Renata Hesse to Speak at Webinar on Vertical Merger Guidelines

July 30, 2020

On July 30, S&C partner and co-head of the Firm’s Antitrust Group Renata Hesse will speak at a webinar examining the new vertical merger guidelines that have been issued by the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. Renata had previously participated in a workshop hosted jointly by the DOJ and FTC to solicit public dialogue on these guidelines. Renata joined S&C in 2017 following a distinguished career in government, including leading the Antitrust Division at the Department of Justice twice as Acting Assistant Attorney General and serving that division for more than 15 years.

The webinar, sponsored by Cornerstone Research, will also feature Senator Amy Klobuchar, who will deliver opening remarks. Panel participants will also include David Lawrence of the DOJ’s Antitrust Division; W. Robert Majure, the vice president of Cornerstone Research and former Director of Economics in the DOJ’s Antitrust Division; FTC Bureau of Economics Director Andrew Sweeting; and  Mark D. Whitener of Georgetown University’s Center for Business and Public Policy. John W. Mayo, also of the Center for Business and Public Policy, will moderate the discussion.

This panel discussion is open to the public. Click here to learn more about the event and to register to attend.