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252.3 sec. 001 - International Antitrust Law (Spring 2021)
Instructor: Rachel Brass (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Joel Sanders (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction
F 08:00 AM - 09:50 AM
From January 22, 2021
To April 30, 2021
Course End: April 30, 2021
Class Number: 32048
Enroll Limit: 24
As of: 05/08 05:45 AM
The course will compare the approaches of various regimes (including, for example, the U.S., European Union, China, Korea, Japan, and Brazil) to specific antitrust/competition law issues, with a specific focus on the practical realities of global antitrust/competition law enforcement. The course will cover issues involving client advice, criminal investigations, civil litigation, and dealings with competition authorities. Specific topics will include cartels, dominance (abuse of monopoly power), mergers, the intersection between intellectual property and antitrust, extraterritoriality and comity, privilege and privacy, vertical restraints, and private damages actions. Reading assignments will include academic writing and case study materials. We plan to include role playing opportunities and written assessments based on “real world” skills (e.g., client memoranda and white papers).
Joel Sanders is a retired partner and Rachel Brass is a partner in the Antitrust & Competition practice at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. Joel started his career with the United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, where he represented the United States in both criminal and civil enforcement matters. In private practice, we have handled a wide range of antitrust matters, including global cartel investigations, mergers, internal investigations, and complex civil litigation. We have represented clients in antitrust and competition matters before more than a dozen different international competition authorities, as well as the U.S. DOJ and Federal Trade Commission. We have litigated antitrust cases across the country and in the U.S. Supreme Court.
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