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Dates for the 40th Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy:
Thursday, September 26 & Friday, September 27, 2013.

The conference will be held at McNally Amphitheater, Fordham Law School, located at 140 West 62nd Street, New York, NY.

Each year, a full two-day program focuses on a wide range of issues related to antitrust policy and enforcement. Leaders in the field, representing competition authorities, the judiciary, private practice and the academia, regularly contribute to the success of the conference as speakers and discussants.

The conference attracts close to 400 participants, including competition authorities from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin/South America and North America, as well as practitioners and academics.


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THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 26

8:30am
Breakfast & Registration

9:00am
Introduction and Welcome
   Barry E. Hawk, Fordham Law School

Competitor Agreements under  U.S. Antitrust Law
   William J. Baer, Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division

Competitor Agreements under  EU Competition Law
   Alexander Italianer, Director General, DG for Competition, EU Commission

Discussion
   A. Paul  Victor, Winston & Strawn,  Presider
   Deborah Garza, Covington & Burling
   Mario Siragusa, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Break

Competitor Agreements under Brazilian Antitrust Law
   Vinicius Marques de Carvalho, President, Council for Economic Defence (CADE)

Competitor Agreements under EU Member State Laws
   Bruno Lasserre, President, Autorite de la concurrence

Discussion
   A. Paul Victor, Winston & Strawn,  Presider
   Gabriel Dias, Magalhaes, Nery & Dias
   Mario Siragusa, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

12:45pm
Lunch

2:00pm
Transatlantic Perspectives
   Andreas Mundt, President, Bundeskartellamt

A View from the FTC
   Joshua Wright, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
 
Discussion
   James Keyte, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, 
     Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law School, Presider
   Johannes Luebking, DG for Competition, EU Commission
   Aviv Nevo, Chief Economist, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice
   Jorge Padilla, Compass Lexecon
   Tony Reeves, Clifford Chance LLP

    
6:00pm
Cocktail reception

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FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 27

8:30am
Breakfast & Registration

9:00am
Future of Unilateral Conduct Enforcement and Policy --- An EU Perspective
   Joaquin Almunia, EU Commissioner for Competition

Future of Unilateral Conduct Enforcement and Policy --- A U.S. Perspective
   Edith Ramirez, Chair, Federal Trade Commission

Discussion
   William Kovacic, George Washington University School of Law, Presider
   Susan Creighton, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
   Luc Gyselen, Arnold & Porter

Break

Future of Unilateral Conduct Enforcement and Policy --- A Polish Perspective
   Małgorzata Krasnodębska-Tomkiel, Office of Competition and Consumer Protection of Poland

Future of Unilateral Conduct Enforcement and Policy --- A Mexican Perspective
   Eduardo Perez Motta, Mexican Competition Commission

Discussion
   William Kovacic, George Washington University School of Law, Presider
   Eleanor Fox, New York University
   Jaroslaw Sroczynski, Markiewicz & Sroczyński

12:45pm
Lunch

2:00pm
Antitrust and the Courts
   Frederic  Jenny, Co- Director of the European Center for Law and Economics, 
      ESSEC Business School, Presider
   Gerald Barling, President, UK Competition Appeal Court
   Judge Ricardo Villas Boas Cueva, Brazilian Supreme Court
   Dennis Davis, South Africa Competition Appeal Court
   Vaughn Walker, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (ret.)
   Nils Wahl, EU Court of Justice

6:00
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