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Amending the Robinson-Patman Act to permit brokerage payments to voluntary groups

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary

Amending the Robinson-Patman Act to permit brokerage payments to voluntary groups

hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Eighty-third Congress, second session, on S. 2604, a bill to relieve independent distributors from restrictions on their freedom to compete imposed by Section 2 (c) of the Robinson-Patman Act, April 6, 1954

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington [D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States.,
  • Grocery trade -- United States,
  • Price discrimination -- United States

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    Other titlesPermit brokerage payments to voluntary groups
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 191 p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15612477M
    LC Control Number54060627

    The Robinson-Patman Act--policy and law (Monograph - American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law) [American Bar Association] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Robinson-Patman Act--policy and law (Monograph - American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law)Author: American Bar Association. THE ROBINSON-PATMAN ACT AND VERTICAL CONFLICTS IN DISTRIBUTION The Robinson-Patman Amendment to the Clayton Act 1 pro-vides, in part, that a seller may not discriminate in price between different purchasers of commodities of like grade and quality where merce; and the foregoing shall then not be construed to permit differentials based on.


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Amending the Robinson-Patman Act to permit brokerage payments to voluntary groups: hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Eighty-third Congress, second session, on S.a bill to relieve independent distributors from restrictions on their freedom to compete imposed by Section 2 (c) of the Robinson-Patman Act, April 6, 3 From the time of the enactment of the so-called brokerage amendment to the Clayton Act until Broch, eight circuit courts of appeals had stated in forceful language that the section bars the payment of brokerage, or other compensation in its place, from a seller to a buyer upon the buyer's own purchases.

See cases cited note 4 infra. 4 FTC v. The Federal Trade Commission has approved final changes to its “Fred Meyer Guides,” which explain how suppliers can provide advertising allowances and other promotional payments and services to retailers without running afoul of certain provisions of the Robinson-Patman Act.

The Robinson-Patman Act is an amendment to the Clayton Antitrust Act and is supposed to prevent "unfair" competition. Amending the Robinson-Patman Act To Permit Brokerage Payments to Voluntary Groups: hearings before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Antitrust and Monopoly Legislation, Eighty-Third Congress, second session, on Apr.

6, I. The Robinson-Patman Act: General Principles. The history of the Robinson-Patman Act actually begins inwhen section 2 of the Clayton Act became the first federal statute that expressly prohibited certain forms of price discrimination.

Insection 2 of the Clayton Act was amended by the Robinson-Patman Act, and it became a far more. Robinson-Patman Act, in full Robinson-Patman Act ofalso called Anti-Price Discrimination Act, U.S. law enacted in that protects small businesses from being driven out of the marketplace by prohibiting discrimination in pricing, promotional allowances, and advertising by large franchised companies.

The Robinson-Patman Act is also intended to protect wholesalers from being excluded. Robinson-Patman Act a federal statute that makes it unlawful to discriminate, directly or indirectly, in matters involving product pricing, advertising, and promotion the sole purpose of _____ act is to ensure that no one customer has an advantage over others.

The Clayton Act permits price fixing. The Clayton Act has prohibited a plaintiff's claim to triple damages. Robinson-Patman amendment to the Clayton Act B. Federal Trade Commission Act C. Free Exercise Act D. Wheeler-Lea amendment to the Clayton Act E.

Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act. A [] Sifco Inc., a tire manufacturing company. The decision refers to the Robinson-Patman Act but was decided under the Federal Trade Commission Act and the Clayton Act. [NOT AN RPA DECISION, BUT VERY IMPORTANT NEVERTHELESS] 11/20/97 In re Brand Name Prescription Drugs Antitrust Litigation, U.S.

Dist. Lexis (N.D. Ill., E. Div. ), upon remand the district court noted that. The Robinson-Patman Act and the Book Industry. A number of cases in the book industry over the last few years provide an extensive illustration of how the Robinson-Patman Act can be applied in practice.

As you know, the Commission issued six administrative complaints in late in the Harper & Row matter, and dismissed them in a tool for each of these groups. The final version of the Robinson-Patman Act,' enacted in and supplemented inwas the result of severe legislative com-promise following extensive hearings, lobbying, and amendments.3 "As a result, the end product is not the hallmark of clarity"4.

The Robinson-Patman Act is actually an amendment to Section 2 of the Clayton Act. The following is an excerpt. Payment or acceptance of commission, brokerage or other compensation. It shall be unlawful for any person engaged in commerce, in the course of such commerce, to pay or grant, or to receive or accept, anything of value as a.

Amending the Robinson-Patman act to permit brokerage payments to voluntary groups: hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Eighty-third Congress, second session, on S. Washington, U. Govt. Print. Off., 6 The Robinson-Patman Act is actually an amendment of the Clayton Act, and what was actually Section 1 of the amendment became Section 2 of the Clayton Act.

All references in this article to sections of the Robinson-Patman Act are to the number of the section as it appears in the Clayton Act. The Robinson-Patman Act is an amendment to the Clayton Act, which outlaws price discrimination that might substantially lessen competition or tends to create a monopoly.

This exception allows a seller in good faith to meet the equally low price, service, or facility of a competitor. 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.

The Robinson-Patman Act is actually an amendment to the Clayton Act. It says that it shall be unlawful for any person engaged in commerce, in the course of such commerce, either directly or indirectly, to discriminate in price between different purchasers of commodities of like grade and quality, where either or any of the purchases involved in.

discount. There were, in addition, other abuses of the brokerage payment being used to achieve price concessions.2 ° It seemed fair to conclude, upon passage of the Robinson-Patman Act, that sec-tion 2(c) was intended to encompass and prohibit all abuses of the brokerage function which resulted in.

as a broker, commission agent, purchasing agent, etc.) to the retailer and then to the consumer. This is the system that is best known today and is the ideal expressed in the Robinson-Patman Act. The functional mid-dlemen are of many types. Among the brokers alone, whose general.

forced to pay “higher” prices, that is – arguably – a “bad” thing. Enter the Robinson-Patman Act. To protect any customer from being “gouged,” the Robinson-Patman Act generally imposes a “one price” requirement. And so, the Act makes it “unlawful for any person to discriminate in price between.

In Congress took another step to strengthen the Clayton Act in further condemning discriminatory practices. It did so by enacting the Robinson-Patman Antidiscrimination Act as an amendment to Section 2 of the Clayton'Act and empowering the Commission to deal with additional discrimi-* nations.

The Robinson-Patman Act (15 U.S.C. § 13), an amendment to the Clayton Antitrust Act, is a federal law that prohibits unlawful price Act provides specific circumstances where price discrimination violates federal antitrust law, and allows private parties who were injured by illegal price discrimination to pursue litigation.

BUSINESS AND THE ROBINSON-PATMAN ACT: THE FIRST YEAR EDwIN B. GEORGE* I. LACK OF PArrErN N ROBINSON-PATMAN DEVELOPMENTS The Robinson-Patman Act's first year of life has been a turbulent one. This is not an unusual consequence of laws attempting to control the intimate details of business conduct.

Because Section 2(c) of the Robinson-Patman Act stands on its own, the plaintiff need prove only that a single payment was made.

Further proof of competitive impact is unnecessary. Hence Section 2(c) cases are relatively easy to win once the fact of a brokerage commission is uncovered. ROBINSON-PATMAN ACT. A recent Supreme Court interpretation of the Robinson-Patman Act which, for the first time, required a seller to extend proportionally equal promotional aid to buyers at different functional levels, illustrates the uncertain nature of the scope, and, concomitantly, the defJnses to sections 2(c), 2(d) and 2(e) of the Act.

Robinson-Patman Act § l(a), ch.§ 1, 49 Stat. (), 15 U.S.C. § 13(a) (), amending Clayton Act § 2, ch.§ 2, 38 Stat. "Section 2(a)" refers to § 2(a) of the Clayton Act, as amended by the Robinson-Pat- man Act.

Section 2(a) provides in part. The Robinson-Patman Act' was passed inin part, as an amend-ment to the ineffectual provisions of section 2 of the Clayton Act. While Robinson-Patman Act sanctions are generally addressed to the original seller of goods, i.e., the manufacturer, the Act was designed to prohibit all.

Robinson-Patman Act-Section 2(c), (d) and (e), in 17 ADA ANTrrxusr SECTION (). Earlier, inthe FTC had promulgated Trade Practice Rules for the Cosmetic Industry, largely to obviate some of the practical difficulties arising from Elizabeth Arden Sales Corp.

Henry J. Bison,Services Rendered Provision in the Brokerage Section of the Robinson--Patman Act, 41Notre Dame L. Rev (). general exception in the brokerage section, which permits buyers and their agents qualify the prohibition therein so as to allow a seller or a buyer to pay brokerage.

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This edition's content has been completely revised and updated to ensure that only the most intriguing and useful. Prior to its amendment by the Robinson-Patman Act, section 2 of In response to this need, the Robinson-Patman Act.

was adopted.' 0. Simply stated, section 2(a) 1. the regular brokerage fees avoided by the seller. These savings were then either passed on to the consumer in the form of lower retail prices or used to finance advertising.

On August 1, Hall filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 7 of the Federal Bankruptcy Code. Hall's assets are sufficient to pay general creditors 40% of their. The Robinson-Patman Act, amending the Clayton Act, was passed covered by § 2(a) of the Clayton Act, but a payment for a service performed by the buyer, covered by §2(d) of the Act.

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Definition of Robinson-Patman Act. Robinson-Patman Act. a law that prohibits companies from pricing the same products at different amounts when those amounts do not reflect related cost differences. Related Terms: Act of state doctrine. This doctrine says that a .businessmen claim they pay absolutely no attention to the Robinson-Patman Act In any case, it is not proved that statutes like Robinson-Patman have large effects on business conduct generally.'0 Some of the foregoing argument sounds as though antitrust enforcement is random.

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