Antitrust Symposium

The George Mason Law Review, in partnership with the Law and Economics Center, proudly presents:

The 18th Annual Antitrust Symposium

Perspectives on Global Competition Law

Thursday, February 19, 2015

 

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This Symposium is approved for 5.0 Virginia CLE credits.

(In Person and Webcast Attendance Available)

 

Title Sponsor

FreshFields

Sponsors

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Agenda

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.: Registration and Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 8:35 a.m.: Welcome and Introduction

8:35 a.m. – 9:30 a.m:  Opening Keynote: Conversation with Corporate Counsel
  Commentator: Terry Calvani, Of Counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.:  Panel One: Class Actions and Private Actions
  Moderator: Tom Ensign, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  Speakers:
    John Taladay, Partner, Baker Botts L.L.P.
    Damien Geradin, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
    Michelle M. Burtis, Vice President, Charles River Associates
    Christine Siegwarth Meyer, Vice President, NERA Economic Consulting
    Reena A. Gambhir, Partner, Hausfeld Global Litigation Solutions

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.:  Panel Two: Economics and Economic Evidence Across Regimes
  Moderator: Bruce Kobayashi, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
  Speakers:
    Elizabeth Wang, Principal, Charles River Associates
    H. Stephen Harris, Jr., Partner, Winston Strawn
    Jorge Padilla, Senior Managing Director and Head of Compass Lexecon Europe
    Subramaniam Ramanarayanan, Senior Consultant, NERA Economic Consulting

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Lunch and Lunch Keynote

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.: Panel Three: Non-competition Goals in Global Antitrust
  Moderator: Timothy J. Muris, Of Counsel, Kirkland & Ellis LLP;
     George Mason University Foundation Professor, George Mason University School of Law
  Speakers:
    James F. Rill, Senior Counsel, Baker Botts L.L.P.
    William E. Kovacic, Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy;
    Professor of Law; Director, Competition Law Center, The George Washington University Law School
    D. Daniel Sokol, Professor, Levin College of Law University of Florida
    John “Jay” Jurata, Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.: Panel Four: Remedies and Commitments Across Regimes
  Moderator: Judge 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
  Speakers:
    The Honorable Joshua D. Wright, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
    George S. Cary, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
    Bruce McCulloch, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
    Abbott (Tad) B. Lipsky, Jr., Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP

4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Closing Remarks

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Cocktail Reception

 

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A webcasting viewing option will be available for the event. The 18th Annual Antitrust Symposium is approved for 5.0 Virginia CLE credits. For more information please contact gmusymposium@gmail.com.

Antitrust Symposiums: 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014