IBA Annual Conference Paris 2023

29 Oct - 3 Nov 2023

Room 352 A&B, Level 3

Session information

Civil and criminal antitrust enforcement trends

Thursday 2 November (1615 - 1730)

Room 352 A&B, Level 3


Criminal Law Committee (Lead)
Antitrust Section


This panel, sponsored jointly by the Antitrust and the Criminal Law Committees, will examine current trends in civil and criminal antitrust enforcement across multiple jurisdictions. Firstly, the panel will survey newly imposed obstacles to mergers in both the USA and the EU. Secondly, the panel will examine recent ground-breaking criminal prosecutions involving “no-poach” agreements, where businesses agree not to compete for each other’s employees. Thirdly, the panel will discuss the return of dawn raids in the wake of the COVID crisis receding. In addition, the panel will examine the continuing enforcement focus on digital markets and large tech platforms.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Jonathan S Abernethy Cohen & Gresser, New York, New York, USA; Conference Quality Officer, Criminal Law Committee
Julian Peña Allende & Brea, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Senior Vice Chair, Antitrust Section


Lesley Hannah Hausfeld, London, England
Patrick Hubert Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, Paris, France
Barbara Rosenberg BMA Advogados, São Paulo, Brazil
Laura Shores Arnold & Porter, Washington, District of Columbia, USA