This evaluation of the AMC is reprinted with permission from 54 The Antitrust Bulletin (number 2) (summer, 2009). This completes Foer's trilogy of articles on the background, functioning, and outcome of the AMC.
Why the Antitrust Division Needs to Intervene in the Google book settlement, reprinted from Competition Law 360 by permission. Read the article here:
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July 27, 2009
The American Antitrust Institute held its 10th annual conference June 18, 2009 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
On June 17, the AAI hosted an invitational symposium focusing on recent policy changes surrounding systems competition. The symposium built on existing economic and legal analysis of systems and offered insights into how antitrust enforcement should address competitive issues that are arising with increasing frequency. The audio recordings, presentations and materials are available below.
On March 3, 2009, AAI held its 9th Annual Energy Roundtable: Competition Challenges in Electricity Markets: Private Equity Financing and Market Design discussing the major competitive issues associated with private equity investment in the electricity
On Thursday, December 11, 2008, the American Antitrust Institute hosted its second annual Invitational Symposium on the Future of Private Antitrust Enforcement.
AAI's multidisciplinary invitational symposium will focus on new thinking surrounding buying power. How should buying power be identified and characterized? Under what circumstances should this power be restrained by antitrust intervention? Does the antitrust community need to re-think its current reluctance to question what happens in vertical relationships? We will hear presentations from eminent legal, economic, and marketing experts who will be followed by a two-hour facilitated discussion. The papers were published by The Antitrust Bulletin for the fourth consecutive year.
AAI's 7th annual Energy Roundtable Workshop: "Lessons Learned from Electricity Restructuring" took place on March 5, 2007 in Arlington, VA.