Competition Law Institute

For more than 40 years, the Fordham Competition Law Institute has presented the annual International Antitrust Law and Policy Conference, which is widely recognized as one of the premier events in the field.

44th Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law
and Policy and Pre-Conference Events

Antitrust Economics Workshop
Wednesday, 13 September 2017

9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The workshop featured economic experts and leading antitrust practitioners speaking on key topics. The morning sessions, organized with support from The Brattle Group, are “Perspectives on Digital Markets: Platforms, Parity and Pricing in the United States, Europe, and Beyond” and “A Conversation with Nobel Laureate Daniel McFadden” moderated by FCLI Director James Keyte. Following a networking lunch, the afternoon sessions, organized with support from CompassLexecon, addressed “State-of-the-Art Economic Analysis of Mergers” and “Current Trends in Merger Enforcement Policy.

Global Practitioners Workshop
Wednesday, 13 September 2017

11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Conducted under the Chatham House Rule, the Global Practitioners Workshop featured a networking lunch and two sessions on practical issues — “Protectionism and National Interest in Merger Enforcement” moderated by Cal Goldman of Goodmans LLP (Canada) and “Patent Licensing in a Multijurisdictional Environment” moderated by Ingrid Vandenborre of Skadden Arps (Brussels). Each session featured a 30-minute panel discussion followed by roundtable discussions with inclusive audience participation at each table with 15 minutes for discussion and 15 minutes for reporting. Both sessions concluded with 15 minutes for panelists’ observations and an overall Q&A with participants.

Thursday – Friday, 14 – 15 September 2017

Day 1 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., reception immediately following
Day 2 | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Antitrust agency heads, senior officials from antitrust authorities, leading attorneys from law firms and in-house legal departments, academics, and students of competition law from around the globe gathered for one of the premier international conferences in antitrust law and policy. Panel topics included the future of antitrust in the United States; e-commerce and privacy, "must-have" content and the antitrust playing field in media and sports, and insights from in-house counsel.


CLE Credit
CLE credits were approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State CLE Board for transitional and nontransitional professional practice credit, as detailed below.

  • Conference: maximum of 10.5 credit hours  
  • Antitrust Economics Workshop: maximum of 4.5 credit hours
  • Global Practitioners Workshop: maximum of 3.0 credit hours

For more information about the 2017 events, please email the conference staff.

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