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Second Annual Antitrust & Tech Conference: Reinvigorating Antitrust Enforcement in Digital Markets: Issues & Prospects

December 8, 2020 • Webinar

Starts: 10:00 AM (EST)
Ends: 1:00 PM (EST)
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Can current antitrust enforcement tools address the increasing prominence of digital markets? How might proposed antitrust policy reforms affect digital markets and the enforcement agencies? 

Please join us for the Second Annual Antitrust & Tech Conference co-hosted by the George Washington University Competition Law Center and Crowell & Moring, which will focus on how antitrust enforcement and proposed reforms may impact tech-driven economies. 

Leading enforcers, academics, and practitioners will explore the challenges U.S. and global competition authorities face in enforcing current laws, the legislative and regulatory prospects and choices for institutional change, and how U.S. and global competition authorities may prioritize major initiatives. We will conclude with a roundtable that will reflect on the discussions in the first two panels, focusing on whether and what type of reform is needed, and identifying the most promising paths to effective enforcement, both within the current framework and through major legislative and institutional changes.

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Speakers include:
  • Jonathan B. Baker, Research Professor of Law, Washington College of Law, American University; and Senior Consultant, Compass Lexicon
  • Gail F. Levine, Deputy Director of the Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission
  • Nancy L. Rose, Charles P. Kindleberger Professor of Applied Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Economics Department
  • Amelia Fletcher, Professor of Competition Policy, Norwich Business School; Professor, ESRC Centre for Competition Policy, University of East Anglia; and Non-Executive Director, Competition and Markets Authority
  • Diana Moss, President, American Antitrust Institute
  • Dr. Justus Haucap, Professor of Economics, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition 
  • Christopher S. Yoo, John H. Chestnut Professor of Law, Communication, and Computer & Information Science; and Director, Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
  • Joshua Wright, Executive Director of the Global Antitrust Institute; and Professor, Department of Economics, George Mason Antonin Scalia Law School
  • Randal C. Picker, James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School 
  • Andrew I. Gavil, Professor, Howard University School of Law; and Senior of Counsel, Crowell & Moring LLP
  • William E. Kovacic, Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy; Director, George Washington University Competition Law Center; and Non-Executive Director, Competition and Markets Authority
  • Lisa Kimmel, Senior Counsel, Crowell & Moring LLP
  • Jordan Ludwig, Counsel, Crowell & Moring LLP 

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