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Saturday, September 12, 2009

Georgetown Law Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium - 2009

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Georgetown Law Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium, Tuesday 22 September 2009

Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium

Cutting-edge issues in competition law and policy will be addressed in this forum for lawyers, policymakers, corporate executives and academics. Faculty will focus on the areas of greatest concern to multinational enterprises: new merger enforcement attitudes in a time of economic challenge; how economic thinking will affect single firm conduct enforcement; the latest developments in cartel investigations and prosecutions; and global agencies, convergence and recession.

Keynote speakers:

  • Philip Lowe, Director General, Directorate General for European Competition, European Commission, will give the keynote address at 9:00 am
  • Christine A. Varney, Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, US Department of Justice, will give the luncheon address at 12:00 pm
  • Jon Leibowitz, Chairman, US Federal Trade Commission, will also give a special address

Other confirmed speakers to date include:

  • Melanie L. Aitken, Commissioner of Competition, Canada Competition Bureau
  • Philip Collins, Chairman, UK Office of Fair Trading
  • Joseph Farrell, Director, Bureau of Economics, US Federal Trade Commission
  • Richard Feinstein, Director, Bureau of Competition, US Federal Trade Commission
  • Scott Hammond, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, US Department of Justice
  • Ana Paula Martinez, Director, SDE, Brazilian Ministry of Justice
  • Carl Shapiro, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economic Analysis, US Department of Justice

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I think the date and speakers have changed

Posted by: David Scheffman | Sep 14, 2009 8:48:46 AM

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