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Antitrust in the Americas II in Brazil to discuss competition law and policy

Antitrust in the Americas II in Brazil to discuss competition law and policy

By Gabriel McIntosh

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 16, 2013 — Competition law enforcers and leading private practitioners throughout the Americas will discuss cutting-edge issues in competition law and policy at Antitrust in the Americas II, co-hosted by the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law and Brazil’s IBRAC, June 6-7 in Sao Paulo. This conference focuses on the most important developments and antitrust risks facing firms doing business in the Americas.

Highlights include:

“Navigating the Shoals of Merger Control on a Global-Scope Deal” — This panel will simulate a merger review matter regarding an international merger between producers of consumer products with global brands and valuable intellectual property.
June 6, 10:15-11:30 a.m.

“Corporate Counsel Perspectives: Mergers, Investigations and Compliance” — This program will seek to provide the in-house counsel perspective on dealing with antitrust issues running the gamut from merger reviews to conduct investigations to implementing effective compliance programs.
June 7, 9-10:15 a.m.

“Americas Enforcers Roundtable” — Enforcement leaders for Brazil, Mexico and Chile answer questions regarding their enforcement priorities, successes and challenges, as well as the prospects for coordination and collaboration with their counterparts across borders.
June 7, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

What: 
Antitrust in the Americas II

When:
June 6-7

Where:
Renaissance Sao Paulo Hotel
Alameda Santos 2233
Sao Paulo, DF 01419-002
Brazil

A complete agenda and updated list of speakers can be found online.

For media credentialing, please contact Ali Cybulski at Alisha.Cybulski@americanbar.org. This event is free and open to members of the press.

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