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Nowhere To Hide: Perspectives on Global Cartel Enforcement

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Thursday, June 05, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Global Cartel Enforcement

Current Speakers:
Hideo Nakajima, Secretary General, Japan Fair Trade Commission
Hyungbae Kim, Minister-Counslor for Competition and Consumer Protection Matters and former Director General for the Anti-Monopoly Bureau, Korea Fair Trade Commission
Melanie Aitken, Co-Chair of Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment, Bennett Jones LLP, and former Canada Competition Commissioner
Jay L. Himes, Partner, Labaton Sucharow LLP., and former Antitrust Bureau Chief, Office of the N.Y. Attorney General 
Barbara Hart, Partner, Lowey Dannenberg Cohen & Hart, PC.
Date:  Thursday, June 5, 2014
Time: 6 p.m. 
Location:  Greenberg Traurig, LLP
MetLife Building
200 Park Avenue
14th Floor (Conference Room)
New York, NY 10166

2.0 CLE credits in professional practice

The program will discuss Cartel enforcement in a global world, including:
1. Basic cartel law in Japan and Korea, with comparisons to the US. For example,
  • Whether JFTC or KFTC can enforce both criminally and non-criminally (civil), and the frequency of criminal enforcement;
  • Whether the law reaches individuals, as well as companies;
  • The operation of corporate leniency programs, or other forms of enforcement discretion;
  • Sanctions available, and the range of sanctions that tend to be imposed.
  • Compare to US and discuss current US criminal enforcement priorities. How does US DOJ decide whether to proceed criminally or with a civil case.
2. The agency investigation and case-filing process, and its resolution. For example,
  • Proceedings to develop facts: access to documents and witness statements;
  • Pre-charging involvement of companies under investigation, internal agency review and the charging decision;
  • For Japan and Korea, the role of the courts.
  • The of role of the grand jury in US investigation
3. Enforcement relationships around the world 
  • Interaction with government enforcers in other jurisdictions;
  • Confidentiality and information sharing with foreign enforcers 
  • Extradition (of current interest in view of the US DOJ’s recent extradition of participant in the marine hose conspiracy).
4.  Interaction with the civil litigation system seeking to provide victim recovery.

Additional funding for this course is provided by the New York Bar Foundation 
For questions about this program, contact Tiffany Bardwell at tbardwell@nysba.org.
Program is complimentary to Antitrust members and NYSBA members.  Non-members who register at the $50 fee will receive HALF PRICE NYSBA membership.  Contact Tiffany Bardwell at tbardwell@nysba.org to join NYSBA today! 
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Greenberg Traurig, LLP
MetLife Building, 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166
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