Trust Laws and Unfair Competition

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916 - Antitrust law - 832 pages
Compares United States and foreign laws on industrial trusts, monopolies, and unfair competition.
 

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Contents

213
80
Labor combinations
93
Special provisions affecting business declared to be of public conse
97
Holding companies
103
Agreements to apportion output
109
Character of judicial proceedings under the actContinued Page
122
Federal Trade Commission Act
128
Introductory
143
Restraint of trade
156
Limitation of output
179
AustraliaContinued Page
246
Union of South Africa
254
Austria
265
Portugal
278
Sweden
284
Roumania
290
Argentina
296
Colombia
297
China
298
International law
299
State reform of corporation
301
Kinds of competition
302
Inequalities in size and other circumstances of competitors
303
List of methods of competition which have been regarded as unfair
310
Local price cutting
311
Onecommodity price cutting
313
Price reduction in general
314
Use of trading stamps coupons and the like 314 7 Use of trading stamps coupons and the like 8 Excessive credits
315
Special advantages in transportation rebates etc
316
Fixing resale prices
317
Bogus independents
318
Exclusivedealing requirements
319
Fullline forcing
321
Inducing breach of contract
322
Enticement of competitors employees
323
Secret commissions
325
Abuses in advertising
326
Passing off goods for those of another
327
Shutting off competitors credit
328
Acquiring stock in competing companies for purpose of reducing or destroying competition
329
Fixing channels of trade
330
UNFAIR COMPETITION AT THE COMMON LAW Sec 1 Introductory
332
Intimidation obstruction and molestation of competitors or their
334
Inducing breach of competitors contracts
335

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Page 72 - Any person who shall be injured in his business or property by any other person or corporation by reason of anything forbidden or declared to be unlawful by this act, may sue therefor in any circuit court of the United States in the district in which the defendant resides or is found, without respect to the amount in controversy, and shall recover threefold the damages by him sustained, and the costs of suit, including a reasonable attorney's fee. SEC. 8. That the word "person...
Page 141 - And no such restraining order or injunction shall prohibit any person or persons, whether singly or in concert, from terminating any relation of employment, or from ceasing to perform any work or labor, or from recommending, advising, or persuading others by peaceful means so to do...
Page 499 - ... refund or remit in any manner or by any device any portion of the rates, fares, and charges so specified, nor extend to any shipper or person any privileges or facilities in the transportation of passengers or property, except such as are specified in such tariffs: J'ronded, That wherever the word 'carrier' occurs in this Act it shall be held to mean 'common carrier.
Page 498 - ... a greater or less compensation for any service rendered, or to be rendered, in the transportation of passengers or property, subject to the provisions of this act, than it charges, demands, collects or receives from any other person or persons for doing for him or them a like and contemporaneous service in the transportation of a like kind of traffic under substantially similar circumstances and conditions, such common carrier shall be deemed guilty of unjust discrimination, which is hereby prohibited...
Page 134 - That no corporation engaged in commerce shall acquire directly or indirectly, the whole or any part of the stock or other share capital of another corporation engaged also in commerce, where the effect of such acquisition may be to substantially lessen competition between the corporation whose stock is so acquired and the corporation making the acquisition, or to restrain such commerce in any section or community, or tend to create a monopoly of any line of commerce.
Page 133 - ... unlawful for any person engaged in commerce, in the course of such commerce, either directly or indirectly, to discriminate in price between different purchasers of commodities of like grade and quality...
Page 140 - That any person, firm, corporation, or association shall be entitled to sue for and have injunctive relief, in any court of the United States having jurisdiction over the parties, against threatened loss or damage by a violation of the antitrust laws...
Page 71 - The several circuit courts of the United States are hereby invested with jurisdiction to prevent and restrain violations of this Act ; and it shall be the duty of the several district attorneys of the United States, in their respective districts, under the direction of the Attorney General, to institute proceedings in equity to prevent and restrain such violations.
Page 498 - That it shall be unlawful for any common carrier subject to the provisions of this act to make or give any undue or unreasonable preference or advantage to any particular person, company, firm, corporation, or locality, or any particular description of traffic, in any respect whatsoever...
Page 141 - ... attending at any place where any such person or persons may lawfully be, for the purpose of peacefully obtaining or communicating information, or from peacefully persuading any person to work or to abstain from working; or from ceasing to patronize or to employ any party to such dispute, or from recommending, advising, or persuading others by peaceful and lawful means so to do...

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