Robins Kaplan Attorneys Nominated for Antitrust Writing Awards 2020
February 6, 2020
Robins Kaplan attorneys Eamon O’Kelly, Will Reiss, Dave Rochelson, and Noelle Feigenbaum have been nominated for Concurrences’ 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards. Concurrences selected two of the firm’s articles as candidates for its Business Articles Awards and one of the firm’s articles for its Academic Articles Awards.
Concurrences will select the winners based on votes received from readers, as well as the opinions of its handpicked jury. You can read the nominated articles and cast your votes for them at the links below. The articles are:
Antitrust Takeaways for Tech from New Australian Report
By Eamon O’Kelly
October 22, 2019
O’Kelly’s article was nominated in the Cross-Border Issues category for the Business Articles Awards. Published in Law360, this article analyzes some key proposals for competition law reform emanating from Australia’s Digital Platforms Inquiry, the first investigation into big tech by a major competition enforcer. The article explores ramifications for antitrust enforcement actions underway in the U.S. and beyond. Read the full article and cast your vote here.
If There, Then Here: How Gov’t Probes Help Antitrust Plaintiffs
By William Reiss and David Rochelson
March 18, 2019
Reiss and Rochelson’s article was nominated in the Private Enforcement category for the Business Articles Awards. Published in Law360, the piece examines a gray area in the law: the extent to which investigations or guilty pleas in one market are suggestive of the plausibility of a conspiracy to commit the same illegal acts in another geographic or product market — the so-called “if there, then here” argument. The article investigates when such allegations work and when they do not, with practical advice for incorporating such allegations into a complaint. Read the full article and cast your vote here.
Must Class Certification Evidence Be Admissible?
By Eamon O’Kelly and Noelle Feigenbaum
O’Kelly and Feigenbaum’s article was nominated in the Private Enforcement category for the Academic Articles Awards. Published in the Antitrust Spring 2019 issue, the piece examines the implications of a mandatory admissibility requirement for class certification evidence. Read the full article and cast your vote here.
Finalists for the awards will be chosen by Concurrences, and a winner for each category will be announced on April 21.
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