IBA 2023 Paris – Civil and Criminal Antitrust Enforcement Trends

On 2 November 2023, Hausfeld Partner, Lesley Hannah joined an expert panel to discuss ‘civil and criminal antitrust enforcement trends’ at the Annual IBA Conference in Paris.

The panel:

• surveyed newly imposed obstacles to mergers in both the USA and the EU
• examined recent ground-breaking criminal prosecutions involving “no-poach” agreements, where businesses agree not to compete for each other’s employees
• discussed the return of dawn raids in the wake of the COVID crisis receding
• considered the continuing enforcement focus on digital markets and large tech platforms.

Jonathan S Abernethy, from Cohen & Gresser and Julian Peña from Allende & Brea moderated the panel and Lesley was joined by Patrick Hubert from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, Barbara Rosenberg from BMA Advogados, and Laura Shores from Arnold & Porter.

Practical arrangements

The IBA Annual Conference Paris was held from 29 October – 3 November 2023.
Lesley spoke on 2 November, 4.15 pm – 5.30 pm at Palais des Congrès.

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