a US statute that was the first to regulate competition there. It controls contracts, combinations and conspiracies in restraint of trade and agreements and the like designed to bring about monopolies in any part of commerce.
"First, for the Class I railroad defendants it reinforces that they are no longer facing a class action of approximately 16,000 shippers for allegedly conspiring to set rail fuel surcharges in violation of the federal Sherman Antitrust Act," Brown said.
John Sherman (see Figure 2) was the proponent of the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890, which prohibited restraints in trade and abuse of monopoly power and gave the Justice Department broad enforcing powers.
His administration worked to have Congress pass the Sherman Antitrust Act to limit business monopolies, fought to protect voting rights for African American citizens in the South, preserved millions of acres for forest reserves and national parks, modernized the American navy, and negotiated several successful trade agreements with other countries in the Western Hemisphere.
Type of action: These consolidated class action cases are part of a multidistrict litigation against numerous automotive parts suppliers alleging violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Antitrust Act, state antitrust statutes, and consumer protection statutes arising from a conspiracy to fix prices.
Airbnb's removal of Israeli listings may run afoul of such statutes as the Export Administration Act of 1979, the Ribicoff Amendment to the Tax Reform Act of 1976, and the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890.