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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Heritage Foundation - Antitrust Policy for a New Administration Jan 26, 2016

Event Details

  • DATETuesday, Jan 26, 2016
  • TIME9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • VENUEAllison Auditorium

Antitrust Policy for a New Administration

8:30 a.m. – Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – Welcome and Introduction

Alden Abbott, Deputy Director, and the John, Barbara, and Victoria Rumpel Senior Legal Fellow, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, The Heritage Foundation

9:10 a.m. – Opening Keynote Remarks: “The Next Administration’s Antitrust Policy”

William Kovacic, Former Chairman, Federal Trade Commission, and Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School

9:45 a.m. – Panel I – The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Susan Creighton, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and former Director, Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission
William (Bill) Blumenthal, Partner, Sidley & Austin, and former FTC General Counsel
Joshua Wright, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law; Director, Global Antitrust Institute; and former Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
Dr. Jeffrey Eisenach, Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute, and former Chief of Staff to Federal Trade Commission Chairman James C. Miller III – Moderator

11:00 a.m. – Break

11:15 a.m. – Panel II – The United States Department of Justice (DOJ)

Thomas Barnett, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP and former Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust, DOJ
J. Mark Gidley, Partner, White & Case LLP, and former Acting Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust, DOJ
The Honorable Douglas Ginsburg, Senior Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law; and former Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust, DOJ
Stephen Weissman, Partner, Baker Botts, and former Deputy Director, Bureau of Competition, FTC
Hill Wellford, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, and former Chief of Staff, Antitrust Division, DOJ – Moderator

12:30 p.m. – Lunch

1:30 p.m. – Panel III – Antitrust Abroad

Damien Geradin, Professor of Law, Tilburg University and George Mason University School of Law, and Founder and Managing Director, EDGE | Legal Thinking
Abbott (Tad) Lipsky, Jr., Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP, and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust, DOJ
James Rill, Senior Counsel, Baker & Botts LLP; former Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust, DOJ; and former ABA Antitrust Section Chief
Bilal Sayyed, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, and former Attorney-Advisor to the FTC Chairman – Moderator

2:45 p.m. – Closing Comments

Alden Abbott, Deputy Director, and the John, Barbara, and Victoria Rumpel Senior Legal Fellow, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, The Heritage Foundation

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