[Webinar on March 3] When antitrust investigations go global: Tips for dealing with cross-border investigations and avoiding pitfalls
[Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP / FRONTEO co-sponsored online seminar]
Allegations of anticompetitive conduct by a global corporation can lead to multiple, concurrent investigations by different competition regulatory bodies.
The panelists -- who are experienced professionals in cross-border antitrust investigations -- will talk about recent trends in cross-border investigations; factors to consider when deciding whether to cooperate with or push back against regulatory bodies; cautionary tales and general tips on coordinating responses to multiple governmental authorities.
◆Date: Thursday May 2023th 3 @ 30:9 ～ 00:10 (JST)
◆ Webinar type: Zoom Webinar
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. "
April Williams has significant experience representing companies and individuals in complex civil and criminal cases, and in investigations throughout the United States and abroad. She has counseled and represented clients in a wide variety of government investigations, including investigations by the US Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ms. Williams has also handled sensitive internal reviews into a variety of matters, including workplace culture issues, and provides clients with strategic compliance counseling. She has represented clients at various stages of litigation, including discovery, motions practice, trial preparation and sentencing.
Ms. Williams chairs the Washington DC office’s Diversity Committee and co-chairs the firm’s Racial Justice Reform Initiative.
Claire Bergeron’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation matters, including those arising under the Sherman and Clayton Antitrust Acts, the Antiterrorism Act and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Ms. Bergeron has extensive experience researching and writing dispositive motions, briefs and white papers, and she has handled a broad array of discovery matters. She has also represented clients in connection with investigations and enforcement matters conducted by the US Department of Justice and the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Ms. Bergeron is a co-author of the North America chapter in the forthcoming Edward Elgar Publishing “Research Handbook on Cartels.”
Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Bergeron was an associate policy analyst at the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, where she co-authored several key publications on US immigration enforcement, naturalization trends and integration issues. She also previously worked as a Board of Immigration Appeals accredited representative at the National Immigrant Justice Center in Chicago.
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