It's not possible to give a solid antitrust view of this issue with the facts you supplied. Generally. a firm can act to harm competitors, by any means, if it acts alone -- unless it has monopoly power in the relevant market. Putting competitors out of business is encouraged...that's...View More
Local HOA seems to require that homeowners buy their storm doors from one particular reseller. Isn't that an antitrust violation? I know they can dictate color and style, maybe even brand, but can they force a homeowner to buy from a particular seller or store?
It is not an antitrust matter. The HOA does not meet the requirements to be subject to antitrust laws. HOA requirements of a purchase from a particular dealer arguably have a rational basis to allow the hyper-conformity that some HOAs require (no comment on whether HOAs de facto transform home...View More
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