Beau Buffier is a partner in the New York office and co-head of Shearman & Sterling’s global antitrust group. His practice focuses on defending mergers and acquisitions before the US antitrust agencies and various foreign competition authorities.
Mr Buffier also represents domestic and foreign clients in connection with various antitrust issues concerning cartel matters, abuse of dominance, joint ventures, distribution arrangements, intellectual property, competitor collaborations and Hart-Scott-Rodino compliance.
Mr Buffier has defended substantive merger investigations and other civil and criminal investigations involving a wide variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, crop protection, semiconductors, software, wood products, chemicals, music, film, finance, financial data and telecommunications.
Mr Buffier is qualified in multiple jurisdictions and has regularly practised before the US Department of Justice and US Federal Trade Commission, the European Commission and the ACCC. He regularly speaks and publishes on significant antitrust matters.
WWL says: Beau Buffier is a "smart, careful and very effective antitrust lawyer"
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