Mar

    United States v. American Express: Competition at the Point of Purchase

    2 PM EDT

    Following a lengthy trial, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York has issued its decision addressing AMEX’s rules that limit merchants' ability to steer consumers' payment decisions at the point of purchase.  The panelists will discuss the legal arguments and economic theories considered by the Court, debate the merits of the parties' positions, and analyze the impact of the recently issued decision.

    Moderator:  Bill Katz, Thompson & Knight LLP 

    Speakers:

    * Thomas P. Brown, Paul Hastings LLP
    * Henry B. McFarland, Economists Inc
    * Tracey Kitzman, Friedman Law Group LLP

    FREE:  Antitrust Section Members, Government, Non-profit Employees and Students
    $25.00:  Other Non-members

    Learn about Section membership or call 800-285-2221 to join with source code:  RAT14IP25.  Instructions for accessing the live program will be provided in a confirmation email.  For this and all upcoming events visit:  http://AmBar.org/ATEvents.

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    United States v. American Express: Competition at the Point of Purchase

    Event Details

    Format

    Teleconference

    Date

    Mar 12, 2015

    2015-03-12T14:00:00-04:00 2015-03-12T15:30:00-04:00 United States v. American Express: Competition at the Point of Purchase

    Following a lengthy trial, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York has issued its decision addressing AMEX’s rules that limit merchants' ability to steer consumers' payment decisions at the point of purchase.  The panelists will discuss the legal arguments and economic theories considered by the Court, debate the merits of the parties' positions, and analyze the impact of the recently issued decision.

    Moderator:  Bill Katz, Thompson & Knight LLP 

    Speakers:

    * Thomas P. Brown, Paul Hastings LLP
    * Henry B. McFarland, Economists Inc
    * Tracey Kitzman, Friedman Law Group LLP

    FREE:  Antitrust Section Members, Government, Non-profit Employees and Students
    $25.00:  Other Non-members

    Learn about Section membership or call 800-285-2221 to join with source code:  RAT14IP25.  Instructions for accessing the live program will be provided in a confirmation email.  For this and all upcoming events visit:  http://AmBar.org/ATEvents.

    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. 

     

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