Alaska

Pages124-173
Chapter 3
for the
STATE OF ALASKA
Updated and Revised by
Clyde E. Sniffen, Jr.
Senior Assistant Attorney General
Alaska Department of Law
Anchorage, Alaska
The Section of Antitrust Law gratefully acknowledges Julia Coster, Esq., John M.
Dorsey, III, Esq., Michael A. Grisham, Esq., Richard D. Monkman, Esq., and
Douglas J. Serdahely, Esq. for their work on this chapterin prior editions.
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CONTENTS
1. Introduction ................................................................................................... 1
1.a. Overview.......................................................................................... 1
1.e. Remedies.......................................................................................... 2
1.f. Enforcement ..................................................................................... 2
2. The Per Se Rule and the Rule of Reason ....................................................... 3
3. Horizontal Agreements Other Than Group Boycotts .................................... 4
3.a. Price Fixing...................................................................................... 4
3.b. Market Allocation ............................................................................ 5
3.c. Customer Allocation ........................................................................ 5
3.d. Bid Rigging...................................................................................... 6
3.e. Covenants Not to Compete.............................................................. 6
4. Group Boycotts.............................................................................................. 6
4.a. Concerted Refusals to Deal.............................................................. 6
4.b. Expulsion or Exclusion from Membership in Trade
Associations or Other Groups .......................................................... 7
5. Resale Price Maintenance.............................................................................. 7
6. Nonprice Vertical Restraints–Intrabrand....................................................... 8
7. Nonprice Vertical Restraints–Interbrand....................................................... 8
8. Tying Arrangements ...................................................................................... 8
9. Dual Distribution ........................................................................................... 8
10. Intracorporate Conspiracy.............................................................................. 8
11. Monopolization.............................................................................................. 9
12. Mergers........................................................................................................ 11
13. Discrimination & Other Single Firm Pricing Regulation ............................ 12
14. Exemptions and Defenses to Antitrust Liability.......................................... 12
14.a. Statutory Exemptions and Defenses............................................... 12
14.a.1. State A ction................................................................... 12
14.a.4. Statute of Limitations.................................................... 14
14.a.6. Labor ............................................................................. 15
14.a.8. Agriculture .................................................................... 15
14.a.12. Fuel and Petroleum ....................................................... 15
14.a.15. Public Utilities............................................................... 16
14.a.18. Financial Institutions..................................................... 16
14.a.19. Professional Associations ............................................. 16
14.a.23. Miscellaneous................................................................ 16
14.b. Nonstatutory Exemptions and Defenses ........................................ 17
14.b.2. Noerr-Pennington Doctrine .......................................... 17
14.b.3. Preemption .................................................................... 17
14.b.8. Standing ........................................................................ 18
14.b.9. Indirect Purchasers........................................................ 19
15. Government Enforcement............................................................................ 19
15.a. Criminal ......................................................................................... 19
15.b. Quasi-Criminal (Civil Penalties).................................................... 19
15.c. Parens Patriae................................................................................. 20

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