Conspiracy to Suppress Information

Companies in a variety of industries have been accused of conspiring with their competitors to suppress the release of adverse information about risks associated with their products and practices.


Investigations of conduct evaluate whether market structure and profit-maximizing incentives provide non-collusive explanations for the observed choices regarding information disclosure.   Damages are normally computed by the difference between the plaintiff's actual financial condition and the condition that would have prevailed, but-for the alleged conspiracy.  Each investigation may assess of market outcomes before and after the conspiracy period, as well as other benchmarks.


Experienced providing consulting services assesing conduct and damages in information conspiracy matters in many industries, including the following.


gasoline oxygenates



tobacco health & safety

underground storage tanks