Monday, January 30, 2017

Twenty Years in Antitrust and Lessons for a New Administration, Thursday, February 23, 2017

On February 23, 2017 the George Mason Law Review will be putting on its 20th Antitrust Symposium entitled “Twenty Years in Antitrust and Lessons for a New Administration.”

Twenty Years in Antitrust and Lessons for a New Administration


    Thursday, February 23, 2017
    8:00 AM  -  8:30 AM
    Registration & Breakfast
    Founders Hall Multipurpose Room
    8:30 AM  -  8:35 AM
    Welcome & Introduction
    All Panels will be held in Founders Hall Auditorium

    Henry N. Butler, Dean - George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

    8:35 AM  -  9:30 AM
    Opening Keynote Discussion

    Introduction – The Globalization of Competition Law in the Past 20 Years and the Advent of Brazilian Competition Law:
    Terry Calvani, Of Counsel - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

    Keynote Speaker:
    Alexandre Cordeiro Macedo, Commissioner - Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE)

    9:45 AM  -  11:00 AM
    Panel One: Chinese Merger Law

    Confirmed Speakers include:

    Jing He, Senior Consultant - AnJie Law Firm

    Randy Tritell, Director - Federal Trade Commission

    Joanna Tsai, Vice President - Charles River Associates

    Mark Whitener, Senior Counsel - General Electric Company

    Moderator: H. Steve Harris, Jr., Partner - Winston & Strawn LLP

    11:15 AM  -  12:30 PM
    Panel Two: From Staples to Staples – 20 Years of Merger Enforcement in the United States

    Confirmed Speakers include:

    Orley Ashenfelter, Joseph Douglas Green 1895 Professor of Economics - Princeton University

    George Cary, Partner - Cleary Gottlieb

    Deborah Feinstein, Director - Federal Trade Commission

    Matthew J. Reilly, Partner - Kirkland & Ellis LLP

    Chetan Sanghvi, Managing Director - NERA Economic Consulting

    Moderator: Paul Denis, Partner - Dechert LLP

    12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM
    Luncheon Conversation - FTC Commissioner Ohlhausen and former FTC Commissioner Wright


    Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Commissioner - US Federal Trade Commission

    Joshua D. Wright, University Professor - George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School; Senior Of Counsel - Wilson Soncini Goodrich & Rosati.

    2:00 PM  -  3:15 PM
    Panel Three: The Intersection of Intellectual Property & Competition Law

    Confirmed Speakers include:

    Hiram Andrews, Counsel - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP

    Jim Harlan, Director of Standards and Competition Policy - InterDigital

    Greg Sivinski, Assistant General Counsel - Microsoft

    Koren Wong-Ervin, Director - Global Antitrust Institute

    Moderator: Anne Layne-Farrar, Vice President - Charles River Associates

    3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Panel Four: Globalization of Cartel Enforcement

    Confirmed Speakers include:

    Vinicius Marques de Carvalho, Fmr. President - CADE; current Yale World Fellow

    Minji Kim, Deputy Director - Korea Fair Trade Commission

    Bruce McCulloch, Partner - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP

    Gary Spratling, Partner - Gibson Dunn

    John Taladay, Partner - Baker Botts

    Moderator: The Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg, Senior Judge - United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; Professor of Law - George Mason University School of Law

    5:00 PM  -  5:10 PM
    Closing Remarks
    5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM
    Founders Hall Gallery

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