The Private Competition Enforcement Review - 16th Edition

The Private Competition Enforcement Review - 16th Edition

Pages: 250

ISBN: 978-1-80449-154-6

  • $438.00

The Private Competition Enforcement Review is a useful overview of the frameworks governing private actions for competition and antitrust law violations in key jurisdictions worldwide. With a focus on recent developments, it examines crucial issues including standing, evidence, collective actions, damages, settlement, alternative dispute resolution and much more. It also provides an outlook for potential future developments in this area.

In this book: 


  • Editors' Preface
    Ilene Knable Gotts & Kevin S Schwartz
    Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz


  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Germany
  • India
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Poland
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Ilene Knable Gotts, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Ilene Knable Gotts is a partner in the New York City law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where she focuses on antitrust matters. Mrs Gotts is regularly recognised as one of the world’s top antitrust lawyers, including being recognised for over the past decade in The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers as one of the top 15 global competition lawyers, in the first-tier ranking of Chambers USA and in the ‘leading individuals’ ranking of PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook, being named an ‘All Star’ by BTI Consulting Group due to her level of dedication and commitment to exceptional client service, and having been selected as the ‘Antitrust Lawyer of the Year’ for 2016 by the Wall Street Journal’s ‘Best Lawyer’ survey. Mrs Gotts is a member of the American Bar Association’s Board of Governors, having previously served as chair of the ABA’s Section of Antitrust Law as well as in a variety of leadership positions in the Section for over two decades, including as the International Officer. From 2006 to 2007, Mrs Gotts was chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Antitrust Section. She is currently a member of the American Law Institute. Mrs Gotts is a frequent guest speaker, has had over 200 articles published on antitrust-related topics and has been the editor of the ABA’s Merger Review Process handbook editions published over the past 20 years. She is a member of the editorial board of the Antitrust Counselor and Competition Law International publications and of the advisory board of BNA’s Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report. Mrs Gotts is a member of Lincoln Center Counsel’s Council.

Kevin S Schwartz, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Kevin Schwartz is a partner in the Litigation Department of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. He is also Chair of the Judiciary Committee of the New York City Bar Association and a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, where he teaches an advanced Corporate Litigation Seminar. Mr. Schwartz’s practice includes corporate, commercial, and securities litigation at both the trial and appellate levels, as well as a variety of regulatory and corporate governance matters. He has worked on a number of the firm’s high-profile matters, including mergers-and-acquisitions litigation in the courts of Delaware and other complex litigation in courts around the country. Mr. Schwartz was on the trial counsel team in the successful litigation effort, on behalf of Vulcan Materials Company, to enjoin an attempted hostile takeover by an industry rival; he worked on the appeal in Delaware Supreme Court that resulted in the expedited reversal of a lower court injunction blocking Activision Blizzard’s $8 billion stock repurchase; and he represents a variety of other household-name corporations in litigation and strategic counsel, from Uber and eBay to UnitedHealth Group, The J.M. Smucker Company, and XPO Logistics. He helped to lead Chicago Bridge & Iron to victory in Delaware Supreme Court, repelling Westinghouse’s more than $2-billion claim for a post-deal purchase price adjustment, and has represented a number of other companies in high-stakes arbitrations over purchase price adjustment disputes. He also represented several of the nation’s leading financial institutions in the resolution of federal regulatory investigations arising out of the financial crisis of 2008.

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