Sep 16

GCR Live 2nd Annual New York

Organiser: Global Competition Review Sponsorship opportunities

16 September 2014 at 09:00 to 18:00

New York, USA

Chaired by Nick Levy, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Ronan Harty, Davis Polk & Wardwell.

Now in its 2nd year, delegates at this year's event will hear big name speakers - including top government officials, economists and in-house counsel as well as private practice lawyers - debate current hot topics in an interactive one-day event at 7 World Trade Center.

CONFERENCE TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Antitrust enforcement in China – what next?
  • Merger control & minority interests – is the gap worth filling?
  • Challenges in global antitrust enforcement
  • Antitrust litigation in the EU – has its time now come?

For further information or sponsorship enquiries, please contact GCRLive@GlobalCompetitionReview.com.

Chaired by:

Nick Levy, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Ronan Harty, Davis Polk & Wardwell

Keynote Speaker:

David Gelfand, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Litigation, Antitrust Division, US Department of Justice

Speakers:

Melanie Aitken, Bennett Jones

Kevin Arquit, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Rachel Brandenburger, Senior Advisor, Hogan Lovells US

Jordan Ellison, Slaughter and May

Ilene Knable Gotts, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Leon B. Greenfield, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

John Harkrider, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider

H. Stephen Harris Jr., Winston & Strawn

Nicole Kar, Linklaters

William Kovacic, The George Washington University Law School

Anthony Maton, Hausfeld & Co.

W. Todd Miller, Baker & Miller

Michael Moiseyev, Assistant Director, Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission

Robert O'Donoghue, Brick Court Chambers

Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Janusz A. Ordover, Compass Lexecon

Alex Potter, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Fiona Schaeffer, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

Daniel Sokol, Levin College of Law, University of Florida

Eric Stock, Chief of the Antitrust Bureau, New York State Attorney General

Elizabeth Xiao-Ru Wang, Charles River Associates

8.30: Welcome coffee and registration

9.00: Chairs’ opening remarks

Nick Levy, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Ronan Harty, Davis Polk & Wardwell

9.10: Keynote address and questions

David Gelfand, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Litigation, Antitrust Division, US Department of Justice

10.05: Session one: Antitrust enforcement in China – what next?

Moderator:
Daniel Sokol, Levin College of Law, University of Florida

Introductory Speaker:
Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Panel:
Elizabeth Xiao-Ru Wang, Charles River Associates
H. Stephen Harris Jr., Winston & Strawn
Alex Potter, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

11.20: Coffee break

11.40: Session two: Merger control & minority interests – is the gap worth filling?

Moderator:
Ilene Knable Gotts, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Panel:
W. Todd Miller, Baker & Miller
Michael Moiseyev, Assistant Director, Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission
John Harkrider, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider
Janusz A. Ordover, Compass Lexecon

12.55: Networking lunch sponsored by Bennett Jones

13.55: Lunchtime speaker

Eric Stock, Chief of the Antitrust Bureau, New York State Attorney General

14.30: Session three: Challenges in global antitrust enforcement

Moderator:
Leon B. Greenfield, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

Panel:
Melanie Aitken, Bennett Jones
Kevin Arquit, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Rachel Brandenburger, Senior Advisor, Hogan Lovells US
William Kovacic, The George Washington University Law School

15.40: Coffee break

15.55: Session four: Antitrust litigation in the EU – has its time now come?

Moderator:
Fiona Schaeffer, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

Panel:
Anthony Maton, Hausfeld & Co.
Nicole Kar, Linklaters
Robert O'Donoghue, Brick Court Chambers
Jordan Ellison, Slaughter and May

17.25: Chairs’ closing remarks

17.30: All delegates are invited to attend a cocktail reception kindly hosted by Davis Polk & Wardwell.

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Comments on GCR conferences:

  • "Very well organised, no issues, GCR staff always helpful and professional."

    Joseph Adam
    Assistant General Counsel – Deere & Co.

  • "A good sharing and input forum."

    Corporate Legal Counsel & Company Secretary
    – Star Petroleum Refining Public Company

  • “The live symposium session was enjoyable and the in-house counsel session was very informative.”

    Legal services – Pioneer Foods Ltd

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