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Vertical Merger Enforcement: How to Effectively Navigate Through the Uncharted Waters of Complexities

Live Webcast Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (ET)
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Online CLE Vertical Merger

In this LIVE Webcast a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in Vertical Merger Enforcement: How to Effectively Navigate Through the Uncharted Waters of Complexities. Speakers will also present all important issues surrounding this significant topic. Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Vertical Merger Webinar

Faculty

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Dr. Ryan Booth
Principal
Matrix Economics, LLP
Online CLE Vertical Merger
Jeny Maier
Partner
Axinn
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Katherine I. Funk
Managing Partner
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
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Nitin Dua, PhD
Principal
Bates White

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Online CLE Vertical Merger

Dr. Ryan Booth, Principal
Matrix Economics, LLP

Jeny Maier, Partner
Axinn

Katherine I. Funk, Managing Partner
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Nitin Dua, PhD, Principal
Bates White

Online CLE Vertical Merger

Online CLE Vertical Merger

Dr. Ryan BoothPrincipalMatrix Economics, LLP

Dr. Ryan Booth is a Principal at Matrix Economics. He specializes in applying antitrust economics, econometric methods, and industrial organization principles to evaluate the competitive effects of mergers and challenged conduct. Over the course of numerous litigation and merger investigation matters, Dr. Booth has served as a consulting expert in defining relevant markets, assessing market power, analyzing the competitive effects of vertical restraints, and evaluating potential procompetitive benefits of conduct. His practice spans many industries—including airlines, consumer payment cards, healthcare, high technology, and telecommunications.

Prior to joining Matrix Economics, Dr. Booth was a Vice President at Analysis Group, where he worked on a range of antitrust and competition cases. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University.

Online CLE Vertical Merger

Jeny MaierPartnerAxinn

Jeny has significant experience across all aspects of antitrust law. She regularly advises parties to large M&A transactions on international antitrust notification requirements and substantive competitive issues. She also assists clients with responding to civil and criminal antitrust investigations, and defending related class-action litigation. Jeny also defends clients in high-stakes treble-damage antitrust class action litigation. She works with clients across a broad range of industries, with particular experience in the technology, telecommunications, transportation, healthcare and pharmaceutical fields. Jeny was named a "Future Leader" in competition law by Who's Who Legal in 2017 and 2018. Additionally, Legal 500 named her a "Bright Rising Star" in the area of antitrust law. 

Online CLE Vertical Merger

Katherine I. FunkManaging PartnerLewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Katherine I. Funk is the co-managing partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Lewis Brisbois and is a member of the Antitrust & Competition Practice.

Katie is a trusted advisor to corporate executives and in-house legal departments with more than 25 years of experience successfully navigating antitrust and business issues on behalf of clients in a range of industries. She has participated in more than 100 transactions requiring review by the DOJ or FTC. Katie also provides day-to-day business counsel on matters including distribution arrangements, the Robinson-Patman Act, licensing agreements and global corporate compliance. She has represented both employees and employers on non-compete and other employment related agreements. In the healthcare space, Katie works with clients on the formation and operation of clinically integrated networks, the buying and selling of provider practices, and other healthcare system transactions.

Previously, Katie was a partner at several AmLaw 100 firms and also served as an attorney in the FTC’s Mergers 1 section.

Katie is on the advisory board of Ithaka Hospitality, a boutique hospitality management company. Additionally, she is a board member of Mending Faces, a non-profit medical charity providing life-changing cleft lip, cleft palate and tissue release surgeries to children in the Philippines and Columbia.

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Nitin Dua, PhDPrincipalBates White

Nitin Dua specializes in antitrust analysis of mergers and monopolization issues. He has extensive experience leading economic and statistical analyses on several high profile hospital and insurance merger cases on behalf of federal agencies and private entities. He has supervised economic analyses in major telecom matters, including the merger between AT&T and Time Warner. In addition to healthcare and telecom, Dr. Dua has also worked on engagements involving intellectual property issues in the music industry and antitrust damages in the airlines industry.

Online CLE Vertical Merger

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   NONE

Course Code:
   148263

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    2.0 CLE

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The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Matrix Economics is a boutique consulting firm focused on competition analysis for adversarial proceedings, including merger reviews and antitrust litigation. The Matrix team offers analytical insights and practical solutions to law firms, corporations, and government agencies facing complex economic challenges. The firm brings a proven track record of success in providing intellectual leadership and clarity to the central issues of market definition, market power, and competitive effects of mergers and conduct investigations, including cases involving vertical restraints. Matrix delivers rigorous, litigation-defensible work product that withstands adversarial scrutiny.

Website: https://matrixeconomics.com/

Axinn combines the skills, experience and dedication of the world's largest firms with the focus, responsiveness, efficiency and attention to client needs of the best boutiques. The firm was established in the late 1990s by lawyers from premier Wall Street firms with a common vision: provide the highest level of service and strategic acumen in antitrust, intellectual property and high-stakes litigation. Axinn’s lawyers have served as lead or co-lead counsel on nearly half a trillion dollars in transactions and, in the last 10 years alone, have handled more than 250 litigations.

Website: https://www.axinn.com/

Lewis Brisbois is the  9th largest firm in the U.S. boasting 1,300 attorneys in 50 cities serving clients of all sizes in every major industry.  Forty years ago,  seven lawyers left a premier L.A. firm founding Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP. Those attorneys dreamed of a firm dedicated to client service, comprised of diverse individuals. Soon, the firm opened an office in San Francisco and adding  practice offerings. In the early 2000s, Lewis Brisbois expanded beyond  California to New York , quickly adding offices in other cities. All the while, the firm adhered to its founding principle of diversity, earning a Chambers  no. 1 ranking for Diversity, and earning top 5 rankings as best law firm for Minority Equity Partners and for Women Attorneys. Founding partners Robert Lewis and Bob Smith are still with the firm, serving as Chairman and Vice Chairman.

Website: https://lewisbrisbois.com/

Bates White is an economic consulting firm that provides advanced, empirically-based economic, financial, and econometric analysis to law firms, corporations, and government agencies. We advise clients on litigation, case development and strategy, assessing and analyzing the relative strengths of economic arguments, and determining optimal strategies for discovery, motions, trial preparations, and settlement.

Website: https://www.bateswhite.com/

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