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Overview:

The past years have seen sweeping changes in antitrust law regulation and 2021 is no different especially with the start of  President Joe Biden’s administration. With more emphasis on enforcement and stricter regulation, the Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) continue their aggressive stance on major technology companies, vertical mergers, cartel behavior, labor markets, and healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. The regulatory paradigm also presents a myriad of uncertainty as the new agency leadership is yet to be announced.

These notable changes underscore the need for companies to keep themselves informed of emerging developments and issues in antitrust law. Devising effective antitrust compliance programs is also crucial to avoid legal liabilities.

Our panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will offer a discussion of the up-to-date developments and critical issues surrounding the antitrust law under the new administration. Speakers will also discuss key enforcement priorities as well as share practical tips and strategies to help companies remain compliant amid the changing landscape.

In a LIVE webcast, the speakers will discuss:

  • Antitrust Law: Regulatory Trends and Developments
  • Key Enforcement Priorities Under the Biden Administration
  • Critical Issues and Challenges
  • Best Compliance Practices
  • What Lies Ahead

Credit:

Course Level:

Intermediate

 

Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials

 

Method of Presentation:

Live Webcast

 

Prerequisite:

General knowledge of antitrust law

 

Course Code:

149501

 

NY Category of CLE Credit:

Area of Professional Practice

 

Total Credit:

2.0 CLE


CLE State Requirements:

https://knowledgewebcasts.com/cle-state-requirements/

Speaker Panel:

Fabian Leimgruber, Partner
ThomannFischer

Dr. Fabian Leimgruber is a lawyer and senior patent attorney, who has earned an international reputation as litigator and prosecutor mainly in the fields of competition and antitrust law, software and business methods patenting, pharmaceutical and life science IP protection. He practices in an advisory and forensic role as a licensed attorney before various courts on all levels, the Opposition and Appeal Boards of the European Patent Office, as well as national and international arbitration courts.

Juris Doctor in comparative antitrust and competition law. Natural Science Doctor in Physics. Specialized expertise in (i) competition/antitrust law, pharmaceutical industry and reverse payment settlement agreements, (ii) protection of software, business model and artificial intelligence, (iii) information technology (IT), electrical engineering and telecommunications, (iv) nano-technology and bio-chemistry.

Todd Seelman, Managing Partner
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Todd Seelman is the Managing Partner of the Lewis Brisbois Denver and Colorado Springs offices, as well as the Co-Managing Partner of its Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Seelman is the firm’s chair of the Antitrust & Competition Practice and co-chair of the Government Investigations Practice. He focuses his practice on all facets of U.S. federal and state antitrust law, including: horizontal restraints (price-fixing, supply restrictions, group boycotts, bid rigging, competitor collaborations); vertical restraints (resale pricing programs; advertised pricing programs (MSRP, MAP, and Colgate policies); price discrimination; dealer termination); mergers and government reporting; and monopolization. Mr. Seelman is also an Adjunct Professor of Antitrust Law at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law.

Agenda:

Fabian LeimgruberPartner

ThomannFischer

Todd SeelmanManaging Partner

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Date & Time:

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET)

A recording will be available to view 24-48 hours after the live date.

Materials:

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Who Should Attend:

  • Antitrust Lawyers and Consultants
  • Compliance and Risk Officers
  • Corporate Counsel
  • General Counsel
  • Top-Level Executives
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SPEAKERS

Fabian LeimgruberPartner
ThomannFischer
Todd SeelmanManaging Partner
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

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