The Future of Antitrust: A Global Perspective

A 90-minute panel discussion hosted on ZOOM by JURIS Conferences.

Thursday, 10 December 2020
11:00 AM EST / 5:00 PM CET (1.5 hours)
Zoom Webinar

Registration is Complimentary

Registration

Registration is complimentary. Follow the link and register directly on Zoom.

Zoom registration link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_E-lXZI7gSzSBJSbzXtiu7Q

Any questions should be directed to marketing@jurispub.com

Please note that this conference will be recorded and may be made publicly available after the event.

Program

The 90-minute panel will discuss the current state of global antitrust and what lies ahead in the near and distant futures.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Areas of divergence/convergence among U.S./EU and rest of world jurisdictions
  • Specific developments (case law and regulation) addressing the digital economy, including nascent acquisitions, emerging theories of dominance/abuse
  • The interplay among antitrust, Big Data, consumer protection and privacy
  • and much more from these iconic antitrust thought leaders.

Program will include optional participation in live polls and chat Q&A with panelists.

Faculty

Moderator:

James Keyte is the Director of Global Development at Brattle. Mr. Keyte plays a lead role in growing Brattle’s worldwide competition practice and defining a new level of quality for economic consulting. Mr. Keyte is directly engaged in project oversight across all of Brattle’s competition and antitrust engagements both in the US and globally. Mr. Keyte is also the Director of the Fordham Competition Law Institute (FCLI), which he will continue to lead, and has published more than 50 articles related to antitrust across a wide range of topics, including on the subject of expert testimony. He is an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School, a former editor of Antitrust Law Journal, and currently serves as editor of Antitrust Magazine.

Panelists:

Olivier Guersent began his carreer in 1984 when he joined the French Ministry of Economy and Finance, where he carried out many investigations for the French Competition Authority. He joined the European Commission in 1992, initially with the “Merger Task Force” in the Directorate-General for Competition. Since then, he has alternated between the private offices of a number of European Commissioners and DG Competition. From 2010 to 2014 he was the head of the private office of Michel Barnier, Commissioner for Internal Market and Services. Having held the position of Deputy Director-General since July 2014, Olivier Guersent has been Director-General of the Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union from 1 September 2015 to 31 December 2019. As of 1st January 2020 he is the Director General of the Directorate General for Competition.

William E. Kovacic is the Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy at George Washington University Law School and Director of its Competition Law Center.   He is also a Visiting Professor at King’s College London. Since August 2013, he has been a non-executive director with the United Kingdom Competition & Markets Authority.  With Ariel Ezrachi, he edits the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement.  From January 2006 to October 2011, he was a member of the Federal Trade Commission and chaired the agency from March 2008 until March 2009.  He was the FTC’s General Counsel from 2001 through 2004.

Eleanor M. Fox is the Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation at New York University School of Law.  She is an expert on antitrust law and international and comparative competition policy, including European law and the competition policy of developing countries, and on globalization and markets.  She was a partner in the New York law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. She served as a member of President Carter’s antitrust commission and President Clinton’s international competition advisory committee.  

Barry Hawk is former Director of the Fordham Competition (formally Corporate) Law Institute and former Partner with Skadden Arps (New York and Brussels). He is former Vice Chair of the ABA Antitrust Section and former Chair of the New York State Bar Association Antitrust Section, as well as Professor at Fordham Law School and Visiting Professor at Michigan Law School, Monash University Law School, New York University Law School and the University of Paris.