The George Mason Law Review, in partnership with the Law and Economics Center, proudly presents:
The 19th Annual Antitrust Symposium
Antitrust in an Interconnected World
Thursday, February 18, 2016
This symposium will focus on the unique challenges in competition and antitrust law arising from and existing within the interconnectedness of jurisdictions around the world. Panels will discuss the intersection of antitrust and privacy regulations, the global Google investigations, GUPPIs and a Safe Harbor standard, and extraterritoriality concerns.
Expert panelists and speakers will present viewpoints of both domestic and international antitrust regimes. The symposium will feature a morning keynote conversation moderated by Terry Calvani, Of Counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Derringer LLP, and a lunch keynote delivered by William E. Kovacic, Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy; Professor of Law; Director, Competition Law Center, George Washington University Law School.
The 19th Annual Law Review is sponsored by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and Charles River Associates.
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: Due Process
Commentator: Terry Calvani, Of Counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Abbott (Tad) Lipsky, Jr., Frank Montag, Randolph W. Tritell, Joshua D. Wright
9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Panel One: Google: Global Antitrust Investigations
Moderator: Geoffrey A. Manne
Panelists: Seth Bloom, Andrea Renda, Michael A. Salinger, Daniel Sokol
11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Panel Two: Extraterritoriality Concerns: FTAIA
Moderator: Douglas H. Ginsburg, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
Megan E. Jones, Kristen C. Limarzi, Jeanne Pratt, Robert D. Wick
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Lunch and Lunch Keynote
Speaker: William E. Kovacic
2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.: GUPPI and the Safe Harbor?
Moderator: Thomas A. Lambert
Deborah Feinstein, Joanna Tsai, Robert D. Willig, Paul L. Yde
3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.: Panel Four: Antitrust Lessons for Privacy Regulators
Moderator: Daniel P. O’Brien
James C. Cooper, Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Darren S. Tucker, Keith Waehrer
4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Closing Remarks
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Cocktail Reception