Acronyms that contain the term competition law

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LEAA

Law Enforcement Assistance Administration

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UKS

Updike, Kelly, & Spellacy, Connecticut Law Firm

Business » Firms

   
UKS

Updike, Kelly, & Spellacy, Connecticut Law Firm

Community » Law

   
WBCL

Wisconsin Business Corporation Law

Community » Law

   
WMCL

William Mitchell College Of Law

Academic & Science » Colleges & Universities

   
JAIL

Judicial Accountability Initiative Law

Community » Law

   
WMCL

William Mitchell College Of Law

Community » Law

   
WCEL

West Coast Environmental Law

Business » Firms

   
WCEL

West Coast Environmental Law

Governmental » Environmental

   
WCEL

West Coast Environmental Law

Community » Law

   
NASBLA

National Association of State Boating Law Administrators

Governmental » Transportation

   
JLR

Jersey Law Reports

Community » Law

   
WJB

Wolfe, Jones, & Boswell, Attorneys at Law, Huntsville, Alabama

Business » Firms

   
WJB

Wolfe, Jones, & Boswell, Attorneys at Law, Huntsville, Alabama

Community » Law

   
LEOFF

Law Enforcement Officers' and Fire Fighters' Retirement System

Community » Law

   
UNCITRAL

United Nations Commission on International TRAde Law

Governmental » United Nations

   
NLETS

National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System

Governmental » Police

   
NLETS

National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System

Community » Law

   
UNCLOS

United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea

Academic & Science » Ocean Science

   
NHLP

National Housing Law Project

Community » Non-Profit Organizations

   
OLES

Office of Law Enforcement Standards

Governmental » FBI Files

   
CLETS

California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System

Community » Law

   
CLETS

California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System

Governmental » Police

   
DOALOS

Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea

Academic & Science » Ocean Science

   
WSLL

Wisconsin State Law Library

Community » Law

   

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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