Kenneth P Ewing is a partner and leader of the antitrust group. Mr Ewing regularly advises US and non-US clients about the antitrust implications of proposed mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances under the competition laws of the United States and the European Union. He also counsels clients about other business initiatives such as long-term, exclusive or reciprocal supply or distribution arrangements, responses to industry deregulation and antitrust compliance programmes. His antitrust litigation experience includes defending treble damages suits alleging conspiracies under the Sherman Act, investigations by the Federal Trade Commission and US Department of Justice’s antitrust division and administrative litigation regarding mergers in regulated industries. Industries of particular focus include international airlines, industrial chemicals, travel reservation systems, express package delivery services, gas and oil pipelines, medical equipment, construction equipment, telecommunications and electric power. Mr Ewing is a member of the International Competition Network’s group of private sector advisers. He has served in various leadership positions in the American Bar Association antitrust section including the editorial board of Antitrust Law Developments and currently as vice chair of the books and treatises committee.