FTAIA Fundamentals and Fandemonium
12:30 PM EST
This program will be part 1 in a four part series exploring various issues relating to the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act. This panel will serve as a background to the series and will explore the FTAIA's history, language and purposes. It will examine the pre-FTAIA case law regarding the application of the Sherman Act to foreign conduct aving an anticompetitive effect in the United States. It also will analyze the FTAIA's legislative history and language to see how it accomplished its objectives of promoting U.S. exports while retaining antitrust protections for purchasers in the United States. It will also discuss the the Supreme Court's construction of the statute in Empagran.
* Nickolai Levin, United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Appellate Section
* Professor Max Huffman, Indiana University
* Abbott Lipsky, Latham & Watkins
* Tiffany Rider, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
* Charles Rothfeld, Mayer Brown
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