The Arnold & Porter ecomp KnowHow Series: Pricing Promises - The Impact of Competition Law

December 11, 2012

The UK Office of Fair Trading recently published a report on the competitive analysis of
various types of pricing promises -- such as:

* Most favoured nation clauses

* So-called "English clauses"

* Lowest market price promises

* The imposition of price obligations
tied to other suppliers' products

In this webinar, we propose to outline the key observations made in the report about various types of pricing agreements
and provide guidance on when such agreements may raise concerns.


Tim Frazer has over 25 years experience in competition and antitrust law representing and advising clients in a range of competition issues including merger, transactional, and conduct cases. He has designed and implemented on-line competition compliance programmes and audits for international companies. His practice includes advising leading consumer products and pharmaceutical companies on distribution systems, procurement, parallel trade, abuse, and other conduct issues.

Susan Hinchliffe has experience advising clients operating in a variety of industry sectors including automotive components, pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals, telecommunications, branded consumer goods, and tobacco on a broad range of EU and UK competition law issues. Her practice has a particular focus on merger control, and she has advised on all aspects of the European Commission (EC) Merger Regulation in relation to numerous transactions. She also advises on UK merger control issues and has extensive experience in coordinating multijurisdictional mergers. Her practice includes counselling and compliance, including the conduct of compliance auditing projects. She also advises on cartel matters including strategic issues, investigations, and the management of large document review processes.


11 December 2012


60 Minute Webinar:
4.30 - 5.30 p.m. GMT
5.30 - 6.30 p.m. CET
11.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. EST

Attending this seminar qualifies
you for 1 accredited CPD hour -- Ref. 2616/ARPO. CLE is pending.

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