Minnesota Transport Services Association

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In the Matter of Minnesota Transport Services Association.
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Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

A consent order settled charges that the household goods movers association filed collectively established rate tariffs for its members in Minnesota, conduct that was not protected by the state action doctrine. Under a state action doctrine, some private companies may be protected from the federal antitrust laws if the state authority regulates and regularly reviews the operations and practices of the companies.