Acronyms that contain the term competition law

What does competition law mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: competition law.

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ACCC

Australian Competition And Consumer Commission

Regional » Australian

   
NDLEA

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
FDLI

Food and Drug Law Institute

Governmental » FDA

   
BYIL

British Yearbook of International Law

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
SMILF

Selecting and Managing International Law Firms

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
ALJ

Administrative Law Judge

Governmental » FDA

   
LLRX

Law Library Resource Xchange

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
ADLEA

Advance Diploma in Law Enforcement Administration

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
LEADS

Law Enforcement Agencies Data System

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
WNAL

We Need A Law

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
JMOL

Judgment as a matter of law

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
FLETC

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

Governmental » FDA

   
SYBIL

Singapore Year Book of International Law

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
IELJD

International Economic Law Justice and Development

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
LSAT

Law School Admission Test

Community » Law & Legal

   
LEACH

Law Enforcement Against Child Harm

Community » Law & Legal

   
EAPL

European Association of Psychology and Law

Business » Companies & Firms

   
BCMHL

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Community » Non-Profit Organizations

   
LEDS

Law Enforcement Data System (Oregon State Police)

Governmental » Police

   
ROLI

Rule of Law Initiative

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
YLW

Yale Law Women

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
KLTS

Kent Law Temple Society

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
MOML

Making of Modern Law

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
NALP

National Association for Law Placement

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
AJFL

Australian Journal of Family Law

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   

What does competition law mean?

Competition law
Competition law, known in the United States as antitrust law, is law that promotes or maintains market competition by regulating anti-competitive conduct by companies. The history of competition law reaches back to the Roman Empire. The business practices of market traders, guilds and governments have always been subject to scrutiny, and sometimes severe sanctions. Since the 20th century, competition law has become global. The two largest and most influential systems of competition regulation are United States antitrust law and European Union competition law. National and regional competition authorities across the world have formed international support and enforcement networks. Modern competition law has historically evolved on a country level to promote and maintain competition in markets principally within the territorial boundaries of nation-states. National competition law usually does not cover activity beyond territorial borders unless it has significant effects at nation-state level. Countries may allow for extraterritorial jurisdiction in competition cases based on so-called effects doctrine. The protection of international competition is governed by international competition agreements. In 1945, during the negotiations preceding the adoption of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade in 1947, limited international competition obligations were proposed within the Charter for an International Trade Organisation. These obligations were not included in GATT, but in 1994, with the conclusion of the Uruguay Round of GATT Multilateral Negotiations, the World Trade Organization was created. The Agreement Establishing the WTO included a range of limited provisions on various cross-border competition issues on a sector specific basis.

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