Mitigating Antitrust Risks in Mergers & Acquisitions Transactions: What Every Firm Needs to Know in 2015

Broadcast Date: Monday, June 01, 2015 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (ET)
corporate law
Jessica K. Delbaum
Francis Fryscak
Paul S. Jin
Kara Kuritz


About Shearman & Sterling, LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP distinguishes itself by harnessing the intellectual strength and deep experience of its lawyers across its extensive global footprint. As one of the first law firms to establish a presence in key international markets, we have led the way in serving clients wherever they do business. This innovative spirit and the experience we have developed over our 142-year history make us the “go-to” law firm for seamless service. From major financial centers to emerging markets, we have the reach, depth and global perspective necessary to advise our clients on their most complex worldwide business needs.

We represent many of the world’s leading corporations, financial institutions, emerging growth companies, governments and state-owned enterprises. Those clients, in turn, continue to choose us for the market-defining expertise of our accomplished cross-border legal teams. We have a dedicated focus on building partnerships with our clients for their success, and they appreciate our direct partner involvement on day-to-day matter management. With a deep understanding of our clients’ needs, we develop creative ways to address their problems and are ideally situated to counsel them in this challenging 21st century global economy. 


About Cooley LLP

Cooley’s attorneys solve legal issues for entrepreneurs, investors, financial institutions and established companies. Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and bet-the-company litigation, often where innovation meets the law. Cooley has more than 850 lawyers across 12 offices in the United States, China and Europe. Cooley’s Antitrust & Competition team is recognized as one of the top-tier practices in the area of antitrust by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers and Global Competition Review. Providing a full range of counseling, litigation, agency representation, and arbitration services, we handle all aspects of antitrust and trade regulation matters for Fortune 500 corporations, as well as growing companies, in virtually every sector of the economy including telecommunications, software, computer hardware, ecommerce, social media, biotech, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, aerospace, defense, oilfield services, industrial manufacturing, consumer products, and financial services.


About Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide. WSGR represents companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance and advise them. The firm’s broad range of services and practice areas are focused on addressing the principal challenges faced by its clients’ management, boards of directors, shareholders, and in-house counsel. With deep roots in Silicon Valley, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has offices in Austin; Beijing; Brussels; Hong Kong; Los Angeles; New York; Palo Alto; San Diego; San Francisco; Seattle; Shanghai; Washington, D.C.; and Wilmington, DE. For more information, please visit


About US Department of Justice,Legal Policy Section of the Antitrust Division