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Римско антимонополско законодавство
Roman Anti-monopoly Legislation

Author(s): Samir Aličić
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, Civil Law
Published by: Правни факултет Универзитета у Источном Сарајеву
Keywords: Roman law; Monopoly; Competition law; Commercial law; Aristotle; Zeno; Lex Iulia annona;
Summary/Abstract: The subject of the research are the rules of Roman law that restrict or prohibit monopolies. The paper first gives a brief overview of the emergence of the term „monopoly“ in ancient Greece. Then, it describes the various regulations which prohibited the elimination of competition and price fixing of goods and services in ancient Rome, from lex Iulia de annona from the beginning of the new era to the constitution of the emperor Zeno from 483.Also, the author refers to the connection of the Roman and modern law,pointing out that some of the basic concepts and institutes of modern antitrust laws of the European Union are established in Roman law.

  • Page Range: 145-155
  • Page Count: 11
  • Publication Year: 2015
  • Language: Serbian
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