Lisa M. Phelan, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Webcast

Top Quote The Knowledge Group has announced today that Lisa M. Phelan, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP 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 Lisa M. Phelan
    Lisa Phelan, one of the world’s leading authorities in cartel enforcement, recently joined Morrison & Foerster LLP as a partner in our Global Antitrust Law Practice and Investigations + White Collar Groups. Lisa comes to the firm after serving as the most senior ranking U.S. government lawyer on criminal antitrust and cartel matters.

    For the last 16 years, Lisa was Chief of the National Criminal Enforcement and Washington Criminal I Sections of the Antitrust Division at the Department of Justice, after previously serving as a senior criminal litigator. Lisa supervised and coordinated all investigative and litigation work on international and national criminal cartel cases, managing investigations and prosecutions with cartel enforcers throughout the world. She has prosecuted more than 300 federal criminal cases, overseen dozens of jury trials, and obtained more than $6 billion in criminal fines. Few in the world have the breadth of her experience to counsel and represent clients through each step of a cartel investigation, leniency application, plea negotiation, or criminal jury trial. She is also an expert in the necessary components of effective compliance programs, and as an asset to companies in preventing antitrust problems before they arise. She has worked on complex antitrust matters across numerous major industries, including technology, financial services, aviation, automotive, shipping, paper, petroleum, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.

    About Morrison & Foerster LLP
    With approximately 1,000 lawyers in 16 offices, Morrison & Foerster is a preeminent global law firm dedicated to delivering business-oriented results to clients across the United States, Europe and Asia. Dynamic technology and life science companies, large financial institutions, leading consumer product companies and other market leaders come to MoFo for knowledge, innovation and business aptitude. MoFo handles some of the world’s largest crossborder transactions and resolves major disputes across multiple jurisdictions. The firm has a long-standing commitment to pro bono work and social justice.

    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:

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