Antitrust Section Committees
The Cartel and Criminal Practice Committee is a
new Section Committee of the Antitrust Section that will cover a broad range of
issues stemming from cartel and other types of criminal investigations
conducted by the Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) and enforcement
authorities in other jurisdictions. These include jurisdictional issues, the
genesis and nature of cartel investigations, leniency policies and practices,
ethical and privilege issues, criminal procedure, pretrial and trial practice,
and sentencing issues for companies and individuals. The Cartel and
Criminal Practice Committee is currently soliciting new members to work on
programming and other projects.
The Class Action Committee focuses on a wide
range of issues relating to antitrust class action litigation, including class
certification, procedural issues, substantive claims, and damages issues. The
Committee hosts educational lectures, CLEs and periodic meetings that offer its
members the opportunity to stay up to date on the latest developments and hot topics
in the field of antitrust class action law.
The Coordinated Conduct Committee is a new
Committee of the NYSBA Antitrust Law Section. The Committee will cover a
range of legal developments relating to both horizontal and vertical
anticompetitive conduct. The Committee will hold informational panels,
including CLE panels, and periodic meetings to discuss new developments in the
law. The Committee is currently welcoming new members.
The Mergers Committee focuses on competition
issues arising in domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures.
The Committee provides a forum to discuss recent antitrust developments and
trends concerning M&A activities through breakfast programs and an annual
summer program featuring experienced private practitioners and enforcers, as
well as other initiatives. The Committee also provides opportunities for member
The Unilateral Conduct Committee
focuses on various types of dominant firm conduct and keeps the Section
membership informed on recent developments in this ever-changing and complex
area of antitrust law. We encourage active member participation through
numerous opportunities ranging from drafting case digests and analytical
thought-pieces to providing CLE programs where leading economists and
practitioners discuss interesting and topical ideas. We also encourage members
to share their ideas during periodic Committee meetings (in-person for those
who can make it or by telephone), which also provide terrific networking
opportunities. As a newly formed committee, we look forward to meeting you and
welcome you to join us.
To join a committee, please contact Tiffany Bardwell at firstname.lastname@example.org.