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History of competition law

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  1. refers to attempts by governments to regulate competitive markets for goods and services, leading up to the modern competition or antitrust laws around the world today

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  2. The earliest records traces back to the efforts of Roman legislators to control price fluctuations and unfair trade practices

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  3. Modern competition law begins with the United States legislation of the Sherman Act of 1890 and the Clayton Act of 1914

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  4. Through the Middle Ages in Europe, Kings and Queens repeatedly cracked down on monopolies, including those created through state legislation

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  5. The English common law doctrine of restraint of trade became the precursor to modern competition law

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