8. What is forcing other businesses to participate in competition restrictions?
“Forcing other businesses to participate in competition restrictions” refers to situations in which an enterprise causes other businesses to refrain from price competition or to take part in a merger or concerted action by coercion or enticement. The purpose is to achieve common interests by restricting competition activities. The participants in a merger or concerted action ought to have the liberty to decide whether they want to restrict their business activities. If they are forced to do so, it is a serious impediment to fair competition. Such conduct is prohibited as specified in Article 20 of the Fair Trade Act.
Relevant article(s) of law: Fair Trade Act, Article 20
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