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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Wet Introductie Gekozen Burgemeester (Law Introduction Chosen Burgemeester)

Business » General


Doctor of the Science of Law

Academic & Science » Academic Degrees


Competition Master

Community » Educational


Arizonans for Electric Choice & Competition



Master of Science of Law

Academic & Science » Academic Degrees


Daughter In Law

Miscellaneous » Unclassified


BRitish Institute of International and Comparative LAW

Academic & Science » Colleges & Universities



Business » London Stock Exchange


Military Support to Civilian Law Enforcement Agencies

Governmental » Military


International And Comparative Law Program

Community » Law


Erasmus Competition And Regulation Institute

Miscellaneous » Unclassified


Shankars International Childrens Competition

Miscellaneous » Unclassified


Internet Ray Tracing Competition

Miscellaneous » Gaming


Australian Competition Tribunal

Regional » Australian


Azam Chaudhry Law Associates

Business » Firms


Reseau Francophone de Droit International (Francophone Network of International Law)

Community » Law


Public Law

Governmental » State & Local


competition advocate

Medical » British Medicine


Lake Michigan Film Competition

Miscellaneous » Photography


Isriel Ponzoli Keller & Simpson Law

Business » Firms


Friends Of The Law

Miscellaneous » Unclassified


Harvard Journal of Law and Technology

Community » Law


American Law Info Files

Community » Law


There Oughta Be A Law

Internet » Chat


Western Canadian International Business Competition

Business » International Business


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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