Compliance with the Competition Rules for the Members of the Professional Associations

de | nov. 8, 2018 | News

Professional associations play an important role in the economy, fulfilling numerous legitimate functions that promote the competitiveness of the industry as a whole, representation before the authorities and contribute to the elaboration of guides of good practices in the sector of activity.

Despite this aspect, the interaction of direct competitors poses a number of problems, as they are vulnerable to exceeding the limits imposed by competition law.

Competition law prohibits and severely penalizes any tacit expression or agreement between undertakings or associations of undertakings, any decision of association or any concerted practice, which leads, inter alia, to price fixing, customer sharing or markets.

This meeting between Competition Council specialists, competition lawyers and representatives of professional associations will give you an idea of ​​the rules of compliance, good practice models and risk minimization that you can implement when you consider joining an association. industry professionals and how to participate in association activities.

We invite you to take part, on Monday, November 19, in the debates that will take place at the InterContinental Hotel, Fortuna Hall, by registering on the event website: