1 edition of Robinson-Patman act found in the catalog.
|Statement||Jerrold G. Van Cise, chairman. Jim McCord, editor.|
|Series||Corporate law and practice sourcebook series -- no. 1|
|Contributions||Van Cise, Jerrold G., McCord, Jim., Practising Law Institute.|
|LC Classifications||KF1627 .A5R6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 315 p.|
|Number of Pages||315|
Living with the Robinson-Patman Act. If so, the manufacturer may have a "cost justification" defense to the differential pricing and the policy would not violate the Robinson-Patman Act. Litigation is typically brought by individuals and small businesses claiming predatory pricing and discrimination. Suppose the buyer orders its entire requirements for the year from the manufacturer, a quantity many times greater than that taken by any other customer.
The Robinson-Patman act book whose views, it should be noted, do not represent CNN or Al Jazeera seem to think so. The more specific test measures the impact on particular persons affected. Held: 1. Critics carp at more than its language; many have asserted over the years that the act is anticompetitive because it prevents many firms from lowering their prices to attract more customers. Even if a plaintiff establishes the jurisdictional elements of a claim under the Robinson-Patman Act and proves a discriminatory price and injury to competition, the defendant may still raise defenses that will defeat the plaintiff's claim. Continental Baking Co.
Lee, Evan. It was the first legislation to attempt to prevent price discrimination. Bowing to industry pressures, federal enforcement of the Robinson—Patman Act ceased for several years in the late s. Also, many critics suggest that the act is designed merely to protect small business and that it protects competitors rather than competition.
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Although in recent years the Justice Department has declined to enforce it, leaving government enforcement efforts to the Federal Robinson-Patman act book Commission FTCprivate plaintiffs are actively seeking treble damages in numerous cases.
If so, the manufacturer may have a "cost justification" defense to the differential pricing and the policy would not violate the Robinson-Patman Act. And as we said before, a particular law might be narrow in focus, making it both simple and sensible Robinson-Patman act book move it wholesale into a particular slot in the Code.
So-called "Short Title" links, and links to particular sections of the Code, will lead you to a textual roadmap the section notes describing how the particular law was incorporated into the Code. See Figure First, the legal precedents and theories behind the act have become so complex that plaintiffs usually resort to the more basic antitrust statutes, such as the Sherman Act.
Finally, the plural sales is important. Held: 1. A private party can obtain, in appropriate circumstances, treble damages from a price discriminator—in other words, three times the party's actual damages.
Most economists believe that discriminatory pricing cannot lead to monopoly power and injury to competition, because the seller offering the discriminatory price cannot profitably sustain the discriminatory price long enough to drive out competitors and, more importantly, keep them out.
A plaintiff may present evidence of the seller's intent to destroy a competitor, either by direct evidence or indirect evidence such as business tactics and unexplained price moves.
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Finally, the act applies only to goods of "like grade or quality. Even if a plaintiff Robinson-Patman act book the jurisdictional elements of a claim under the Robinson-Patman Act and proves a discriminatory price and injury to competition, the defendant may still raise defenses that will defeat the plaintiff's claim.
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Applying the foregoing rule, drug purchases by a nonprofit hospital are exempt a being for the hospital's "own use" if the drugs are dispensed: a To the inpatient for use in his treatment at the hospital; to the patient admitted to the hospital's emergency facility for use in his treatment there; or to the outpatient for personal use on the hospital premises.
So far, we have examined discrimination on the level of competing supplier-sellers, on the level of competing customers of the supplier-seller, and on the level of competing customers of customers of the supplier-seller. The usual Clayton Act standard for measuring injury applies to Robinson-Patman violations—that is, a violation occurs when the effect Robinson-Patman act book be substantially to lessen competition or tend to create a monopoly in any line of commerce.
The Robinson-Patman Act has 10 basic requirements that must be established for an effective claim of discrimination. For example, a giant hardware depot locates itself in a city that has two similar but smaller stores. The process of incorporating a newly-passed piece of legislation into the Code is known as "classification" -- essentially a process of deciding where in the logical organization of the Code the various parts of the particular law belong.
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Three main defenses exist: "meeting competition," "cost justification," and "functional availability. It is usually found in the Note section attached to a relevant section of the Code, usually under a paragraph identified as the "Short Title".
A: Discount chains may be able to buy compact discs at a lower wholesale price because it costs the manufacturer less, on a per-unit basis, to deal with large-volume customers. The act does not apply to the provision of services such as cell phone service, cable television, and real estate leases.
Understanding the Robinson-Patman Act The Robinson-Patman Act requires a business to sell its products at the same price regardless of who the buyer is.Specifically, the Robinson-Patman Act addresses two situations involving the awarding of promotional allowances: 1) the manufacturer reimburses a favored purchaser for promotional services it performs, but does not do the same for the disfavored purchaser, and 2) the.
The Robinson-Patman Act is a statute (15 U.S.C.A. § 13(a–f) that amended Section 2 of the clayton act (Oct. 15,ch.38 Stat. ), which was the first antitrust statute aimed at price discrimination.
The Robinson-Patman Act prohibits a seller of commodities from selling comparable. A Robinson-Patman Primer, by Earl W.
Kintner G. David Schiering Follow this and additional works at:magicechomusic.com Part of theLaw Commons This Book Review is brought to you for free and open access by the Student Journals at Case Western Reserve University School of Law Scholarly magicechomusic.com: G. David Schiering.The Robinson-Patman Act of is a United States federal law, which pdf one of the various antitrust laws prevalent.
These antitrust laws are concerned with protecting and maintaining a healthy competition in the market, and to support consumer rights.Jun 08, · The Woodman’s/Clorox dispute has reminded practitioners and clients alike that Section 2(e) of the Robinson Patman Act is not only still on the books but may be a source of liability, particularly if courts continue to apply the FTC’s administrative decisions and the Fred Meyer Guidelines.The Robinson-Patman Act of was a result of this public outcry against the ebook store.
In fact, the Robinson-Patman Act is historically referred to as the "antichain-store act." The act prohibits sellers from charging different prices to different buyers for identical products when the effect might be injurious to .