Shearman & Sterling (Washington)

Djordje Petkoski

Shearman & Sterling (Washington)
Lawyer (Partner)

Djordje Petkoski is a partner in the Antitrust practice. He focuses on cartel investigations, complex antitrust litigation, and strategic counseling with an emphasis on antitrust and competition law. Djordje conducted internal investigations relating to potential criminal violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, U.S. international trade laws, environmental laws and obstruction of justice conduct. He has also represented plaintiffs and defendants in multi-district and other complex litigation involving a variety of antitrust, RICO, Lanham Act, and other claims. Djordje has represented over two dozen corporate and individual clients in cartel investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice and enforcers in other jurisdictions, including as lead counsel for significant corporate clients. He has also served as lead counsel for corporate clients involved in civil class actions that follow Department of Justice investigations. Djordje’s individual clients have included chief executives and senior sales and pricing executives accused of criminal antitrust violations, including price-fixing and alleged “no-poach” agreements. Djordje has also conducted internal investigations relating to potential criminal violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, U.S. international trade laws, environmental laws and obstruction of justice conduct. He has also represented plaintiffs and defendants in multi-district and other complex litigation involving a variety of antitrust, RICO, Lanham Act, and other claims. Djordje regularly counsels clients on a variety of antitrust and competition matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and business strategies. Djordje has written extensively on antitrust and compliance issues, served as a panelist on these issues at American Bar Association events and taught classes on antitrust and compliance at the Wharton Business School, including executive education courses attended by Fortune 500 compliance officers and senior risk managers. In 2017 and 2018, Benchmark Litigation recognized Djordje in its “Under 40 Hot List."

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Articles

2472 Bulletin

Ryan Shores, Ben Gris, David A. Higbee, Jessica K. Delbaum, Djordje Petkoski, Noni Nelson, Caitlin Hutchinson Maddox, Reena Agrawal Sahni The US President Joe Biden signs an executive order aimed at promoting competition in the American economy using antitrust laws

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What This Means for Merger Enforcement, Technology Platforms, Healthcare, Banking and Consumer Finance and Labor Markets On Friday, July 9, 2021, President Biden signed a sweeping Executive Order (and provided an accompanying FACT Sheet) with the stated goal of using existing antitrust laws (...)

David A. Higbee, Jessica K. Delbaum, Ben Gris, Djordje Petkoski The US DoJ and US FTC issue a joint statement to outline that they are monitoring markets behaviour during the global health and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic

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The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak has, at least temporarily, reshaped the way that many companies do business. Nevertheless, companies must continue to be vigilant about compliance with the antitrust laws and understand that the U.S. antitrust agencies will continue to scrutinize their behavior (...)

Jessica K. Delbaum, John Skinner, David A. Higbee, Djordje Petkoski, John Cove The US DoJ announces new policy to consider the existence of effective antitrust compliance programs at the charging stage of criminal antitrust investigations

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This article has been nominated for the 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. The Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (Division) finally will consider the existence of effective antitrust compliance programs at the charging (...)

Arjun Chandran, David A. Higbee, Djordje Petkoski, Jessica K. Delbaum, Wayne Dale Collins The US FTC files an administrative complaint challenging a proposed acquisition in the market for third-party paid referral services for senior living facilities and enters into a consent decree (Red Venture / Bankrate)

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This article has been nominated for the 2018 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. On November 3, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint challenging Red Ventures’ proposed acquisition of Bankrate. The FTC alleged that the deal (...)

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