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Antitrust and Consumer Law Institute 2019 *In-Person Only*

Date(s):
February 25, 2019
Description:

Credit: 5.0 Credit Hours (with choice of  afternoon breakout sessions)

Institute includes continental breakfast, lunch, and cocktail reception featuring: 

  • Susan Hogan, Consumer Reporter, NBC4 (Keynote Lunch Speaker)  

Description: The DC Bar Antitrust and Consumer Law Institute is a day-long program for both public and private sector antitrust and consumer protection attorneys.  We invite you to join us for this engaging, thought-provoking program featuring experienced practitioners and other knowledgeable panelists.  The Institute will feature sessions highlighting federal and state law enforcement priorities and trends, as well as two program tracks covering the hottest topics and most current issues in the antitrust and consumer protection fields. Plenary sessions include:  

Current Landscape of Consumer Protection Enforcement at the Federal, State, and Individual Level

  • Andrew Smith, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission
  • Benjamin Wiseman, Chief, Consumer Protection Division, D.C. Attorney General’s Office
  • Ira Rheingold, Executive Director, National Association of Consumer Advocates
  • Other faculty to be announced
Antitrust Enforcers: Enforcement Trends and Priorities under the Current Administration

  • U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division Official
  • Karl Racine, Attorney General for the District of Columbia
  • Other faculty to be announced 

Choice of Breakout Sessions for Afternoon Workshops:  

Track One - Antitrust

  • Antitrust Considerations Raised by No-Poach and Non-Solicit Agreements
     
  • Recent Developments in Vertical Merger Analysis: AT&T/Time Warner and CVS/Aetna
     
  • Antitrust Enforcement in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Track Two - Consumer Law

  • Emerging Trends in Consumer Financial Products
     
  • Social Media and Privacy Concerns
     
  • Individual vs. Class Action Suits/ Scope of Individual Liability for Officers under UDAP Statutes
     
     

FOR EARLY BIRD PRICING REGISTER BY

JANUARY 31, 2019
$59 D.C. Bar Community Members; $69 D.C. Bar Members; $79 Government Attorneys; $79 Nonprofit Organizations; $109 Others

 

Regular Prices after January 15, 2019:
$79 D.C. Bar Community Members; $89 D.C. Bar Members; $99 Nonprofit Organizations; $99 Government Attorneys; $129 Others
 
The D.C. Bar CLE Program now offers discounted group registration rates! For more information, contact Alana Hyman at AHyman@dcbar.org or 202-780-2804.
 
 
 
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Andrew Smith, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission;

Bruce Hoffman , Director, of Competion at Federal Trade Commission

Ira Rheingold, Executive Director, National Association of Consumer Advocates,

Benjamin Wiseman, Chief, Consumer Protection Division, D.C. Office of the Attorney General

Daniel Walker, Partner, Berger & Montague PC

David Kully, Partner, Holland & Knight

Karl Racine, Attorney General of the District of Columbia

Brianne Kucerik, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Catherine Jackson, Chief, Public Integrity Section of the Public Advocacy Divison, D.C. Attorney Generals Office