18th Annual Antitrust Symposium: Perspectives on Global Competition Law

Event Date: Thursday, February 19, 2015

co-Sponsored by the Law & Economics Center and George Mason Law Review

Location: George Mason University School of Law, 3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22031

Program Description: This symposium focused on the unique challenges in competition and antitrust law across differing global regimes. Panels discussed class actions and private actions, economics and economic evidence across differing antitrust regimes, non-competition goals in global antitrust law, and remedies and commitments across differing antitrust regimes. Expert panelists and speakers presented viewpoints of both domestic and international antitrust regimes. The symposium also featured morning and lunch keynote addresses. 




Conversation with Corporate Counsel

Aimee Imundo, Senior Counsel, Competition Law and Compliance, General Electric
David T. Blonder, Director, Legal Counsel, Regulatory and Privacy, BlackBerry LTD
Jaffer M. Abbasi, Compliance Counsel, Chevron Corporation

Terry Calvani, Of Counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP


Class Actions and Private Actions

James G. Kress, Partner, Baker Botts LLP

Damien Geradin, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law

Michelle M. Burtis, Vice President, Charles River Associates

Christine Siegwarth Meyer, Senior Vice President, NERA Economic Consulting

Reena A. Gambhir, Partner, Hausfeld LLP

Thomas Ensign, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP



Economics and Economic Evidence Across Regimes

Elizabeth X. Wang, Principal, Charles River Associates

H. Stephen Harris, Jr., Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP

Jorge Padilla, Senior Managing Director and Head of Compass Lexecon Europe

Subramaniam Ramanarayanan, Senior Consultant, NERA Economic Consulting

Bruce H. Kobayashi, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law



Luncheon Keynote

Keynote Speaker
Randolph W. Tritell, Director of International Affairs, Federal Trade Commision



Non-Competition Goals in Global Antitrust

James F. Rill, Senior Counsel, Baker Botts LLP

William E. Kovacic, Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy, Professor of Law, and Director, Competition Law Center, The George Washington University Law School

D. Daniel Sokol, Professor, Levin College of Law University of Florida

John A. Jurata, Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Timothy J. Muris, Of Counsel, Kirkland & Ellis LLP and George Mason University Foundation Professor, George Mason University School of Law



Remedies and Commitments Across Regimes

The Honorable Joshua D. Wright, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

George S. Cary, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Bruce McCulloch, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Abbott B. Lipsky, Jr., Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP

The Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg, Senior Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law


For More Information, Contact: Henry G. Manne Programs