The Farm Cooperative Antitrust Exemption Under the Capper-Volstead Act

Event Description

Online registration is closed. If you would like to join or have questions please email Ashley Bollig

This program is co-sponsored by the MSBA Antitrust Law Section and the MSBA Agricultural and Rural Law Section

The Capper-Volstead Cooperative Marketing Associations Act gives farm cooperatives a limited exemption from federal antitrust liability. Aaron Gott and Luke Hasskamp of antitrust boutique firm Bona Law will discuss the history and scope of the Act, outline the risks that farm cooperatives face despite the exemption, and best practices for lawyers representing clients who are members of farm cooperatives, are farm cooperatives, or compete with farm cooperatives.



Aaron Gott | Partner at Bona Law PC
Luke Hasskamp | Partner at Bona Law PC

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credit | Event Code: 353168


Antitrust Law Section or Agriculturural and Rural Law Section Members: Free
MSBA Member not in Section: $10
Non-MSBA Member: $15
Law Student: FREE

Online registration is closed. If you would like to join please email Ashley Bollig

Remote Participation: Remote instructions will be emailed to you the day prior to the event.

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Program Manager:
Ashley Bollig

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM