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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LETPP

Law Enforcement And Terrorism Prevention Program

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LMFC

Lake Michigan Film Competition

Miscellaneous » Photography

   
CLRP

Commercial Law Reform Project

Community » Law

   
CLRP

Child Law Reform Project

Community » Law

   
DIL

Daughter In Law

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Friends Of The Law

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CPPL

Cultural Property Protection Law

Governmental » State & Local

   
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Centre for Law, Politics, and Culture

Community » Law

   
SICC

Shankars International Childrens Competition

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WIGB

Wet Introductie Gekozen Burgemeester (Law Introduction Chosen Burgemeester)

Business » General

   
ALIF

American Law Info Files

Community » Law

   
AWSELVA

Animal Welfare Science Ethics And Law Veterinary Association

Business » Professional Organizations

   
IBLC

International Business Law Consortium

Business » Professional Organizations

   
IBLC

International Business Law Commission

Business » International Business

   
NRLC

Natural Resources Law Center

Community » Law

   
YDC

Yorkies Daft Competition

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MLA

Maritime Law Association of the United States

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ALERT

Army Law Enforcement Responder Technologies

Community » Law

   
SLEP

Sheriffs Law Enforcement Program

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NZCC

New Zealand Competition Commission

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LEMA

Law Enforcement Motorcycle Association

Business » Professional Organizations

   
ISDL

International Sustainable Development Law

Governmental » Environmental

   
KAAC

Kentucky Association for Academic Competition

Community » Educational

   
LSAC

Law School Admission Council

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LSAC

Law School Admissions Council

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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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