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[Webinar on March 3] When antitrust investigations go global: Tips for dealing with cross-border investigations and avoiding pitfalls

Nov. 2023, 3

[Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP / FRONTEO co-sponsored online seminar]

Allegations of anti-competitive conduct by global companies can lead to multiple simultaneous investigations by different competition regulators.

At this seminar, experienced panelists in cross-border antitrust investigations will discuss recent trends in cross-border investigations, the factors to consider when deciding whether to cooperate or oppose regulators, and the implications for multiple government authorities. Talk about caveats and general tips for adjusting your response.


【Webinar Summary】

◆Date: Thursday October 2023, 3 @ 30:9-00:10 (JST)
◆ Fee: Free webinar
◆ Webinar type: Zoom Webinar

◆ Speaker:
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP


Steven F. Cherry has been successful in defending businesses and individuals in government investigations, complex proceedings, class actions and arbitrations for over 30 years.He is particularly good at defending businesses and individuals in antitrust criminal investigations and civil lawsuits.He also works closely with local lawyers to represent clients in government and private proceedings around the world. According to Chambers USA, it is widely recognized by its peers as an "extraordinary lawyer" and "amazing practitioner," and is undoubtedly the best antitrust lawyer in the region and "greatly respected in the antitrust field." , Especially in the experience of international cartels and grand jury investigations. "


Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP


April Williams has extensive experience representing companies and individuals in complex civil and criminal litigation and investigations, both domestically and internationally.She counsels and represents clients in various government investigations, including investigations by the US Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission.She also conducts sensitive internal investigations on a variety of issues, including work culture issues, and provides strategic compliance counseling to clients.She has represented clients in various stages of litigation, including discovery, motion practice, trial preparation and judgment.

Attorney Williams chairs the Diversity Committee of the Washington, DC office and co-chairs the firm's Racial Justice Reform Initiative.


Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP


Claire Bergeron specializes in complex civil litigation cases under the Sherman Act, Clayton Act, Anti-Terrorism Act and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.She has extensive experience researching and writing judgments, briefs and white papers, and has handled a wide variety of discovery matters.She has also represented clients in investigation and enforcement matters conducted by the US Department of Justice and the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Bergeron is co-author of the North American chapter of the forthcoming Research Handbook on Cartels from Edward Elgar Publishing.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, he was a policy analyst at the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, where he co-authored several important publications on US immigration law enforcement, naturalization trends, and integration issues.She has also served as an authorized representative for the Board of Immigration Appeals at the National Immigrant Justice Center in Chicago.

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