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The global antitrust M&A landscape: what in-house counsel need to know

McDermott Will & Emery


This webinar will provide an update on trends and developments in competition law review of M&A transactions in the United States, Europe and other key countries. Topics to be covered include:

  • Recent US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Justice, European Commission and other key agency priorities and developments on subjects such as:
    • Merger review processes and timing
    • Consent order settlement standards and practices
  • Lessons learned from agency merger challenges over the past year
  • Developments in contract litigation over antitrust efforts provisions in failed mergers


Andrea L Hamilton

Andrea L Hamilton draws on experience from both sides of the Atlantic and focuses her practice on EU and international merger control investigations as well as non-merger conduct investigations and antitrust litigation. She regularly represents clients before the European Commission, European courts and national competition authorities, and also coordinates global investigations.

Her broad industry experience includes particular focus in the aerospace and defence, life sciences, financial services, consumer products, e-commerce, computer hardware and software, media and entertainment, chemicals and commodities industries.

Joel R Grosberg

Joel R Grosberg defends clients on mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures before the FTC, Department of Justice, state antitrust authorities and foreign competition authorities, as well as on antitrust litigation. He has significant experience in the high-tech, chemical, healthcare and life sciences industries, including counselling on matters relating to pricing and distribution practices and other competition-related issues.

He is ranked in Chambers USA and was ranked as a leading antitrust lawyer in The Legal 500 United StatesChambers USA reports that he has “notable agency experience at the FTC” and is “very knowledgeable… on merger related work”.

Jon B Dubrow

Jon B Dubrow is co-head of McDermott’s antitrust mergers focus group and assists clients across a host of interrelated antitrust issues, including M&A transactions and merger clearance, counselling and litigation. He leads the defence of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures before the Department of Justice, the FTC and foreign competition authorities. He also regularly assists third parties whose interests are adversely affected by proposed transactions. He is also experienced in antitrust litigation. He provides counselling on distribution issues, contracting arrangements and a wide variety of other competition-related matters.


Andrea Hamilton
Joel R. Grosberg
Jon B. Dubrow


10 September 2019
16:00 - 16:55 UTC
55 min