MONOPOLIES AND TRADE PRACTICES
IDAHO COMPETITION ACT
48-106. Acquisitions that substantially lessen competition. (1) It is unlawful for a person to acquire, directly or indirectly, the whole or any part of the stock, share capital, or other equity interest or the whole or any part of the assets of, another person engaged in Idaho commerce, where the effect of such acquisition may be substantially to lessen competition or to tend to create a monopoly of any line of Idaho commerce.
(2) This section shall not apply to persons purchasing the stock or other equity interest of another person solely for investment and not using those assets by voting or otherwise to bring about, or attempt to bring about, the substantial lessening of competition. Nothing contained in this section shall prevent a person engaged in Idaho commerce from causing the formation of subsidiary corporations or other business organizations, or from owning and holding all or a part of the stock or equity interest of such subsidiary corporations or other business organizations.
[48-106, added 2000, ch. 148, sec. 3, p. 378.]