Antitrust Enforcement for Single Firm Conduct: Sweeping Changes Under Way
New Strategies for Complying With Section 2 of the Sherman Act
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This seminar will discuss the changes to antitrust enforcement signaled by the new administration. The panel will provide their perspectives for pricing and distribution practices, among others, going forward and will outline steps for companies and counsel to stay in compliance with antitrust law.
- New DOJ approach to section 2 enforcement
- Withdrawal of section 2 report
- Balanced analysis in leading cases
- Impact on areas of concern for companies
- Resale price maintenance
- Pricing incentives
- Marketing practices
- Distribution practices
- EC’s action against Intel — will DOJ follow suit?
- Strategies to comply with antitrust law under the new administration
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What guidance can companies and their counsel learn from AAG Varney's statements about the Division's approach to section 2 enforcement going forward?
- What is the likely impact of the Division's shift in policy on areas such as pricing and distribution practices?
- What practical steps can companies and their counsel take to ensure compliance with anti-monopoly laws as government policies and practices undergo change?
Janet L. McDavid
Hogan & Hartson
She focuses on antitrust, competition, and trade regulation, with a particular emphasis on government investigations,... | Read More
She focuses on antitrust, competition, and trade regulation, with a particular emphasis on government investigations, litigation, and antitrust policy issues. She is widely recognized as a leading authority in antitrust law and has authored and co-authored many books and articles involving antitrust law.Close
Deborah A. Garza
Covington & Burling
She co-chairs the firm’s Antitrust and Consumer Law Practice Group and has over 25 years of experience in the... | Read More
She co-chairs the firm’s Antitrust and Consumer Law Practice Group and has over 25 years of experience in the private and public sectors. She practices in all areas of antitrust law, counseling on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, distribution practices, and legislative matters. Prior to joining the firm, she served as Acting Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division.Close
Marc G. Schildkraut
Dewey & LeBoeuf
He specializes in mergers and antitrust litigation and is responsible for obtaining antitrust clearances in some of the... | Read More
He specializes in mergers and antitrust litigation and is responsible for obtaining antitrust clearances in some of the country’s largest mergers. Before joining the firm, he served as Assistant Director at the FTC's Bureau of Competition, where he directed the investigations of hundreds of mergers and several successful federal court injunction actions and administrative litigations.Close
Steven C. Salop
He is a professor of economics and law at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches antitrust law and... | Read More
He is a professor of economics and law at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches antitrust law and economics. His research and consulting focuses on microeconomics, antitrust, competition, and regulation. He also focuses on various aspects of mergers and joint ventures, including market definition, partial ownership and cross-ownership interests, entry barriers, and efficiencies.Close
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