Antitrust Law Section

  • Orange Star Award
    Antitrust Section 2015 Fellowship Award
  • Real Property Law Section Annual Meeting
    2015 Antitrust Section Annual Meeting - January 29
  • Upcoming Events
    • Vertical Restraints Committee Meeting November 18

      VERTICAL RESTRAINTS COMMITTEE MEETING


      TUESDAY NOVEMBER 18, 2015
      8:30 AM 
      WEIL GOTSHAL
      767 5TH AVENUE, NY, NY 10153



      RSVP TO KAJ ROZGA, KAJETAN.ROZGA@WEIL.COM

    • November 21 - Fall Antitrust Symposium


      Fall Antitrust Symposium

      Date:  November 21, 2014
      Time:  8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
      Location:  Harvard Club, Cambridge Room

      Dial-in Option: For those interested in calling in, please use the following dial-in information.  Please note that CLE will NOT be offered for this option.

      U.S.:      888-428-9480
      International:       719-325-2329
      ID:          1158297

      Speakers:  Professor Kevin Murphy, Professor Kai-Uwe Kühn, Jay Fastow, and Cynthia Richman

       

      Topic:  The panel will address the legal and economic implications of conditional pricing practices among firms in a supply chain and to compare those implications as they may arise in the U.S. and Europe.  Conditional pricing will be construed broadly to include not only multi-product bundled discounts and single-product loyalty discounts but also exclusive dealing arrangements and economically coercive tying (as referred to in case law).

       

      1.5 CLE credits 

      (Free for NYSBA members, $25 fee for non-members)
      Non-members who do not receive CLE may attend for free.

      View Program Flyer

      Additional funding provided by the NYS Bar Foundation. 

       

      REGISTER NOW!


    • Horizontal Restraints Committee Meeting December 3


      HORIZONTAL RESTRAINTS COMMITTEE MEETING

      WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 3, 2014
      8:30 AM 
      LABATON SUCHAROW
      140 BROADWAY, NY, NY 10005 


      RSVP TO GREG ASCIOLLA, GASCIOLLA@LABATON.COM

    • 2015 Antitrust Section Law Student Fellowship applications due December 15

      2015 Antitrust Section Law Student Fellowship

      The New York Bar Foundation is pleased to announce the 2015 Antitrust Section Law Student Fellowship, established by the Foundation through gifts from the Antitrust Section of the New York State Bar Association. The Fellowship, currently valued at $6,000, will be awarded to one or more students to spend the summer of 2015 (10 weeks) working on antitrust matters in one of the following agencies: the New York Office of New York Attorney General, Antitrust Bureau; Federal Trade Commission, Northeast Region; or Department of Justice Antitrust Division, New York Field Office. Fellows will be also be guest members of the NYSBA Antitrust Section for two years starting with the award of the Fellowship.


      VIEW THE FELLOWSHIP FLYER AND APPLICATION 


      QUESTIONS?  CONTACT DEB AUSPELMYER AT DAUSPELMYER@TNYBF.ORG.
       

      FELLOWSHIP WINNERS FOR 2014:

      John Knight of Columbia Law School and Maxwell Meadows of Fordham University School of Law are the 2014 recipients of the Antitrust Section Law Student Fellowships, The New York Bar Foundation has announced.

      Knight and Maxwell will each receive $6,000 to work this summer in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in New York City.

      “We are pleased to recognize two outstanding law students who have demonstrated exceptional promise,” said Barbara Hart of Lowey Dannenberg Cohen & Hart, chair of the State Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section. “They both will gain invaluable legal experience in their fields.”



    • Antitrust Law Section Annual Meeting 2015: Thursday January 29

      Thursday, January 29, 2015
      Meeting 8:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
      Antitrust Associates & Young Lawyers Reception
      5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
      Reception/Dinner
      Off-site: University Club, One West 54th Street at 5th Avenue

      Antitrust in Sports; History of Antitrust—the FTC at 100; the Role of Antitrust in the International Arena; Efficiencies in Merger Analysis; Annual Developments.

    • Antitrust Law Student Writing Competition - Apply Now!

      ANTITRUST LAW STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION


      Presented by: Antitrust Law Section 

      Contact: Professor Edward D. Cavanaugh

      Nomination Deadline: April 30, 2015

      Date Presented: July, 2015

      Detailed Flyer

      Entry Form

      Award Criteria: Papers must be written by a currently-enrolled J.D. or LL.M. student at a NYS Law School or by a NYS resident at any ABA-accredited law school outside of New York State. Papers may address any antitrust topic and should generally be 20-30 pages in length with footnotes (no more than 50 pages) written in Bluebook form. Papers may have been submitted to other writing competitions, but jointly prepared papers are NOT ELIGIBLE. 

      Prize Awarded: $5,000 cash prize and publication of the winning article



  • Awards

    Antitrust Section Student Writing Competition


    Presented by: Antitrust Law Section 

    Contact: Professor Edward D. Cavanaugh

    Nomination Deadline: April 30, 2015

    Date Presented: July, 2015

    Detailed Flyer

    Entry Form

    Award Criteria: Papers must be written by a currently-enrolled J.D. or LL.M. student at a NYS Law School or by a NYS resident at any ABA-accredited law school outside of New York State. Papers may address any antitrust topic and should generally be 20-30 pages in length with footnotes (no more than 50 pages) written in Bluebook form. Papers may have been submitted to other writing competitions, but jointly prepared papers are NOT ELIGIBLE. 

    Prize Awarded: $5,000 cash prize and publication of the winning article



    William T. Lifland Award


    The NYSBA Antitrust Section's William T. Lifland Award is presented to antitrust practitioners in recognition of their contributions and accomplishments in the field of antitrust. The Service Award acknowledges those who throughout their professional careers have distinguished themselves as leading antitrust practitioners as well as serving the broader antitrust community in a leadership role. The Service Award is presented to the recipient by the Antitrust Section during the Antitrust Section's annual dinner.



    2015 Antitrust Section Law Student Fellowship

    The New York Bar Foundation is pleased to announce the 2015 Antitrust Section Law Student Fellowship, established by the Foundation through gifts from the Antitrust Section of the New York State Bar Association. The Fellowship, currently valued at $6,000, will be awarded to one or more students to spend the summer of 2015 (10 weeks) working on antitrust matters in one of the following agencies: the New York Office of New York Attorney General, Antitrust Bureau; Federal Trade Commission, Northeast Region; or Department of Justice Antitrust Division, New York Field Office. Fellows will be also be guest members of the NYSBA Antitrust Section for two years starting with the award of the Fellowship.


    VIEW THE FELLOWSHIP FLYER AND APPLICATION 


    QUESTIONS?  CONTACT DEB AUSPELMYER AT DAUSPELMYER@TNYBF.ORG.
     

    FELLOWSHIP WINNERS FOR 2014:

    John Knight of Columbia Law School and Maxwell Meadows of Fordham University School of Law are the 2014 recipients of the Antitrust Section Law Student Fellowships, The New York Bar Foundation has announced.

    Knight and Maxwell will each receive $6,000 to work this summer in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in New York City.

    “We are pleased to recognize two outstanding law students who have demonstrated exceptional promise,” said Barbara Hart of Lowey Dannenberg Cohen & Hart, chair of the State Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section. “They both will gain invaluable legal experience in their fields.”



  • Resources

    Recent Case Decisions:

    Class Action:

    Horizontal Restraints:

    Materials from Recent Programs:

    November 19, 2014 presentation to Antitrust Section Executive Committee by Robert C. Marshall, PhD (Bates White Economic Consulting): Cartel Detection and Damage Estimation

    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


    Antitrust Law Section's April 1, 2014 Lunch with Antitrust Regulators


    Vertical Restraints Committee's March 6, 2014 program "Feeling Blue: Antitrust Challenges to Health Insurers in the Post-Affordable Care Act World":


    Antitrust Law Section's January 30, 2014 Annual Meeting:


    Antitrust Law Section's November 14, 2013 program "Antitrust Basics: An introduction for New Attorneys": 

    Basics of Antitrust - November 14, 2013 course materials 

  • Antitrust Symposium

    Antitrust Law Symposium

    The Antitrust Law Section Symposium is the published transcript of the Antitrust Law Section’s symposium held at NYSBA's Annual Meeting in January. Edited by Robert L. Hubbard and Arlene Leventhal at the New York Attorney General's office, the Symposium includes panel discussions and an annual review of antitrust developments. The Antitrust Law Section Symposium is published once per year and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

    The Antitrust Law Section Symposium is published as a benefit for members of the Antitrust Law Section and is copyrighted by the New York State Bar Association. The copying, reselling, duplication, transferring, reproducing, reusing, retaining or reprinting of this publication is strictly prohibited without permission.

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