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The Informed Purchaser – “Collusive Bidding"

Collusive bidding is a secret agreement among suppliers to control prices when submitting bids in an attempt to win contracts by illegal means or methods

12/27/2016

Corrupting a Process Designed to Save Taxpayer Dollars: A Case of New York Bid Rigging

A note of caution to Ohio’s public purchasers: collusive vendors can subvert a process originally intended to save taxpayer funds.

12/27/2016

We Welcome Your Questions

We encourage you to suggest a topic or ask a question of the legal staff of the Ohio Attorney General’s Antitrust Section. 

8/2/2016

We’re Looking for Partners to Keep Competition Healthy!

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s Partnership for Competitive Purchasing takes a proactive approach to bid-rigging detection. 

8/2/2016

Tailor the Topics and Timing of Our Communications

You can tailor the topics and timing of email communications from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office by visiting Email Updates.

8/2/2016

Need a Speaker?

We have attorneys and investigators available to present to your group with a lively presentation that educates participants on the basics of antitrust law, giving real-life examples of vendor misconduct impacting Ohio public purchasers. 

8/2/2016

Five Common Mistakes Public Purchasers Make

The articles featured in “Competition Matters” often advise public purchasing agents on suspicious bidding behaviors that can harm the competitive process. 

8/2/2016

Bid-Rigging at Tax Lien Auctions

Tax lien auctions are commonly used by counties, municipalities, and other local government entities to deal with tax-delinquent properties. 

8/2/2016

Alum Investigation Continues; Municipalities Urged to Submit Information

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office is continuing to investigate an alleged bid-rigging scheme affecting purchasers of aluminum sulfate, otherwise known as alum. 

8/2/2016

Investigating Possible Bid-Rigging in Sales of Aluminum Sulfate

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office is investigating an alleged bid-rigging scheme affecting purchasers of aluminum sulfate, otherwise known as alum. 

4/15/2016
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