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Fordham Law organiseert 44e Antitrust Law and Policy Conference

10:06 uur 29-08-2017

Fordham Law organiseert 44e Antitrust Law and Policy Conference

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– De 44e jaarlijkse International Antitrust Law and Policy Conference in New York vindt donderdag 14 en vrijdag 15 september 2017 plaats. De conferentie wordt voor het derde achtereenvolgende jaar geleid door James Keyte, directeur van het Fordham Competition Law Institute. Op het evenement komen de functie van rechtbanken in mededingingsbeleid, ‘must-have’-content, mededinging in media en sport en problemen voor mededingingsbeleid rond e-commerce in verschillende rechtsgebieden aan bod.

Keynote-sprekers zijn Andrew Finch van het Amerikaanse ministerie van Justitie, Johannes Laitenberger van de Europese Commissie, Andreas Mundt van de Stuurgroep van het International Competition Network en Maureen Ohlhausen van de Federal Trade Commission van de Verenigde Staten.



Fordham Law to Host 44th Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Fordham Law School’s 44th Annual International Antitrust Law and Policy Conference in New York City, led for the third year by Fordham Competition Law Institute Director James Keyte, will take place Thursday-Friday, 14-15 September 2017. The conference will feature topics focused the role of the courts in antitrust enforcement, “must-have” content and the antitrust playing field in media and sports, and the multijurisdictional challenge of e-commerce and antitrust.

Keynote speakers include Andrew Finch of the U.S. Department of Justice, Johannes Laitenberger of the EU Commission, Andreas Mundt of the International Competition Network Steering Group, and Maureen Ohlhausen of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Additional speakers include antitrust agency heads Isabelle de Silva of France, John Pecman of Canada, Giovanni Pitruzzella of Italy, Han Li Toh of Singapore, and Pablo Trevisan of Argentina; judges Anthony Collins of the General Court of the European Union, Wenlian Ding of the Shanghai People’s Court, and Amit Mehta of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; and in-house counsel Horacio Gutierrez of Spotify, Mathew Heim of Qualcomm, Dina Kallay of Ericsson, Munesh Mahtani of Google, Greg McCurdy of Uber, and Greg Slater of Intel.

The institute has also organized two pre-conference events on 13 September.

• The Antitrust Economics Workshop will explore key topics for practitioners related to platforms, parity and pricing for digital markets; state-of-the-art economic analysis of mergers; and current trends in merger enforcement policy. In addition, Keyte will moderate a conversation with Nobel Laureate Daniel McFadden.

• The new Global Practitioners Workshop, conducted under the  Chatham House Rule, will present two sessions on practical issues: protectionism and national interest in merger enforcement moderated by Cal Goldman of Goodmans LLP (Canada) and patent licensing in a multijurisdictional environment moderated by Ingrid Vandenborre of Skadden Arps (Brussels).

In-house counsel and newly admitted attorneys may register for free. Discounted registration is available for government attorneys and academics.


Antitrust Economics Workshop and Global Practitioners Workshop,

September 13, 2017

44th Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy

September 14–15, 2017


Fordham Law School, 150 West 62nd Street, New York NY 10023


Details and Registration


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Carrie Johnson, 212-636-7604

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