Antitrust At The Dinner Table: Fundamentals And Hot Topics

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Course Description

This program was recorded on November 29th, 2018

This course is for both those attorneys new to the antitrust laws and those who would like a refresher course. The course will begin with an overview of the Sherman and Clayton Acts, as well as a summary of the most common antitrust issues that arise for companies and in the courts. The course will then use recent antitrust cases and issues to illustrate the ways in which the antitrust laws impact consumers and the economy even when people are not aware of them.

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  • Jennifer Duncan Hackett
    Jennifer Duncan Hackett is Office Managing Partner of the Washington, DC office of the law firm of Zelle LLP. She has experience in all aspects of complex antitrust, commercial, and financial services litigation, and has been instrumental in trials, international arbitrations, settlement negotiations, and federal appeals. Jennifer also has provided antitrust compliance counseling in a variety of scenarios and advises clients on all aspects of premerger notification, including Hart-Scott-Rodino filings and gun-jumping issues.

    Jennifer’s practice involves a wide range of litigation, antitrust counseling, and appellate matters, including representation of opt-out plaintiffs and defendants in antitrust and financial services cases, premerger notification advice and assistance with Hart-Scott-Rodino filings, antitrust and litigation analysis in the financial services sector, international arbitration in the pharmaceutical/life sciences arena, and litigation in various complex contractual dispute cases.

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      • 2 General Credits
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    2. Name and background
    3. Synopsis of Course
    5. Sherman Act
    6. Section 1
    7. Section 2
    8. Clayton Act
    9. Antitrust Violations
    10. Per se v. Rule of Reason
    11. Monopolistic Behavior in Violation of Antitrust Laws
    12. Violations in Context of Mergers/Acquisitions
    14. The Future of Illinois Brick
    15. Apple Case
    16. No-Poach Litigation
    17. Fast-food franchises
    18. “Loyalty” Discounts
    19. A Departure from “Traditional” Price-Fixing Cases – the Financial Benchmarking Cases

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