Fair Trade Acts

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Fair Trade Acts

State laws in the United States allowing manufacturers or distributors of goods to require retailers to charge a minimum price. Fair trade acts were designed to protect manufacturers from retailer price-cutting, which otherwise would reduce manufacturers' profits. Fair trade acts are currently rare to nonexistent.
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Separately, the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission ("TFTC") has requested information from the Company, and has initiated an investigation into whether the Company's patent licensing arrangements violate the Taiwan Fair Trade Act (the "Act").
The company is extending the offer, as of 12:00 midnight, Eastern Time, on February 5, 2015, the condition (the "Taiwan Regulatory Condition") to the tender offer related to the approval by the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission ("TFTC") under Article 11 of the Fair Trade Act of Taiwan had not been met.
Kariya, Japan, Dec 23, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - The Korea Fair Trade Commission (the "KFTC") announced today that it decided to order to rectify illegal conduct, impose a surcharge and bring an accusation to certain automotive suppliers pursuant to Articles 19, 21 and 22 of the Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act, in connection with sales of automotive windshield wiper systems and instrumental panel clusters.
He was also ordered to carry out 120 hours unpaid work and pay pounds 2,651 costs after admitting 12 charges under the Consumer Protection and Fair Trade Act.
and Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) introduced the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act of 2011 in early February.
Titled Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act of 2011, it will give US businesses the ability to petition the Commerce Department to levy duties on Chinese goods that are cheaply sold, to their detriment, in the US market.
Japanese airline All Nippon Airways Co Ltd (ANA) reported today that it has received notification of an alleged violation of the Republic of Korea's Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act.
It claims that in addition to charging inmates exorbitant prices, Keefe Commissary Network, which is under contract to sell goods to prisoners at the jail, regularly sells out-of-date products, and seems to be violating the Fair Trade Act by breaking up multi-packs of items clearly labeled "not for individual sale.
The McGuire Fair Trade Act, passed to overcome the Supreme Court's ruling that previous fair trade acts were unconstitutional, was hailed by manufacturers as a boon to small retailers--since it forbade "cut-price" retailers from underselling them--according to a story in Retailing Daily on July 16, 1952.
The Korea Fair Trade Commission said it had found that Microsoft has violated the Monopoly Regulation and Fair trade Act, including abuse of market dominant position.
The sample firm's monopoly power is measured by whether or not the firm is designated as a market-dominant enterprise by the Korean Fair Trade Commission according to the Monopoly Regulation and Fair Trade Act.
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