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Every two years, the ABA Section of Antitrust Law puts on the highly-regarded Masters Course—a conference directed at young but experienced associates, partners, and government and in-house attorneys to provide deeper insight into key antitrust principles. This is an unmatched training opportunity featuring a stellar line-up of senior antitrust practitioners in the public and private sectors. This year, the conference will take place on October 9-11 at the Colonial Williamsburg Lodge in Historic Williamsburg, VA.




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Welcome




The International Committee keeps its members from around the world abreast of the latest developments in international competition law and U.S. antitrust developments with international implications. Through Committee-produced programs, quarterly newsletters, list-serve updates, and publications, members are kept informed on a range of international competition issues, including enforcement trends, leading cases, international convergence efforts, and agency staff changes. The International Committee also participates in the Section's outreach to foreign enforcement agencies and facilitates international dialogue on competition policy.

At our informal "brown bag" programs, members learn first hand about recent developments from senior agency officials, scholars, and experienced U.S. and international practitioners.

The Committee also publishes treatises on international antitrust, including Competition Laws Outside of the United States and Obtaining Evidence Abroad, and contributes to the international chapter of Antitrust Law Developments and its supplements. New publishing projects are in the works, and members with an interest in becoming further involved in Committee publications should contact us. In addition, the Committee supports Section initiatives to shape policy by submitting comments and analysis on policy initiatives, new antitrust laws, and proposed amendments to existing antitrust laws.




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How To Get Involved

There are many opportunities for interested Antitrust Section members to get involved in the work of the International Committee. These include writing or editing publications, helping organize programs and brown-bag lunch seminars, participating in drafting Section comments on international issues, and working on other policy issues. Several of the Committee's projects are described in the list below. If a project interests you, we encourage you to get in touch with the indicated contact person.

The International Antitrust Bulletin

We are always looking for articles for this quarterly publication focusing on developments in international competition law. We welcome ideas for articles as well as assistance with drafting or editing. Contact: John Taladay at john.taladay@bakerbotts.com.

Committee Programs

The Committee holds several programs each year -- usually in the form of telephonic conferences. We welcome assistance in developing topics, identifying speakers, and organizing the programs. Contact: Julie Soloway at julie.soloway@blakes.com or Casey Halladay at casey.halladay@mcmillan.ca.

Comments & Position Papers

We often organize task forces to draft comments and position papers on various proposals, papers, and draft foreign and domestic legislation and guidelines. Contact: Tom Collin at tom.collin@thompsonhine.com or Krisztian Katona at kkatona@ftc.gov.

Publications

The Committee regularly leads or contributes to SAL projects aimed at publishing substantive materials of interest to our members and by our members. The publications range from monographs, handbooks to practice guides and the like. Contact: Suzanne Wachsstock suzanne.e.wachsstock@aexp.com or Tom Collin at tom.collin@thompsonhine.com.

New Member Outreach

Our Committee strives to help involve new members and make membership a rewarding experience. We welcome assistance with this project. Contact the committee chair or any vice-chair.

Leadership

Chair:

Taladay, John

Council Representative:

Schaeffer, Fiona

Vice-Chairs:

Collin, Thomas
Hall, Matthew
Halladay, Casey
Katona, Krisztian
Soloway, Julie
Wachsstock, Suzanne

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Calendar

Committee Events

[Program Materials] Blurred Lines: Intersection of Antitrust and Consumer Protection

July 29, 2014
 
Section Events

    2014 Antitrust Fall Forum

    11/06/2014-11/06/2014
    National Press Club
    Washington

    Each year the Fall Forum brings together top federal, state and international enforcers, economists and leaders of the antitrust bar for lively discussions on the most important issues and headline-grabbing cases. No other venue provides such an intimate setting for asking questions, hearing diverse ...

    Antitrust Masters Course VII

    10/08/2014-10/11/2014

    Every two years, the ABA Section of Antitrust Law puts on the highly-regarded Masters Coursea conference directed at young but experienced associates, partners, and government and in-house attorneys to provide deeper insight into key antitrust principles. This is an unmatched training opportunity featuring ...

    White Papers and Other Voluntary Submissions

    09/24/2014-09/24/2014

    At key moments in agency investigations, a voluntary submission can provide much needed clarity on economic theory, the competitive dynamics of an industry, and/or the likely effects of a given transaction. Our distinguished panelists will explore whether and when to submit a white paper or other voluntary ...


Programs

Click here for a listing of our programs since 2013. A link to each program's audio is included where available.
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Multijurisdictional Competition Law Investigations

The Committee's Handbook On Multijurisdictional Competition Law Investigations is an online treatise featuring country chapters prepared by Committee members.
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International Antitrust Bulletin

The International Committee's newsletter is published four times a year. See our newest edition 2014 Vol. 1!
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Regional and Country Reporters


Annual Plan, Long Range Plan

Annual Plan, Long Range Plan

Annual Plan
Long Range Plan

Modified by Julian-Robert Wiley on July 28, 2014

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