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PLI's Antitrust Institute 2013: Developments & Hot Topics

Monday, May 06, 2013 - Tuesday, May 07, 2013

1:00 PM BST - 1:00 PM BST


From mergers and acquisitions to enforcement priorities, resale price maintenance to international competition, you can be certain to hear about all of the developments in antitrust law at this program led by top experts in the field. Hear from leading antitrust practitioners, senior government officials, and state regulators about how to manage all of the challenges new developments might throw your way. Whether you are a seasoned antitrust practitioner or just a beginner, this program will equip you with practical knowledge you can rely on daily.

What you will learn:

  • Coverage of recent decisions, new developments, and issues to watch

  • Exclusive dealing and determining when it’s possible to require it

  • Tying and its many twists and turns

  • HSR pre-merger notification process

  • Recent decisions in mergers and acquisition

  • Federal and state enforcement priorities

  • Discrimination in price and promotions

  • International competition issues

  • Workshop of practical pointers from pleadings to discovery to trials

Paul Hastings partner Holly House is a featured panelist on Day One at 1:15 pm to discuss "Evolving Standards on Resale Price Maintenance, Tying and Other Vertical Restraints: Do We Still Have to Treat Vertical Restraints as a Serious Issue?" Discussion topics include:

  • Practice tips and advice

  • Is the “agreement” requirement still relevant?

  • Minimum advertised price programs

  • Dual distribution

  • Counseling in light of Leegin

  • Mitigating the risks of a claim: Exclusive dealing

  • Current government enforcement efforts

  • Tying after Independent Ink and Microsoft

  • Special considerations in aftermarkets

  • Addressing Internet issues

For additional information and to register, visit the PLI site here.

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