Antitrust Damages: Legal and Economic Considerations to Watch Out For In 2019
The extent of antitrust damages has grown critically over the years. As this never ceasing anti-competitive conduct continuously spread, companies must keep abreast of the emerging trends and critical issues in antitrust law. Employing advanced and doable strategic plans and risk mitigation techniques are also imperative to avoid the complexities of antitrust violation.
In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders will offer an in-depth discussion of the economic and legal considerations in antitrust damages. Speakers will run down potential implications and risk issues surrounding this significant topic. They will also provide mitigation strategies for effective antitrust compliance.
Key topics include:
- Antitrust Damages in 2018: A Lookback
- Economic and Legal Viewpoints
- Emerging Trends and Risk Issues
- Potential Implications for the Competition Litigation Landscape
- Risk Mitigation Strategies
- Regulatory Outlook
Edgeworth Economics, L.L.C.
- Steps in antitrust damages estimation
- Antitrust damages approach – Yardstick
- Antitrust damages approach – Before and After
- Issues of causation
NERA Economic Consulting
- Basics of AT damages in reverse payment cases.
- Developments such as Actavis, Solodyn, and AbbVie.
- The way forward for AT damages in reverse payment cases.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
- Antitrust damages involving indirect purchasers: a look at the Apple iPhones litigation pending before the Supreme Court
- Proving antitrust damages: a marriage of economics and record evidence
- Mitigating antitrust damages: identifying risk and adopting reasonable measures
Who Should Attend:
- Antitrust lawyers
- Litigation Officers
- Business Developers
- Business Executives
- Civil Litigators
- In-house Counsel
- Chief Compliance Officers
- Legal Advisers
- Other related/interested professionals and organizations
Dr. Di Wu specializes in financial economics and empirical analysis across a wide range of industries, including financial services, health care, human resources, hospitality, and social media. He applies his background in economics, finance, and mathematics to support clients in complex litigation matters. Dr. Wu’s work focuses primarily on class certification and antitrust issues. His experience also includes addressing issues of financial market anomalies, empirical asset pricing, and risk management. Dr. Wu has been involved in various phases of the litigation process in both the US and Canada, including expert reports, depositions, and trial preparation.
Dr. Wu’s academic research is in financial economics and behavioral finance with an emphasis on issues involving financial market, valuation, and investment decisions. His articles have appeared in publications such as the Journal of Behavioral Finance and the Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy.
Dr. Di Wu specializes in financial economics and empirical analysis across a wide range of industries, including financial services, health …
Dr. Foreman is a Senior Consultant in NERA’s San Francisco office. Her work is focused in antitrust and intellectual property economics. Dr. Foreman has consulted on a number of lawsuits, assessing potential liability and damages in cases involving alleged price-fixing, exclusionary contracts, and other anticompetitive behavior. She also has experience evaluating market definition, bidding, and pricing pressure as part of proposed mergers and acquisitions. Dr. Foreman’s work spans a number of industries, including electronics and telecommunications devices, online marketplaces, tobacco products, and shipping. Prior to joining NERA, Dr. Foreman was an instructor and researcher at the University of California, Berkeley and a consultant at the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Foreman has taught courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, statistics, game theory, energy, and organizational behavior in the United States, Canada, and China.
Dr. Foreman is a Senior Consultant in NERA’s San Francisco office. Her work is focused in antitrust and intellectual property …
David D. Cross is a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Global Antitrust Practice. He is a trial lawyer with extensive experience in a wide variety of antitrust and other competition matters, including price fixing, single-firm conduct (e.g., monopolization), and merger litigation. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts as well as domestic and international arbitration. He has litigated numerous class actions involving antitrust claims, including serving as lead counsel. David also regularly counsels clients regarding antitrust compliance and risk mitigation. His experience spans a diverse array of industries, such as transportation, technology, software, online marketplaces, automotive parts, agriculture equipment, and hospitality.
David D. Cross is a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Global Antitrust Practice. He is a trial lawyer with extensive …
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About Edgeworth Economics, L.L.C.
Edgeworth Economics provides quantitative and economic consulting in the course of litigation and business to its clients, which include world-class law firms, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies. Edgeworth experts apply their knowledge and experience, along with state-of-the-art computing infrastructure, to help clients efficiently manage complex issues including antitrust litigation, class actions, consumer financial services, data and HR analytics, employment and labor, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, privacy and data security, and transfer pricing. As a growing firm with a fresh approach, Edgeworth attracts leaders and teachers from across the industry including PhD economists, MBAs, statisticians, and programmers. Edgeworth has offices in Pasadena, San Francisco, Toronto, and Washington, DC.
About NERA Economic Consulting
NERA Economic Consulting is a global leader in economic analysis and consulting. With nearly 400 experts in 25 offices around the world, the firm applies economic, finance, and quantitative principles to solve complex business challenges and legal questions. Our experts advise clients and, when necessary testify, on some of today’s most difficult problems in the fields of antitrust and competition, intellectual property, securities and finance, transfer pricing, and energy, communications, and infrastructure issues. NERA is known for providing clear, independent, defensible analysis innovation in the application of economics, statistics, and data analysis.
About Morrison & Foerster LLP
With approximately 1,000 lawyers in 16 offices, Morrison & Foerster is a preeminent global law firm dedicated to delivering business-oriented results to clients across the United States, Europe and Asia. Dynamic technology and life science companies, large financial institutions, leading consumer product companies and other market leaders come to MoFo for knowledge, innovation and business aptitude. MoFo handles some of the world’s largest crossborder transactions and resolves major disputes across multiple jurisdictions. The firm has a long-standing commitment to pro bono work and social justice.