Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Act

Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Act
A (1976) procedural statute that gives states attorneys general the right to sue as parens patriae for injuries suffered by consumers in the state, provides for premerger notification, and generally strengthens the antitrust enforcement powers of the Department of Justice

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  • Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Act — A (1976) procedural statute that gives states attorneys general the right to sue as parens patriae for injuries suffered by consumers in the state, provides for premerger notification, and generally strengthens the antitrust enforcement powers of …   Black's law dictionary

  • antitrust acts — Federal and state statutes to protect trade and commerce from unlawful restraints, price discriminations, price fixing, and monopolies. Most states have mini antitrust acts patterned on the federal acts. The principal federal antitrust acts are:… …   Black's law dictionary

  • antitrust acts — Federal and state statutes to protect trade and commerce from unlawful restraints, price discriminations, price fixing, and monopolies. Most states have mini antitrust acts patterned on the federal acts. The principal federal antitrust acts are:… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Parens patriae — is Latin for father of the people . In law, it refers to the public policy power of the state to usurp the rights of the natural parent, legal guardian or informal carer, and to act as the parent of any child or individual who is in need of… …   Wikipedia

  • merger — The fusion or absorption of one thing or right into another; generally spoken of a case where one of the subjects is of less dignity or importance than the other. Here the less important ceases to have an independent existence. Contract law. The… …   Black's law dictionary

  • merger — The fusion or absorption of one thing or right into another; generally spoken of a case where one of the subjects is of less dignity or importance than the other. Here the less important ceases to have an independent existence. Contract law. The… …   Black's law dictionary

  • parens patriae — /paerenz paetriyiy or perenz peytriyiy/ Parens patriae, literally parent of the country, refers traditionally to role of state as sovereign and guardian of persons under legal disability, such as juveniles or the insane, State of W.Va. v. Chas.… …   Black's law dictionary

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