George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

George Mason Law Review 19th Annual Antitrust Symposium: Antitrust in an Interconnected World

Event Details

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  • Venue: George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School
  • Division: The Henry G. Manne Program in Law & Economics Studies

The symposium focused on the unique challenges in competition and antitrust law arising from and existing within the interconnectedness of jurisdictions around the world. Panels discussed the intersection of antitrust and privacy regulations, the global Google investigations, GUPPIs and a Safe Harbor standard, and extraterritoriality concerns.

Expert panelists and speakers presented viewpoints of both domestic and international antitrust regimes. The symposium featured a morning keynote conversation moderated by Terry Calvani, Of Counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Derringer LLP, and a lunch keynote delivered by William E. Kovacic, Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy; Professor of Law; Director, Competition Law Center, George Washington University Law School.

The 19th Annual Law Review was sponsored by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and Charles River Associates.



Opening Keynote: Due Process


Opening Keynote: Due Process


Frank Montag, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

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

Randolph W. Tritell, Director, Office of International Affairs, Federal Trade Commission


Terry Calvani, Of Counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Global Antitrust Investigations: Google



Seth Bloom, President and Founder, Bloom Strategic Counsel PLLC

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

Andrea Renda, Senior Research Fellow and Head of Regulatory Affairs Program, Centre for European Policy Studies

Michael A. Salinger, Senior Academic Adviser, Charles River Associates


Geoffrey A. Manne, Founder & Executive Director, International Center for Law & Economics

Extraterritoriality Concerns: FTAIA



Robert D. Wick, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

Kirsten C. Limarzi, Chief, Levin College of Law, University of Florida

The Honorable Jeanne Pratt, Senior Deputy Commissioner of Competition, Mergers Branch, Government of Canada Competition Bureau

Megan E. Jones, Senior Academic Adviser, Charles River Associates


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

GUIPPI and the Safe Harbour?



Robert D. Willing, Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, Princeton University

Paul L. Yde, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhas Deringer LLP

Deborah L. Feinstein, Director, Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission


Thomas A. Lambert, Wall Chair in Corporate Law and Governance Professor of Law, University of Missouri School of Law

Antitrust Lessons for Privacy Regulators



James C. Cooper, Associate Professor of Law and Director, Program on Economics & Privacy, George Mason University School of Law

Darren S. Tucker, Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

The Honorable Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Keith Waehrer, Partner, Bates White Economic Consulting


Daniel P. O’Brien, Senior Economic Adviser, Federal Trade Commission

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