16 CFR 240.1 - Purpose of the Guides.

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§ 240.1 Purpose of the Guides.
The purpose of these Guides is to provide assistance to businesses seeking to comply with sections 2 (d) and (e) of the Robinson-Patman Act (the “Act”). The guides are based on the language of the statute, the legislative history, administrative and court decisions, and the purposes of the Act. Although the Guides are consistent with the case law, the Commission has sought to provide guidance in some areas where no definitive guidance is provided by the case law. The Guides are what their name implies—guidelines for compliance with the law. They do not have the force of law.

Title 16 published on 2014-01-01

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  • 2014-09-29; vol. 79 # 188 - Monday, September 29, 2014
    1. 79 FR 58245 - Guides for Advertising Allowances and Other Merchandising Payments and Services
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      FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
      Final changes to guides.
      This action is effective as of November 10, 2014.
      16 CFR Part 240

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Title 16 published on 2014-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 16 CFR 240 after this date.

  • 2014-09-29; vol. 79 # 188 - Monday, September 29, 2014
    1. 79 FR 58245 - Guides for Advertising Allowances and Other Merchandising Payments and Services
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
      Final changes to guides.
      This action is effective as of November 10, 2014.
      16 CFR Part 240