Antitrust And Competition Issues Affect Every Business Nowadays. And With The Increasing Impact And Sophisticated Law Enforcement, Not Understanding The Competent Competition Laws That Govern A Company’s Conduct Can Result In Expensive And Time-Consuming Investigations And Litigation. HRB Antitrust And Competition Attorneys Have Counseled Clients On The Antitrust Issues Impacting Their Operations In Order To Prudently Achieve Their Business Goals.
We Advise Our Clients Regularly On Antitrust Issues Affecting Their Everyday Operations Such As Pricing And Distribution, Employee Education And Compliance, Mergers And Acquisitions.
Because Understanding Competition Risks Requires Detailed Knowledge Of The Marketplace In Which A Business Operates, We Learn The Details, And We Work With Our Colleagues Across The Spectrum Of HRB Practice Areas, To Ensure Our Clients Are Provided Cost-Effective, Responsive, And Practical Advice.
The High Stakes Associated With Antitrust Laws Make A Compliance Program Critical To Manage And Minimize Your Company’s Antitrust Risks. Violations Can Lead To Corporate Fines And Civil Awards In The Tens Of Millions Of Dollars, Not To Mention The Time And Cost Of Antitrust Investigations –If Successfully Defended –. An Effective Compliance Program Not Only Will Prevent Serious Violations, But Also Root Out Cartel Activity At An Early Stage.
HRB Has The Extensive Experience Designing And Implementing Antitrust Compliance Programs For Businesses Associations And Unions In A Variety Of Industries. We Design Antitrust Compliance Programs That Will Assist You In Meeting The Standards Of Antitrust And Competition Laws. These Programs Address The Risks You Face In Areas As Varied As Competitor Relations, Purchasing And Distribution Policies, Pricing Practices, Mergers And Acquisitions.
A Thorough Compliance Program Also Can Address The Antitrust Rules Governing Vertical Relationships With Suppliers And Customers, Including Dealer Restraints, Dealer Terminations And Non-Price Restrictions On Customers.
Because The Potential Risks Depend Significantly On The Specific Market Environment Of Your Business, Our Antitrust Compliance Programs Are Tailored To The Unique Circumstances Of Your Company, Including The Business Size, Nature Products And Market Position. We Educate Your Employees As To The Risks Arising From Seemingly Harmless Interactions In The Marketplace. Our Goal Is To Help You Achieve Your Business Goals While Minimizing Your Antitrust Risks.
We Design These Programs Using Experience Gained From Being Governmental Law Enforcer And Experience Gained From Being Executives In Multi National Private Sector Companies; Combining These Experiences We Design And Implement A Program That Puts You At The Forefront Of The Market.
CORPORATE COUNSELING & LITIGATION:
- Merger and acquisition analysis
- Joint venture evaluation and structuring
- National and regional M & As Notifications procedures
- Development and enforcement of pricing policies
- Antitrust compliance programming
- Consumer protection
- Intellectual property restrictions
- Dealer terminations
- Price fixing
- Abuse of dominance
- Discriminatory prices and promotions
- Tying arrangements
- Exclusive dealings
- Refusals to deal and boycotts
- Market allocations
- Settlements and exemptions