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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Fordham Competition Law Institute 39th Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy:

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Fordham 39th Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy: 
Thursday, September 20 & Friday,  September 21, 2012.

The conference will be held at McNally Amphitheater, Fordham Law School, located at 140 West 62nd Street, New York, NY.

Each year, a full two-day program focuses on a wide range of issues related to antitrust policy and enforcement. Leaders in the field, representing competition authorities, the judiciary, private practice and the academia, regularly contribute to the success of the conference as speakers and discussants.

The conference attracts close to 400 participants, including competition authorities from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin/South America and North America, as well as practitioners and academics.


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THURSDAY

8:30
Breakfast & Registration

9:00
Introduction
Barry E. Hawk
Director, Fordham Competition Law Institute, New York

Antitrust Policy and the FTC
Jonathan D.  Leibowitz
Chairman, Federal Trade Commission, Washington

EU Competition Policy
Joaquin Almunia
Commissioner for Competition, EU Commission, Brussels

Panel Discussion
A. Paul Victor --- Presider, Winston & Strawn, New York
Ray V. Hartwell III, Hunton & Williams, Washington
Ulrich Schnelle, Haver & Mailander, Stuttgart

    
11:00
Specialized Antitrust Courts

Hon. Douglas H. Ginsburg
Chief Judge, U.S. Circuit Court for the District of Columbia, Washington
  
Hon. Peter Roth,
Justice of the High Court of England and Wales
Chairman of the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal

Panel Discussion
Hon. Frederic Jenny, Presider, Cour de cassation, Paris
Frank  Montag, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Brussels
Daniel S. Savrin, Bingham McCutchen, Boston

1:00
Lunch

2:30
Market Definition in Antitrust
Louis Kaplow
Harvard Law School, Cambridge

Kai-uwe Kuhn
Chief Economist, DG Competition, EU Commission, Brussels

Gregory Werden
Antitrust Division, Department of Justice, Washington
  
Panel Discussion
Ilene K. Gotts --- Presider, Wachtell Lipton, Rosen & Katz,  New York
Bruno Lasserre, President, Autorite de la concurrence, Paris
Ramsey Shehadeh, NERA, New York
Gerwin Van Gerven, Linklaters, Brussels
 
6:00
Reception

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FRIDAY

8:30
Breakfast & Registration
 
9:00
Innovation and Competition
Alexander Italianer
Director-General for Competition, EU Commission, Brussels

Panel Discussion
Ronan P. Harty --- Presider, Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York  
Michael Reynolds, Allen & Overy, Brussels
Philippe Rincazaux, Orrick Rambaud Martel, Paris

Antitrust  Developments in India and Mexico
S.N. Dhingra
Competition Commission of India, New Delhi

Eduardo Perez Motta
President, Comision Federal de Competencia, Mexico City

Panel Discussion
Michael D. Blechman --- Presider, Kaye Scholer, New York
Luis Omar Guerrero Rodriguez, Barrera Siqueiros Torres Landa, Mexico City
Pradeep S. Mehta, President, CUTS International, New Delhi

12:30
Lunch

2:00 
Antitrust Policy in the Information Age
Joseph Wayland
Acting Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington

Antitrust and Information Products
Mark Patterson
Fordham Law School, New York

Non-Exclusionary Abuses under EU Competition Law
Renato Nazzini
Labruna Mazziotti Segni, Southampton University, Southampton, Milan

Two-sided markets and predation/abuse 
Marc Rysman, Boston University, Boston

Panel Discussion
Herbert Hovenkamp --- Presider, Iowa Law School, Iowa City
Kai-uwe Kuhn, Chief Economist, DG Competition, EU Commission, Brussels

6:00
Closing

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