Haley and Matt sit down with two antitrust associates at McGuireWoods, Amy Gilbert and Jason Chrestionson, to discuss the 13th Annual ABA International Cartel Workshop that took place in San Francisco, California February 19th – 21st. Amy and Jason discuss the workshop generally, define “international cartel”, describe leniency programs and no-poach agreements, and more.
Amy Gilbert is a senior antitrust associate at McGuireWoods’ Chicago office. Amy's practice focuses on antitrust litigation and compliance counseling, class action litigation, as well as complex commercial litigation. Amy's substantive experience also includes work in conjunction with consumer protection statutes, particularly the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Jason Chrestionson is an antitrust associate at McGuireWoods’ Chicago office. Jason advises clients on antitrust litigation and compliance counseling, as well as complex commercial litigation. He has successfully represented clients before the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. Jason is also experienced with large, multi-jurisdictional merger control matters.
Sources from this episode include:
Remarks by a Justice Department attorney at the conference
FAQs on the Justice Department's Leniency Program
A cartel enforcement report by Simpson Thacher
Suggestions from the Antitrust Institute to augment cartel enforcement