CompLaw's Antitrust West Coast Conference will take place on February 12 in San Francisco. During this one-day event, attendees will review recent antitrust developments, learn about practical challenges specific to the West Coast, and hear insights from in-house counsel and government regulators.
Axinn partner Daniel Bitton will chair the conference and speak on the Vertical Mergers, Innovation and Other Non-price Considerations panel. The session will address vertical mergers after AT&T/Time Warner, conglomerate mergers, and non-price factors in merger reviews.
Axinn partner and Antitrust Group co-chair John Harkrider will participate in the Big Data: Privacy, Data & Disruptive Innovation panel. The session will address the role of consumer protection in antitrust, issues involved in big data and antitrust, global authorities' approaches to big data, and how antitrust might adapt to new challenges.
Axinn partner Tiffany Rider will participate in the New Types of Cartels: How Are Authorities Approaching Them? panel. The session will address the U.S. Department of Justice's approach to no-poach cases, crafting public statements to avoid price-signaling accusations, and differentiating legitimate joint ventures from cartel conduct, as well as artificial intelligence, algorithmic cartels and machine learning.
Click here for details about the event, including how to register.