7th Annual Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium

September 17, 2013 —


7th Annual Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium


Wednesday, September 25, 2013


Georgetown University Law Center
Hart Auditorium, McDonough Hall
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001


8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
Lawrence J. Center, Assistant Dean for Academic Conferences and Continuing Legal Education, Georgetown Law 

8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Keynote Address
Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman, U.S. Federal Trade Commission

9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Panel 1- Global Enforcers Roundtable
Philip Collins, Chairman, Office of Fair Trading, United Kingdom
Ana Frazao, Commissioner, Council for Economic Defence, Brazil
Eduardo Perez Motta, Chairman, Federal Competition Commission, Mexico
Thomas O. Barnett, Partner, Covington & Burling

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

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Panel 2- Please note this panel is off-the-record.

12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Luncheon Address
William Baer, Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice

1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Panel 3- Hot Topics in Enforcement and Policy
Herbert Hovenkamp, Professor, University of Iowa, College of Law
Suyong Kim, Partner, Hogan Lovells
Sharis A. Pozen, Partner, Skadden
Paul Cuomo, Partner, Baker Botts

3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Panel 4- IP and Antitrust
Renata Hesse, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Robert G. Harris, Charles Rivers Associates
Steven C. Sunshine, Partner, Skadden
Logan M. Breed, Partner, Hogan Lovells

4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Panel 5- Merger Enforcement and Policy
Deborah Feinstein, Director, Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission
Aviv Nevo, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Catriona Hatton, Partner, Baker Botts
Mark Israel, Compass Lexecon
Steven C. Salop, Professor, Georgetown Law


The Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium is a leading forum for lawyers, policymakers, corporate executives, economists, and academics to discuss current issues in competition law and policy. 

This event is sponsored by Georgetown Law, Baker Botts, Covington & Burling, Hogan Lovells, Skadden, Charles River Associates, and Compass Lexecon.

Media interested in attending should e-mail


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