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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Law Library Association of Maryland

Academic & Science » Libraries


Center for Children's Law and Policy

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Center for Children Law And Policy

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Commission on Environmental Law

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Black Undergraduate Law Association

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Master's of Intellectual Property Law

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Environmental Law Society

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Kluwer Law International

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Uniform Law Commission

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Law and Public Policy

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Urad za Varovanje Konkurence ( Slovenia Office for Competition Protection)



Irish Society for European Law

Regional » European


Container and Packaging Recycling Law

Governmental » Environmental


Integrated Leadership Case Competition

Miscellaneous » Unclassified


Drug Abuse Law Enforcement

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Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy

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Cambridge Law Journal

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Law Order Los Angeles

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Homebrew Competition Coordination Program

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The Journal of Bio- Law and Business

Miscellaneous » Journals


Indian Society of International Law

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International Law Association

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Irish Society of International Law

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Pakistan Law Journal

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Law Enforcement Foundation

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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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