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Allegations of anticompetitive conduct by a global corporation can lead to multiple, concurrent investigations by different competition regulatory bodies. The panelists -- who are experienced professionals in cross-border antitrust investigations -- will talk about recent trends in cross-border investigations; factors to consider when deciding whether to cooperate with or push back against regulatory bodies; cautionary tales and general tips on coordinating responses to multiple governmental authorities.
Steven F. Cherry has over 30 years of experience in successfully representing companies and individuals in government investigations and complex litigation, class actions, and arbitration. He has particular expertise in defending companies and individuals in antitrust criminal investigations and civil litigation. He also has worked closely with local counsel in representing clients before government agencies and in private litigation around the world. According to Chambers USA, he is widely recognized by his peers as “an exceptional lawyer” and “phenomenal practitioner” and “unquestionably the best antitrust lawyer in town,” who “commands huge respect in the antitrust area and is particularly noted for his experience in international cartel and grand jury investigations.”
April Williams has significant experience representing companies and individuals in complex civil and criminal cases, and in investigations throughout the United States and abroad. She has counseled and represented clients in a wide variety of government investigations, including investigations by the US Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ms. Williams has also handled sensitive internal reviews into a variety of matters, including workplace culture issues, and provides clients with strategic compliance counseling. She has represented clients at various stages of litigation, including discovery, motions practice, trial preparation and sentencing.
Ms. Williams chairs the Washington DC office’s Diversity Committee and co-chairs the firm’s Racial Justice Reform Initiative.
Claire Bergeron’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation matters, including those arising under the Sherman and Clayton Antitrust Acts, the Antiterrorism Act and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Ms. Bergeron has extensive experience researching and writing dispositive motions, briefs and white papers, and she has handled a broad array of discovery matters. She has also represented clients in connection with investigations and enforcement matters conducted by the US Department of Justice and the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Ms. Bergeron is a co-author of the North America chapter in the forthcoming Edward Elgar Publishing “Research Handbook on Cartels.”
Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Bergeron was an associate policy analyst at the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, where she co-authored several key publications on US immigration enforcement, naturalization trends and integration issues. She also previously worked as a Board of Immigration Appeals accredited representative at the National Immigrant Justice Center in Chicago.
Director of Engagement Management and Data Science (FRONTEO USA)
As an Engagement Manager and a Director of Data Science and Strategy, Vlad Lobatchev is responsible for ensuring that our clients always receive top-tier customer experience and best-in-breed technology to enhance their e-Discovery workflows. He draws on his extensive professional experience and legal background to guide development and implementation of innovative technological solutions and workflows on client engagements. Prior to joining FRONTEO, he was an attorney for two years specializing in general corporate and finance law – taxation, contracts, corporate formation, and administration.
Shiho Tanaka SVP, Discovery Consulting Division (FRONTEO USA)
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