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The MSBA's Antitrust Section Presents


Interacting Effectively With Government Antitrust Enforcers

Our panel of current and former government enforcers and practitioners will explain parties' rights and obligations when responding to government inquiries and seeking advice on planned transactions. Ryan Struve, U.S. Department of Justice, and Thomas Pursell, formerly of the Minnesota Attorney General's office, will explain how to efficiently comply with federal and state government inquiries. Matthew Stennes, Counsel at Medtronic, will provide an inside counsel's perspective on managing the business disruption associated with government inquiries. Finally, Michael Lindsay of Dorsey & Whitney, will explain when and how to effectively use the Business Review Letter process at the Department of Justice and Advisory Opinions of the FTC.


Thomas Pursell , Partner, Lindquist & Vennum

Michael Lindsay , Partner, Dorsey & Whitney

Matthew Stennes , Principal Litigation Counsel, Government & Internal Investigations, Medtronic, Inc.

Ryan Struve , Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice

1 hour of Standard CLE credit approved

(event code: 166445)



Date:   Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Time:   12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location:   Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi, LLP
800 LaSalle Avenue, Suite 700
Minneapolis, MN 55402 

Lunch service will begin at 11:45 a.m with the program to start at approximately 12:00 p.m.


Section Members:  $25.00
MSBA Members (But Not Antitrust Section Members):  $30.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $35.00
Law Students:  Free
Join the Antitrust Section and Attend this CLE at No Additional Cost: $25.00

Parking in the LaSalle Plaza building will be validated for those attendees driving in from outside of downtown Minneapolis.

Participation by web and audio is available. Please indicate this option when registering or contact Jennifer Carter. Instructions will be emailed on April 24, 2012.

Cancellation Policy:

Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed.

Requests for an exception to this policy should be directed to Elyse Farnsworth, Section Services Director, by e-mail or at (612) 278-6336