Panel Urges Repeal Of Robinson-Patman

Law360, New York (April 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After three years of analyzing U.S. competition laws, the Antitrust Modernization Commission has published a final report that recommends the repeal of the Robinson-Patman Act and about 80 additional changes.

In a letter sent Monday to President George W. Bush and Congress, the AMC said the country’s core antitrust laws—the Sherman Act and the Clayton Act—were sound and properly safeguarded the competitiveness of the U.S. economy.

“Unlike some other areas of the law, the core antitrust laws are general in nature and have been applied to...
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