Jun

    Distilling Issues in Alcohol Distribution

    Kirkland & Ellis LLP, 4 PM GMT

    In the 80 years since the repeal of Prohibition, state laws regulating alcohol sales have been challenged on many grounds. This panel will review the unique issues in the distribution of alcohol, including state regulation of pricing and distribution, direct-to-consumer shipping, and internet sales.  The panelists will discuss the special antitrust, consumer protection and constitutional issues that arise in this industry.

       

    The Distinguished Panelists Include:

     

    ·         Maureen K. Ohlhausen, FTC Commissioner, Washington D.C.

    ·         Kenneth G. Elzinga, Economist, UVA and Cornerstone Research

    ·         Robert M. Langer, Partner, Wiggin and Dana LLP, Hartford CT

    ·         Ian R. Conner, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis, Washington D.C.

     

    In-Person and via teleconference followed by cocktails and questions. 

     

    Location:

    Kirkland & Ellis LLP

    655 Fifteenth Street N.W.

    Washington D.C.

     

    FREE: Antitrust Section Members, Government, Nonprofit Employees and Students

    $25.00: Other non-members

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    Event Details

    Format

    In-Person

    Date

    Jun 19, 2014

    2014-06-19T16:00:00 2014-06-19T18:00:00 Distilling Issues in Alcohol Distribution

    In the 80 years since the repeal of Prohibition, state laws regulating alcohol sales have been challenged on many grounds. This panel will review the unique issues in the distribution of alcohol, including state regulation of pricing and distribution, direct-to-consumer shipping, and internet sales.  The panelists will discuss the special antitrust, consumer protection and constitutional issues that arise in this industry.

       

    The Distinguished Panelists Include:

     

    ·         Maureen K. Ohlhausen, FTC Commissioner, Washington D.C.

    ·         Kenneth G. Elzinga, Economist, UVA and Cornerstone Research

    ·         Robert M. Langer, Partner, Wiggin and Dana LLP, Hartford CT

    ·         Ian R. Conner, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis, Washington D.C.

     

    In-Person and via teleconference followed by cocktails and questions. 

     

    Location:

    Kirkland & Ellis LLP

    655 Fifteenth Street N.W.

    Washington D.C.

     

    FREE: Antitrust Section Members, Government, Nonprofit Employees and Students

    $25.00: Other non-members

    CLE

    The ABA is not seeking CLE credit for this program. 

    Audio Archive

    Provided all releases are obtained, MP3 recordings of this program will be available to Section members on the Committee Program Audio page
    Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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