Craig Benson, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP to Speak at TKG's Antitrust Laws in the United States LIVE Webcast

Top Quote TKG has announced today that Craig Benson, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Antitrust Laws in the United States: Framework, Trends and Regulatory Issues LIVE Webcast”. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) January 31, 2018 - This event is scheduled for Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (ET).

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    Craig A. Benson Bio
    Craig A. Benson is a partner in the Litigation Department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. His antitrust experience involves representing clients before federal and state courts, regulatory agencies and arbitrators. He has represented clients in a broad range of industries including financial services, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, electronics, automotive, chemicals, oil and gas, tobacco, and hospitality.

    Craig served as a member of the editorial board of The Antitrust Practitioner, a publication of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law’s Civil Practice and Procedure Committee, and was named a Rising Star by Washington DC Super Lawyers in 2013. Prior to Paul, Weiss, Craig was a law clerk to the Honorable Mary A. McLaughlin of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Craig received his B.A. from Miami University and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.

    Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP Description
    Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is a firm of more than 900 lawyers with diverse backgrounds, personalities, ideas and interests who collaboratively provide innovative solutions to our clients' most critical and complex legal and business challenges. We represent the largest publicly and privately held corporations and investors in the world as well as clients in need of pro bono assistance. Our firm is headquartered in New York City with offices in Washington, D.C., Wilmington, London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Beijing and Toronto.

    We have long maintained a commitment to diversity and public service and our efforts to recruit and retain a diverse workforce have been recognized through rankings at the top of surveys addressing the hiring and retention of minority lawyers. Paul, Weiss is known for an unwavering dedication to representing those in need. From helping individuals facing injustice to championing a precedent-setting Supreme Court decision, our lawyers’ pro bono work has contributed to significant outcomes that have improved the lives of many in our community and our nation.

    Event Synopsis:
    Antitrust Laws prohibits illegitimate business practices and ensures the welfare of the consumers by promoting fair competition in the marketplace. However, conflicts are inevitable and can dramatically evolve into bigger legal issues if not properly managed. Considering this matter, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has heightened its focus in managing and addressing legal and regulatory issues to minimize potential risks and pitfalls.

    This LIVE Webcast offers an overview of the latest trends and best practices with respect to the Antitrust Laws in the United States. A panel of thought leaders and professionals will help firms better understand all the important issues and developments surrounding this significant topic. Speakers will also provide practical tips and strategies to avoid conflicts and legal challenges.

    Key issues that will be covered in this course are:
    • Recent Antitrust Enforcement Trends
    • Legal Developments on Antitrust Merger
    • Tightening Standards for Merger Remedies
    • Civil Penalties and Enforcement Issues
    • Potential Antitrust Enforcement Priorities
    • Likely Approach to Merger Enforcement
    • Standards for Merger Review
    • Increased Scrutiny Over International Deals

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:

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