Fordham University School of Law will hold its 42nd Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy on October 1-2, 2015, at Fordham Law School in New York City. There also will be a new pre-conference antitrust economics workshop on September 30.
The conference, now led by James Keyte of Skadden Arps, will feature new topics focused on interactions with government agencies, including litigation, private antitrust enforcement in the EU, media mergers, and “Antitrust in a Mobile World.” Keynote remarks will be delivered by EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, Bruno Lasserre of the French Competition Authority, FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, and Renata B. Hesse, Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division.
The program will begin with an introduction by Fordham Competition Law Institute Director Keyte and will be followed by remarks from Deputy Assistant Attorney General Hesse and France Competition Authority President Lasserre. A panel discussion will then take place, entitled “Interacting with Government Agencies In and Out of Courts,” with moderator Mark Ryan and panelists Eduardo Perez Motta, Frederic Jenny, and Richard Parker. The remainder of the first day will include a panel discussion titled “Women in Antitrust,” with moderator Fiona Schaeffer and panelists Alejandra Palacios Prieto, Dr. Helen Jenkins, Ingrid Vandenborre, and Sharis Pozen.
FTC Chairwoman Ramirez and EU Competition Commissioner Vestager will open the second day of the conference. The remainder of the conference will include panel discussions on Private Litigation in the EU (Rein Wesseling, Sir Christopher Bellamy, John Michaels, Michael Hausfeld, and Stephen Neuwirth); Media Mergers (Arthur Burke, Nicholas Levy, and Sophi Moonen); and Antitrust in a Mobile World (Jonathan M. Jacobson, Dr. Helen Weeds, Joshua Wright, Steven Williams, and Yonatan Even).
New Antitrust Economics Workshop
A new pre-conference workshop, entitled “Antitrust Economics for Young (and Old) Lawyers,” on September 30 will cover basic and advanced topics for antitrust practitioners, including microeconomic concepts, regression analysis, and empirical methods.
For additional information, contact Fordham University School of Law, 150 West 62nd Street, New York, New York 10023; email FCLI@fordham.edu; or online at www.fordham.edu.