eDiscovery Challenges in Specific Practice Areas: Antitrust

1 hour 4 mins

In this course, private and government attorneys explain the basics of anti-trust law and discuss some of the eDiscovery challenges that arise in this area of practice. The faculty offers insights into the unique challenges posed by the broad scope of second requests and their tight timelines, as well as cross-border issues that may arise. The faculty also discusses technologies and strategies for meeting these challenges.
Class Outline:
  • eDiscovery Challenges in Specific Practice Areas: Antitrust 1 hour 4 mins
    • What is Antitrust?
    • Criminal vs. Civil vs. Regulatory Antitrust
    • Hart-Scott-Rodino Act
    • The Merger Process
    • Data Volumes in Antitrust eDiscovery
    • Scope of Discovery in a Second Request vs. Civil Litigation
    • Useful Technologies for Antitrust eDiscovery
    • Cross-Border eDiscovery in Antitrust Cases
    • Early Case Assessment in Antitrust Cases
    • Challenges of DOJ & FTC Antitrust Requests
    • Model Second Request
    • The Duty to Preserve in Antitrust Cases
    • Antitrust Case Law
    • Preservation of Mobile Devices in Antitrust Cases
    • Private Antitrust Suits
    • Joint-Defense Groups
    • The Role of Service Providers in Antitrust Cases
    • Production Format Requirements
    • The Burdens of Antitrust
Class Readings:
  • eDiscovery Challenges in Specific Practice Areas - Antitrust.pdf
  • In re DeltaAirTran Baggage Fee Antitrust Litigation.pdf
  • In re Intel Corp Microprocessor Antitrust Litigation.pdf
Course Comments
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Andrea Simanson   |   09/01/2017

This is valuable information. I appreciated that perspective was provided from the FTC side, as well. It would be helpful in this session to define merger before going on to discuss the merger process. Could someone explain why the time frame is shorter in an antitrust matter? Thank you.

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