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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

The Second Annual Chicago Forum on International Antitrust Issues

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International Antitrust Forum

The Second Annual Chicago Forum on International Antitrust Issues
Thursday, June 9th - Friday, June 10th, 2011

Registration | Agenda | Sponsors

This conference is co-sponsored by Baker & McKenzie, Mayer Brown, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting and the Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth.


This two-day conference will examine the latest developments in competition regulation around the globe including:

  • Antitrust Enforcement Priorities: US, Canada and Mexico
  • Corporate Perspectives on Dealing with the US and Non-US Agencies
  • Leniency in Cartel Investigations
  • Global Compliance: Best Practices
  • Developments in Brazil, Russia, India and China
  • Hot topics in Europe
  • Merger Update: New Guidelines in the US and Abroad
  • Abuse of Dominance
  • Distribution Practices: Pricing, Advertising and the Internet
  • New Risks and Strategies in Private Antitrust Litigation
  • Counseling and Litigating Without the Attorney-Client Privilege

Government Speakers:
William E. Kovacic, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission; Melanie L. Aitken, Commissioner of Competition, Canada Competition Bureau; Eduardo Perez Motta, Chairman, Federal Competition Commission, Mexico; Rachel C. Brandenburger, Special Advisor, International, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice; Scott D. Hammond, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Enforcement, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice; Russell W. Damtoft, Associate Director, Office of International Affairs, Federal Trade Commission

Other Speakers:
Patrick Ahern, Baker & McKenzie LLP; Theodore L. Banks, Compliance & Competition Consultants; Michael R. Baye, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University; Roxane C. Busey, Baker & McKenzie LLP; Mildred L. Calhoun, BP America; Thomas Campbell, Baker & McKenzie LLP; Steven J. Cernak, General Motors; Alice W. Detwiler, Microsoft; Nathalie Jalabert Doury, Mayer Brown LLP (Paris); Ricks P. Frazier, United Airlines; Anne Gron, NERA; H. Stephen Harris, Jr., Baker & McKenzie LLP; Paul Hofer, NERA (London); Clara Ingen-Housz, Baker & McKenzie LLP (Hong Kong); Kevin Kehoe, Microsoft; Christopher J. Kelly, Mayer Brown LLP; Deborah Platt Majoras, Proctor & Gamble; Carel Maske, Microsoft (Brussels); Mark McLaughlin, Mayer Brown LLP; Samantha Mobley, Baker & McKenzie LLP (London); Christopher J. Myers, Microsoft; Anne Riley, Shell International (London); Douglas M. Tween, Baker & McKenzie LLP; Spencer Weber Waller, Loyola Law School; Bruno D. Werneck, Tauil & Chequer Advogados (Sao Paulo); Lawrence Wu, NERA



Tuition: $400
Standard Registration $200 (Government/Academic/Judicial Registration)

Credits: Earn up to 10.5 CLE credits, incl. 2 professionalism (ethics).

For more information regarding this conference or other initiatives of the Searle Center, please call (312) 503-1811 or send an email to .

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