Competitor Contacts Antitrust Warnings Handout


This form, Contacts with Competitors – Antitrust Warnings Handout, is a document you can use as part of an antitrust compliance program to educate employees about the antitrust laws and the very high antitrust risks associated with competitor contacts. You also can distribute this handout to employees to consult as needed. This form sets out topics employees should not discuss with competitors, highlights phrases that serve as red flags to antitrust enforcement agencies, lists some other risky behavior, and describes the circumstances in which the warnings apply. This template includes practical guidance and drafting notes. For a discussion of the antitrust risks associated with competitor contacts, see the practice note Invitations to Collude.