Five antitrust challenges in selling housewares in stores and on the Internet: illegal price agreements, MAP, non-price restrictions, price/promotion discrimination and unauthorized resellers. Emphasis will be on understandable antitrust guidance and practical solutions for Internet business.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
|Wendelynne J. Newton
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
A nationally recognized expert in antitrust law, Wendelynne J. Newton is passionate about advancing and protecting consumer product companies. Her practice at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney focuses on antitrust and trade regulation issues, including litigation, transactional and counseling work. She is the first woman to serve on the firm’s Executive Management Team, and also chairs the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Practice Group, which serves as legal counsel to hundreds of companies in the Mid-Atlantic region and throughout the United States. Under her direction, Buchanan’s antitrust practice in Pittsburgh, Pa., has been ranked in the top tier in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms” listing. Newton was named the Pittsburgh Antitrust Lawyer of the Year by “The Best Lawyers in America” in 2013 and 2015 and is repeatedly recognized in the “Chambers Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers” in the field of antitrust law.
CHESS—Chief Housewares Executive SuperSession—is IHA’s annual senior-level conference for industry leaders. This strategic education and networking event of the year allows attendees to access high-profile industry experts directly and share information and ideas with other housewares and home goods decision-makers. Held every fall, CHESS attracts more than 150 chief officers of IHA’s most prominent member companies. The program includes Keynotes, panel discussions, general sessions and networking opportunities—the most valuable part of the 2-day event according to past participants.