Antitrust Law

Antitrust Law

Course Number: LAW 717
Course Credits: 2
This course explores the legal protection of the competitive system under the Sherman Act, Clayton Act, Federal Trade Commission Act, and related legislation. The course considers problems relating to monopoly power; "horizontal" restraints on competition such as price-fixing and concerted refusals to deal; "vertical" restraints such as resale price maintenance, tying and exclusive dealing arrangements; and limitations on permissible mergers and joint ventures. Economic as well as legal implications of legislation and court decisions are explored.
Antitrust Law