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Pricing, Promotions and Your Antitrust Exposure: What you Need to Know About the Robinson-Patman Act

On May 9, 2018, Vorys Partner Ken Rubin and Associate Kara Mundy presented Pricing, Promotions and Your Antitrust Exposure: What you Need to Know About the Robinson-Patman Act. This webinar discussed how to identify potential areas of risk regarding the sales and marketing of products and provided listeners with pricing and promotional tools to meet business goals, while staying compliant of the Robinson-Patman Act. Under the Robinson-Patman Act, providing different prices and promotional opportunities to distributors and retailers operating in the same level of commerce can violate the Act. In this webinar Rubin and Mundy discussed the following:

  • the history of the Robinson-Patman Act
  • what the act prohibits and allows
  • elements of a typical plaintiff's case - where a company may be vulnerable and what a company‚Äôs defense may look like
  • creative ways companies can meet business goals with minimal antitrust risk and structuring your downstream interactions to avoid being sued in the first place

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