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The Association is a not-for-profit entity and shall not take any action affecting the competitive efforts of individual members, i.e. MEDIGHAM® cannot make decisions which influence the economic freedom of decision-making of its members.

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MEDIGHAM® is an international not-for-profit association whose members are competitors. Meetings of competitors under the guidance of such an association are not objectionable as such. However, MEDIGHAM® members are not allowed to use the forum provided by MEDIGHAM® in order to coordinate their commercial activities.

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Each MEDIGHAM® member company must exercise its independent business judgment in pricing its products and service, dealing with its customers and suppliers, and choosing the markets in which it will compete. Any activity that could create even the appearance of a restriction or distortion of competition shall be strictly avoided.

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MEDIGHAM® meeting discussions shall be limited to written agenda topics and minutes shall be provided. In particular, MEDIGHAM®‘s antitrust policy prohibits any discussions or exchange of information between its Members that might constitute or imply an agreement or concerted practice concerning pricing, costs, profits and margins, market shares and sale territories, investments, tenders, or any info on customers or suppliers.

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It is the responsibility of each MEDIGHAM® Member and MEDIGHAM®‘s Staff to take individual accountability for compliance with any antitrust law and avoid discussions in any matters outside the scope of MEDIGHAM®‘s mission