The NYSBA Antitrust Section
Vertical Restraints Committee helps connect practitioners and serves as a
resource for them to keep current on recent developments. The committee focuses
on the fields of monopolization and vertical agreements or mergers, and the
ways that they can blend with horizontal analysis. Topics and areas of
interest include resale price maintenance, most favored nations clauses,
franchising, and hub and spoke conspiracies.
The committee holds periodic meetings, events, and CLEs where members share
ideas and get valuable training and insight for their practice. It offers many
ways to become a more active participant of the NYSBA, including speaking and
writing opportunities through committee-sponsored events and publications.
Above all, the committee is a network of practitioners seeking to develop
relationships with one another and be engaged in open dialogue about the
practice of law. Practitioners and law students are encouraged to reach out to
an existing member and learn more about getting involved with this growing