Emily Walden, Ph.D., Antitrust and Competition Economist, NERA Economic Consulting to Speak at The Knowledge Group's Webcast

Top Quote The Knowledge Group has announced today that Emily Walden, Ph.D., Antitrust and Competition Economist, NERA Economic Consulting will speak at its webcast entitled: “Heightened Antitrust Enforcement Actions in the Healthcare Industry: A 2019 Outlook.” This event is scheduled on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (ET). End Quote
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    About Emily Walden, Ph.D.
    Dr. Emily Walden is a Consultant in NERA’s Antitrust and Competition practice. She has conducted economic analysis of the competitive effects of proposed mergers and acquisitions and evaluated antitrust claims in cases involving collusive behavior and price fixing. Her experience spans a wide range of industries, including health care, oil and gas, and retail markets. She has conducted research on competition and antitrust issues and has published in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Walden holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, where she was a National Institutes of Health pre-doctoral fellow. She received a B.A. in economics from Haverford College.

    About NERA Economic Consulting
    NERA Economic Consulting is a global leader in economic analysis and consulting. With nearly 400 experts in 25 offices around the world, the firm applies economic, finance, and quantitative principles to solve complex business challenges and legal questions. Our experts advise clients and, when necessary testify, on some of today’s most difficult problems in the fields of antitrust and competition, intellectual property, securities and finance, transfer pricing, and energy, communications, and infrastructure issues. NERA is known for providing clear, independent, defensible analysis innovation in the application of economics, statistics, and data analysis.

    Event Synopsis:
    Antitrust enforcement agencies in the U.S., such as the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), have been reaffirming their commitment to sustain enforcement in the healthcare industry. Stringent prosecution is also assured against providers engaging in price gouging and fraud, particularly. The agencies’ prioritization of antitrust violations in the healthcare industry is expected to continue in 2019. In addition to maintaining competition the marketplace, other enforcement areas include no-poach agreement, the use of the Clayton Act, and mergers.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the significant antitrust issues in the healthcare industry as well as best compliance practices. Speakers will also offer a sneak peek of what lies ahead in 2019 in light of the recent updates and developments with regard to this still evolving topic.

    Key topics include:
    • Antitrust and the Healthcare Industry: Recent Trends
    • Notable Cases
    • Opportunities and Risks
    • Best Compliance Practices
    • Outlook for 2019

    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 to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/

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