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Overview

Antitrust continues to be in the headlines as the Biden Administration gets into the groove of its aggressive enforcement agenda. The antitrust authorities are making good on promises for more aggressive enforcement and more is likely to come, setting up battles that will shape the future of antitrust law. 

Experts will discuss recent trends and what to expect in the antitrust enforcement for the next few years, including:

  • The enforcers now in charge: what their record over the last year tells us about the future (5 minutes)
    • Divisions between the Democrats and Republicans at the FTC
  • Recent speeches and policy statements: “read my lips” (5 minutes)
  • Beyond consumer welfare, a focus on protecting competitors (5 minutes)
  • Enforcement trends to watch:
    • Revised merger guidelines and changes to merger remedies (5 minutes)
    • Procedural hurdles impacting enforcement (5 minutes)
    • New attention to labor and ESG (5 minutes)
    • Recent merger challenges (5 minutes)
    • The hype over enforcement involving private equity (5 minutes)
    • No poach and wage fixing enforcement (5 minutes)
    • Revival of enforcement under the Robinson-Patman Act (5 minutes)
    • Interlocking directorates (5 minutes)
  • How the 2022 mid-term elections may impact future enforcement (5 minutes)

 

Who Should Attend:  In-house counsel, outside attorneys, and other allied professionals practicing in the area of antitrust regulation and enforcement

Program Level: Update

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

 

 

Faculty:

Megan Browdie

Cooley LLP

 

M. Howard Morse

Cooley LLP

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