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Advisory Opinion 13-09

Concerning a proposal to offer members of a group purchasing organization ("GPO") an equity interest in the GPO's parent organization in exchange for the member: (1) extending its contract with the GPO for five to seven years; (2) committing not to decrease purchasing volume; and (3) relinquishing its right to a portion of the administrative fees that would otherwise have been passed through to the members.

Advisory Opinion 13-09