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The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit devotes prevailing application of labor law in labor practices that restrain competition in sports (National Basketball Association / L Williams)

The NBA v. Williams case (45 F.3d 684 (2d Cir. 1995), by the US court of Appeals is one of the rare cases in which the lawfulness of the practice of ‘multiemployer bargaining’, traditionally governed by labor law, challenged fundamental competition law principles, stemming from the Sherman Act from 1890 and the Clayton Act from 1920. Since the 1960s, the NBA team concluded, with the Players association, a number of collective bargaining agreements (hereafter CBAs) mainly dealing with recruitment and salary rules of the players. In 1994 the Players

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Ljupcho Grozdanovski, Alara Efsun Yazıcıoğlu, The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit devotes prevailing application of labor law in labor practices that restrain competition in sports (National Basketball Association / L Williams), 24 January 1995, e-Competitions January 1995, Art. N° 68369

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