Clayton Act For Antitrust Law

The Clayton Act prevents different activities and was enacted to perceived deficiencies in the Sherman Act. The Clayton Act prevents the use of agreements that unreasonably restrain trade as well as preventing the monopolization of the market by few competitors. The purpose of the Clayton prevents monopolization and unfair restraints of trade in an effort to preserve business practices and prohibits acquisitions or mergers that have the effect of lessening competition or adding in creating a monopoly.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

Is it necessary to have a formalized agreement in place to be able to assert a tying arrangement?

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