Antitrust Tips for Corporate Counsel: Executing Compliance Programs, Avoiding Violations, Navigating Regulator Inquiries
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will discuss recent trends in antitrust enforcement by state and federal regulators and provide practical guidance for corporate counsel on how to implement an effective compliance program to reduce the likelihood of antitrust violations by their companies. The panel will answer key questions including how to identify conduct that may give rise to potential antitrust liability, what are best practices for handling internal investigations if counsel identifies a potential antitrust issue, what types of contracts and documents present antitrust concerns, and how to manage inquiries from antitrust regulators.
- Essential antitrust law concepts for corporate counsel
- Recent developments in antitrust law and enforcement trends
- Spotting potential antitrust issues within an organization
- Actions that are red flags for government enforcers and/or antitrust plaintiffs' attorneys
- Documents and contracts that present potential antitrust issues
- Principles of an effective compliance program
- Managing inquiries from state and federal antitrust regulators: reactive vs. proactive interactions
- Key takeaways
The panel will address these and other key topics:
- What kinds of actions are red flags for government enforcers and/or antitrust plaintiffs' attorneys?
- What kinds of documents and contracts should corporate counsel be concerned with from an antitrust perspective?
- What are key considerations for companies when implementing a compliance program to help identify potential antitrust issues within an organization?
- What are best practices for internal investigations if counsel identifies conduct that may give rise to potential antitrust liability?
- What to expect and actions to take if counsel receives a subpoena or investigative demand from state or federal antitrust regulators
Partner, Global Co-Chair Antitrust and Trade Regulation Practice
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Mr. Terzaken represents corporate and individual clients involved in government enforcement of antitrust, fraud and... | Read More
Mr. Terzaken represents corporate and individual clients involved in government enforcement of antitrust, fraud and other white collar violations, as well as related follow-on civil litigation. His experience spans market sector investigations and litigation in all major industries, including financial services, pharmaceutical, professional services, manufacturing, energy, shipping, food and beverage, and many others. Mr. Terzaken previously served as the Director of Criminal Enforcement of the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, where he oversaw the Division’s criminal enforcement and litigation nationwide. He has earned awards of distinction from the Attorney General of the United States and the Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division.Close
Mr. Wilson’s practice focuses on civil antitrust, intellectual property, and other complex commercial actions. He... | Read More
Mr. Wilson’s practice focuses on civil antitrust, intellectual property, and other complex commercial actions. He has extensive experience representing both defendants and plaintiffs in federal and state courts from complaint filing through trial, as well as in advising corporate clients on a variety of antitrust and compliance matters. Mr. Wilson has represented and advised clients across a range of industries, including but not limited to industrial manufacturing, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, retail, and healthcare manufacturing. He has served as Co-Chair of the ABA Section of Litigation's Antitrust Litigation and Consumer Litigation Committees.Close