Free for Antitrust Law Section Members
Antitrust "Plus Factors"
Learn the building blocks for drafting and challenging a complaint alleging an antitrust conspiracy and the standards that courts apply at the motion to dismiss and summary judgment stages of litigation.
Who Should Attend
Practitioners engaged in antitrust practice and attorneys interested in familiarizing themselves with antitrust legal principles.
Sponsored by the Antitrust Law Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education.
Live CLE Program
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | Dechert, LLP, 1095 Avenue of the Americas | NYC
1.5 MCLE Credits: 1.5 Areas of Professional Practice
NYSBA Member: $50 | Non-Member: $150
Antitrust Law Section Member: Free
- High-level Overview of “Plus Factors"
- Examples of plus factors
Why they are alleged
- Motion to Dismiss Stage
Examples of plus factors that may be sufficient to overcome a motion to dismiss
- Typical arguments made by defendants to challenge plus factor allegations
- Discussion of recent cases analyzing plus factors
- Summary Judgment Stage
- Examples of how plus factors have been analyzed at summary judgment
- Circuit split and standards applied at summary judgment
Michelle Clerkin, Esq., Motley Rice, LLP, NYC
Morgan J. Feder, Esq., Dechert, LLP, NYC
Eric S. Hochstadt, Esq. Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP, NYC
Richard Wolfram, Esq., Law Office of Richard Wolfram, Esq., NYC
William V. Reiss, Esq., Robins Kaplan, LLP, NYC
Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey. If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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