Antitrust for Joint Ventures Part I: The Substantive Law (Update)

(173 Ratings)

Produced on: May 18, 2017

Course Format On Demand Audio

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Course Description

Time 61 minutes
Difficulty Beginner

In his updated two-part series, James Calder, co-head of Katten Muchin Rosenman's Antitrust and Competition practice, presents on antitrust treatment of joint ventures.  

Part I addresses the substantive law surrounding antitrust issues in joint ventures. Mr. Calder identifies the different types of joint ventures that competitors frequently form, the reasons that drive competitors to collaborate in this way, and the antitrust problems that such collaborations can raise. In addition, Mr. Calder reviews the application of Hart-Scott-Rodino and foreign merger control regimes to the formation of joint ventures. 

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Understand the business needs that drive executives to form joint ventures with their competitors
  2. Comprehend the resulting demands that are made on inside and outside counsel
  3. Identify the different types of joint ventures that result from specific business goals and challenges
  4. Discuss antitrust concerns raised by the structure, negotiation and operation of the joint venture
  5. Review the application of Hart-Scott-Rodino and foreign merger control regimes to joint venture formation


James Calder

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

James J. Calder devotes his practice to antitrust and competition law. He is co-chair of Katten’s Antitrust and Competition Practice.

His practice includes the full range of antitrust and competition matters – litigation, investigations, M&A, premerger notification, joint ventures and counseling. His work involves both civil and criminal antitrust issues. Approximately one third of his work is international or cross-border.

James has helped design and structure dozens of joint ventures involving competitors. Some are purely domestic, others are international and need to comply with the competition law requirements of multiple jurisdictions.

He has handled antitrust matters for clients in more than 50 different industries including apparel, aviation, food and beverages, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, health care, consumer and military electronics, motion pictures, recorded music, financial services and information technology



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Focused and informative presentation.

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Dean G.

James Calder is a great spokesman for our profession.

Pauline M.

The presentation was very well organized.

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