November 18, 2019

#16 When Is Doing Good Bad? Antitrust in Social Responsibility Agreements.

Companies today are increasingly concerned with social responsibility issues, including environmental and supply chain labor, and trying to find ways to engage more responsibly. What are the antitrust lines they should watch out for if they want to pursue industry-wide solutions? Melissa Maxman, partner at Cohen & Gresser and chair of the Antitrust Law Section’s Exemptions and Immunities Committee, talks about how agreements to do good can go bad under the antitrust laws. Listen to this episode if you want to learn about how to draw the lines to ensure compliance.

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Melissa H. Maxman // Cohen & Gresser LLP

Related Links:

Article on investigation into California emissions

FTC Blog post, Doing Good Well

FTC Staff Report on the Noerr-Pennington Doctrine

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John Roberti, Allen & Overy LLP and Elyse Dorsey, Federal Trade Commission