Arizona Antitrust Laws

The Arizona Antitrust Law is stated in Uniform State Antitrust Act. (A.R.S. § 44-1401 through A.R.S. § 44-1416).  Private action is permitted under A.R.S. § 44-1408(B). Under A.R.S. § 44-1410(B), period of limitation is four years of the cause of action, or one year after the conclusion of a timely action by the state.  Attorney fees is allowed under A.R.S. § 44-1408(B).  Relevant Arizona Antitrust laws are reproduced below:

A.R.S. § 44-1408(B) reads in part:

“§ 44-1408. Damages; injunctive relief

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B. A person threatened with injury or injured in his business or property by a violation of this article may bring an action for appropriate injunctive or other equitable relief, damages sustained and, as determined by the court, taxable costs and reasonable attorney’s fees. If the trier of fact finds that the violation is flagrant, it shall increase recovery to an amount not in excess of three times the damages sustained.”

A.R.S. § 44-1410(B) reads in part:

“§ 44-1410. Limitations of actions
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B. An action under section 44-1408 to recover damages is barred if it is not commenced within four years after the cause of action accrues, or within one year after the conclusion of any timely action brought by the state under section 44-1407 or 44-1408, subsection A, based in whole or in part on any matter complained of in the action for damages, whichever is later.”


Inside Arizona Antitrust Laws