Journal Symposium To Focus on Antitrust in the Global Economy

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February 24, 2020

Experts will discuss antitrust laws regulating multinational corporations at a Virginia Journal of International Law symposium March 4 at the University of Virginia School of Law.

Participants at the event, “Antitrust in the Global Economy,” will explore the bodies of law regulating global competition, their interplay with tech companies, and the antitrust considerations facing lawyers, companies and government regulators in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. 

Baker & Miller founder Donald Baker, former head of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, will deliver the keynote address at 9:15 a.m. Lunch will be served and a reception will close the event at 5:30 p.m.

Schedule

Caplin Pavilion

8:30-9 a.m.

Coffee and Breakfast Pastries


9-9:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks


9:15 a.m.

Keynote Address | The Antitrust Agencies’ Unique System of International Cooperation Under Stress In The Digital Age

  • Donald Baker, Founder, Baker & Miller

10:45 a.m.

Panel 1 | A Global Perspective on Antitrust Laws

Sponsored by Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Gold Sponsor

  • Matthew Bachrack, Senior Attorney, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
  • John DeQ. Briggs, Partner, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider
  • Dana Foster, Partner, White & Case
  • Randy Stutz, Vice President of Legal Advocacy, American Antitrust Institute
  • Moderator: Scott Ballenger ’96, Assistant Professor of Law, General Faculty; Director, Appellate Litigation Clinic, University of Virginia School of Law

12:15-1:15 p.m.

Lunch


1:30 p.m.

Panel 2 | Antitrust and the Digital Economy

Sponsored by White & Case, Gold Sponsor

  • Andrew Black, Associate, White & Case
  • Perry A. Lange, Partner, WilmerHale
  • Franklin Rubinstein, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Moderator: Thomas Nachbar, Professor of Law; Senior Fellow, Center for National Security Law, University of Virginia School of Law

3 p.m.

Panel 3 | Antitrust Review in Transnational Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Logan Breed, Partner, Hogan Lovells
  • Mike DeRita, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis
  • Kail J. Jethmalani, Associate, Axinn, Ventrop & Harkrider
  • Justin Stewart-Teitelbaum, Counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • ModeratorMichael Moiseyev, Former Assistant Director of Mergers I Division, Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission

4:15 p.m.

Final Take

  • Michael Moiseyev, Former Assistant Director of the Mergers I Division, Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission

5:30 p.m.

Reception

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