Joint Venture Meetings Between Competitors: Antitrust Compliance Guidelines


This form contains antitrust compliance guidelines that antitrust counsel for a joint venture party can provide to clients for joint venture meetings involving competitors. This template contains practical guidance and drafting notes. For background on the antitrust risks of joint ventures and other competitor collaborations, including the risks to the parties of ongoing operations and oversight, please see the practice notes Joint Venture Antitrust Considerations and Competitor Collaborations. For background on how exchanges of competitively sensitive information create antitrust risk, see the practice note Exchanges of Competitively Sensitive Information. For a general handout with warnings on the antitrust risks of meetings with competitors, see the form Competitor Contacts Antitrust Warnings Handout.