UCL Faculty of Laws


Recent Developments in US Antitrust Law

09 December 2014, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

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Centre for Law, Economics and Society


UCL Laws, Bentham House, Endsleigh Gardens, London WC1H 0EG

Centre for Law, Economics & Society Guest Lecture

Speaker: Renata Hesse, US Department of Justice
Chair: Professor Ioannis Lianos, UCL
Admission: Free
Accreditation: This event is not accredited for CPD

About the speaker

Renata B. Hesse is Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal and Civil Operations at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division.

From November 16, 2012, until the confirmation of Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer, Ms. Hesse served as Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division. She rejoined the Antitrust Division in March of 2012, having previously served in several different capacities at the Division between 1997 and 2006.

Immediately prior to returning to the Division, Ms. Hesse served as Senior Counsel to the Chairman for Transactions at the Federal Communications Commission, where she oversaw the Commission’s investigation of AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile. Before that, Ms. Hesse was a partner in the Washington, DC office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

Ms. Hesse has been recognized in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers (2007- 2011), The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists (2009-2011), and received the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award in 2005.