- the inclusion in the exchange of too many purchasers, resulting in those purchasers exercising unacceptable buying-side market power;
- the exclusion from the exchange of some purchasers, where exclusion threatens their competitive survival; and
- unnecessary sharing of price, output and/or cost information.
Hale and Dorr antitrust lawyers recently gave a presentation about the pertinent issues with respect to these concerns. Please see our outline of that presentation.