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Competition Law Institute

Fordham Competition Law Institute: Conference on International Antitrust Law
and Policy

For 46 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.


46th Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law
and Policy and Antitrust Economics Workshop

Antitrust Economics Workshop

Wednesday, 11 September 2019
8:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

The workshop features economic experts and leading antitrust practitioners speaking on key topics and include a networking luncheon.

Conference

Thursday – Friday, 12 – 13 September 2019
Day 1 | 8:45 a.m. – 4:40 p.m., reception immediately following
Day 2 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:50 p.m.

Join 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 for one of the premier international conferences in antitrust law and policy. This year's panel discussions will address antitrust and populism, merger enforcement around the globe, emerging issues in competition law and health care, vertical restraints, and managing multijurisdictional risks and issues. A networking luncheon and reception take place on Thursday.


DAY 1: 12 SEPTEMBER 2019

Agenda

8:45–9:15 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

9:15–9:30 a.m. Introductions and Welcome

9:30–10:45 a.m. Keynote Remarks (1.5 CLE)

Makan Delrahim, Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice

Isabella de Silva, President, Autorité de la Concurrence, France

10:45–11 a.m. Break

11 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Big Tech and Antitrust: What Lies Ahead (1.5 CLE)

12:15–1:45 p.m. Networking Lunch

Is the consumer welfare standard the right fit for antitrust policy and enforcement?

1:45–3 p.m. Industrial Policy and Antitrust (1.5 CLE)

3–3:15 p.m. Break

3:15–4:30 p.m. Private Litigation Around the World (1.5 CLE)  

4:30–4:40 p.m. Closing Remarks

4:40–6 p.m. Reception

 

DAY 2: 13 SEPTEMBER 2019

Agenda

8:30–9 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

9–9:10 a.m. Introductions and Welcome

9:10–10:25 a.m. Keynote Remarks  (1.5 CLE)

Joseph Simons, Chairman, U.S. Federal Trade Commission

Cecilio Madero Villarejo, Deputy Director General, European Commission

10:25–10:40 a.m. Break

10:40 a.m.–12 p.m. Non-Horizontal Mergers: Issues and Challenges (1.5 CLE)

12–12:15 p.m. Break

12:15–1:30 p.m. In-House Counsel Roundtable: Managing Risk in the Digital Age (1.5 CLE)

1:30–1:50 p.m. Closing Remarks

1:50 p.m. Conference Adjourns

CLE Credit

CLE credits are 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

Registration

General Attorneys and Professionals

  • Conference only: $1500
  • Antitrust Economics Workshop only: $750
  • Combo -- Conference + Economics Workshop: $1750

Registration for General Attorneys

Government Employees and Academics

  • Conference only: $500
  • Antitrust Economics Workshop only: $100
  • Combo -- Conference + Economics Workshop: $550

Registration for Government Employees and Academics

In-House Counsel, Newly Admitted Attorneys, and Current Law Students

  • Free

Registration for In-House Counsel, Newly Admitted Attorneys, and Current Law Students

For more information about the 2019 events, please email Julie Smith.

Contact Us

Fordham University School of Law
150 West 62nd Street, New York, NY 10023