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District of Columbia Bar, Health Law Section, Antitrust and Consumer Law Section Off-The-Record Brown Bag Program

December 11, 2006 • Washington, DC


The topic is Antitrust in the Hospital and Pharmaceutical Marketplaces: Recent Events at the FTC and Looking Forward.

The last year has witnessed some interesting and important antitrust enforcement developments and potential trends within both the hospital and pharmaceutical marketplaces. The panel will explore these developments, including the status of the FTC’s challenge to Evanston Northwestern Hospital’s acquisition of Highland Park Hospital, other hospital merger enforcement activity, the FTC’s recent challenges to Watson Pharmaceutical’s proposed acquisition of Andrx Corporation and Barr Laboratories’ proposed acquisition of Pliva. The panel will discuss the practical impact of these enforcement activities and what to expect from the Commission in the future.

Crowell & Moring’s Art Lerner will be moderating as well as speaking at this program.

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