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Anticompetitive practices in the retail gasoline market

hearing before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Monopolies, and Business Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, on S. 790, S. 2041, and S. 2043, May 6, 1992.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Antitrust, Monopolies, and Business Rights.

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Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Gasoline industry -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Petroleum law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Service stations -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Competition, Unfair -- United States.,
    • Restraint of trade -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 102-784
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .J835 1992c
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 608 p. :
      Number of Pages608
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1359081M
      ISBN 100160392543
      LC Control Number92253011

      Thermo Gas, Inc., and Uno Oil Corporation refine and sell gasoline and other petroleum products. To limit the supply of gas on the market and thereby raise prices, Thermo and Uno agree to buy "excess" supplies from dealers and "dispose" of it. This is a. a deal that neither restrains trade or harms competition. b. a legal restraint of trade. Gas station owners agreeing on the price per gallon is not a violation of the Sherman Act. A book publisher suggesting a retail price for the latest best seller is an example of price-fixing. The Clayton Act was enacted to prohibit anticompetitive practices not included in the Sherman Act.

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Anticompetitive practices in the retail gasoline market by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Antitrust, Monopolies, and Business Rights. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Anticompetitive practices include activities like price fixing, group boycotts, and exclusionary exclusive dealing contracts or trade association rules, and are generally grouped into two types: agreements between competitors, also referred to as horizontal conduct monopolization, also referred to as single firm conduct.

from anticompetitive conduct and from unfair or deceptive acts or practices. In doing so, the FTC has built an unequaled base of competition and consumer protection experience and expertise in matters affecting the production and distribution of gasoline.

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