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Global Antitrust


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Overview/Description
What is the scope of global antitrust and competition legislation? It might be different from what you think. While antitrust and competition laws do apply to corporate-level mergers and acquisitions, they also impact proposals you might be drafting or bids you're submitting. If you're regularly involved in sales transactions with international clients or partners, an understanding of the standards and reach of antitrust laws is essential. In this course, you will learn about the principles of antitrust and competition legislation that apply in international settings. You'll also learn how to recognize and avoid common violations and the triggers for seeking further assistance. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Gordon Dadds LLP. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. Gordon Dadds LLP accepts no responsibility for their contents and the reliance on the contents is prohibited and at the user’s risk. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, a solicitor-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.

Target Audience
Employees who have the responsibility for setting prices or preparing bids, or who network with competitors and have the potential to enter into unlawful agreements regarding market division, price fixing, or bidding; employees of companies with "market power" who have responsibility for setting trading policies or influencing marketing practices

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Global Antitrust

  • identify the core underlying principle of global antitrust laws
  • recognize potential violations of antitrust law
  • Course Number:
    lchr_01_a50_lc_enus