- John Fedele / Baker & McKenzie LLP
- Michael B. Bernstein / Arnold & Porter
- Mary Coleman / Compass Lexecon
- Oral D. Pottinger / Mayer Brown
Presented by the Joint Conduct Committee.
“More Spring Blooms”
There has been significant focus recently on the dangers presented by monopsony power. That said, there are limited decisions or enforcement actions addressing cooperation by buyers. Should businesses expect more enforcement in this area, and what are best practices for ensuring that joint purchasing activities do not cross the line into buyer cartels or otherwise violate the antitrust laws?