February 05, 2018

ABA Section of Antitrust Law to host international cartel workshop in Paris, Feb. 14-16

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2018 — Enforcement officials from the United States, European Commission, Canada, Japan, France, Australia and Brazil will discuss current developments in cartel enforcement and other related issues during the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law’s 12th International Cartel Workshop to be held Feb. 14-16 in Paris, France.

Recognized globally as the premier international cartel conference, the workshop is presented biennially. A faculty of highly experienced attorneys and enforcers from around the world will take part in a hypothetical global cartel investigation — from detection of a conspiracy by company inside counsel to the ultimate disposition of the enforcement actions in jurisdictions around the world. 

12th International Cartel Workshop co-sponsored by
the ABA Section of Antitrust Law and the International Bar Association


Feb. 14-16, 2018

InterContinental Paris le Grand
2 Rue Scribe
Paris, 75009, FR  

The highlight event of the three-day workshop will be an enforcer’s roundtable on Friday, Feb. 16 from 2-4 p.m. Participants will include:

  • Makan Delrahim, assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Washington, D.C.
  • Sarah Court, commissioner, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Canberra, Brazil
  • Alexandre Barreto de Souza, president, Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica (CADE), Brazil
  • John Pecman, commissioner of competition, Competition Bureau Canada, Gatineau
  • Cecilio Madero Villarejo, deputy director general, European Commission, Directorate-General for Competition, Brussels
  • Isabelle de Silva, president, Autorité de la concurrence, Paris
  • Reiko Aoki, commissioner, Japan Fair Trade Commission, Tokyo

A complete agenda of the program can be found online.

This event is open to members of the press. For media credentialing, please contact Robert Robinson at robert.robinson@americanbar.org.


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