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Antitrust and Technology: Perspectives From In-House Competition Counsel

December 10, 2020 at 11:00am12:00pm (PDT)
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Chris Wheeler is the moderator for the Association of Corporate Counsel San Francisco Bay Area Chapter program "Antitrust and Technology: Perspectives from In-House Competition Counsel."

Overview:
As the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the digital revolution, attention in Washington, D.C. and elsewhere has turned to antitrust in technology. This panel, featuring in-house counsel from Facebook, Twitter, Lyft, and Square, will address a variety of practical topics regarding the work of in-house competition counsel, including the relative roles of inside and outside competition counsel, educating enforcers on the business of technology, and the transition from enforcer to in-house counsel. In addition, the panel will address recent high-profile cases and guidance from the Department of Justice.   

Panelists:
Vishal Dave, Mergers & Acquisitions Counsel Lead, Square
Micah Rubbo, Senior Counsel, Litigation, Regulatory and Competition, Twitter
Sean Meenan, Senior Counsel, Litigation and Competition, Lyft
Alex Reicher, Associate General Counsel, Competition and Regulatory, Facebook 

1.0 Hour CA CLE Credit

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