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The International Cartel Workshop - February 10-12, 2010 • Paris, France

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AGENDA (as of 01.03.10)

2010 International Cartel Workshop

Le Westin, Paris, France

                                         

            Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Registration Hours:

February 9                16:00 – 19:00

February 10              13:00 – 18:00

February 11                8:00 – 18:00

February 12                8:00 – 18:00

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

13:15-13:35   CONFERENCE DELEGATES SEATED; WELCOMING REMARKS

  Ilene Knable Gotts, Chair,

ABA

Section of Antitrust Law

  A. Neil Campbell, Chair, IBA Antitrust Committee

  Scott D. Hammond, Conference Co-Chair

  Gary R. Spratling,Conference Co-Chair

13:35-13:45   INTRODUCTION TO WORKSHOP

  James M. Griffin, Conference Planning Committee

13:45-15:45   DEMONSTRATION I:  The decision to self-report and seek leniency in multiple 

                       jurisdictions

  Scene One:  The board meets to weigh its options and decide a course of action

  

  Marcelo Calliari, Tozzini Freire Advogados, São Paulo, Brazil

  James M. Griffin, King & Spalding LLP, Washington, DC

  Aimee L. Imundo, Senior Counsel, Competition Law & Compliance, General Electric

     Company, Washington, DC 

  Katherine L. Kay, Stikeman Elliott LLP, Toronto, Canada

  Gerwin Van Gerven, Linklaters LLP, Brussels, Belgium

  Scene Two:  The company seeks a marker and negotiates the terms for perfecting its

                        leniency application in the United States

 

 

  James M. Griffin, King & Spalding LLP, Washington, DC

  Scott D. Hammond, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Matters, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Washington, DC

           

                       

  Scene Three:  The company seeks a marker and negotiates the terms for perfecting its

                            leniency application at the European Commission

  Paul Malric-Smith, Head of Unit, Directorate General Competition, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

  Gerwin Van Gerven, Linklaters LLP, Brussels, Belgium

15:45-16:00     BREAK

16:00-18:00  DEMONSTRATION II: The prosecution:  Beginning the cartel investigation; seven  jurisdictions devise their strategy

Australia

Marcus Bezzi, Executive General Manager, Enforcement & Compliance Division, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Canberra, Australia

Canada

John Pecman, Senior Deputy Commissioner of Competition, Criminal Matters, Competition Bureau Canada, Gatineau, Canada

European Union

Ewoud C. Sakkers, Head of Unit, Directorate General Competition, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

Japan

Hiroo Iwanari, Director, Investigation Division IV, Investigation  Bureau, Japan Fair Trade Commission, Tokyo, Japan

Korea

Bongsam Shin, Director, International Cartel Division, Cartel Bureau, Korea Fair Trade Commission, Seoul, Korea

United Kingdom

Ali Nikpay, Senior Director, Cartels and Criminal Enforcement, UK Office of Fair Trading, London, United Kingdom

United States

Lisa M. Phelan, Chief, National Criminal Enforcement Section, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Washington, DC

18:00-19:00    DELEGATES RECEPTION

Introduction:    Michel Debroux

                     Hogan & Hartson LLP, Paris, France

Speaker:            Bruno Lasserre

                           President, Autorite de la Concurrence, Paris, France

Thursday February 11, 2010

8:45-10:45  DEMONSTRATION III:  Search warrants and dawn raids in various jurisdictions

  Scene One:  FBI searches

  

  Ray V. Hartwell III, Hunton & Williams LLP, Washington, DC

  Lisa M. Phelan, Chief, National Criminal Enforcement Section, U.S.           

     Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Washington, DC

                         

  Scene Two:  Dawn raids in the European Union

 

  Carolyn E. Galbreath, Member and Director, Cartels Division, Irish Competition   

     Authority, Dublin, Ireland

  Julian Joshua, Howrey LLP, Brussels, Belgium

  Ewoud C. Sakkers, Head of Unit, Directorate General Competition, European Commission,   

     Brussels, Belgium 

  Scene Three:  Dawn raids in Japan

Hiroo Iwanari, Director, Investigation Division IV, Investigation Bureau, Japan Fair Trade Commission, Tokyo, Japan

   Tsutomu Nakato, Hibiya Sogo Law Offices, Tokyo, Japan

  Scene Four:  Inspections in Brazil

  Mariana Tavares De Araujo, Secretariat of Economic Law, Ministry of Justice, Brazil

  Barbara Rosenberg, Barbosa Müssnich Aragão, São Paulo, Brazil 

10:45-11:00   

BREAK

11:00-12:45 DEMONSTRATION IV:  The defense responds to government investigation

 D. Jarrett Arp, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Washington, DC

 Linda Evans, Clayton Utz, Sydney, Australia

 D. Martin Low, McMillan LLP, Toronto, Canada

 Philip Mansfield, Allen & Overy LLP, London, United Kingdom

 Michael O’Kane, Peters & Peters, London, United Kingdom

 Harumichi Uchida, Mori Hamada Matsumoto, Tokyo, Japan

 Sylvia van Es, Vice President, Senior Legal Counsel, Philips International, B.V., Eindhoven, Netherlands

 Hoil Yoon, Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu, Seoul, Korea

                         

12:45-13:30    LUNCHEON

13:30-14:45  LUNCHEON PROGRAM V.  Judicial Roundtable

INTRODUCTION:  Ilene knable gotts, Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz, New York, NY



Moderator:  A. Neil Campbell,McMillan LLP, Toronto, Canada

  

Australia

     The Honorable Justice John Middleton, Federal Court of Australia, Melbourne, Australia

  European Union
 
The Honorable Judge Nicholas Forwood
, The General Court, Court of Justice of the 
European Union, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

  United States

     The Honorable Judge Ruben Castillo, United States District Court Judge, Northern District of Illinois, Chicago, IL

14:45-16:15   DEMONSTRATION VI:  Conducting the internal investigation – legal, ethical and practical issues faced by corporate counsel in dealing with corporate employees

  Scene One:  Internal investigation at principal European facility of US-headquartered corporation which has obtained amnesty/immunity markers in all jurisdictions

 

  Jochen B. Burrichter, Hengeler Mueller, Düsseldorf, Germany

  Donald C. Klawiter, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, Washington, DC

  Gerwin Van Gerven, Linklaters LLP, Brussels, Belgium

  Scene Two:  Internal investigation at Japan-headquartered corporation, which does not have

                        amnesty/immunity in any jurisdiction                        

 

  Gary L. Halling, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, San Francisco, CA

     

  Tsutomu Nakato, Hibiya Sogo Law Offices, Tokyo, Japan                      

  Kimitoshi Yabuki, Yabuki Law Office, Tokyo, Japan

16:15-16:30       
BREAK

16:30-18:00  DEMONSTRATION VII:  Plaintiffs’ strategies for pursuing private damage claims

  Scene One:  Meeting of class action plaintiffs’ counsel

  Michael D. Hausfeld, Hausfeld LLP, Washington, DC

  Stephen Kon, SJ Berwin, London, United Kingdom

  Francis O. Scarpulla, Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason LLP

  Bruce L. Simon, Pearson Simon Warshaw & Penny LLP, San Francisco, CA

  Bonny E. Sweeney, Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP, San Diego, CA

  Charles M. Wright, Siskinds LLP, London, Ontario, Canada

  Scene Two:  Meeting with corporate general counsel considering whether to opt out of class

 

  Bruce L. Simon, Pearson Simon Warshaw & Penny LLP, San Francisco, CA

  Lauren C. Ravkind, Kenny Nachwalter, PA, Austin, TX

  A. Paul Victor, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, New York, NY

   Scene Three:  Plaintiffs’, defense and government lawyers discuss discovery issues in context of

                            conflicting objectives

      

   Michael D. Hausfeld, Hausfeld LLP, Washington, DC

   Phillip A. Proger, Jones Day, Washington, DC    

   Bruce L. Simon, Pearson Simon Warshaw & Penny, San Francisco, CA

   Phillip H. Warren, Chief, San Francisco Field Office, U.S. Department of  Justice, Antitrust Division, San Francisco, CA

18:00              

ADJOURN

     

Friday, February 12, 2010

8:45-9:45   DEMONSTRATION VII:  Making the decision – the General Counsel, the Board

                   and outside counsel meet to decide whether to admit the violation and cooperate or to

                   defend against the government investigation                                              

  Scene One:  The corporation decides to admit the violation and cooperate

 

  Jae Hong Ahn, Kim & Chang, Seoul, Korea

  William J. Baer, Arnold & Porter LLP, Washington, DC

  Kathleen M. Beasley, Haynes & Boone LLP, Dallas, TX

  Cani Fernández, Cuatrecasas Abogados SRL, Madrid, Spain & Brussels, Belgium

  James A. Wilson, Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP, Columbus, Ohio

  Scene Two:  The corporation decides to defend against all government investigations                

 

  Stephen Fishbein, Shearman & Sterling LLP, New York, NY

  Joy K. Fuyuno, White & Case, LLP, Tokyo, Japan

  Pierre Kirch, Paul Hastings JanofskyP & Walker LLP, Paris, France

  Tsutomu Nakato, Hibiya Sogo Law Offices, Tokyo, Japan

  Robert W. Tarun, Baker & McKenzie LLP, San Francisco, CA

  Kimitoshi Yabuki, Yabuki Law Office, Tokyo, Japan

9:45-10:00      

BREAK

10:00-11:45 DEMONSTRATION IX:  Negotiating a disposition-U.S., EU and Brazil

  Scene One:  Negotiating a plea agreement in the U.S.

 

 Scott D. Hammond, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Matters, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Washington, DC

  James H. Mutchnik, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago, IL

  Michael O’Kane, Peters & Peters, London, UK

  Phillip H. Warren, Chief, San Francisco Field Office, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of

   Justice, San Francisco, CA

  Scene Two:  Discussing a settlement in the European Union

 

  Kris Dekeyser, Head of Unit, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

  Stephen Kinsella, Sidley Austin LLP, Brussels, Belgium

  Michael J. Reynolds, Allen & Overy, LLP, Brussels, Belgium

  Ewoud C. Sakkers, Head of Unit, Directorate General Competition, European Commission,    

   Brussels, Belgium

     

 Scene Three:  Negotiating a disposition in Brazil

  

 Cesar Costa Alves de Mattos, Commissioner, Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Economica

   (CADE), Brazil 

 Barbara Rosenberg, Barbosa Müssnich Aragão, São Paulo, Brazil 

11:45-12:30   LUNCHEON                         

     

12:30-14:30   LUNCHEON PROGRAM X:  Enforcers Roundtable – Eight Jurisdictions

MODERATOR:  Gary R. Spratling,Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, San Francisco, CA

Australia

The Honorable Graeme Samuel, Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission,

Canberra, Australia

Brazil

The Honorable Mariana Tavares De Araujo,Secretariat of Economic Law, Ministry of Justice, Brazil

Canada

The Honorable Melanie L. Aitken, Commissioner of Competition, Competition Bureau Canada, Gatineau, Canada

European Commission

The Honorable Neelie Kroes,Competition Commissioner, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

(invited)

Japan

TBD, Japan Fair Trade Commission, Tokyo, Japan

Korea

The Honorable Ho-Yul Chung, Chairman, Korea Fair Trade Commission, Seoul, Korea

United Kingdom

The Honorable Philip Collins, Chairman, U.K. Office of Fair Trading, London, U.K.

United States

The Honorable Christine A. Varney, Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Washington, DC

     

14:45-16:15  DEMONSTRATION XI:  Extra-territorial jurisdiction, class certification, and                       calculation of damages; counsel for plaintiffs and defendants and their experts

                      analyze and litigate issues relevant to damage actions

Scene One: 

U.S. plaintiffs’ lawyers meet with plaintiffs’ expert

 Michael D. Hausfeld, Hausfeld LLP, Washington, DC

 Jeffrey J. Leitzinger, Econ One, Los Angles, CA  

 Bruce L. Simon,Pearson Simon Warshaw & Penny LLP, San Francisco, CA

                                   

Scene Two:

U.S. defense lawyers meet with defense expert

Edward P. Henneberry, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliff LLP, Washington, DC

Roxann E. Henry, Howrey LLP, Washington, DC

Janusz Ordover, CompassLexecon, New York, NY

Kevin R. Sullivan,King & Spalding LLP, Washington, DC

16:15-16:30  BREAK

16:30-18:00  DEMONSTRATION XII: Preliminary negotiations between class counsel and  

                      counsel  for the amnesty applicant; settling direct and indirect damage claims with      

                      the other defendants

Scene One:   Plaintiffs’ lawyers negotiate settlement and cooperation obligations with counsel

                      for the amnesty applicant

                     

Michael D. Hausfeld, Hausfeld LLP, Washington, DC

Stephen Kon, SJ Berwin LLP, London UK

Thomas Mueller, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Washington, DC

Phillip A. Proger, Jones Day, Washington, DC

Bruce L. Simon,Pearson Simon Warshaw & Penny LLP, San Francisco, CA

Gerwin Van Gerven, Linklaters LLP, Brussels, Belgium

Scene Two:  Plaintiffs’ lawyers representing direct purchasers negotiate settlement with   

                      counsel for a company that does not have amnesty

D. Jarrett Arp,Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Washington, DC

Michael D. Hausfeld, Hausfeld LLP, Washington, DC

Stephen Kon, SJ Berwin LLP, London UK

Michael R. Lazerwitz, Clearly Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Washington, DC

Michael J. Reynolds, Allen & Overy LLP, Brussels, Belgium

           

Scene Three:  Plaintiffs’ lawyers representing indirect purchasers negotiate settlement

                         with counsel for a company that does not have amnesty

Roxann E. Henry,Howrey LLP, Washington, DC

Francis O. Scarpulla, Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason LLP,  

Bonny E. Sweeney, Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP, San Diego, CA

Kevin R. Sullivan, King & Spalding LLP, Washington, DC

18:00   

ADJOURN—

New York attorneys should pick up their personalized CLE   certificates

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