12-Hour Program

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Overview

Why You Should Attend

This year’s program will examine recent developments in several key areas of antitrust reflected in recent decisions as well as vigorous enforcement in the US and around the world.  Panels or nationally known practitioners and senior government enforcement officials will report on and explore developments in competitor relationships, including cartels and other per se antitrust violations as well as the antitrust implications of joint ventures and other competitor collaborations; the legality of various vertical restraints on customers and suppliers;  current merger analysis and enforcement; standards for compliance with U.S. price discrimination laws; and the strategies and priorities of the antitrust enforcers, including increased cooperation among U.S. and foreign competition authorities. 

What You Will Learn

• Recent decisions addressing:
   o Standards for per se and rule of reason analysis
   o Conspiracy law and competitor relationships
   o Joint ventures and other business collaborations
   o Resale price maintenance, tying and bundling arrangements, monopolization, and attempted monopolization
   o Mergers, acquisitions and similar combinations
   o Trade associations, standard-setting and industry cooperation
   o Intersection of Intellectual Property and Antitrust law
• Current federal, state and non-U.S. enforcement priorities
• Recent developments in Robinson-Patman law on price and non-price discrimination
• Developments evidenced in DOJ and FTC review of recent mergers
• International developments for global industries
• Legal ethical issues implicated in conducting or responding to an internal investigation

Special Features

Earn two hours of Ethics credit

Who Should Attend

This program is intended for in-house corporate counsel, attorneys in government and private practice, and other allied professionals with responsibility for, or interest in, antitrust matters.

Program Level: Overview

Prerequisites: An understanding of fundamental antitrust law and applicable regulations.

Intended Audience: This program is intended for in-house corporate counsel, attorneys in government and private practice, and other allied professionals with responsibility for, or interest in, antitrust matters.

Advanced Prep: None

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