Traps for the Unwary CLE
Traps for the Unwary! Significant Divergence Between Federal and State Antitrust and Consumer Protection Laws



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Course Description

Live Webcast – December 9, 2020

  • 7:00-9:15am PT / 8:00-10:15am MT / 9:00-11:15am CT / 10:00-12:15pm ET

Federal and state antitrust laws, as well as the Federal Trade Commission Act and its state analogues, “Little FTC Acts,” often materially differ both substantively and procedurally. Bob Langer, who has written and spoken on this vital topic for more than forty years, and is the co-author of the 2000+ page treatise, “Unfair Trade Practices, Business Torts and Antitrust,” will address many of the most critically important differences that practitioners who either litigate or counsel in this area of the law should know.

Attorney Robert M. LangerRobert M. Langer
Bob is recognized as one of the country’s foremost authorities on antitrust, consumer protection, and trade regulation law. He possesses unparalleled experience in counseling, litigation, and regulatory investigations in the field, and he is co-author of the definitive treatise on unfair trade practices and antitrust legal practice.

A Senior Counsel in the firm’s Litigation Department and Co-chair of the firm’s Antitrust and Consumer Protection Practice Group, Bob’s experience includes class actions and representing clients in both federal and state courts and before the Federal Trade Commission, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and offices of state attorneys general and state consumer protection agencies throughout the U.S.

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  1. Unfairness under the FTC Act
  2. Unfairness under Little FTC Acts
  3. Deception under the FTC Act
  4. Deception under Little FTC Acts
  5. Horizontal restraints under federal and state antitrust laws – civil/criminal
  6. Vertical restraints under federal antitrust laws – Rule of Reason
  7. Vertical restraints under state antitrust laws – Per Se Rule and the Rule of Reason
  8. Exemptions and Immunities under both federal and state law
  9. Preemption of state laws via the federal antitrust laws