Information Exchanges Among Competitors (Non-Merger)

This Practice Note explains the antitrust risks of information exchanges with competitors under the federal antitrust laws. It explores the ways the antitrust agencies (the FTC and the DOJ) and courts interpret and enforce those laws when evaluating information sharing. The Note also provides practical tips for companies engaging in information exchanges with competitors outside of the merger context, including advice for exchanges that are part of competitor collaborations, for mitigating the risk of unplanned exchanges, and for gathering market intelligence.

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