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Antitrust and Consumer Law Institute 2019 *In-Person Only* (NEW)

Date(s):
September 26, 2019
Description:
Credits: Up to 5.0 Credit Hours (With choice of afternoon breakout sessions)
Note: Institute includes continental breakfast, lunch, and reception featuring:
 
Description: This new and informative Institute explores legal issues surrounding antitrust and consumer protection enforcement. The Institute is designed for all attorneys who work in government, law firms, and non-profit organizations. Topics our distinguished faculty will address, includes:
 
Agenda 
 
10:00 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.     
 
Welcome  
 
10:05 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.     
 
Current Landscape of Consumer Enforcement at the Federal, State, and Individual Levels
 
Moderator: Anna Haac, Partner, Tycko & Zavareei LLP
Faculty: Cara Petersen, Acting Director, Enforcement, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Ira Rheingold, Executive Director, National Association of Consumer Advocates; Andrew Smith, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission; Benjamin Wiseman, Chief, Consumer Protection Division, D.C. Attorney General’s Office
 
11:05 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.            
 
Break
11:20 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.     
 
Hear from the Antitrust Enforcers: Enforcement Trends and Priorities Under the Current Administration
 
Faculty: Bernard A. Nigro, Jr., Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division; Ian Conner, Deputy Director, Bureau of Competition, U.S. Federal Trade Commission; Karl A. Racine, Attorney General for the District of Columbia
 
12:20 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 
Lunch
Keynote:  Susan Hogan, Consumer Reporter, NBC4
 
AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS
Track One - Antitrust
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 
Antitrust Considerations Raised by No-Poach and Non-Solicit Agreements
 
Moderator: David Kully, Partner, Holland & Knight
Faculty: Doha Mekki, Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division; Dan Walker, Partner, Berger Montague; John Snyder, Partner, Alston & Bird
 
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.      
 
Recent Developments in Vertical Merger Analysis
 
Moderator: Brianne Kucerik, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Faculty: Jared Hughes, Assistant Chief, Telecom & Media Enforcement Section, U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division; Daniel Zach, Deputy Assistant Director, Bureau of Competition, U.S. Federal Trade Commission; Catherine Jackson, Chief, Public Integrity Section D.C. Attorney General’s Office; Rebecca Kirk Fair, Managing Principal, Analysis Group, Inc.
 
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 pm         
 
Break
 
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.      
 
Antitrust Enforcement in the Pharmaceutical Industry
 
Moderator: Catherine Jackson, Chief, Public Integrity Section, D.C. Attorney General’s Office
Faculty: Nicholas Leefer, Attorney, Bureau of Competition, U.S. Federal Trade Commission; Shonette J. Walker, Assistant Attorney General, Deputy Chief, Antitrust Division, Maryland Office of Attorney General; Ted Hassi, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP; Brendan Coffman, Associate, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
 
Track Two - Consumer Law
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 
Emerging Trends in Consumer Financial Products
 
Moderator: Andrea R. Tokheim, Special Counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Faculty: Jonathan Paiken, Partner, WilmerHale; Melissa Stegman, Senior Legislative Counsel, Center for Responsible Lending; Lauren Saunders, Associate Director, National Consumer Law Center
 
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 
Social Media and Privacy Concerns
 
Moderator: Eric Kafka, Associate, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC
Faculty: Stacy Brandenburg, ZwillGen PLLC; Michelle Kisloff, Partner, Hogan Lovells; Richard Rodriquez, Assistant Attorney General, D.C. Attorney General’s Office
 
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
 
Break
 
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.      
 
Individual vs. Class Action Suits/ Scope of Individual Liability for Officers under UDAP Statutes
 
Moderator: Don Resnikoff, Principal, Don Allen Resnikoff Law
Faculty: Kim Richmond, Founding Partner, Richmond Law Group; Jimmy Rock, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia; Courtney Weiner, Law Office of Courtney Weiner

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.      
 
Reception
 
Register before September 9, 2019 to receive an early bird registration discount:
 
Fee: $99 D.C. Bar Community Members; $109 D.C. Bar Members; $119 Government and Non-profit Attorneys; $139 Others

Regular Prices after September 9, 2019
 
Fee: $119 D.C. Bar Community Members; $129 D.C. Bar Members; $139 Government and Non-profit Attorneys; $159 Others
 
The D.C. Bar CLE Program now offers discounted group registration rates!  For more information, contact the CLE Office at CLE@dcbar.org or 202-626-3488.


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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