Market Definition in Merger Review: Recent Developments
Best Practices to Address Market Definition and Respond to and Avoid Antitrust Violations
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to antitrust counsel on the role of market definition in merger review as well as agency and court treatment. The panel will offer best practices for addressing market definition in merger review and suits.
- Market definition and its role in merger review
- 2010 guidelines
- Agency and court treatment
- FTC. v. Lundbeck Inc. (8th Cir. 2011)
- City of New York v. Group Health Inc. (2d Cir. 2011)
- FTC treatment
- DOJ treatment
- Best practices in merger review and litigation
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What is the impact of the revised merger guidelines on market definition?
- How have the agencies and courts addressed market definition since the 2010 merger guidelines?
- What best practices should counsel employ to address market definition in the merger review process?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Corey W. Roush
He focuses on antitrust and consumer protection litigation, white collar criminal defense, corporate governance and... | Read More
He focuses on antitrust and consumer protection litigation, white collar criminal defense, corporate governance and internal investigations, and other complex commercial litigation. He works with clients on issues pertaining to mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, health care, the defense industry, and intellectual property.Close
Logan M. Breed
Mr. Breed concentrates his practice on antitrust clearance of mergers and acquisitions, antitrust litigation, and... | Read More
Mr. Breed concentrates his practice on antitrust clearance of mergers and acquisitions, antitrust litigation, and non-merger antitrust investigations. He also counsels clients on a wide variety of issues, including joint ventures and other strategic alliances between competitors; antitrust compliance; pricing, distribution, and distributor and dealer relations; and consumer protection matters.Close
James J. Tierney
Chief, Networks and Technology Enforcement Section
U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division
Mr. Tierney heads the Section that is responsible for enforcement of the Federal antitrust laws governing mergers and... | Read More
Mr. Tierney heads the Section that is responsible for enforcement of the Federal antitrust laws governing mergers and civil non-merger conduct, primarily in the technology and financial services industries.Close