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Our Curious Amalgam

By: American Bar Association
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  • Our Curious Amalgam explores topics in antitrust, competition, consumer protection, data protection, and privacy law around the world with leading experts in those areas. It is an amalgam because it is a group of diverse topics all in one place. It is curious because it gets the experts and asks them in-depth questions.
    2022 American Bar Association
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  • #282 Has the Scrutiny Reached a Fever Pitch? Taking the Temperature of Private Equity in Healthcare
    Jul 15 2024

    Private equity and health care are important aspects of the U.S. economy. Why are antitrust enforcers focused on the intersection of these two areas? Carla Hine, an antitrust attorney well-versed in both industries, joins Jaclyn Phillips and Jeny Maier to discuss the role PE plays in health care transactions and what antitrust enforcers' recent focus means for such transactions. Listen to this episode to learn more about everything from the benefits of PE investment to legal theories underlying the current conversation.

    With special guest:

    Carla Hine, Counsel, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

    Hosted by:

    Jaclyn Phillips, White & Case LLP and Jeny Maier, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

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    29 mins
  • #281 What Are the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Plans for Enforcement? Breaking It Down From A To Triple C
    Jul 8 2024

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's enforcement and policy priorities for 2024-2025 reflect a focus on a wide range of conduct in many industries. What does this mean for practitioners, market participants, and consumers in Australia? Peta Stevenson, a competition attorney with more than two decades of experience, joins Jaclyn Phillips and Anant Raut to discuss the takeaways and implications. Listen to this episode to learn more about competition enforcement in Australia.

    With special guest:

    Peta Stevenson, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons

    Related Links:

    Easing Cost of Living: ACCC Announces 2024 Enforcement Priorities, With a Focus on Consumers
    Stop Right There: Australia’s Merger Regime Set To Change

    Hosted by:

    Jaclyn Phillips, White & Case LLP and Anant Raut

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    30 mins
  • #280 Does the FTC Ban Get It Right or Go Too Far? Economists Debate the FTC Non-Compete Rule
    Jul 1 2024

    The Federal Trade Commission's non-compete ban has stirred vigorous discussion in the antitrust bar and beyond. What do economic theory and empirical analysis tell us about the effects of non-competes, and whether a ban is justified? Economists Evan Starr and Brian Albrecht join co-hosts Sergei Zaslavsky and Anora Wang to debate the state of economic evidence on non-competes, the implications for policy, and what we still have to learn. Listen to this episode, which also aired as a live ABA program, for an in-depth discussion that highlights both areas of consensus and areas of disagreement on the economics of non-competes.

    With special guests:

    Evan Starr, Associate Professor, University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business and Brian Albrecht, Chief Economist, International Center for Law & Economics

    Related Links:

    Starr, Evan P., J.J. Prescott, and Norman D. Bishara. "Noncompete Agreements in the U.S. Labor Force." Journal of Law and Economics 64, no. 1 (2021): 53-84

    Thomas, Randall S. and Thomas, Randall S. and Bishara, Norman D and Martin, Kenneth J., An Empirical Analysis of Non-Competition Clauses and Other Restrictive Post-Employment Covenants (February 26, 2014)

    Posner, Eric A. and Triantis, George G. and Triantis, Alexander J. and Triantis, Alexander J., Investing in Human Capital: The Efficiency of Covenants Not to Compete (January 2004)

    Hosted by:

    Sergei Zaslavsky and Anora Wang, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

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    1 hr

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