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Antitrust and the oil monopoly

Bruce Bringhurst

Antitrust and the oil monopoly

the Standard Oil cases, 1890-1911

by Bruce Bringhurst

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Standard Oil Company.,
    • Antitrust law -- United States.,
    • Petroleum law and legislation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBruce Bringhurst.
      SeriesContributions in legal studies ;, no. 8
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF1866.S73 B74
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 296 p. ;
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4748528M
      ISBN 100313206422
      LC Control Number78067908

      The Antitrust Case Against Facebook, Google and Amazon A few technology giants dominate their worlds just as Standard Oil and AT&T once did. In connection with the case against the Microsoft Corporation, Antitrust Law is really fit to be the basis of legal actions for it. Monopoly and unreasonable business practices are constituted in the Antitrust Law. This is probably the reason why the Bush government only requested the .

        He expanded upon this in articles and the book, The Antitrust Paradox, in He wrote a sentence: Congress enacted the Sherman act [ed - the main antitrust . that is the prime deterrent to antitrust enforcement; the analogue today is the complexity and delay of litigating antitrust cases.1 The long suit of the book is not economic analysis. Though John McGee's seminal article () on the oil trust is cited, the author writes as if predatory pricing was a common practice of the trust (p. 1 1 1).

        In his new book Monopolized, journalist David Dayen tells the stories of individuals who have suffered at the hands of monopolists, showing the myriad ways in which monopoly power affects people’s daily lives, most of which escape an antitrust regime that is narrowly focused on consumer welfare. Monopolized: Life in the Age of Corporate Power.   America’s antitrust history began with the Sherman Antitrust Act of , passed “as a reaction to the rising power of monopoly trusts.” The law lay dormant for a decade until “activated.


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Antitrust and the Oil Monopoly: The Standard Oil Cases, (Contributions in Legal Studies) [Bringhurst, Bruce] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Antitrust and the Oil Monopoly: The Standard Oil Cases, (Contributions in Legal Studies)Cited by: The Standard Oil case does not substantiate it.

Nor does Antitrust and Monopoly’s painstaking review of the remaining record turn up any other documented instance. A second case, however, detailed in Antitrust and Monopoly shows the bizarre twists and harmful outcomes that antitrust often entails.

The case arose out of the Clayton Act’s. Antitrust 1: Standard Oil: Planet Money At the turn of the 20th century, Ida Tarbell investigated John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil. What she discovered changed the economy of.

Antitrust and the Oil Monopoly by Bruce Bringhurst,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). in the oil industry today is its complete control by the Standard com-panies." Antitrust and the Oil Monopoly is a narrative account of the sev-eral prosecutions that seeks to explain how the Standard managed to survive so many attempts by government to "bust" the combination.

The question is an important one, and Bruce Bringhurst has done a. In other words, the very antitrust policies that were designed to prevent monopolies have in fact created them. For example, economist Tom DiLorenzo documents that following the breakup of Standard Oil, the government created the Oil Division of the US Fuel Administration and the Federal Oil Conservation Board, effectively making the oil industry a government-protected monopoly.

Standard Oil Co. was an American oil-producing, transporting, refining, marketing ished inby John D. Rockefeller and Henry Flagler as a corporation in Ohio, it was the largest oil refiner in the world of its time. Its history as one of the world's first and largest multinational corporations ended inwhen the U.S.

Supreme Court ruled, in a landmark case, that. In the United States, antitrust law is a collection of federal and state government laws that regulates the conduct and organization of business corporations, generally to promote competition for the benefit of main statutes are the Sherman Act ofthe Clayton Act of and the Federal Trade Commission Act of These Acts serve three major functions.

2) U.S. government passes the Sherman Antitrust Act to limit the power of trusts 3) U.S. Supreme Court upholds the government's right ot break up Standard Oil, which controlled about 90% of U.S.

oil refinery, into 34 independent firms. The first antitrust legislation, Wu writes, “was clearly understood as a reaction to the rising power of the monopoly trusts, such as the Standard Oil Company.”24 Seeing large business size as a persistent problem, Wu points to Louis Brandeis, “whose voice is.

Antitrust Can’t Bust a Monopoly of Ideas Consumer-protection tools won’t be effective against the larger threat to American s: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bringhurst, Bruce. Antitrust and the oil monopoly.

Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, (OCoLC) InJohn D. Rockefeller’s lawyers argued that breaking up his oil monopoly would not only be dangerous to the industry, but calamitous to shareholders.

Similar arguments were made before. Buy Antitrust and the Oil Monopoly: The Standard Oil Cases, (Contributions in Legal Studies) by Bringhurst, Bruce (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Bruce Bringhurst. Format Hardcover Subject Business History Energy Utilities Industries Business Commercial Financial Law Environmental Law Publisher ABC Clio LLC Product Features Antitrust and the Oil Monopoly The Standard Oil Cases Contributions in Legal Studies Related posts: Global Antitrust Economics – Current Issues in Antitrust and Law & Economics Antitrust Law and Intellectual.

In Victory for Qualcomm, Appeals Court Throws Out Antitrust Ruling A three-judge panel reversed a ruling that found that Qualcomm had abused its monopoly position in wireless chips. From search and books to online TV and operating systems, antitrust affects our daily digital lives in more ways than we think.

Consider two antitrust cases that have just re-surfaced in. The best place to start this gallery is with a monopoly the United States government successfully broke up. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, John D.

Rockefeller’s Standard Oil was the dominant force in the global oil market. In the case of natural monopoly, however, trying to preserve competition probably will not work very well, and so government will often resort to regulation of price and/or quantity of output.

In recent decades, there has been a global trend toward less government intervention in. Antitrust laws prohibit price-fixing, the operation of cartels, unfair collusive practices, and the abuse of monopoly power that undermine healthy competition and the benefits to consumers that emerge from it.

Monopolies are anti-business, and antitrust enforcement is the remedy. A monopoly — a single agent in a specified area — is judged good or evil by how it obtained its market share: by economic freedom or by political coercion.

Antitrust and Economic Freedom Anti-trust are non-objective laws that punish trusts (business enterprises, corporations) for .See also, Bringhurst, Antitrust and the Oil Monopoly, pp. 89– 58 In this way, politicians avoided—at least temporarily—the conflicting views toward antitrust that Ellis Hawley has discussed in detail in analyzing the confusion of purpose in the enforcement of antitrust laws in the s.In the late nineteenth century and during the first decade of the twentieth century, critics attacked Standard Oil as an unlawful monopoly.

InPresident Theodore Roosevelt’s administration filed suit under the Sherman Antitrust Act, contending that Standard Oil was conspiring to restrain trade.