Acronyms that contain the term competition law

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ISEL

Irish Society for European Law

Regional » European

   
CPRL

Container and Packaging Recycling Law

Governmental » Environmental

   
ILCC

Integrated Leadership Case Competition

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
DALE

Drug Abuse Law Enforcement

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
LERTA

Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
CLJ

Cambridge Law Journal

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
LOLA

Law Order Los Angeles

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
HCCP

Homebrew Competition Coordination Program

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
TJB&B

The Journal of Bio- Law and Business

Miscellaneous » Journals

   
ISIL

Indian Society of International Law

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
ILA

International Law Association

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
ISIL

Irish Society of International Law

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
PLJ

Pakistan Law Journal

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
LEF

Law Enforcement Foundation

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
ASC

Acid Scratch Competition

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
PLC

Practical Law Company

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
MLB

Murphys Law Baseball

Community » Law & Legal

   
IBLC

International Business Law Conference

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
QLD

Qualifying Law Degree

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
ICSC

International Collegiate Sales Competition

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DLR

Dominion Law Reports

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IBLC

Italian Biotech Law Conference

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
LERA

Law Enforcement Review Act

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
NKR

Newton, Kastner, Remmel - Attorneys at Law

Business » Companies & Firms

   
ARLO

Animal Rights Law Office

Community » Law & Legal

   

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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