MIPAA Limited is recognised by HMRC as a Learned Society (as a company registered by guarantee) and its primary object is:
To further the professional and social interests of its members and to help communicators within the International Motor Industry (as defined in the articles of association) work more effectively by providing training, workshops, events and opportunities for networking.
The purpose of this statement is to remind members of their obligations under the competition law regime.
- MIPAA Limited is committed to complying with its obligations under the competition law regime.
- Participants in any MIPAA Limited event must not enter into any discussion, activity or conduct that may, in any way, infringe applicable competition law. By way of example only, attendees must not discuss, communicate or exchange any commercially sensitive information (whether before, during or after meetings), including any non-public information relating to prices, costs, revenues, trading terms and conditions or purchasing strategies, or discuss taking collective action against any organisation or in response to industry pressures.
- Individual MIPAA members are responsible for observing the requirements of competition law and should make themselves familiar with their legal obligations and their own company’s policies.
- In the event of any inappropriate discussion, an objection should be raised at the time and also lodged in writing with MIPAA Limited via the company’s chairman and general secretary.