CONCERTED PRACTICES Harperready Concerted Practices Test Risk Scenarios Does your company . . . Take the survey below to explore different activities, and explore risk mitigation options for activities that may involve higher competition law risk now. Exchange confidential pricing or pricing strategies?YesNoMaybeIf confidential pricing or pricing strategies are shared with a competitor there is a higher likelihood it may be considered anti-competitive as it might enable them to align their prices with you and compete less vigorously.Exchange confidential customer names or details?YesNoMaybeIf confidential customer names or details are shared with a competitor then it has a higher likelihood of being considered anti-competitive as it could potentially assist competitors to allocate customers between them.Make submissions with competitors, eg to the government?YesNoMaybeMaking a submission to the government with a competitor is unlikely to be a concerted practices risk if the purpose or effect is not to substantially lessen competition.Exchange information regarding capacity, supply, volume or demand?YesNoMaybeWhen this information is shared with a competitor there is a risk it could be considered anti-competitive as it might enable them to compete less vigorously.Run reference checks with competitors on job applicants?YesNoMaybeDoing a reference check to assess a candidate's suitability for a role (and not discussing unrelated matters) is less likely to be considered anti-competitive. Attend industry conferences?YesNoMaybeIndustry conferences bring competitors together creating opportunities for commercially sensitive information to be shared. Exchange information on plans for investment or expansion?YesNoMaybeIf information about plans for investment or expansion is shared with a competitor then it has a higher likelihood of being viewed as anti-competitive as it might enable them to change their behaviour to compete less vigorously.