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USDOJ: Antitrust Division 1974 Press Releases

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December 

December 10, 1974

Department of Justice Filed Separate Civil Antitrust Suits Against Three National Television Networks

December 5, 1974

Department of Justice Filed an Antitrust Suit Charging Three Leading Transporters of Mobile Homes with Fixing Prices and Monopolizing their Business

November

November 25, 1974

Department of Justice Filed an Antitrust Suit Charging 21 Major American Publishing Houses with Conspiring to Illegally Divide World Markets among Themselves for Sale of Books

November 20, 1974

Department of Justice Filed an Antitrust Suit Charging American Telephone & Telegraph with Monopolizing Telecommunications Service and Equipment

November 19, 1974

Department of Justice Filed an Antitrust Suit Charging Real Estate Board of Rochester , N.Y., Inc with Fixing Fees for the Sale, Lease, and Management of Real Estate

August

August 30, 1974

Department of Justice Filed an Antitrust Suit Challenging the Acquisition of Byron Jackson, Inc. by hughes Tool Co.

June

June 28, 1974

Department of Justice Filed an Antitrust Suit Charging Foote Mineral Company of Exton, Pennsylvania, and Metallgesellschaft, A. G. of Frankfurt, with Conspiring to Allocate Certain International Markets for Lithium Sales in Violation of Section 1 of Sherman Act

June 28, 1974

Department of Justice Filed an Antitrust Suit Challenging the Acquisition of One Metal Bed Frame Manufacturer

June 27, 1974

Department of Justice Filed an Antitrust Suit Charging Continental Can Company, Inc. with Using Reciprocal Purchasing Arrangements with its Customers and Suppliers in Violation of the Sherman Act

Department of Justice Filed an Antitrust Suit Charging Grow Chemical Corporation, with Using Reciprocal Purchasing Arrangements with its Customers and Suppliers in Violation of the Sherman Act

June 13, 1974

Department of Justice Filed Two Civil Antitrust Suits Challenging the Acquisition of Two Michigan Banks by Michigan National Corporation

May

May 9, 1974

Department of Justice Filed an Antitrust Suit Charging that Fee Schedules of the Oregon State Bar are Unreasonable Restraints of Trade

May 3, 1974

Department of Justice Filed a Criminal Contempt Petition and an Amended Civil Contempt Petition Charging two Texas Companies and their Chief Operating Official with Violating a 1969 Consent Judgment Prohibiting them from Supressing Competition

April

April 30, 1974

Department of Justice Asked for an Unspecified Amount in Damages Sustained by the United States as a Result of Alleged Antitrust Law Violations by Nine Steel Companies

April 19, 1974

Department of Justice Filed a Civil Antitrust Suit Challenging the Acquisition of an Idaho Grocery Wholesale Firm by an Idaho Retail Grocery Chain

April 17, 1974

Department of Justice Filed a Civil Antitrust Suit Charging the Copper Development Association, Inc., and 11 Copper Fabricating Companies with Entering into an Unlawful Agreement to Restrict the Assignment and Licensing

April 11, 1974

March

March 27, 1974

Department of Justice Filed an Antitrust Suit Charging Five Los Angeles Are trash-Hauling Trade Associations with Conspiring to Allocate Customers and to Rig Bids in Violation of Sherman Act

February

February 27, 1974

Department of Justice Filed a Civil Antitrust Suit Challenging the Acquisition of Certain-teed Products Corporation, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, of a Fibreglass Insulation Manufacturing Plant from PPG Industries, Inc.

February 21, 1974

Department of Justice Filed Suit Challenging the Acquisitions by Mrs. Smith's Pie Company

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