Industry Associations and Scope for Collusion
To learn what industry associations select companies participate in and the purpose of the associations, as well as the scope for collusion/cartel-like behaviour through an industry association.
1) Learn the industry associations of particular companies.
2) Learn the current membership of those associations and their stated purpose.
3) Learn the requirements of membership: size, fees, information submissions required, anything the researcher feels relevant to the purpose of the tender.
4) Provide an opinion about the ability of the association to facilitate cartel-like behaviour or price collusion.
Detours to be avoided:
Not a scientific study and shouldn’t read like one.
Up to 20 companies; names to be provided by Stewart Investors. Maximum 30 page report.
Research proposals are closed for this tender.