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7-8 June 2012


  • Vincent J. Connelly
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  • Andrew S. Marovitz
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  • Mark McLaughlin
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  • Britt M. Miller
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Third Annual Chicago Forum on International Antitrust Issues

Please join Mayer Brown partners Vincent Connelly, Andy Marovitz, Mark McLaughlin and Britt Miller, along with our fellow co-sponsors, on June 7 & 8, 2012, for Northwestern Law’s Chicago Forum on International Antitrust Issues. This two-day conference will focus on the latest regulatory developments and competition issues across the globe, and will feature prominent speakers from domestic and foreign government agencies.

Speakers include:

  • Russell W. Damtoft, Associate Director, Office of International Affairs, Federal Trade Commission
  • Scott Hammond, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Enforcement, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice
  • Ali Nikpay, Senior Director, Cartels and Criminal Enforcement, Office of Fair Trading (United Kingdom)
  • Alison Oldale, Deputy Director, Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Economics
  • John Pecman, Senior Deputy Commissioner of Competition, Criminal Matters, Canadian Competition Bureau
  • Edith Ramirez, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
  • The Honorable Diane P. Wood, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Program topics include:

  • US/EU Year in Review: What Happens to Antitrust Enforcement When Economies Falter?
  • Multijurisdictional Merger Remedies: Strategies for Getting the Deal Done in the United States 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 United States?
  • 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 United States—Why So Different?
  • Compliance Workshop: Damage Control

Date & Time
Thursday, June 7, 2012
8:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Friday, June 8, 2012
8:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Northwestern University
School of Law
Wieboldt Hall
340 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611

Earn up to 12.25 CLE credits, including 2 professionalism (ethics) credits.

For more information please visit: law.northwestern.edu/searlecenter/conference/international

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