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Beyond the Yates Memo: A New Era of Enforcement? - Event Audio/Video

Criminal Law & Procedure Practice Group
Alice Fisher, Matthew S. Miner, George J. Terwilliger, Richard J. Leon June 16, 2017

In this sequel to our panel last year on “The Limits of Federal Criminal Law,” we ask a distinguished panel to discuss how enforcement policy is evolving under Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Is the Yates Memo targeting individual employees of a corporation still operative? Do the speeches of the new Attorney General give any insights into future enforcement tendencies?

This event was held on June 13, 2017, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

Featuring:

  • Hon. Alice Fisher, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP 
  • Matthew S. Miner, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Hon. George J. Terwilliger III, Partner, McGuireWoods LLP  
  • Moderator: Hon. Richard J. Leon, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

National Press Club
Washington, DC

The State of Antitrust Enforcement - Event Audio/Video

Corporations, Securities & Antitrust Practice Group
Albert A. Foer, Geoffrey A. Manne, Joshua D. Wright, Ronald A. Cass June 16, 2017

Antitrust policy during much of the Obama Administration was a continuation of the Bush Administration’s minimal involvement in the market. However, at the end of President Obama’s term, there was a significant pivot to investigations and blocks of high profile mergers such as Halliburton-Baker Hughes, Comcast-Time Warner Cable, Staples-Office Depot, Sysco-US Foods, and Aetna-Humana and Anthem-Cigna. How will or should the new Administration analyze proposed mergers, including certain high profile deals like Walgreens-Rite Aid, AT&T-Time Warner, Inc., and DraftKings-FanDuel?

This lively luncheon panel discussion covered these topics and the anticipated future of antitrust enforcement. This event was held on June 9, 2017, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

Speakers: 

  • Albert A. Foer, Founder and Senior Fellow, American Antitrust Institute
  • Prof. Geoffrey A. Manne, Executive Director, International Center for Law & Economics
  • Hon. Joshua D. Wright, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
  • Moderator: Hon. Ronald A. Cass, Dean Emeritus, Boston University School of Law and President, Cass & Associates, PC

National Press Club
Washington, DC

Keynote Address by Mick Mulvaney - Event Audio/Video

Fifth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference
Mick Mulvaney, David M. McIntosh June 07, 2017

The Fifth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference will examine the changing and often convoluted relationship between the legislative and the executive branches in the United States government. The Conference began with an opening address by Senator Mike Lee and concluded with this closing address by OMB Director Mick Mulvaney. 

The 2017 Executive Branch Review Conference was held at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. on May 17, 2017.

Keynote Address
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Grand Ballroom

  • Hon. Mick Mulvaney, Director, Office of Management and Budget
  • Introduction: Hon. David M. McIntosh, President, Club for Growth and Vice Chairman, The Federalist Society

Mayflower Hotel
Washington, DC

The Barriers to the American Innovation Economy - Event Audio/Video

Fifth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference
Sally Greenberg, Robert Fisher, Abbott (Tad) Lipsky, Bret Swanson, Kathleen Q. Abernathy June 07, 2017

The Fifth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference will examine the changing and often convoluted relationship between the legislative and the executive branches in the United States government. The Conference began with this opening address by Senator Mike Lee and concluded with a closing address by OMB Director Mick Mulvaney.

This panel of the 2017 Executive Branch Review Conference was held at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. on May 17, 2017.

Breakout Session: The Barriers to the American Innovation Economy
2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Palm Court Ballroom

  • Ms. Sally Greenberg, Executive Director, National Consumers League 
  • Mr. Robert Fisher, Senior Vice President, Federal Government Relations, Verizon 
  • Mr. Abbott "Tad" Lipsky, Acting Director of Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission 
  • Mr. Bret Swanson, Visiting Fellow, Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology, American Enterprise Institute
  • Moderator: Hon. Kathleen Q. Abernathy, Former Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

Mayflower Hotel
Washington, DC

Judicial Deference and Congressional Action - Event Audio/Video

Fifth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference
Ronald A. Cass, John O. McGinnis, Richard Pierce, M. Edward Whelan, Thomas B. Griffith June 07, 2017

The Fifth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference will examine the changing and often convoluted relationship between the legislative and the executive branches in the United States government. The Conference began with an opening address by Senator Mike Lee and concluded with a closing address by OMB Director Mick Mulvaney.

This panel of the 2017 Executive Branch Review Conference was held at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. on May 17, 2017.

Breakout Session: Judicial Deference and Congressional Action
2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
East Room

  • Hon. Ronald A. Cass, Dean Emeritus, Boston University School of Law and President, Cass & Associates, PC 
  • Prof. John O. McGinnis, George C. Dix Professor in Constitutional Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Prof. Richard Pierce, Lyle T. Alverson Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School
  • Mr. M. Edward Whelan, President, Ethics and Public Policy Center 
  • Moderator: Hon. Thomas B. Griffith, United States Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit

Mayflower Hotel
Washington, DC