Antitrust for Joint Ventures Part I: The Substantive Law (Update)
Created on May 18, 2017
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.
- Understand the business needs that drive executives to form joint ventures with their competitors
- Comprehend the resulting demands that are made on inside and outside counsel
- Identify the different types of joint ventures that result from specific business goals and challenges
- Discuss antitrust concerns raised by the structure,
negotiationand operation of the joint venture
- Review the application of Hart-Scott-Rodino and foreign merger control regimes to joint venture formation
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