2nd Annual Challenges to Antitrust in a Changing Economy

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Harvard Law School

1585 Massachusetts Ave

Wasserstein Building - WCC 2036 Milstein East AB (2nd floor)

Cambridge, MA 02138

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8:00 - 8:40 am Registration & Breakfast


8:40 - 8:45 am

OPENING REMARKS

Einer R. ELHAUGE, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School


8:45 - 9:00 am

WELCOMING REMARKS

John F. MANNING, Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor of Law, Harvard Law School



9:00 - 9:15 am

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

Edward J. BLACK, President & CEO, CCIA


9:15 - 10:30 am

COMPETITION, CONCENTRATION & COMMON OWNERSHIP: WHAT ARE THE ANTITRUST IMPLICATIONS?

Hadiye ASLAN, Assistant Professor of Finance, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University

Einer R. ELHAUGE, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Martin C. SCHMALZ, Associate Professor of Finance, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Lucian A. BEBCHUK, Professor of Law, Economics, and Finance, Harvard Law School

Moderator: Terrell MCSWEENY, Partner, Covington & Burling; Former Commissioner, US FTC


10:30 am - 10:45 am Coffee Break


10:45 am - 12:00 pm

COMPETITION IN DIGITAL ADVERTISING: IS THERE ONLINE AND OFFLINE CONVERGENCE?

Gregory K. LEONARD, Partner, Edgeworth Economics

Steve TADELIS, Professor of Economics, Business and Public Policy; Chair in Business, University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business

Daniel FRANCIS, Associate Director, Digital Markets, US FTC

Christopher S. YOO, Professor of Law, Communication, and Computer and Information Science, Penn Law

Moderator: David MCLAUGHLIN, Reporter, Bloomberg


12:00 - 12:30 pm Lunch


12:30 - 13:30 pm

A FIRESIDE CHAT WITH...

Noah J. PHILLIPS, Commissioner, US FTC

Nikhil SHANBHAG, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Competition and Regulatory Law, Facebook

William E. KOVACIC, Director, The GWU Competition Law Center; Former Chairman, US FTC

Moderator: Leah NYLEN, Chief Global Antitrust Correspondent, MLex


1:30 - 2:45 pm

THE ECONOMICS BEHIND DIGITAL SERVICES: HOW DO THEY COMPETE?

Catherine TUCKER, Professor of Management, MIT

Hal VARIAN, Chief Economist, Google; Professor of Business, Economics, and Information Management, University of California, Berkeley

Howard SHELANSKI, Professor of Law, Georgetown Law; Partner, Davis Polk

Jonathan B. BAKER, Research Professor of Law, Washington College of Law, American University

Moderator: Susan A. CREIGHTON, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati


2:45 - 3:00 pm Coffee Break


3:00 - 3:30 pm

KEYNOTE SPEECH

Makan DELRAHIM, Assitant Attorney General, US DOJ



3:30 - 4:15 pm

FTC HEARINGS & OTHER ONGOING CONSULTATIONS

Philip MARSDEN, Professor of Law and Economics, College of Europe; Deputy Chair of Enforcement Decision Making Committee, Bank of England

Reiko AOKI, Commissioner, JFTC

Henri PIFFAUT, Vice-President, Autorité de la Concurrence

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

Derek W. MOORE, Attorney Advisor, Policy Planning Office, US FTC

Moderator: D. Daniel SOKOL, Professor of Law, Levin College of Law, University of Florida


4:15 – 6:00 pm

FORMER ENFORCERS' ROUNDTABLE

Allan FELS, Professor of Law, University of Melbourne; Former Chairman, ACCC

A. Douglas MELAMED, Professor of the Practice of Law, Stanford Law School; Former Acting Assistant Attorney General, US DOJ

Bill BAER, Partner, Arnold & Porter; Former AAG for Antitrust, US DOJ

Maureen K. OHLHAUSEN, Partner, Baker Botts; Former Acting Chairman, US FTC

Moderator: Jon LEIBOWITZ, Partner, Davis Polk; Former Chairman, US FTC


6:00 - 6:30 pm Cocktail Reception




Accommodations:

Sheraton Commander Hotel -16 Garden Street, Cambridge

We have arranged a limited room block at the Sheraton Commander for the conference attendees. If you would like to take advantage of our discounted group rate, please book your room by October 18, 2019 at the latest.

Alternative Hotels:

The Charles Hotel, 1 Benner Street, Cambridge, +1-855-213-0582

Harvard Square Hotel, 110 Mount Auburn Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge +1- 617-864-5200

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Harvard Law School

1585 Massachusetts Ave

Wasserstein Building - WCC 2036 Milstein East AB (2nd floor)

Cambridge, MA 02138

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