Hot Topics In Antitrust Law, Competition & Global Economics
April 15, 2015: 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Join UChicago's Alumni Law Society (ALS) and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, for a panel discussion of current issues impacting global antitrust and competition law.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP
1440 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, District of Columbia
Whether interacting with competitors, exploring market domination strategies, or engaging in strategic alliances or m&a activity, organizations and legal practitioners need a solid understanding of antitrust rules to effectively compete in today's global economy.
The panel will explore the economic, regulatory, and ethical impacts of antitrust legislation on corporate actions in both domestic and international markets. The panel will also highlight best practices for legal practitioners in advising corporate clients towards regulatory compliance while balancing organizational objectives, strategic initiatives, and competitive activities.
Deborah Garza (J.D.'81), Partner, Covington & Burling, LLC, and former Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust Division, DOJ
Ingrid Vandenborre (LL.M.'99), Partner, European Union and International Competition Law at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Brussels
The Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg (J.D.'73), Senior Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. and former Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust Division, DOJ
Professors Kevin Murphy (Ph.D.'86) and Robert Topel, U Chicago Booth School of Business
Professor Randal C. Picker (A.B.'80, A.M.'82, J.D.'85) U Chicago Law School
7:30 AM-8:30 AM: Registration, Breakfast, Networking
8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Program, Q&A
ALS DC Program Director
A complete list of panelists and their bios can be found here: http://www.uchicagolawsociety.org/article.html?aid=177>