IBA Annual Conference Paris 2023
29 Oct - 3 Nov 2023
Room 352 A&B, Level 3
Civil and criminal antitrust enforcement trends
Thursday 2 November (1615 - 1730)
Criminal Law Committee
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.