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ABAs 2023 Antitrust Spring Meeting

ABA's 2023 Antitrust Spring Meeting

  • Marriott Marquis, Washington, DC
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - Friday, March 31, 2023

Please join our team for the 71st Annual Spring gathering of international antitrust/competition, consumer protection, and data privacy enforcers & professionals.

Click here for additional information and to register.

Schedule and Presenters

Tuesday, March 28: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Kavita Pillai will participate in the session, "Pathways to Leadership."

ABA panel description: Interested in becoming a leader in antitrust and consumer protection law? Seeking ways to enhance your career and grow professionally? Get tips and pointers from Section leaders as they share their pathways to success, including strategies for using Section membership to enhance and develop your career.

Wednesday, March 29: 10:45 AM-12:00 PM

Kate Patchen will participate in the session, "Criminally Minded: Section 2 Prosecutions Advancing."

ABA panel description: Last year, DOJ set the antitrust world ablaze by resuming criminal prosecutions of Section 2 violations, something we have not seen in decades. What has DOJ done since and what might we expect to see next? What should the metes and bounds of criminal monopolization enforcement look like? And given those metes and bounds, what can companies and executives do to stay on the right side of the law?

Wednesday, March 29: 10:45 AM-12:00 PM

Ryan Quillian will participate in the session, "Get 'Em While They're Small."

ABA panel description: Global competition authorities are poised to more aggressively pursue acquisitions of nascent firms, considering future forms of competition that do not exist today. What thresholds should apply in evaluating these deals? What evidence proves whether the whole will be the greater than the sum of its parts? What factors suggest a deal tends to create a monopoly?

Wednesday, March 29: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Ted Voorhees will moderate a fireside chat with Andreas Mundt, President of Germany's competition authority, the Bundeskartellampt.

Thursday, March 30: 4:30 PM-5:30 PM

Ted Voorhees will moderate a fireside chat with Cani Fernández, President of Spain's competition authority, CNMC, and Teresa Moreira, Head of Competition and Consumer Protection Policies, UNCTAD.