Sherman Act

Updated: Aug 20, 2021

The original US federal antitrust legislation. In 1890 this act prohibited ‘all contracts, combinations and conspiracies in restraint of trade’, and monopoly in interstate and foreign trade. The Sherman Act required subsequent amendment, including the Clayton Act of 1914.

Reference: Oxford Press Dictonary of Economics, 5th edt.

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