Practical Guide in Designing and Implementing an Effective Antitrust Compliance Program
Recording Available: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Last 2019, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a guidance outlining how DOJ assesses antitrust corporate compliance programs as part of its Corporate Leniency Program. The guidance highlights the importance of an antitrust compliance program in resolving criminal investigations as well as the elements that make up an effective compliance plan.
This is a call for organizations to commit sufficient resources in designing or introducing a corporate antitrust enforcement plan. They are also encouraged to re-evaluate current systems to ensure its effectiveness and identify what steps should be taken to bring antitrust regulatory systems in line with the current DOJ guidance.
In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the recent developments in U.S. antitrust laws. Speakers will specifically present a practical guide to design and implement an effective antitrust compliance program in light of the DOJ guidance.
- The DOJ’s Guidance and Its Implication to Antitrust Compliance Programs
- Factors in Determining an Effective Antitrust Compliance Program
- Benefits of an Effective Antitrust Compliance Program
- Best Practices in Designing and Implementing an Effective Antitrust Compliance Program
- Helpful Outlook
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Who Should Attend:
- Antitrust Lawyers
- Compliance Executives
- Program Managers
- Corporate Governance Lawyers
- Business Lawyers
- Top-Level Executives
Megan E. Gerking is of counsel in Morrison & Foerster’s Global Antitrust Law Practice, where she focuses on government-facing antitrust matters. Ms. Gerking has extensive experience representing companies in civil and criminal antitrust government investigations before the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and state enforcers, and in all phases of the merger review process before U.S. and foreign competition authorities.
She counsels clients on a variety of competition law issues, including antitrust compliance, trade association and industry consortium activities, joint conduct, mergers and acquisitions, licensing and distribution practices, and regulatory compliance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.
Ms. Gerking previously served as a trial attorney for the DOJ’s Antitrust Division, where she investigated and prosecuted federal antitrust violations and international cartel cases. While there, she prosecuted the first individual extradited to the U.S. on an antitrust charge.
Print and review course materials
Method of Presentation:
General knowledge of antitrust laws
Unlock All The Knowledge and Credit You Need
Leading Provider of Online Continuing Education
It's As Easy as 1, 2, 3
Get Your 1-Year All Access Pass For Only $199
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.