Price-Fixing Agreement Case Study

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Register to read the introduction… Price-fixing agreement is an agreement between competitors to fix the prices of products and services at a certain level. Even though there may be good reasons for the agreement, it still can have the dangerous effects. On one hand, any price-fixing agreement constitutes a per se violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act. In this situation, Fouad Dagher and other station owners may argue that the agreement between Texaco and Shell to sell their gasoline at a single price under the original Texaco and Shell brand names is horizontal price-fixing and violates the antitrust laws. As two competitors, Texaco and Shell engaged in a joint venture, Equilon Enterprises, and jointly set the price for Equilon. Dagher and other should prove that the creation of Equilon Enterprises unreasonably restrains

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