CLE Institute Agenda 2019

10:00 a.m. - 10:05 a.m. Welcome

10:05 a.m. - 11:05 a.m. Current Landscape of Consumer Protection Enforcement at the Federal, State, and Individual Levels

Panelists: Andrew Smith, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission;  Kristen Donaghue, Director for Enforcement and Policy, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (invited), Benjamin Wiseman, Director, Office of Consumer Protection, D.C. Attorney General’s Office, Ira Rheingold, Executive Director, National Association of Consumer Advocates

11:05 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Break

11:20 a.m. 12:20 p.m. Hear from the Antitrust Enforcers: Enforcement Trends and Priorities under the Current Administration

Panelists: Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division Representative (invited); Karl Racine, Attorney General for the District of Columbia; Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Competition Representative, (invited)

12:20 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch

Keynote: Susan Hogan, Consumer Reporter, NBC4


Track One - Antitrust

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Antitrust Considerations Raised by No-Poach and Non- Solicit Agreements

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Recent Developments in Vertical Merger Analysis: AT&T/Time Warner and CVS/Aetna 

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Break

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Antitrust Enforcement in the Pharmaceutical Industry 

Track Two - Consumer Law

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Emerging Trends in Consumer Financial Products 

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Social Media and Privacy Concerns 

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Break

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Individual vs. Class Action Suits/ Scope of Individual Liability for Officers under UDAP Statutes (TBD)  

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Reception