Rethinking Antitrust Compliance in Response to New Risks: Practical Tips and Takeaways for Companies Large and Small
Implementing a Compliance Program That Avoids or Minimizes Antitrust Charges and Sentencing
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will examine how companies should adjust antitrust compliance programs to manage antitrust risk in a changing enforcement landscape as criminal antitrust enforcement has experienced significant changes in the last year. The panel will describe the benefits of having a robust antitrust compliance program and provide practical tips for implementing an effective program.
- Current antitrust enforcement climate
- The benefits of implementing an antitrust compliance program
- The key elements of an "effective" antitrust compliance program, according to recent DOJ guidance
- The role of monitoring in antitrust compliance
- Conducting antitrust audits or risk assessments to make the most of compliance spending
- Best practices for responding to potential antitrust violations when they occur
This panel will review these and other relevant matters:
- What kind of business activities present the greatest antitrust risk?
- How should a company's size and risk profile impact the design of its antitrust compliance program?
- What practical steps can companies and trade associations take now to respond to new trends in criminal antitrust enforcement?
- What are the key considerations when responding to a potential antitrust violation?
Herbert F. Allen
Mr. Allen is an experienced litigator and antitrust counselor who helps clients tackle complex problems, both in the... | Read More
Mr. Allen is an experienced litigator and antitrust counselor who helps clients tackle complex problems, both in the courtroom and before government enforcement agencies. He represents clients in all phases of merger investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and has considerable experience with civil investigations and litigation. Mr. Allen's experience spans a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, hospitals, dialysis, food products, banking, chemicals, transportation, motion pictures, college athletics, and electronics.Close
Jessica M. Andrade
Ms. Andrade is a commercial litigator and investigations attorney with Polsinelli, where she is chiefly associated with... | Read More
Ms. Andrade is a commercial litigator and investigations attorney with Polsinelli, where she is chiefly associated with the firm’s Government Investigations practice group. She has significant experience defending clients facing government investigations and enforcement proceedings, as well as in False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback, and Stark litigation. This experience includes working with clients in both the healthcare and government contracting industries. In addition, Ms. Andrade provides compliance advice to help clients avoid government inquiries.Close
Dionne C. Lomax
Managing Director, Antitrust and Trade Regulation
Affiliated Monitors Inc.
Ms. Lomax is Managing Director of Antitrust and Trade Regulation at Affiliated Monitors, Inc. (AMI) She also... | Read More
Ms. Lomax is Managing Director of Antitrust and Trade Regulation at Affiliated Monitors, Inc. (AMI) She also teaches Business Law at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business and co-teaches a Health Care Competition seminar at the Boston University School of Law. Prior to joining AMI, Ms. Lomax dedicated her legal career to analyzing complex business transactions from an antitrust regulatory perspective.Close