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Our Curious Amalgam Podcast Hosted by Alicia Downey: When Does Benchmarking Cause Antitrust Anxiety? The Use and Misuse of Competitors’ Data

Apr 5, 2021

Many industries routinely use data collected from multiple competing companies to develop price, cost and performance benchmarks. But when do benchmarking activities raise antitrust concerns? Co-hosts Alicia Downey and Christina Ma ask John Delacourt, general counsel to an international trade association and co-chair of the Antitrust Law Section’s Trade, Sports and Professional Associations Committee, about managing the risks of collective participation in benchmarking programs in an era of heightened antitrust scrutiny and enforcement. Listen to this episode to learn about the right way and the wrong way to collect and use competitors’ data. Click here to listen to the episode.