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What You Don’t Know About Competition Law Can Hurt You: An Update on Key Antitrust Issues

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 | Registration: 2:00 p.m. CT; Program: 2:30 - 5:00 p.m. CT | Houston, TX


Join our antitrust practitioners for a briefing on antitrust law, including recent developments and emerging issues. This primer will orient and update in-house lawyers and key decision makers on today’s primary competition law concerns and how companies and investors effectively face those concerns. Our general session will cover:

  • The Antitrust Basics
  • Dealing with Competitors
  • Selling & Distribution
  • Purchasing & Employment
  • Antitrust Enforcement in the Trump Administration

In addition, attendees can select from two breakout sessions:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Learn how companies contemplating major acquisitions notify enforcement authorities through HSR filings and similar processes; how the agencies evaluate markets and transactions; and how to streamline the agency review process.

  • Private Equity & Public Market Investments: Learn about antitrust risks unique to investment firms, including how to identify and manage investments in competing entities. Discuss how emerging economic research on investment funds and competition may affect policy and litigation risks.

Vinson & Elkins LLP is an accredited sponsor, approved by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE. This course has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 2.25 credit hours. Vinson & Elkins has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York for the period of June 1, 2014 to June 2, 2017 (renewal pending). This Transitional and Non-Transitional continuing legal education program has been approved in accordance with the Continuing Legal Education Board of the State of New York for a maximum of 2.50 credit hours, in the area of Professional Practice. Vinson & Elkins LLP is a Multiple Activity Provider for The State Bar of California. This activity is approved for 2.25 general hours. Vinson & Elkins is registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as a CPE sponsor. This registration does not constitute an endorsement by the board as to the quality of our CPE program. This course is eligible for 2.50 CPE credit hours, of which 2.50 hours can be applied to the area of Other. No prerequisites required.

Venue

Vinson & Elkins LLP - Houston Office
1001 Fannin Street, Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

T +1.713.758.2222


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