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Antitrust Mini Track at ABA International Section Spring Meeting in Washington, DC, April 5-8, 2011

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DON’T MISS OUT ON THE ANTITRUST LAW MINI-TRACK AT THE 2011 SPRING MEETING OF THE ABA INTERNATIONAL LAW SECTION!  April 5-9, 2011, Washington, DC.  Early registration discounts expire February 28, 2011.

Antitrust Law Mini-Track Programs Include http://tinyurl.com/4bzqcs5 :
What’s New in Merger Review and Its Impact on Merger Activity
Size Matters: When Do Powerful Firms Attract Antitrust and Regulatory Scrutiny and Sanctions?
SHOWCASE PROGRAM: Joint Venture Amongst Competitors: Substantive Analysis in Multiple Jurisdictions
Ethics and Confidential Communications: Akzo Nobel and Its Global Ramifications
When Saying No is Not an Option - A Primer for Non-U.S. Companies About Managing Complex Litigation in the United States and Strategies for Minimizing Costs and Exposure

General Meeting Information http://tinyurl.com/4lbsna7:
Join more than 1,200 international practitioners from around the world for 4 days of socializing and networking!
The Spring Meeting offers MORE THAN 60 WORLD-CLASS programs and OVER 300 world-class experts on a range of international law subjects!

8 program tracks to be offered:
Corporate/Transactional, Dispute Resolution/Litigation, International Finance, International Trade/Customs, Public International Law/Rule of Law I & II, Regulatory and Young Lawyers

6 Mini-Tracks: Antitrust Law, Environmental Law, Ethics, Intellectual Property Law, “How To” Series, and Private Equity, Public/Private Partnerships and Developing Countries

TO REGISTER AND FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT:
www.abanet.org/intlaw/spring11 OR CALL +1-202-662-1660

What’s New in Merger Review and Its Impact on Merger Activity

Moderators:
Bruno L. Peixoto, Lanna Peixoto Advogados, São Paulo, Brazil
Hanna Anttilainen, Herbert Smith LLP, Brussels, Belgium

Speakers:
Elizabeth Avery, Gilbert + Tobin, Sydney, Australia
Michael H. Byowitz, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York, New York
Christine Castellano, Corn Products International, Inc., Westchester, Illinois
Mark Katz, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Size Matters: When Do Powerful Firms Attract Antitrust and Regulatory Scrutiny and Sanctions?

Moderator:
Damian Didden, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York, New York

Speakers:
Laurent Garzaniti, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Brussels, Belgium
Gene Burrus, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington
Michael Han, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Beijing, People’s Republic of China
William Kovacic, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC
Sandy Walker, Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


SHOWCASE PROGRAM: Joint Venture Amongst Competitors: Substantive Analysis in Multiple Jurisdictions

Moderator:
Alfredo M. O’Farrell, Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Speakers:
David A. Schwartz, Wachtell, Lipton, Rose & Katz, New York, New York
María Cecília Andrade, Mattos, Muriel & Kestener, Advogados, São Paulo, Brazil
Philippe Chappatte, Slaughter and May, London, United Kingdom
Tamara Dini, Bowman Gilfillan, Cape Town, South Africa
Susan Ning, King & Wood, Beijing, People’s Republic of China


Ethics and Confidential Communications: Akzo Nobel and Its Global Ramifications

Moderator:
Susan Hackett, Association of Corporate Counsel, Washington, DC

Speakers:
Tim Howe, Sanofi Pasteur S.A., Lyon, France
Mahmud Jamal, Osler, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Youngjin Jung, Kim and Chang, Seoul, South Korea (Invited)
Kenneth O’Rourke, O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Los Angeles, California


When Saying No is Not an Option - A Primer for Non-U.S. Companies About Managing Complex Litigation in the United States and Strategies for Minimizing Costs and Exposure


Moderators -
Elaine Metlin, Dickstein Shapiro LLP, Washington, DC
David Stewart, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC (Invited)

Speakers:
Alexander Blumrosen, Bernard-Hertz Béjot, Paris, France
Kenneth Rashbaum, Rashbaum Associates, LLC, New York, New York
The Honorable Barbara Rothstein, U.S. District Judge, Western District of Washington and Director, Federal Judicial Center, Seattle, Washington (Invited)
Andrea Tecce, Navigant Consulting Inc., Washington, DC (Invited)


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