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Fordham 40th Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy: Thursday, September 26 & Friday, September 27, 2013

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Dates for the 40th Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy:
Thursday, September 26 & Friday, September 27, 2013

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 SEPTEMBER 26

8:30am
Breakfast & Registration

9:00am
Introduction and Welcome
   Barry E. Hawk, Fordham Law School

Competitor Agreements under  U.S. Antitrust Law
  
William J. Baer, Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division

Competitor Agreements under  EU Competition Law
  
Alexander Italianer, Director General, DG for Competition, EU Commission

Discussion
   A. Paul  Victor, Winston & Strawn,  Presider
   Deborah Garza, Covington & Burling
   Mario Siragusa, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Break

Competitor Agreements under Brazilian Antitrust Law
  
Vinicius Marques de Carvalho, President, Council for Economic Defence (CADE)

Competitor Agreements under EU Member State Laws
   Bruno Lasserre, President, Autorite de la concurrence

Discussion
   A. Paul Victor, Winston & Strawn, Presider
   Gabriel Dias, Magalhaes, Nery & Dias
   Mario Siragusa, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

12:45pm
Lunch

2:00pm
Mergers
   James Keyte, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law School, Presider
   Johannes Luebking, DG for Competition, EU Commission
  
Andreas Mundt, President, Bundeskartellamt
   Aviv Nevo, Chief Economist, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice
   Jorge Padilla, Compass Lexecon
   Joshua Wright, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

6:00pm
Cocktail reception

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FRIDAY
SEPTEMBER 27

8:30am
Breakfast & Registration

9:00am
Future of Unilateral Conduct Enforcement and Policy --- An
EU Perspective
   Joaquin Almunia, EU Commissioner for Competition

Future of Unilateral Conduct Enforcement and Policy --- A U.S.
Perspective
   Edith Ramirez, Chair, Federal Trade Commission

Discussion
   William Kovacic, George Washington University School of Law, Presider
   Luc Gyselen, Arnold & Porter

Break

Future of Unilateral Conduct Enforcement and Policy --- A Polish
Perspective
   Malgorzata Krasnodebska-Tomkiel

Future of Unilateral Conduct Enforcement and Policy --- A Mexican
Perspective
   Eduardo Perez Motta, President, Mexican Competition Commission

Discussion
   William Kovacic, George Washington University School of Law, Presider
   Jaroslaw Sroczynski, Markiewicz & Sroczynski

12:45pm
Lunch

2:00pm
Antitrust and the Courts
   Frederic Jenny, Co- Director of the European Center for Law and Economics, ESSEC Business School, Presider  

  Gerald Barling, President, UK Competition Appeal Court
  Judge Ricardo Villas Boas Cueva, Brazilian Supreme Court
  Dennis Davis, South Africa Competition Appeal Court
  Vaughn Walker, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (ret.) 
  Nils Wahl, EU Court of Justice

6:00
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