January 17, 2018, 2019 Antitrust Law Section’s Annual Meeting: Annual Review of
Developments and Hot Topics, including: Merger Enforcement in the
Trump Administration, Blunt Instrument or Surgical
Blade: Is Section 2 of the Sherman Act the Right Tool to Address Financial Market
Manipulation?, A Discussion with the
Antitrust Division’s New Deputy AAG for Criminal Enforcement, Don’t Be Afraid of the DARC
(the Donnelly Act Revision Committee, that is)
19, 2018 presentation to Antitrust Section Executive Committee by, Bob Hubbard, Jay Himes,
and Joshua Lipton gave a presentation on the pending Supreme Court case Apple,
Inc. v. Pepper
December 4, 2018, Joint Program with the IP
Section, “Antitrust Implications of Settlements in Trademark Disputes”
November 14, 2018 presentation to Antitrust Section Executive
Committee by Dr.
Graeme Hunter, Managing Director at NERA Economic Consulting, presented on
“Anticompetitive Bundling Compared to the Legal Standards.”
November 1, 2018 Mergers Committee Program, “What
M&A Lawyers Want Antitrust Lawyers to Know”
29 - 31, 2018 “Trial Practice/Expert Witness Training Program”
19, 2018 Mergers Committee Program, “Merger Control in
October 17, 2018 presentation to Antitrust Section Executive
Committee by Donnelly
Act Review Committee: Reports from Section Committees (Cartel and Criminal
Practice, Class Action, Coordinated Conduct, Unilateral Conduct, and Mergers)
and group discussion of findings and next steps.
September 20, 2018 presentation to Antitrust Section Executive
Scott Hemphill, Professor of Law at NYU Law School, gave a presentation on his
forthcoming article “The Strategies of Anticompetitive Common Ownership.”
September 14, 2018 William Howard Taft Lecture "After Amex: Multi-Sided Markets, Anticompetitive Effects, and the Rule of Reason." Lecture delivered by renowned antitrust law and economics Professors Herbert Hovenkamp and Dennis Carlton on the paradigm-shifting opinion in Ohio v. American Express.
September 12, 2018 Cartel and Criminal Practice Committee sponsored a program, "Your Corporate Client Received a Grand Jury Subpoena: What Should You Do Next?", with speakers Peter Chavkin, Partner, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.; and Elizabeth Prewitt, Partner, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, LLP. Moderator Steven Tugander, U.S. DOJ, Antitrust Division.
July 11, 2018, Summer Mergers Program: “Hot Topics in High-Tech Markets”, The program
was moderated by Ilene Gotts (Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz), and the
panelists were: Aaron Hoag (Networks and Technology Enforcement Section, DOJ
Antitrust); William H. Efron (Director, Northeast Region, Federal Trade
Commission (“FTC”)); Professor Daniel Sokol (University of Florida School of
June 20, 2018 “Why Antitrust?” Panel
June 26, 2018 Mergers Committee sponsored a program that focused on high-tech mergers and included discussions on the role of innovation, serial acquisitions, privacy as a competition issue, and data aggregation. Moderator was Illene Knable Gotts, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Speakers Aaron Hoag, Section Chief, Networks and Technology Enforcement Section, Antitrust Division, DOJ; and William H. Efron, Director, Northeast Region, FTC.
June 14, 2018 Cartel and Criminal Practice Committee sponsored a panel entitled “No Poach Agreements:
What the future Holds.” The panelist were Susannah P. Torpey, Partner,
Winston & Strawn; Scott Martin, Partner, Hausfeld and Doha Mekki, Counsel
to the AAG, US DOJ, Antitrust Division. The panel was moderated by Seth Farber,
Partner, Winston & Strawn.
May 30, 2018 Class Issues in Multi-Sided Markets with Dr. Michael I.
Cragg, The Brattle Group, Principal and Chairman of The Brattle Group, discussing the complexities of class certification when issues regarding platform economics and two-sided
markets are presented.
April 26, 2018 Mergers Committee Presents: Hard Topics in Antitrust Risk Allocation
March 12, 2018 Mergers Committee and KLDiscovery Present: The Meaning of HSR Clearance
December 7, 2017 Annual Antitrust Symposium: Multi-Sided Markets:
Smoke & Mirrors or Dynamic Competition?
September 12, 2017 Cartel Damages Claims: Economic Approaches to Estimating Overcharges,
with James Reitzes, principal and chair of The Brattle Group’s competition
group, discussing various methods of estimating overcharges arising from
alleged collusion and identify pitfalls in methodology and execution
June 22, 2017 #Antitrust: Social Media Insights for Class Action
Litigation, with Mark Pelofsky and Brenda Arnott-Wesson, of Voluble Insights
for Litigation, and Prof. Kerin E. Coughlin of NYC College of Technology,
discussing the various ways social media analysis can be used in antitrust
class actions, and how attorneys can use it most efficiently and effectively.
June 20, 2017 first annual Diversity Fellowship Alumni Lunch
April 27, 2017 Class Action Committee Meeting on Recent Developments in Class
Action Litigation, focusing on the class action reform bill winding its way
March 2, 2017 presentation to Antitrust Section Mergers Committee by Janet Hui, JunHe, LLP and Zhao (George) Wang, JunHe, LLP discussing the Key Challenges Faced by Multinational Companies in China - An Antitrust Perspective.
Fundamentals and Latest Developments of China Merger Control Filing by Janet Hui | Overview of Anti Monopoly Issues in Company Business by George Wang
December 9, 2016 Annual Antitrust Symposium: REIMAGINING STAPLES/OFFICE DEPOT ACROSS BORDERS IN 2020: THIRD TIME’S THE CHARM?
View the recorded program here: http://cle.nysba.org/AM/CustomSource/OnlineCLE/index.cfm?ID=ANTIFA16
December 1, 2016 presentation to Antitrust Section Mergers Committee by Franco Castelli, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz, and Cathleen Peterson, Kroll Ontrack discussing the Nuts and Bolts of Second Request Compliance.
October 19, 2016 presentation to Antitrust Section Executive Committee by David Kully of Holland & Knight, Elai Katz of Cahill
Gordon, and Jennifer Selendy of Quinn Emmanuel will discuss the Second
Circuit’s decision in U.S. v. American Express.
June 15, 2016 presentations to Antitrust Section Executive Committee by Dan O'Brien, (now former) Senior Economic Advisor at the Federal Trade Commission: Cross Ownership by Institutional Investors; and David Meyer of Morrison & Forester LLP: Overlapping Minority Ownership Positions, A Legal Perspective.
May 18, 2016
presentation to Antitrust Section Executive Committee by Hillary Greene, Visiting Scholar at Harvard
Law School and Professor at University of Connecticut School of Law: Muzzling
Antitrust: Information Products, Innovation, and Free Speech.
February 18, 2016
presentation to Antitrust Section Executive Committee by Vincius Marques de Carvalho, President, CADE (Brazil's competition authority):
Snapshots of Competition Enforcement from Brazil
December 16, 2015 presentation to Antitrust Section Executive Committee
by Jose Azar, Charles River Associates:
Anti-Competitive Effects of Common Ownership
September 16, 2015 presentation to the Antitrust Section
Executive Committee by FTC Northeast Region Director William H. Efron: FTC
v. Cardinal Health, Inc. (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 24, 2015),
order discussed in FTC Northeast Region Director William H. Efron's Sept. 16, 2015 presentation to the Antitrust Section Executive Committee
November 18, 2015 presentation to the Antitrust Section
Executive Committee by NY Attorney General Antitrust Bureau Chief Eric Stock: People of the
State of NY v. Actavis ("Namenda") (2d Cir. May 28, 2015)
July 8, 2015 Summer Merger Program http://www.lawyerissue.com/u-s-agencies-take-a-tough-approach-to-merger-remedies/
September 18, 2014 Class
Action Committee CLE program Deciphering the FTAIA: Recent Developments in the
Application of U.S. Antitrust Laws to Foreign Trade
June 5, 2014 panel discussion:
Perspectives on Global Cartel Enforcement
May 20, 2014 Vertical Restraints Committee meeting
April 23, 2014 presentation by Kevin Caves, PhD (Economists
Incorporated): Competition and Monopsony in Labor Markets Powerpoint slide presentation
April 1, 2014 Antitrust Law Section's Lunch with Antitrust Regulators
Video of Panel Discussion
March 6, 2014 Vertical Restraints Committee program"Feeling Blue: Antitrust Challenges to Health Insurers in the Post-Affordable Care Act World": St. Alphonsus v. St. Luke's Idaho Decision
January 30, 2014 Antitrust Law Section's Annual Meeting:
- FTC v. Actavis, Inc., No. 12-416 (S. Ct. June 17, 2013)
- Government's Competitive Impact Statement,United
States v. US Airways Group, Inc., No. 1:13-cv-01236 (CKK) (D.D.C.) (filed Nov. 12, 2013) The Government alleges that the proposed merger of US Airways and American, which would create the world’s largest airline and result in four airlines controlling over 80% of the U.S. commercial
air travel market, violates Section 7 of the Clayton Act because it will substantially lessen competition in commercial air travel in local markets throughout the United States.
- United States v. Apple, Inc. , No. 12 Civ. 2826 (DLC) (S.D.N.Y. July 10, 2013)
- Negotiating Merger Remedies: Statement of the Bureau of
Competition of the Federal Trade Commission(January 2012)
Antitrust Law Section's November 14, 2013 program "Antitrust Basics: An introduction for New Attorneys":
Basics of Antitrust - November 14, 2013 course materials