Cross-Border Antitrust
   LIVE Webcast  


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Antirust enforcement authorities around the world are increasingly coordinating their efforts with other countries. As a result, corporations who are investigated in the United States for anti-competitive behavior face numerous other investigations in the European Union, Canada, and other countries. These corporations also face class action lawsuits in the United States.

This event will provide a systematic overview of cutting-edge issues associated with these investigations, including:
- Current enforcement tools, including search warrants and arrests of executives
- The Department of Justice's approach to encouraging corporations to cooperate with the
  government's investigation
- The ripple effect that an agreement to plead guilty in one country has in other jurisdictions
- The different ways companies can respond to government investigations
- The impact that cooperation with a government investigation can have on civil suits
- Steps that can be taken to minimize exposure
- Privacy issues and evidentiary issues associated with moving documents out of the EU and into the

Produced by the Knowledge Congress, key experts and government regulators are expected to share their views in this two-hour webinar.

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet
Developer: The Knowledge Conference
Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 2.0
(Please note, your State Bar or Accounting Board will make the final determination with respect to continuing education credit.)
Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials
Course Code: 083761
Course Recording: $299 (Please click here for details)


Featured Speakers for Cross-Border Antitrust - live webinar:                                                                 

  Event Talking Points (click here to view more)

Albert A. Foer, President,
American Antitrust Institute

- The increasing relevance of antitrust
- Challenges of cooperation and coordination
- The problematic areas of international antitrust
    » Cross-borders merger controls
    » Abuse of Market Dominance
    » Cartels
    » Compensation for Damages
    » Jurisdictional Complexities
    » Trade
- Looking Forward

Mark Rosman, Assistant Chief, National Criminal Enforcement Section; Antitrust Division,
U.S. Department of Justice

- Current enforcement tools, including search warrants, wiretaps, and arrests of executives.
- Coordination with other jurisdictions, including dawn raids, information sharing, and strategy.
- DOJ's approach to encouraging corporations to cooperate with the government's investigation,
  including benefits of the Corporate Leniency Program and second-in-the-door cooperators.
- Ripple effect of concurrent investigations.


William A. Isaacson, Partner,
Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP

- The effect of Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act of 2004 (“ACPERA”) on
  civil actions;
- Tecent developments in cartel cases on stays of civil proceedings pending criminal investigations
- The effect of grand jury investigations on litigation of Twombly issues


Kirby D. Behre, Partner, Litigation Department,
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker

- Challenges Resulting from Cross Border Investigations and Simultaneous Civil Suits
  a. growing list of countries that actively investigate means greater number of fronts on which
      to defend
  b. cooperation and request for leniency has ripple effect in other jurisdictions and in civil cases
  c. practical issues of data collection and foreign language documents are costly and
      time consuming

American Antitrust Institute
Albert A. Foer
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U.S. Department of Justice
Mark Rosman
Assistant Chief, National Criminal Enforcement Section; Antitrust Division
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Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP
William A. Isaacson
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Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker
Kirby D. Behre
Partner, Litigation Department
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Who Should Attend?

- Antitrust Counsel
- General Counsel
- Litigation
- Legal Affairs
- Regulatory Affairs
- Compliance
- Managing director
- Chief risk officer/Chief Risk Management Officer
- Chief Legal Officer

Why Attend?

This is a must attend event to everyone to understand and to be aware of the relevant issues on Antitrust laws.
- New guidance explained by the most qualified key leaders & experts
- Hear directly from key regulators & thought leaders
- Interact directly with panel during Q&A

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Cross-Border Antitrust
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