Blog Bite: How can parties avoid violating antitrust laws during the negotiation phase of a joint-venture agreement?

June 06, 2006

This article posted on our partner site cautions against prematurely sharing information or integrating personnel before closing a joint-venture agreement. Such practices could be deemed to be in violation of antitrust laws set out in the Sherman Act and Hart-Scott-Rodino Act even if the parties are not direct competitors.

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Nature of Relationship
Joint Venture Agreement

Written by Alina.