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Saturday, July 11, 2009

East Asian Antitrust

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The CPI Learning Center presents: East Asian Antitrust

Session 1: Cartel - Wednesday, June 15, 2009 at 12 pm E.D.T.

Topics include: An historic overview of the development of the Asian legal system; Factors behind the increased role of courts; Examination of the competition laws in various East Asian jurisdictions; EC Treaty in ASEAN; and Cartel regulation.  

Session 2: Abuse of Dominance - Wednesday, June 22, 2009 at 12 pm E.D.T.

Topics include: Regulatory approach to abuse of dominance; Standard approach to abuse of dominance; and the Indomeret Case (Indonesia).

Session 3: Mergers - June, 29, 2009 at 12 pm E.D.T.

Topics include: Prescribed market share vs. case-by-case approach to merger regulation; the Temasek case; and Merger guidelines in East Asian jurisdictions.

About the Instructor:

Professor R. Ian McEwin is Professor of Law at the National University of Singapore and Senior Advisor with Case Associates in London. Formerly, he served as the Principle Economist in the Economics Division of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Singapore helping to draft Singapore’s competition law.  Subsequently he became the Chief Economist of the Competition Commission of Singapore.   He formerly held visiting appointments at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at Oxford, the Law Faculty at George Mason University in Washington, and the Business School at the University of Chicago.

In addition to teaching, Professor McEwin has served as an advisor in competition law, anti-dumping and valuation matters to clients in Australia, Europe and New Zealand.  He has testified as an expert witness in connection with several major competition law lawsuits and has been recognized several times by Global Competition Review in London as a leading competition Economist.

Professor McEwin has a Ph.D. in economics and a L.L.B from the Australian National University and is admitted as a legal practitioner in the Australian Capital Territory.  His articles on the economics of tort law, corporate law, competition law and the regulation of the legal profession have appeared in both economic and law journals worldwide.    

About the CPI Learning Center:

The CPI Learning Center brings together leading global scholars in the fields of competition law and economics with agency officials, practitioners, judges, and corporate counsels. The Learning Center offers a convenient and user-friendly way to acquire the latest thinking on world-wide competition policy and provides access to experts who are at the cutting edge of the field. Lectures are presented by leading professors, scholars, and practitioners of competition policy from around the world, including scholars from Harvard University, University of Chicago, University College London, Singapore University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Chinese Academy of Social Science.

Lectures are presented over CPI’s Global Learning Platform which relies on state-of-the art web technology to deliver lectures globally both in real time as well as on-demand.

To register: Visit

The fee for all three classes, with CLE credit, is $355; without CLE credit the cost is $129. Discounts for multiple users from the same organization and courtesy admissions for competition authorities are available.

This course is approved for CLE in PA, as CPI is an Approved Provider of Distance Learning Courses in PA. Under the approved jurisdiction policy, New York attorneys may apply Pennsylvania CLE credit toward fulfilling their New York CLE requirement. For complete information regarding discounts and the availability of CLE credit in other states, special registration needs, or for any other questions, contact us at

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