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Antitrust

Opposing trusts, monopolies, and other organizations or practices deemed to be anti-competitive. Antitrust especially refers to opposition to price-fixing contracts, price discrimination, and tying. Proponents of antitrust laws believe they increase competitions, while opponents, notably Ayn Rand, argue that they encourage economic inefficiency and punish success. See also: Sherman Act, Clayton Act.
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Daniel Mogin's practice concentrates on antitrust, competition and business litigation.
As a member of the assistant attorney generals senior staff and the Antitrust Division's leadership team, Overton advised on enforcement, operations and policy matters.
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Justice's Antitrust Division considers prosecuting this type of behavior to be its top priority--and the size of the players doesn't really matter.
As can be seen by its statutory charge, this Commission has no specific mandate or focus on any aspect of the federal antitrust laws.
However, several recent developments in Europe provide sharp reminders to smaller companies that antitrust is alive and well overseas.
The antitrust law exists to prevent that, and I intend to enforce the law.