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Saturday, March 24, 2007

DOJ/FTC Single-Firm Conduct Hearings to Continue on March 28 and 29

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

The hearings on the most difficult antitrust topic continue in DC.

March 28 Sessions                  

           The Objectives and Goals of Remedies in Section 2 Cases (9:30 A.M.–12:00 P.M.):      

Robert W. Crandall is a senior fellow in economic studies at the Brookings Institution.

David A. Heiner is the vice president and deputy general counsel for antitrust at Microsoft Corporation.

Per Hellström is chief of Unit C-3 at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition.

Abbott (Tad) Lipsky is a partner at Latham & Watkins LLP and a former Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division.

Structural Versus Conduct Remedies (1:30 P.M.–4:30 P.M.):                   

Richard A. Epstein is the James Parker Hall distinguished service professor of law, faculty director for curriculum, and the director of the law and economics program at the University of Chicago Law School.

Franklin M. Fisher is the Jane Berkowitz Carlton and Dennis William Carlton professor of microeconomics, Emeritus, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Andrew Joskow is senior vice president of NERA Economic Consulting and a former Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division.

Dietrich Kleemann is the head of the task force on ex post assessment of merger decisions at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition.

John Thorne is senior vice president and deputy general counsel at Verizon.             

March 29 Session   

           Remedy in the Face of Technological Change (9:30 A.M.–12:30 P.M.):

Michael Cunningham is general counsel at Red Hat Inc.

Renata B. Hesse is a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

Marina Lao is a professor of law at Seton Hall Law School.

William H. Page is the Marshall M. Criser eminent scholar at the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law.

Howard A. Shelanski is an associate dean and a professor of law at the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall, and the director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology.

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