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Recent efforts to amend or repeal the Robinson-Patman act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Antitrust, the Robinson-Patman Act, and Related Matters

Recent efforts to amend or repeal the Robinson-Patman act

hearings before the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Antitrust, the Robinson-Patman act, and Related Matters of the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, first session ...

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Antitrust, the Robinson-Patman Act, and Related Matters

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States.,
  • Pricing,
  • Antitrust law -- United States

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    Includes bibliographical references

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    Open LibraryOL14954972M

    BUYER LIABILITY UNDER SECTION 2(f) OF THE ROBINSON-PATMAN ACT Douglas E. Ray* I. INTRODUCTION Despite the fact that the Robinson-Patman Act amend-ments to the Clayton Act were enacted in an attempt to curb the ability of large businesses to coerce sellers of products into grant-Cited by: 1. The Robinson-Patman Act of , also called the Anti-Price Discrimination Act, made it illegal for companies to engage in price discrimination. Price discrimination is a practice where a .

    Price Discrimination Under the Robinson-Patman Act Supplement on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.3/5(1). the quantity discounts were illegal under the Robinson-Patman Act. Under Section 2 of the Sherman Act, a firm's intent to monopolize a market: is an element of the violation and must be proved by the party pursuing the claim.

    Robinson-Patman Act (cont.) • Both buyers and sellers can have liability under the Act • Red flags: – Below-cost sales by a firm that charges higher prices in different localities, and that has a plan of recoupment; – Price differences in the sale of identical goods that cannot be justifiedFile Size: 1MB. ROBINSON-PATMAN ACT PRICE COMPETITION AS AFFECTED BY THE ROBINSON-PATMAN ACT EDWARD BURLING, JR.* AND WILLIAM DuBosE SHELDON* Price competition is an historic, orthodox, and, to judge by recent legislation, obsolescent desideratum. Replacing an earlier stressing of the beneficial fruits of free and open price competition, new concepts.


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Recent efforts to amend or repeal the Robinson-Patman act by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Antitrust, the Robinson-Patman Act, and Related Matters Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Recent efforts to amend or repeal the Robinson-Patman act: hearings before the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Antitrust, the Robinson-Patman Act, and Related Matters of the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, first session [second session].

[United States. Congress. House. Get this from a library. Recent efforts to amend or repeal the Robinson-Patman Act: a report of the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Antitrust, the Robinson-Patman Act, and Related Matters of the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, together with additional views, Septem [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. The Robinson-Patman Act (the Act or law), the antitrust law prohibiting "price discrimination," has long been a source of confusion and a target of criticism by courts, commentators, and practitioners.

Even the Supreme Court has acknowledged that the law "by no means represent[s] an exemplar of legislative clarity.". The Robinson–Patman Act of (or Anti-Price Discrimination Act, Pub.

49 Stat. (codified at 15 U.S.C. § 13)) is a United States federal law that prohibits anticompetitive practices by producers, specifically price was designed to protect small retail shops against competition from chain stores by fixing a minimum price for retail products. The Robinson-Patman Act and the Book Industry.

A number of cases in the book industry over the last few years provide an extensive illustration of how the Robinson-Patman Act can be applied in practice.

As you know, the Commission issued six administrative complaints in late in the Harper & Row matter, and dismissed them in Despite this rhetoric, the Robinson-Patman Act has withstood numerous attempts to modify or repeal it, and it can come into play in many everyday situations.

Although in recent years the Justice Department has declined to enforce it, leaving government enforcement efforts to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), private plaintiffs are actively. Robinson-Patman Act: A federal law passed in to outlaw price discrimination.

The Robinson-Patman Act is an amendment to the Clayton Antitrust Act and is supposed to prevent "unfair. Robinson-Patman Act, in full Robinson-Patman Act ofalso called Anti-Price Discrimination Act, U.S.

law enacted in that protects small businesses from being driven out of the marketplace by prohibiting discrimination in pricing, promotional allowances, and advertising by large franchised companies. The Robinson-Patman Act is also intended to protect wholesalers. Price Discrimination: Robinson-Patman Violations Guide to Antitrust Laws A seller charging competing buyers different prices for the same "commodity" or discriminating in the provision of "allowances" — compensation for advertising and other services — may be violating the Robinson-Patman Act.

The Robinson-Patman Act1 bans price discrimination,2 or more precisely, differential pricing.3 But the Act is based on faulty econom-ics; as such, the very design of Robinson-Patman is flawed.4 In con-trast to the goals of the other antitrust statutes,5 Robinson-Patman 1 Robinson-Patman Antidiscrimination Act ofPub.49 Author: D.

Daniel Sokol. Antitrust laws are at the heart of our competitive free market system, and while they are the principal means of keeping monopolies in-check, there are many other laws that act “behind the scenes” to ensure a competitive market.

One of the most important laws that keeps competition vigorous on the retail level is the Robinson-Patman Act. The Robinson-Patman Act: Is Section 2(c) Back. David Schiering* The author, who has participated in the defense of actions involving section 2(c) of the Robinson-Patman Act, traces the history of litigation brought under this controversial statute and then examines the attempts by eliminated middlemen to revive section 2(c).

Robinson-Patman Act. Also known as the Robinson-Patman Antidiscrimination Act and as the Robinson-Patman Price Discrimination Act. Jch.49 Stat.

(15 U.S.C. b, 21a) Short title, see 15 U.S.C. 13 note. by Randy J Morris. Following my most recent antitrust article looking into the Authors United Amicus Brief (which you can read here), I was contacted for my thoughts concerning Amazon’s new book store and the Robinson-Patman Act.

For some background and thoughts on this subject, you can check out The Digital Reader’s earlier coverage. That article. The vote was taken during the AMC’s most recent session, held last week.

The Robinson-Patman Act, passed in as an amendment to the Clayton Act, prohibits certain forms of price : Marius Meland. On Oct. 28,Woodman’s filed suit, alleging that this policy of selling large packs to Costco, Sam’s Club and BJ’s Wholesale was a violation of the Robinson-Patman Act.

Woodman’s alleged that the refusal to sell the large packs was a violation of the Robinson-Patman Act. Ok, not really. But the Antitrust Modernization Committee voted overwhelmingly in favor to repeal the Act (HT: Antitrust Review).Apparently, nine Commissioners voted in support of a the statement: “that Congress should repeal the Act in its entirety” on the grounds that: (1) the Act does not serve any purposes not already served by the Sherman Act, and (2) the Act is a.

An Overview of the Robinson-Patman Act of With Notable Examples. The Robinson-Patman Act is a Depression-era law aimed at maintaining a healthy level of competition in the market. This Historyplex post will give you all the details, and even a.

Robinson-Patman Act. The Robinson-Patman Act is a statute (15 U.S.C.A. § 13(a–f) that amended Section 2 of the Clayton Act (Oct. 15,ch.38 Stat. ), which was the first antitrust statute aimed at price discrimination. The Robinson-Patman Act prohibits a seller of commodities from selling comparable goods to different buyers at different prices, except in.

The Robinson-Patman Act is an amendment to the Clayton Act, which outlaws price discrimination that might substantially lessen competition or tends to create a monopoly. This exception allows a seller in good faith to meet the equally low.

After three years of analyzing U.S. competition laws, the Antitrust Modernization Commission has published a final report that recommends the repeal of the Robinson-Patman Act and about 80 Author: Jesse Greenspan.whether the protective concern of the Robinson Patman Act is one directed towards competition in general or whether its goal reaches to protection of specific competitors." () Considering the language of the Act and its legislative history, the Third Circuit concluded that the "competitive injury" requirement clearly refers to injury to the disfavored buyer who competes with the .18 Recent Efforts to Amend or Repeal the Robinson-Patman Act, Hearings Before the Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Antitrust, the Robinson-Patman Act, and Related Matters of the House th st Committee on Small Business, 94 Cong., 1 and 2d sess.

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