Antitrust Compliance

The AGO agreed to change its Code of Ethics, and will not adopt or encourage its Members to follow or enforce any Code of Ethics provision relating to limitations on competition by organists or choral conductors to provide services, including price competition, that does not comply with the FTC Decision and Order.

 FTC Settlement Statement

FTC Complaint

Decision and Order

AGO Chapter Certification

2019 AGO Antitrust Compliance Guide

Link: Federal Trade Commission Press Release May 26, 2017

Video Presentation on Antitrust Compliance and the AGO-FTC Settlement Agreement (7 minutes) 
(Prepared for the AGO 2020 Regional Meetings by James Thomashower, AGO Executive Director and Antitrust Compliance Officer)