Past International Antitrust Forums

The Fourth Annual Chicago Forum on International Antitrust Issues

Thursday, June 13-Friday, June 14, 2013

Agenda

This conference was co-sponsored by Baker & McKenzie, Mayer Brown, Microsoft Corporation, NERA Economic Consulting, MLex Market Intelligence, and the Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth.

Topics

  • Update on International Cooperation and Convergence
  • Year in Review – US, EU and Brazil
  • Venturing Outside the US-Antitrust Issues in Competitor Collaborations, Joint Ventures, Strategic Alliances, Teaming Agreements
  • Antitrust Litigation, Arbitration and Use of Economists Outside the US
  • Lessons Learned – From Compliance to Global Cartel Investigations
  • Update on Antitrust Enforcement in India
  • Antitrust Perspective on Innovation, New Product Development, Standard Setting and Licensing
  • Antitrust Issues in Doing Business in China
  • Evaluating the Effects of Merger Policy
  • Basic Economic Concepts Arising in Antitrust Matters
  • Tying, Bundling, Exclusivity, MFNs and Other Distribution Issues
  • Identifying and Resolving Conflicts Outside the US

Media

Update on International Cooperation and Convergence:  Remarks of Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

FTC Commissioner Ohlhausen Discusses International Cooperation, Warns That Agencies Are Watching, Wolters Kluwer’s Antitrust Law Daily

Non-reportable transactions can harm competition, but complainants' role may depend on jurisdiction, PaRR (Policy and Regulatory Report)

Former FTC chairman warns against race to plant flag on Google, PaRR (Policy and Regulatory Report)


The Third Annual Chicago Forum on International Antitrust Issues

Thursday, June 7-Friday, June 8, 2012.

Agenda |Conference Photos

This conference was co-sponsored by Baker & McKenzie, Mayer Brown, Microsoft Corporation, NERA Economic Consulting, and the Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth.

Topics :

  • US/EU Year in Review: What Happens to Antitrust Enforcement When Economies Falter?
  • Multijurisdictional Merger Remedies: Strategies for Getting the Deal Done in the US and Abroad
  • Brazil's New Antitrust Regime: Challenges Ahead?
  • Increased Inter-Agency Collaborative Enforcement of Cartels - What That Means for Investigations, Disclosures and Penalties
  • How Many Economists Does It Take To Try an Antitrust Case In or Outside the US?
  • Differences in Addressing Competitor Complaints at US and Non US Agencies
  • Spotlight on China
  • Antitrust Enforcement in India
  • Antitrust Issues in the Strategic Acquisition and Use of Patents
  • Abuse of Dominance - Facing the Music
  • Distribution Outside the US - Why so Different?
  • Compliance Workshop: Damage Control

Media

All articles posted with permission.

06/07/12 AUO Liable for Up to $2 Billion Criminal Fine, DOJ's Hammond Says, MLex

06/07/12 One in three leniency applicants drop their marker, doj official says, MLex

06/07/12 DOJ May grant non-prosecution for fraud, bid-rigging, but not for antitrust breaches, MLex

06/07/12 U.S. Antitrust Agencies to Sign Memorandum of Understanding With India Soon, FTC Commissioner Says, MLex

06/08/12 Comment: Appeals Court Ruling on FTAIA Likely to Favor Plaintiffs in Overseas Cartels Claims, MLex

Staffing and Expertise Shortages Threaten CCI's Reviews of Complex Mergers, PaRR (Policy and Regulatory Report)


The Second Annual Chicago Forum on International Antitrust Issues

Thursday, June 9th - Friday, June 10th, 2011

This conference was co-sponsored by Baker & McKenzie, Mayer Brown, Microsoft, NERA Economic Consulting and the Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth.

Agenda | Conference Photos

Topics:

  • Antitrust Enforcement Priorities: US, Canada and Mexico
  • Corporate Perspectives on Dealing with the US and Non-US Agencies
  • Leniency in Cartel Investigations
  • Global Compliance: Best Practices
  • Developments in Brazil, Russia, India and China
  • Hot topics in Europe
  • Merger Update: New Guidelines in the US and Abroad
  • Abuse of Dominance
  • Distribution Practices: Pricing, Advertising and the Internet
  • New Risks and Strategies in Private Antitrust Litigation
  • Counseling and Litigating Without the Attorney-Client Privilege


The Chicago Forum on International Antitrust Issues

May 20-21, 2010

Agenda

This conference was co-sponsored by Baker & McKenzie, Mayer Brown, Microsoft Corporation, NERA Economic Consulting, MLex Market Intelligence, and the Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth.

Topics:

  • The priorities of competition enforcement authorities with regard to cartel investigations
  • Merger review
  • Abuse of monopoly power and distribution
  • The growth of private remedies
  • Best practices by in-house counsel
  • Developments in China and India
  • Hot topics in Europe
  • The role of economists and emerging economic theories
  • Ethical issues in global antitrust