Private enforcers have been remarkably effective in obtaining restitution for victims of anticompetitive abuse. But, Section 1 cases are becoming more difficult to bring and win due, among other factors, to the increased difficulty of certifying a class and a tightening of judicial standards on what constitutes illegal price fixing.
On Wednesday, July 8, the American Antitrust Institute brought together four experts to explore the issues that are central to this debate, discuss key cases, and offer insights of enforcement moving forward.
Ellen Meriwether – Partner, Cafferty Clobes Meriwether & Sprengel LLP
Andrew I. Gavil – Professor of Law, Howard University School of Law
Daniel C. Hedlund – Member, Gustafson Gluek PLLC
Hollis Salzman – Partner, ROBINS KAPLAN LLP
Laura Alexander – Vice President of Policy, American Antitrust Institute