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Critical Antitrust Issues for Healthcare Companies During the COVID-19 Pandemic


Healthcare companies face many challenges to their operations and business models as they provide outstanding care and other vital services during the current COVID-19 public health emergency. Sheppard Mullin’s healthcare antitrust specialists will guide healthcare executives and their counsel through a practical discussion of the most critical antitrust issues facing the industry at this time. Faculty will provide concrete and real-life examples of problems facing healthcare industry clients to help you avoid antitrust pitfalls and stay on top of policy and enforcement changes spurred by the national emergency.

  • What Competitors Can and Cannot Do Together During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • How Expedited FTC and DOJ Procedures for Joint Conduct Addressing the Public Health Crisis May Impact Your Project
  • What Proposed Legislation May Impact Civil and Criminal Enforcement of the Antitrust Laws
  • What Robinson-Patman Act Considerations You Should Keep in Mind When Distributing/Sharing Equipment and Pharmaceuticals
  • How the Antitrust Laws Apply to Affiliations with Financially Distressed Companies


Tuesday, April 14, 2020
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. PT
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. CT
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET

Zoom Webinar


*webinar details will be sent upon registration*

Presented By:
David Garcia, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
Bevin Newman, Partner, Sheppard Mullin


This activity has been approved for 1 Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.

This program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1 credit hours which may be applied toward the Areas of Professional Practice requirement and is suitable for both transitional and non-transitional attorneys.

*You must attend the full webinar to receive credit.

Questions? Please contact Lindsey Jacobson via email

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