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Price discrimination and related problems under the Robinson-Patman act.

Cyrus Austin

Price discrimination and related problems under the Robinson-Patman act.

by Cyrus Austin

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Published in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Price discrimination -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesRobinson-Patman act.
      StatementCommittee on Continuing Legal Education of the American Law Institute collaborating with the American Bar Association.
      ContributionsCommittee on Continuing Legal Education.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF1627.Z9 A9 1950
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 163 p.
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6065858M
      LC Control Number50002559
      OCLC/WorldCa1744249

      PRICE DISCRIMINATION UNDER THE ROBINSON-PATMAN ACT: FOURTH LINE INJURIES The Robinson-Patman amendments to the Clayton Act' rendered unlawful any price discrimination2 which would produce injury to competition. The amendments were the result of efforts to preserve the traditional distributional marketing system. Woodman’s alleged that the refusal to sell the large packs was a violation of the Robinson-Patman Act. In addition to being price discrimination, Woodman’s alleged that Clorox’s practice violated §§ 2(d) and (e) as a discriminatory promotional service.

      See C. AUSTIN, PRICE DISCRIMINATION AND RELATED PROBLEMS UNDER THE ROBINSON-PATMAN. AC" (2d rev. ed. ) [hereinafter cited as AuSTIN]. See generally EDWARDS, supra note 7, at. 21; PATMAN, supra note 2, at 1. The original Patman bill, as was anticipated at the time, met with strong oppo-. RPAMall - RPAMall (tm) - The Most Complete Offering of Robinson-Patman Act (RPA), Price and Service Discrimination, Major Retailer (including Superstore, Big Box and Category Killer Retailer) Information on the Internet. First Published in ; Last Update: 10/29/06 See My Revised Lawmall Website at Revised Lawmall Website. 1st Time Visitors-How to Use RPAMall (tm) If you have any.

      The Robinson-Patman Act of , also called the Anti-Price Discrimination Act, made it illegal for companies to engage in price discrimination. Price discrimination is a practice where a company. Price discrimination and related problems under the Robinson-Patman Act / by Cyrus Austin. KF Z9 A9 Alleged price fixing of library books: Hearings, Eighty-ninth Congress, second session, pursuant to S. Res. Ma 24, and


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Price discrimination and related problems under the Robinson-Patman act by Cyrus Austin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Price discrimination and related problems under the Robinson-Patman Act. Philadelphia, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Cyrus Austin; Committee on Continuing Legal Education.

Price discrimination and related problems under the Robinson-Patman Act. Philadelphia, Pa.: Joint Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the American Law Institute and the American Bar Association, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Cyrus Austin.

The Supreme Court has ruled that price discrimination claims under the Robinson-Patman Act should be evaluated consistent with broader antitrust policies.

In practice, Robinson-Patman claims must meet several specific legal tests: The Act applies to commodities, but not to. The Robinson–Patman Act of (or Anti-Price Discrimination Act, Pub. 49 Stat. (codified at 15 U.S.C.

§ 13)) is a United States federal law that prohibits anticompetitive practices by producers, specifically price was designed to protect small retail shops against competition from chain stores by fixing a minimum price for retail products.

2 Austin, Price Discrimination and Related Problems Under the Robinson-Patman Act, Committee on Continuing Legal Education (ALI) (, rev. eds.). A Lamb & Kittelle, Trade Association Law and Practice (); Fugate, Foreign. Price Discrimination Under the Robinson-Patman Act Supplement on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.3/5(1).

This situation, illustrated in Figure "Primary-Line Injury", is an example of primary-line injury Price discrimination under the Robinson-Patman Act that directly injures a competitor, in violation of Section 2(a).

—the injury is done directly to a competitor of the company that. Robinson-Patman Act: A federal law passed in to outlaw price discrimination. The Robinson-Patman Act is an amendment to the Clayton Antitrust Act and is.

Robinson-Patman Act. If a company decides to price dis-criminate, it must be prepared to present and defend the legitimate reasons why any price differential is legal under the Robinson-Patman Act.

Governing Legal Principles. It is now widely recognized – as observed by Judge Posner, the most respected antitrust jurist on the bench today, thatFile Size: KB.

The Robinson-Patman Act has two additional provisions that prohibit indirect price discrimination, i.e., discrimination in the guise of services, facilities and advertising and promotional allowances that are afforded by a manufacturer to one reseller but not to a.

The Robinson-Patman Act prohibits price discrimination in certain circumstances. The Act requires allegedly discriminatory transactions to satisfy certain jurisdictional prerequisites before its substantive prohibitions apply.

In order to bring the substantive portions of the Act into play, there must be: two or more consummated sales in commerce.

whether the protective concern of the Robinson Patman Act is one directed towards competition in general or whether its goal reaches to protection of specific competitors." () Considering the language of the Act and its legislative history, the Third Circuit concluded that the "competitive injury" requirement clearly refers to injury to the disfavored buyer who competes with the favored buyer.

See C. Austin, Price Discrimination and Related Problems under the Robinson-Patman Act 6—11 (2d rev. In presenting his bill to the House Judiciary Committee, Representative Patman stated.

ROWE, PRICE DISCRIMINATION UNDER THE ROBINSON-PATMAN ACT () [hereinafter cited as ROWE]. PALAMOUNTAIN, THE POLITICS OF DISTRIBUTION (). For discussions explaining the distinction between primary-line and secondary-line injury, see ROWE, supra n at ; E.

KINTNER, A ROBINSON-PATMAN. Robinson-Patman Price Discrimination Act Also known as the Robinson-Patman Act and as the Robinson-Patman Antidiscrimination Act Jch.49 Stat. (15 U.S.C. b, 21a). With few exceptions, conduct that does not cause "injury to competition" does not violate the antitrust laws.

The Robinson-Patman Act, however, is different. For example, courts have held that the provisions of the Act governing non-price discrimination (Sections 2(d) and 2(e)) do not require a showing of injury to competition at all.

The Robinson-Patman Act of was a result of this public outcry against the chain store. In fact, the Robinson-Patman Act is historically referred to as the "antichain-store act." The act prohibits sellers from charging different prices to different buyers for identical products when the effect might be injurious to.

Robinson-Patman Act [49 STAT. (), 15 U. § 13a () ], which is a criminal statute. In the recent A. & P. prosecution, cited supra note 3, that company's conviction of price discrimination was under the Sherman Act, although proceedings might also. THE SECOND ATTACK ON PRICE DISCRIMINATION: THE ROBINSON-PATMAN ACT.

MILO FOWLER HAMILTONt AND LEE LOEVINGERt. The Robinson-Patman Act, passed in the closing days of the. last Congress, has aroused a storm of protest and discussion.

among the business men and lawyers since the day of its pas-sage. 2Author: Milo Fowler Hamilton, Lee Loevinger. show that the Clayton and Robinson-Patman Acts' do not condemn all sales that involve price discrimination even though they are made in interstate commerce. The Robinson-Patman Act admittedly lacks clarity in many re-spects.

McAllister 2 notes that an early commentator remarked there's "a lawsuit in every word of it.". In recent years, the courts have interpreted Robinson-Patman Act such that price discrimination is illegal if it reduces competition, but which also contained language that could be interpreted as making illegal all price discrimination not based on differences in cost.THE PRICE DISCRIMINATION LAW (); AUSTIN, PRICE DISCRIMINATION AND RELATED PROBLEMS UNDER THE ROBINSON-PATMAN ACT (rev.

ed. ). Other studies, articles, and comments arranged chronologically include: Comment, The Robinson-Patman Act in Action, 46 YALE L.J.(); Dunn, Sections 2(d) and.Claims of price discrimination and predatory pricing are hard to prove.

The Robinson-Patman Act has 10 basic requirements that must be established for an effective claim of discrimination. These include, among others, evidence of intent, interstate commerce, goods of “like grade and quality,” and adverse effects on a result, the Robinson-Patman Act is complex, difficult to.