SAE International Meeting Guidelines Regarding Antitrust
SAE International    Meeting Guidelines Regarding Antitrust

SAE International is committed to full and complete compliance with the antitrust laws and all meetings will be conducted in strict compliance with these antitrust guidelines:

There should be no discussion or exchange of any information by or among competitors concerning:

  1. prices, price changes, price quotations, pricing policies, discounts, payment terms, credit, allowances, or terms or conditions of sale;
  2. profits, profit margins or cost data;
  3. marketshares, sales territories or markets;
  4. the allocation of customers or territories;
  5. selection, rejection or termination of customers or suppliers;
  6. restricting the territory or markets in which a company may resell services or products;
  7. restricting the customers to whom a company may sell;
  8. unreasonable restrictions on the development or use of technologies;
  9. any matter which is inconsistent with the proposition that each company must exercise its independent business judgment in pricing its services or products, dealing with its customers and suppliers and choosing the markets in which it will compete.