Molly Askin is counsel for International Antitrust at the Federal Trade Commission’s Office of International Affairs. Ms Askin works with the International Competition Network (ICN) and coordinates the FTC’s participation in the ICN’s advocacy working group and Inter-American Competition Alliance. She is responsible for bilateral cooperation and case coordination with countries in Western Europe and Northern Africa and works on technical assistance programmes.Ms Askin started her antitrust career in private practice working on US and foreign merger, conduct and cartel matters. She holds a JD from Cornell University Law School with a specialisation in public law and is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the District of Columbia. She also holds a master of international public affairs from the La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she specialised in Transatlantic Relations and Policy Analysis. Ms Askin also studied EU and comparative law at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.