Wednesday, July 31, 2019

7th Bill Kovacic Antitrust Salon: Monday, September 9, 2019 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT

Description

PROGRAM

 


1:00pm Registration

 


1:25pm WELCOME REMARKS

William KOVACIC | Professor, George Washington University Law School, Washington DC

 


1:30pm OPENING KEYNOTE SPEECH

Rohit CHOPRA | Commissioner, US Federal Trade Commission, Washington D.C.

Discussant: Jamillia P. FERRIS | Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Washington D.C.

 


2:00pm MERGERS IN TWO-SIDED MARKETS: SHOULD WE CONSIDER BOTH SIDES?

Bruce HOFFMAN | Director, Bureau of Competition, US Federal Trade Commission, Washington D.C.

Greg MCCURDY | Director, Litigation and Global Competition Law, Uber, San Francisco

John HARKRIDER | Partner, Axinn, New York

Cristina CAFFARRA | Vice President, Head of European Competition, CRA, London/Brussels

Moderator: Timothy CORNELL | Partner, Clifford Chance, Washington D.C.*

 


3:00pm Coffee Break

 


3:15pm THE INTERSECTION OF BIG DATA, PRIVACY, AND COMPETITION

Andreas MUNDT | Chairman, German Competition Authority (Bundeskartellamt), Bonn

Jonathan BAKER | Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law

Rosie LIPSCOMB | Senior Competition Counsel, Google, San Francisco

Rima ALAILY | Deputy General Counsel for Competition Law, Microsoft, Seattle

Vandy HOWELL | Senior Vice President, Cornerstone Research, San Francisco

Alex OKULIAR | Partner, Orrick, Washington, D.C.

Mark GIDLEY | Partner, White & Case, Washington, D.C.

Moderator: Frédéric JENNY | Chair, OECD Competition Committee, Paris

 


4:15pm Coffee Break

 


4:30pm LATIN AMERICAN ENFORCERS ROUNDTABLE

Alejandra PALACIOS PRIETO | President, Mexican Competition Authority (COFECE - Comisión Federal de Competencia Económica), Mexico City

Alexandre MACEDO | General Superintendent, Brazilian Competition Authority (CADE - Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica), Brasilia

Esteban Manuel GRECO | President, Argentinian Competition Authority (CNDC - Comisión Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia), Buenos Aires

Ricardo RIESCO | President, Chilean Competition Authority (Fiscalía Nacional Económica), Santiago

Fernando CARREÑO | Partner, Von Wobeser y Sierra, Mexico City

Moderator: William KOVACIC | Professor, The George Washington University Law School

 


5:30pm CLOSING KEYNOTE SPEECH

Makan DELRAHIM | Assistant Attorney General, US Department of Justice Antitrust Division, Washington, D.C.

 

For more details, see here.

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/2019/07/7th-bill-kovacic-antitrust-salon-monday-september-9-2019-100-pm-600-pm-edt.html

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