Locke Lord’s antitrust lawyers routinely advise clients on the antitrust risks associated with business relationships they engage in with suppliers, distributors, customers, employees and other competitors.
The antitrust risks on which we advise include issues such as:
Our antitrust lawyers serve as outside antitrust compliance counsel for numerous trade associations and joint ventures composed of members that are competitors.
Included among our clients for antitrust compliance counseling are:
Antitrust Compliance Policies and Training
We assist clients in developing and updating their written Antitrust Compliance Policies. These Policies are individually tailored to the particular client’s business and the industry in which it operates. Our antitrust lawyers also provide antitrust compliance training programs to our clients’ officers, in-house counsel and other employees. In the corporate area, we provide practical advice on the antitrust risks associated with the access to confidential business information during due diligence investigations that are required for many large transactions. We also plan and conduct internal antitrust investigations and compliance audits, both of which often are critical components of an effective antitrust compliance policy.