per se rule

Definitions of "per se rule"
  1. A rule that is universally applicable without regard for individual events or situations
  2. A rule that implies an indisputable opposition to competition in a trade restraint case, eliminating the need to investigate exact damage or an intention to consider it illegal
How to use "per se rule" in a sentence
  1. The per se rule makes certain business practices automatically illegal, without need for further examination of their consequences on competition.
  2. Antitrust laws use the per se rule to immediately prohibit certain restraints of trade.
  3. Under the per se rule, any agreements to fix prices are inherently illegal, regardless of its possible benefits.

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