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Megan Gerking, Of Counsel with Morrison & Foerster LLP, to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís Antitrust Enforcement Trends in 2019: Practical Guide for Businesses Event


New York, NY, May 03, 2019 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Megan Gerking, Of Counsel with Morrison & Foerster LLP will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Antitrust Enforcement Trends in 2019: Practical Guide for Businesses.” This event is scheduled for Thursday, June 06, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)

For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/antitrust-enforcement-trends-in-2019/

About Megan Gerking

Megan E. Gerking is of counsel in Morrison & Foerster’s Global Antitrust Law Practice, where she focuses on government-facing antitrust matters. Ms. Gerking has extensive experience representing companies in civil and criminal antitrust government investigations before the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and state enforcers, and in all phases of the merger review process before U.S. and foreign competition authorities.

She counsels clients on a variety of competition law issues, including antitrust compliance, trade association and industry consortium activities, joint conduct, mergers and acquisitions, licensing and distribution practices, and regulatory compliance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.

About Morrison & Foerster LLP

With approximately 1,000 lawyers in 16 offices, Morrison & Foerster is a preeminent global law firm dedicated to delivering business-oriented results to clients across the United States, Europe and Asia. Dynamic technology and life science companies, large financial institutions, leading consumer product companies and other market leaders come to MoFo for knowledge, innovation and business aptitude. MoFo handles some of the world’s largest crossborder transactions and resolves major disputes across multiple jurisdictions. The firm has a long-standing commitment to pro bono work and social justice.

Abstract

There have been a number of high-profile antitrust cases filed in the U.S. over the past few years as well as greater activity and arguably heightened scrutiny by the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission and state enforcers. Outside of the U.S., antitrust enforcers have been even more active. This increased activity means that business executives and counsel must understand current antitrust enforcement focuses so that they can ensure their compliance, limit risk, and avoid potential pitfalls.

In this live webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will present an overview of antitrust enforcement trends in 2019, focusing on practical guidance for businesses.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

• Antitrust and data issues in the digital economy
• Merger reviews leading to anticompetitive conduct investigations
• Post-closing deal challenges
• Vertical merger scrutiny and skepticism of behavioral remedies
• Cartel enforcement and standing issues
• Two-sided platforms
• Class certification
• What lies ahead

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
Contact Information
The Knowledge Group
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
646-844-0200
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www.theknowledgegroup.org
Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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