Study of Monopoly Power: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Study of Monopoly Power of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Eighty-first Congress, First-[second] Session ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1949 - Antitrust law
Committee Serial No. 14. Reviews effectiveness of antitrust laws, and suggested revisions to the laws from representatives of educational institutions, business and government; pt. 2A-B, Reviews economic concentration and monopolistic practices relation to procurement practices, small businesses, patent right restrictions, Federal transportation rate-making regulations, and special antitrust exemptions. Includes summary and digest of testimony for parts 2-A and 2-B (p. 1-160); pt.4A, Includes digest of testimony (p. 1-65); pt.5, Considers legislation to make fines for certain antitrust violations triple the amount of damages; pt.6A, Reviews newsprint shortages and industry economic concentration. Focuses on Canadian and Newfoundland newsprint export and production practices' impact on domestic industry. Includes digest of testimony (p. 1-85).
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Page 680 - SEC. 4. 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 674 - 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 684 - If any clause, sentence, paragraph or part of this Act shall, for any reason, be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate (the remainder thereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered.
Page 682 - ... 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...
Page 683 - That this right shall not apply to contempts committed in the presence of the court or so near thereto as to interfere directly with the administration of justice...
Page 691 - The commission may order testimony to be taken by deposition in any proceeding or investigation pending under this Act at any stage of such proceeding or investigation. Such depositions may be taken before any person designated by the commission and having power to administer oaths.
Page 672 - Provided, however. That nothing herein contained shall prevent a seller rebutting the prima-facie case thus made by showing that his lower price or the furnishing of services or facilities to any purchaser or purchasers was made in good faith to meet an equally low price of a competitor, or the services or facilities furnished by a competitor.
Page 674 - ... labor, agricultural, or horticultural organizations, instituted for the purposes of mutual help, and not having capital stock or conducted for profit, or to forbid or restrain individual members of such organizations from lawfully carrying out the legitimate objects thereof; nor shall such organizations, or the members thereof, be held or construed to be illegal combinations or conspiracies in restraint of trade, under the antitrust laws.
Page 709 - That any person who shall be injured in his business or property by reason of anything forbidden in the antitrust laws may sue therefor in any district court of the United States in the district in which the defendant resides or is found or has an agent, without respect to the amount in controversy, and shall recover threefold the damages by him sustained, and the cost of suit, including a reasonable attorney's fee.