February 17, 2020

#29 What Does a Price Fixer Look Like? Understanding the Profile of Criminal Antitrust Defendants

Every year, US prosecutors charge dozens of people for price-fixing. Who are these people? What drives them to price-fix? And why are almost all of them men? Two former DOJ antitrust prosecutors Anna Pletcher and Heather Nyong’o tell us what price fixers have in common, the one woman price-fixing defendant they prosecuted, and what we can do to counter corporate cultures prone to price-fixing.

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Speakers

Heather Nyong’o // Partner // WilmerHale
Anna Pletcher // Partner // O’Melveny & Myers LLP

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Hosted by:

John Roberti, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP and Tammy Zhu, Legal Counsel, Medallia, Inc.