Panel Votes To Repeal Robinson-Patman Act

Law360 (May 30, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Antitrust Modernization Commission has determined that the controversial Robinson-Patman Act should be repealed, with nine of the 12 Commissioners voting that “Congress should repeal the Act in its entirety.”

The vote was taken during the AMC’s most recent session, held last week.

The Robinson-Patman Act, passed in 1936 as an amendment to the Clayton Act, prohibits certain forms of price discrimination. The Act says that a company cannot offer goods that are of the same price and quality at the same time but at different...
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