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The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law

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Newsletter Articles From 2000

Antitrust issues in e-commerce By Steven M. Kowal September 2000 The e-commerce component of the nation's economy continues to grow at an astounding rate.
Antitrust law moves to the east By Russell W. Damtoft September 2000 Antitrust continues to spread its tentacles across the globe.
Auto body shop owner entered into price-fixing arrangement in violation of Illinois Antitrust Act By Marija Popovic April 2000 The Illinois Attorney General filed suit against six body shop owners for price-fixing in violation of the Illinois Antitrust Act, 740 ILCS 10/3(1).
Downstate road contractor violated Illinois Antitrust Act By Marija Popovic April 2000 The Illinois Attorney General filed suit against two contractors of road oil, Debrun and Hausmann, on April 6, 1998 in the Illinois Circuit Court of the Forth Judicial Circuit in Fayette County, Illinois.
Editor’s note September 2000 A common statement today is that we are now in a global marketplace.
Enforcement of Illinois’ Wine and Spirits Industry Fair Dealing Act enjoined April 2000 While the news media gave coverage to U.S. District Court Judge Joan B. Gottschall's preliminary injunction enjoining the Illinois Liquor Control Commission from enforcing the state's recently adopted Wine and Spirits Industry Fair Dealing Act ("Act"), they did not go into many of the details.
Federal antitrust Guidelines for collaborations among competitors under final review April 2000 People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversations ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some diversion to raise prices. Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations (1776).
Litigation corner: the use of survey evidence April 2000 Counsel in a case involving an issue of economic power, marketing practices or other general activities should give consideration to the use of a survey in lieu of numerous, expensive, geographically dispersed third-party depositions.
UCITA is coming! UCITA is coming! (One if by land, two if by C) By Eugene F. Friedman September 2000 The Illinois General Assembly has recently witnessed the introduction of the Uniform Computer Information Transfer Act ("UCITA"), 1999 Illinois Senate Bill 1309.