Baker McKenzie’s antitrust specialists see new areas of focus for antitrust agencies around the globe: Procurement, HR and R&D.
Is your company prepared?
With increased scrutiny from antitrust regulators, companies and staff that agree not to poach employees from others, or fix wages, are increasingly in danger of serious financial and even criminal penalties. This is true even if companies do not sell competing products, but compete for employees. Simply exchanging information on compensation with other employers can be enough to break antitrust laws. And, this is also the case outside the US – the new trends in antitrust enforcement are global.
Click here to see our Human Resources and Antitrust Heat Map showing new areas of risk around the globe.
To develop your compliance strategy to guard against HR antitrust risk, contact your Baker McKenzie lawyer.