Antitrust Training

Antitrust and Competition Law Online Course

Course Overview

Today’s legal and business environments make training on antitrust and competition laws more important than ever. In the last five years, the U.S. Department of Justice and European Commission have levied billions of dollars in fines and penalties – bringing new focus to antitrust issues in the workplace.

To employees, competition laws are broad and encompass areas and conduct that they rarely intuitively understand. Combined with the pressure to produce results, employees make decisions and take shortcuts that violate competition laws around the globe.

Antitrust and competitions laws are being enforced both in the U.S. and globally. Violations can lead to costly investigations, lawsuits, enforcement actions and – ultimately – expensive penalties and even prison for the individual and business leaders involved.

This course provides learners with an overview of U.S. antitrust law, explains common mistakes, and gives employees practical advice they can use. It also gives employees the guidance they need to understand competition rules and your policies.


Course Snapshot

Course length: 30 minutes

Audience: Managers and Employees

Format: Video, animation and audio narration

This course gives learners an introduction to and primer on the basics of antitrust and anti-competition laws.

It uses live action video scenarios, engaging animations and interactions, and straightforward language to translate antitrust principles for today’s worker.

As importantly, it gives learners the kind of practical guidance and instruction that they can absorb and apply in their day to day work and interactions with competitors.


Meet Jarod & Bob

Antitrust Experts

Bob Connolly: Bob Connolly served in the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice for 33 years. Bob won several awards at the DOJ including its highest honor for a trial victory — the John Marshall Award. He's prosecuted antitrust cases involving Fortune 500 companies which has resulted in executives being prosecuted and sent to jail. This has made Bob the ideal expert for this course since he directly understands the importance of education and an effective antitrust compliance program.

Jarod Bona: arod Bona is an antitrust attorney and the founder of Bona Law PC, an antitrust boutique law firm. He also writes for a blog he founded called The Antitrust Attorney Blog ( Before starting Bona Law, he spent a dozen years as an attorney with the large international law firms DLA Piper and Gibson Dunn.

Key Course Concepts

  • Key risk areas, including collusive agreements, distributors/resellers and dominant businesses.
  • Per se violations between competitors, including price fixing, bid rigging and market allocation agreements.
  • Practical advice on kinds of communications and behavior that invite costly and distracting investigations, even if short of a technical violation of law.
  • Consequences for violations, including the potential for costly fines, penalties and criminal prosecutions.
  • The importance of learning and understanding your policies and guidance.
  • Course and policy certification.

Key Course Features

  • Created in collaboration with course experts that include a veteran prosecutor with the United States Department of Justice who responsible for investigating and prosecuting some of the highest profile antitrust cases in U.S. history – and a nationally recognized antitrust lawyer who has counseled and defended many of the largest companies in the U.S.
  • Gives learners direct, in course, Q&A access to course experts.
  • Includes curated, dynamic presentation of learner questions and answers.
  • Includes Emtrain’s robust Learning Management System and is available in SCORM format

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