Philadelphia associate Todd Hutchison authored an article for the ABA’s Section of Antitrust Law titled, “The Value of Asymmetric Information under the Robinson‐Patman Act: Is Buyer Ignorance Bliss?”  The article focuses on buyer liability under Section 2(f) of the Robinson‐Patman Act (the “R‐P Act”), which “remains a source of interest for businesses at all supply chain stages, in part because both suppliers and buyers could face private treble damage actions if they engage in unlawful price discrimination.”  Todd concludes that asymmetrical information between sellers and buyers has the potential to reduce the risk of liability for both.

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Source: ABA’s Section of Antitrust Law
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