Business & Finance: Act in Action

Signed by President Roosevelt last June were a series of amendments to the Federal anti-trust laws. These amendments, written in three short pages of text, constitute the so-called Robinson-Patman Anti-Price Discrimination Act, most discussed, least understood piece of business legislation passed during the last session of Congress. In the months since the Robinson-Patman Act became the law of the land, it has grown into a top-flight topic for lay and legal speakers, the subject of countless tracts, booklets, pamphlets, articles, opinions, analyses, and a prime source of worry to most of the country's...

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