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    The Politics of Antitrust: Candidates & Newsmakers Bringing Antitrust into the Spotlight

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    The panel will discuss the implications of the heightened attention to antitrust in the political arena, e.g., politicians' proposals for big tech firms, including Google, Facebook & Amazon; whether increased media scrutiny is impacting agency practice; and the politicization of antitrust in Europe.

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    The Politics of Antitrust: Candidates & Newsmakers Bringing Antitrust into the Spotlight

    Event Details

    Duration

    120

    Format

    Web

    Date

    Jan 23, 2020

    2020-01-23T13:00:00-05:00 2020-01-23T14:30:00-05:00 The Politics of Antitrust: Candidates & Newsmakers Bringing Antitrust into the Spotlight

    The panel will discuss the implications of the heightened attention to antitrust in the political arena, e.g., politicians' proposals for big tech firms, including Google, Facebook & Amazon; whether increased media scrutiny is impacting agency practice; and the politicization of antitrust in Europe.

    Speakers

    Benjamin Sirota

    Kobre & Kim LLP

    Helge Heinrich

    Noerr LLP

    Jeff White

    Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
    Jeff White is a partner in the Antitrust/Competition practice of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. Mr. White provides counsel for all aspects of antitrust law, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, as well as government investigations, private litigation, and general counseling. He has experience across a wide range of industries, including information technology and software, telecommunications, internet, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, medical devices, oil and gas, energy and power, chemicals, financial services, automotive, and retail.

    Mr. White obtained his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2004 where he served as a member on both the Virginia Law Review and Virginia Tax Review. He earned his BS in Commerce, with distinction, from the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce in 2001. Mr. White is admitted to the bars of the State of New York and the District of Columbia. He also is an active member in the American Bar Association, serving as Vice Chair of the Antitrust Section’s Health Care and Pharmaceuticals Committee.

    Mr. White also was honored with the 2008 Burton Award for Legal Achievement for co-authoring the article “Private Equity: Antitrust Concerns with Partial Acquisitions,” published in Antitrust, an American Bar Association publication. The Burton Awards program is a national competition managed in association with the Library of Congress that is dedicated principally to recognizing and honoring legal practitioners who exhibit excellence in legal writing.

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