Anti-competitive practices
Anti-competitive practices are business, government or religious practices that prevent or reduce competition in a market (see restraint of trade).These can include:Also criticized are:
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Cartel
In economics, a cartel is an agreement between competing firms to control prices or exclude entry of a new competitor in a market. It is a formal organization of sellers or buyers that agree to fix se...
Collusion
Collusion is an agreement between two or more parties, sometimes illegal and therefore secretive, to limit open competition by deceiving, misleading, or defrauding others of their legal rights, or to ...
Dumping (pricing policy)
In economics, "dumping" is a kind of predatory pricing, especially in the context of international trade. It occurs when manufacturers export a product to another country at a price either below the ...
Monopoly
A monopoly (from Greek monos μόνος (alone or single) + polein πωλεῖν (to sell)) exists when a specific person or enterprise is the only supplier of a particular commodity (this contrasts with a mono...
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Predatory pricing
Predatory pricing (also undercutting) is a pricing strategy where a product or service is set at a very low price, intending to drive competitors out of the market, or create barriers to entry for pot...
Price fixing
Price fixing is an agreement between participants on the same side in a market to buy or sell a product, service, or commodity only at a fixed price, or maintain the market conditions such that the pr...
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De Beers
The De Beers Group of Companies has a leading role in the diamond exploration, diamond mining, diamond retail, diamond trading and industrial diamond manufacturing sectors. The company is currently ac...
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History of patent law
The history of patents and patent law is generally considered to have started with the Venetian Statute of 1474 and the 1624 English Statute of Monopolies.
There is some evidence that some form of...
History of patent law - Wikipedia
Is It Time to Break Up Google?
Let’s face it: The biggest tech companies are monopolies.
Legal monopoly
A legal monopoly, statutory monopoly, or de jure monopoly is a monopoly that is protected by law from competition. A statutory monopoly may take the form of a government monopoly where the state owns ...
Unilateral Policy
Under a Unilateral Policy (or "Colgate Policy" or "Unilateral Minimum Retail Price Policy") a manufacturer, without any agreement with the reseller, announces a minimum resale price and refuses to mak...
Average cost pricing
Average cost pricing is one of the ways government regulate a monopoly market. Monopolists tend to produce less than the optimal quantity pushing the prices up. Government may use average cost pricing...
Transports Schiocchet Excursions
Transports Schiocchet Excursions is a French bus company that runs a bus route from Moselle to Luxembourg. As of 2005, it is involved in litigation against ten cleaning women who share car journeys to...
Barriers to entry
In theories of competition in economics, barriers to entry, also known as barrier to entry, are obstacles that make it difficult to enter a given market. The term can refer to hindrances a firm faces ...
Barriers to exit
In economics, barriers to exit are obstacles in the path of a firm which wants to leave a given market or industrial sector. These obstacles often cost the firm financially to leave the market and may...
Baxter's law
Baxter's law (also known as the Bell doctrine) is a law of economics that describes how a monopoly in a regulated industry can extend into, and dominate, a non-regulated industry. It is named after la...
Bilateral monopoly
A bilateral monopoly is a market structure consisting of both a monopoly (a single seller) and a monopsony (a single buyer).
Bilateral monopoly situations are typically analyzed using the theory o...
Limit price
A limit price (or limit pricing) is a price, or pricing strategy, where products are sold by a supplier at a price of which is lower than the average cost of production or at a price low enough to mak...