Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Competition law or antitrust law as it is known in the US, is a law that promotes or maintains market competition by regulating anti-competitive behaviours by companies in an attempt to protect smaller firms and consumers. The history of competition law reaches back to the Roman Empire where the business practices was subject to scrutiny, and sometimes severe sanctions. Since the 20th century, competition law has become global. The two largest and most influential systems of competition regulation are the United States antitrust law and the European Union competition law...Learn more about antitrust or competition law, anti-competitive practices and other related matters from this book.