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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Antitrust in the Technology Sector: Policy Perspectives and Insights From the Enforcers

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

Antitrust in the Technology Sector: Policy Perspectives and Insights From the Enforcers

Monday, January 28, 2013

4:00 – 6:30 p.m. | Reception to follow             

Four Seasons Hotel
                2050 University Avenue | East Palo Alto, CA 94303

Please join Skadden's Antitrust and Competition Group and Compass Lexecon for our annual discussion of the most important antitrust and enforcement issues facing technology companies today. Hear directly from technology insiders and enforcement officials from the United States and the European Union, including Alexander Italianer, head of the EU Directorate-General for Competition, and Julie Brill, Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission.

Discussion topics will include:

  • Economic and legal perspectives on dominance investigations
  • Observations on developing trends and theories in merger enforcement

Panelists will include:

  • Julie Brill
                      Commissioner | Federal Trade Commission
  • Frederic Depoortere
    Partner, Antitrust and Competition | Skadden
  • Richard J. Gilbert
                      Senior Consultant | Compass Lexecon
  • Alexander Italianer
                      Director General | EU Directorate-General for Competition
  • Kai-Uwe Kuhn
                      Chief Economist | EU Directorate-General for Competition
  • Sharis A. Pozen
                      Partner, Antitrust and Competition | Skadden
                      (Former Acting Assistant Attorney General,  Antitrust Division, Department of Justice)
  • Daniel Rubinfeld
    Senior Consultant | Compass Lexecon
  • Bruce D. Sewell
                      General Counsel | Apple, Inc.
  • Howard A. Shelanski
                      Director of  Bureau of Economics | Federal Trade Commission
  • Steven C. Sunshine
                      Partner, Antitrust and Competition | Skadden

Introductory Remarks:

  • Alec Y. Chang
                      Partner, Antitrust and Competition | Skadden

California CLE credit will be provided.

To register for this program, or if you have any questions, please contact Monica Schreiber at  monica.schreiber@skadden.com or 650.470.4627.             

This activity complies with standards for Minimum Continuing Legal Education prescribed by the California State Bar. A request for CLE credit is pending. Skadden is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.

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