Lessons For Associations From 2013 Antitrust Activity
Law360, New York (January 17, 2014, 11:50 AM EST) -- Associations are walking antitrust risks, and plaintiffs and the government took their aim at a variety of association activity in 2013 — from dentists to music teachers, wire transfers to equines. The results are instructive for associations and their members as they work together in 2014, whether setting membership rules, dealing with nonmembers, organizing meetings or sharing information. Here are some of 2013’s antitrust highlights:
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