12th Annual Conference: Economics for Antitrusters - Deep Globalization

Jun 23

12th Annual Conference: Economics for Antitrusters - Deep Globalization

Date: June 23, 2011
Location: National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, Washington DC

On June 23, the American Antitrust Institute  hosted its 12th annual national conference "International Economics for Antitrusters: Learning from Two Decades of Deep Globalization," focusing on the concept of deep globalization and some of the implications of deep globalization for antitrust. Photos are available here.

Deep Globalization: Concept and Antitrust Challenges (Video available here)
Moderator: Stephen Calkins, Associate Vice President for Academic Personnel and Professor of Law, Wayne State University
Moderator: Hon. Douglas H. Ginsburg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and a former Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust
Pat Choate, Economist and Author
Eleanor Fox, Professor of Trade Regulation, New York University School of Law
Frédéric Jenny, Judge, Supreme Court of France; Chairman, OECD Competition Law and Policy Committee; Professor of Economics, ESSEC Business School
Barry C. Lynn, Director of the Markets, Enterprise, and Resiliency Initiative; Senior Fellow, New America Foundation
Paul O’Brien, Attorney, Foreign Commerce Section, U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division
Niels Petersen, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods

International Cartels (Audio)
Moderator: Robert Skitol, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
John M. Connor, Professor of Industrial Economics, Purdue University
Donald Klawiter, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
Robert H. Lande, Professor of Law, University of Baltimore School of Law

The Disconnect Between Economic Realities and Global Institutions (Video available here)
Moderator: Frédéric Jenny, Judge, Supreme Court of France; Chairman, OECD Competition Law and Policy Committee; Professor of Economics, ESSEC Business School
Thomas McCoy, Partner, O’Melveny & Myers LLP
Paul Nihoul, Professor of Law at the University of Louvain (Belgium); Jean Monnet Fulbright Scholar, American University Washington College of Law

Luncheon (Video available here)
Presentation of Jerry S. Cohen Award for Antitrust Scholarship by Eleanor Fox, Professor of Trade Regulation, New York University School of Law

Presentation of AAI’s Alfred Kahn Award for Antitrust Achievement to Mario Monti by Albert A. Foer, President, American Antitrust Institute and Jon Leibowitz, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission

Keynote Address
Mario Monti, President, Bocconi University; former European Commissioner for Competition

State-Owned and Recently Privatized Enterprises (Audio)
Moderator: Howard Shelanski, Professor of Law, Georgetown University; former Deputy Director of the Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission
Roger Noll, Professor of Economics Emeritus, Stanford University
Douglas Rosenthal, Partner, Constantine|Cannon; former head of the U.S.DOJ Foreign Commerce Section
Audrey Winter, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, China Affairs

Competition Policy Amidst Financial Crisis (Video of Part 1 available here. Video of Part 2 available here)
Moderator: Albert A. Foer, President, American Antitrust Institute
Simon Johnson, Professor of Global Economics and Management, MIT; Author of 13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and The Next Financial Meltdown
Ioannis Kokkoris, University of Reading (U.K.), co-author of Antitrust Amidst Financial Crisis Jesse W. Markham, Jr., Marshall P. Madison Professor of Law, University of San Francisco School of Law