The ETG has to ensure that all its activities are conducted in strict compliance with applicable competition law.
This checklist must be kept in mind by all persons involved in ETG meetings so as to help ensure full meeting compliance in accordance with competition law as well as the ETG Competition Law Guidelines.
Before attending ETG meetings, please make sure that you have read carefully the ETG Competition Law Guidelines. At ETG meetings or conferences please have this checklist at hand for quick reference
Note that this “Do’s and Don’ts” checklist is not exhaustive. Any queries or doubts about this checklist or about whether a particular course of action might infringe competition law should be checked again against full Competition Law Guidelines. If in doubt, they should be referred to the Secretariat and/or to an ETG Board Member to consult, if needed, the relevant legal adviser.
Consult in advance the written agenda describing the subject(s) of the meeting;
Do not, in fact or in appearance, discuss or exchange information which would not be in compliance with competition law.
For example on:
Investment, divestment & Futures plans
ETG Secretariat, February 2012