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Saturday, April 18, 2009

International Antitrust in a World Without a Center - Conference Registration is Now Open

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On June 18, the American Antitrust Institute will host its 10th annual conference at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. This year's conference is titled "International Antitrust in a World Without a Center" and will focus on international challenges facing the antitrust community.

The AAI is honored to host Mario Monti, former European commissioner for competition and now president of the Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan, and John Fingleton, the chief executive officer of the U.K. Office of Fair Trading, as speakers on the June 18 program.

Registration is available here.

8:30a.m.

Welcome and Introduction – The Ballroom

Albert A. Foer, President, American Antitrust Institute

9:00a.m.

 

Keynote Address: Antitrust in International Economic Context

Mario Monti, President of the Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Milan; former European Commissioner for Competition

9:30a.m.

The Evolution of Comparative Antitrust as a Discipline

Moderator: Howard A. Shelanski, Director, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology

John Fingleton, Chief Executive, Office of Fair Trading, United Kingdom

Stephen Martin, Professor of Economics, the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University

10:45a.m.

Break

11:00a.m.

Breakout Sessions

 

Asia—A Progress Report

Moderator: Russell Pittman, Director of Economic Research and Director of International Technical Assistance in the Economic Analysis Group, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice. 

Wu Hanhong, School of Economics, Renmin University of China, Bejing

Hiromitsu Miyakawa, Attorney at Law, Jones Day. Japan

 

The International Meltdown and Antitrust

Moderator: Thomas Greaney, Professor of Law and Director, Center for Health Law Studies at Saint Louis University School of Law

Lawrence E. Mitchell, Theodore Rinehart Professor of Business Law, George Washington University

Paul Nihoul, Professor of Law, the University of Louvain, Belgium

Arthur Wilmarth, Professor of Law, George Washington University

 

Private Enforcement: Adding to the Complexity?

Moderator: Michal Gal, Professor of Law, University of Haifa Law School, Israel

Michael Hausfeld, Partner, Hausfeld LLP

Franz Jürgen Säcker, Director, Institute for German and European Business, Competition and Regulation Law, Free University Berlin

Karl Meessen, Co-editor, Wirtschaft uind Wettbewerb (monthly journal of German and European Competition law)

 

Bridging the Trade-Competition Gap

Moderator: Douglas E. Rosenthal, Partner, Washington Office of Constantine|Cannon

Shanker A. Singham, Partner, Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP

Daniel Sokol, Assistant Professor, Levin College of Law, University of Florida

12:00p.m.

Break

12:15p.m.

Luncheon– The Ballroom   

Presentation of the Fifth Annual Jerry S. Cohen Award

 

Presentation of the AAI Antitrust Achievement Award to Eleanor M. Fox

Ilene Gotts, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

John Fingleton, Chief Executive, Office of Fair Trading, United Kingdom

2:15p.m.

Breakout Sessions

 

International Cartels

Moderator: Gary R. Spratling, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

John M. Connor, Professor of Industrial Economics, Purdue University

Ewoud Sakkers, DG- Comp., Head of Cartels Unit

Charles Wright, Partner, Siskinds, LLP

 

Can Section 5 and Article 82 Converge?

Presentation of Paper:
Ryan Marth, Attorney,
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P.

Thomas Miller, Partner, Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P

 

Comments by:

William Kovacic, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Rudolph J.R. Peritz, Professor and Director, IProgress Project, New York Law School

 

Centralizing Merger Controls

Moderator: Ilene Gotts, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Ronald A. Stern, Vice President and Senior Competition Counsel, General Electric Company

Yoshizumi Tojo, Faculty of Law and Politics, Rikkyo University, Japan

 

Coordination Between ICN, OECD, UNCTAD, WTO, etc.: Do We Need a Summit?

Moderator: Daniel Sokol, Assistant Professor, Levin College of Law, University of Florida

Shyam Khemani, Economist, Micra

Sheridan Scott, Partner, Bennet Jones LLP, Canada

Randy Tritell, Director, Office of International Affairs, Federal Trade Commission

3:30p.m.

 

Antitrust in a World without a Center – Roundtable Discussion

Moderator: Eleanor Fox, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, New York University School of Law

John Fingleton, Chief Executive, Office of Fair Trading, United Kingdom

William Kovacic, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Mario Monti, President of the Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Milan; former European Commissioner for Competition

Sheridan Scott, Partner, Bennet Jones LLP, Canada

4:30p.m.

Closing Remarks

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