6th Annual Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium

September 6, 2012 —

WHAT

6th Annual Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium

WHEN

Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

WHERE

All events except Chairman Leibowitz's remarks will be at:
Georgetown University Law Center
Hart Auditorium, McDonough Hall
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

Chairman Leibowitz's remarks will be at:
The Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel
415 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

SCHEDULE

8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction 
William M. Treanor, Dean, Georgetown University Law Center

8:45 - 9:15 a.m.
Keynote Address
Joseph Wayland, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice

9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Panel 1 - Global Enforcers Roundtable
Thomas O. Barnett, Partner, Covington (Moderator)
Melanie Aitken, Commissioner of Competition, Canada
Andreas Mundt, President, Federal Cartel Office, Germany
Cecilio Madero Villarejo, Deputy Director-General for Antitrust DG Comp, European Commission

10:45 - 11:15 a.m.
Perspective from the European Commission
Joaquin Almunia, Vice President, Commissioner for Competition, European Commission

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Panel 2 - Cartel Enforcement and Policy
John M. Taladay, Partner, Baker Botts (Moderator)
Lisa M. Phelan, Chief, National Criminal Enforcement Section, U.S. Department of Justice
Ali Nikpay, Senior Director, Cartels and Criminal Enforcement, UK Office of Fair Trading
Megan Dixon, Partner, Hogan Lovells
Christopher Leslie, Professor, University of California Irvine School of Law

12:30 - 1:45 p.m.
Luncheon Address
Jon Leibowitz, Chairman, U.S. Federal Trade Commission

1:45 - 2:45 p.m.
Panel 3 - Emerging Enforcement Regimes
Paul Lugard, Partner, Baker Botts (Moderator)
Randolph W. Tritell, Director, Office of International Affairs, U.S. Federal Trade Commission
Simon Baxter, Partner, Skadden
William E. Kovacic, Professor, George Washington University Law School

3:00 - 4:15 p.m.
Panel 4 - IP and Antitrust
Howard Shelanski, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center and Director, Bureau of Economics, U.S. Federal Trade Commission (Moderator)
Fiona Scott-Morton, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economic Analysis, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Deborah A. Garza, Partner, Covington
C. Scott Hemphill, Professor, Columbia Law School
Herbert Hovenkamp, Professor, University of Iowa College of Law

4:15 - 5:30 p.m.
Panel 5 - Merger Enforcement and Policy
Steven C. Salop, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center (Moderator)
Richard A. Feinstein, Director, Bureau of Competition, U.S. Federal Trade Commission
Renata B. Hesse, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Clifford H. Aronson, Partner, Skadden
Angus Coulter, Partner, Hogan Lovells

NOTE

The panelists will focus on the areas of greatest concern to multinational enterprises: what is new in U.S. merger enforcement; the range of permissive and questionable vertical restraints by companies with and without market power; perspectives and best practices from leading in-house counsel and "hot topics" on the global enforcement agency agendas.

This event is sponsored by Georgetown Law, Baker Botts LLP, Covington & Burling LLP, Hogan Lovells and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Media interested in attending should email mediarelations@law.georgetown.edu.