Antitrust and Competition Law Issues Arising in Syndicated Lending: How to Navigate Potential Pitfalls

The LSTA was pleased to present:

ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION LAW ISSUES ARISING IN SYNDICATED LENDING: HOW TO NAVIGATE POTENTIAL PITFALLS

Understanding US and European competition law issues arising in syndicated lending is essential to avoiding the punitive consequences that come with non-compliance, which can include criminal enforcement and substantial fines. Our members joined us as our expert presenters highlight the global reach of competition law, the risks lenders face when engaging in syndicated lending, and how to navigate within the bounds of US and European law.

The session addressed, amongst other things:

  • Increasing antitrust enforcement in the financial services sector
  • Global reach of competitition law and its broad application across markets
  • Appropriate parameters for information exchange
  • Tips for syndicated lending

Speakers:
Rod Carlton, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Thomas Ensign, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

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