Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance

State Antitrust Law in a Federal System: Some Perspectives on the U.S. Experience

Larry Sorkin, Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP / Yale University / Fordham University

11Feb2014 16:00 - 17:00

Lecture

Experience with mulit-level law and governance within the United States federal structure provides relevant insights for other multi-layered governance models such as that of the EU. Professor and senior antitrust lawyer Larry Sorkin will talk about practical issues and solutions found in the US in the area of economic law and policy, in particular that of antitrust.

The speaker

Larry Sorkin is Senior Counsel at the US law firm Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP and Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham University. As a leading antitrust lawyer with over 35 years of experience in both counseling and litigation, he has represented clients in numerous criminal antitrust investigations, as well as in related follow-on private damage actions. Larry Sorkin is the co-author of Understanding the Antitrust Laws and a contributing author to The International Handbook on Private Enforcement of Competition Law.

Attendance

Attendance is free of charge. For organizational reasons, please sign up for the meeting by sending an email to acelg@uva.nl.

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