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Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Final FTC/DOJ Single-Firm Conduct Hearing on May 8

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

The final FTC/DOJ Single-Firm Conduct hearing will take place on May 8.  According to the FTC press release, "This final session will review a wide range of enforcement and policy issues regarding single-firm conduct, including analysis of monopoly power, various proposed standards for exclusionary conduct, and challenges in applying those standards to specific practices."  Speakers include:

May 8, 2007 (9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.)        

Susan A. Creighton is a Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC and former Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition.

Jeffrey A. Eisenach is the Chairman of Criterion Economics, L.L.C. and an Adjunct Professor at George Mason University School of Law.

A. Douglas Melamed is a Partner and Co-chair of WilmerHale’s Antitrust and Competition Department and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division.

Timothy J. Muris is a George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law, Of Counsel at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, and former Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission.          

Robert Pitofsky is the Joseph and Madeline Sheehy professor in Antitrust and Trade Regulation Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Counsel at Arnold & Porter LLP, and former Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission.

James F. Rill is a Partner at Howrey LLP and former Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division.          

Charles F. (Rick) Rule is a Partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP and former Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division.

J. Gregory Sidak is a Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center and Founder of Criterion Economics, L.L.C.

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