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Nitin Dua, PhD, Principal with Bates White, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Vertical Merger Enforcement

Nitin Dua, PhD, Principal with Bates White, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Vertical Merger Enforcement: How to Effectively Navigate Through the Uncharted Waters of Complexities Webcast

New York, NY, August 01, 2019 --( The Knowledge Group Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Nitin Dua, PhD, Principal with Bates White, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Vertical Merger Enforcement: How to Effectively Navigate Through the Uncharted Waters of Complexities.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, September 17, 2019, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET).

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About Nitin Dua

Nitin Dua specializes in antitrust analysis of mergers and monopolization issues. He has extensive experience leading economic and statistical analyses on several high-profile hospital and insurance merger cases on behalf of federal agencies and private entities. He has supervised economic analyses in major telecom matters, including the merger between AT&T and Time Warner. In addition to healthcare and telecom, Dr. Dua has also worked on engagements involving intellectual property issues in the music industry and antitrust damages in the airlines industry.

About Bates White

Bates White is an economic consulting firm that provides advanced, empirically based economic, financial, and econometric analysis to law firms, corporations, and government agencies. We advise clients on litigation, case development and strategy, assessing and analyzing the relative strengths of economic arguments, and determining optimal strategies for discovery, motions, trial preparations, and settlement.


Vertical mergers proliferated in many markets for the past years, hoping that by doing so, could increase business synergies and produce more efficient and low-cost operations. However, some of the recent cases of vertical mergers have created debate on the traditional merger enforcement paradigm of the US antitrust agencies, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), stating that such vertical integration could result in practical consequences for companies and has led to a series of public hearings and significant enforcement actions.

With the continuously growing debate on the application of vertical integration, it becomes more imperative for companies to know about the latest updates and developments in vertical merger enforcement in order to help clients avoid unwanted risk and pitfalls in compliance.

In this live webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present to the audience an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in vertical merger enforcement. Speakers will also present best practices and strategies to effectively address the important issues surrounding this significant topic.

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

• Vertical Merger Enforcement – Latest Trends and Developments
• Recent Enforcement Actions
• Notable Court Rulings
• Practical Tips and Strategies
• What Lies Ahead

About The Knowledge Group 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:
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