulation and public purchasing affect.

Purchasing Programs As the federal government’s purchasing agent, GSA connects federal purchasers with the most cost-effective and high-quality commercial products and services.

Find out how to purchase the products and services you need from thousands of commercial vendors, or learn how to sell products to federal agencies and employees. Antitrust laws allow the government to a. collect revenues through the antitrust tax. break up companies. purchase privately-held companies through.

Antitrust laws are government-developed shortcuts that purport to prevent monopolies and encourage competition. However, since their advent inhistory has shown that they do not prevent monopoly, but foster it by limiting competition.

Antitrust Enforcement and the Consumer. Many consumers have never heard of antitrust laws, but when these laws are effectively and responsibly enforced, they can save consumers millions and even billions of dollars a year in illegal overcharges.

Most S tates have antitrust laws, and so does the Federal Government. Recent criminal antitrust risks for government contractors violation of antitrust laws. 7 In addition to this supporting role to the U.S. DOJ and Federal Trade Commission, the procurement.ANTITRUST LAW Passed in Florida’s Reform Act (Florida Statute et seq.) enacted in Closely tracks its Federal counterpart.

Under this act, the Attorney General uses its subpoena power to investigate anticompetitive and collusive conduct. The Attorney General represents Florida public entities in antitrust cases.