Session details

15th Annual IBA Competition Mid-Year Conference

6 Jun - 7 Jun 2019

Imperial Hotel

Session information

Mission impossible: challenges to complex merger cases
Imperial Hotel


Antitrust Section (Lead)
Asia Pacific Regional Forum


As many industries become more consolidated, challenging merger cases are arising where the merger review process requires unique and substantial remedies. This panel will discuss creative strategies/arguments to convince multiple antitrust authorities around the world to clear difficult cases. It will also consider other challenges to the merger control process, such as gun-jumping violations and how to avoid them.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Kyriakos Fountoukakos Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, Brussels, Belgium; Secretary, Antitrust Section
Janet Hui Jun He Law Offices, Beijing, China; Vice Chair, Antitrust Section


Shweta Shroff Chopra Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co, New Delhi, India
Kenji Ito MORI HAMADA & MATSUMOTO, Tokyo, Japan
Margaret Thorner Segall Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York, New York, USA
Natalie Yeung Slaughter & May, Central, Hong Kong SAR