USA Question and Answer

Q&A with Bruce Simon

Q&A with Bruce Simon

GCR USA - 24 March 2017

Pearson Simon & Warshaw partner Bruce Simon will moderate the panel “To the ends of the earth? Extraterritorial application of cartel laws today” at next week’s second annual GCR Live Cartels.

Q&A with Deborah Garza

Q&A with Deborah Garza

GCR USA - 23 March 2017

Covington & Burling partner Deborah Garza, a former head of the Department of Justice's antitrust division, is set to moderate a roundtable of former DOJ officials at next week’s second annual GCR Live Cartels.

Q&A with Megan Dixon

Q&A with Megan Dixon

GCR USA - 22 March 2017

Megan Dixon is a partner at Hogan Lovells in San Francisco. She will moderate the panel “Navigating muddy waters: Steering global businesses through fluid and disparate standards” at next week’s second annual GCR Live Cartels.

Q&A with Paul Weiss's Andrew Forman

Q&A with Paul Weiss's Andrew Forman

GCR USA - 06 March 2017

Andrew Forman, a partner at Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison, has been part of the team at the centre of the Anthem/Cigna merger fight, but it is just the latest healthcare matter on his resume. While his headline-grabbing representations in private practice range from the US Airways/American Airlines tie-up to Eli Lilly's acquisition of Novartis Animal Health, as an attorney in the Mergers I shop of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition, he scrutinised deals in the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors, as well as others.

Q&A: Weil’s Kevin Arquit

Q&A: Weil’s Kevin Arquit

GCR USA - 06 February 2017

Kevin Arquit joined Weil Gotshal & Manges as a partner last month, helping to lead the firm’s competition practice.

An interview with Renata Hesse and Bill Baer

An interview with Renata Hesse and Bill Baer

GCR USA - 26 January 2017

Renata Hesse says she feels like she is leaving the antitrust agency in good shape. Bill Baer, Hesse’s predecessor as the head of the Department of Justice’s antitrust division, said that as assistant attorney general he had encouraged all branches of the department to get done what was ready to get done before the change in administration. They both sat down with Charles McConnell to discuss achievements, thoughts about former president Barack Obama’s executive order promoting competition, and more.

Q&A with Skadden’s Tara Reinhart

Q&A with Skadden’s Tara Reinhart

GCR USA - 11 October 2016

Tara Reinhart recently returned to Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom as a partner in Washington, DC. Fresh from her time as the chief trial counsel in the Federal Trade Commission’s bureau of competition, Reinhart spoke to GCR USA about her career, her time at the commission and what she will bring back to private practice. 

Q&A: Alston & Bird’s John Snyder

Q&A: Alston & Bird’s John Snyder

GCR USA - 04 August 2016

Before becoming a partner at Alston & Bird last October, John Snyder served as counsel to assistant attorney general Bill Baer. He already had a decade at the Department of Justice’s antitrust division under his belt as a senior trial attorney in the transportation, energy and agriculture section. In a Q&A, Snyder demurred from giving the antitrust agencies advice, but told GCR USA how their bigger penalties could affect companies.

Q&A with Art Burke of Davis Polk & Wardwell

Q&A with Art Burke of Davis Polk & Wardwell

GCR USA - 27 April 2016

Arthur Burke has spent the last 22 years at Davis Polk & Wardwell, where he is a partner in the firm’s litigation department in New York and Menlo Park, and works on antitrust matters across various industries. 

Julie Brill: the GCR exit interview

Julie Brill: the GCR exit interview

GCR USA - 19 April 2016

Julie Brill left the US Federal Trade Commission on 31 March, after six years as a Democratic commissioner, to become a partner and the co-leader of the privacy and cyber security practice at Hogan Lovells in Washington, DC. She spoke with Pallavi Guniganti about when and why she sought more aggressive antitrust action – or a better understanding of competing interests – from the agency.

Q&A with Joe Miller of Crowell & Moring

Q&A with Joe Miller of Crowell & Moring

GCR USA - 18 April 2016

Joe Miller is a partner in Crowell & Moring’s antitrust and health-care groups. He has worked at the Federal Trade Commission as a trial attorney and the Department of Justice as assistant chief of the antitrust department, and focuses on antitrust issues in the health-care world. 

Q&A with Eric Hochstadt at Weil

Q&A with Eric Hochstadt at Weil

GCR USA - 14 April 2016

Eric Hochstadt is a partner at Weil Gotshal & Manges, where he focuses on civil antitrust, class action, and other complex litigation, as well as criminal cartel investigations and antitrust counseling. He spoke to GCR USA about the Supreme Court's decision in Tyson Foods v Bouaphakeo, and popular issues in antitrust class action litigation. 

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