USA Question and Answer

An interview with Tim Wu

An interview with Tim Wu

GCR USA - 27 November 2018

Several books have been written about monopoly over the past few years, and several more are still to come. But none are as succinct and pointed as The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust In The New Gilded Age, the new book from Tim Wu, the Columbia University law professor and former Federal Trade Commission advisor perhaps best known for coining the phrase “net neutrality”. Wu sat down with GCR’s Ron Knox to discuss fascism, breaking up Facebook, and replacing the consumer welfare standard.

Q&A with Nokia’s Eeva Hakoranta

Q&A with Nokia’s Eeva Hakoranta

GCR USA - 30 August 2018

Eeva Hakoranta was recently appointed vice president and general counsel of Nokia Technologies, the licensing business of Nokia. In an interview with Pallavi Guniganti, Hakoranta talked about the swinging pendulum of licensing law, the differences between civil law and common law systems, and the problem of conflicting national court judgments.

Q&A with Noah Brumfield

Q&A with Noah Brumfield

GCR USA - 23 May 2018

White & Case partner Noah Brumfield will speak on the panel “Emerging antitrust issues in high tech” at GCR Live IP & Antitrust in California tomorrow. Here, he previews his thoughts on the Department of Justice’s “drastic and confusing shift” in views on patents and the split between European and US intellectual property enforcement.

Q&A with Jay Jurata

Q&A with Jay Jurata

GCR USA - 17 May 2018

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe partner Jay Jurata will speak on the panel “Developments in FRAND ‘as applied’” at GCR Live IP & Antitrust in California next Thursday. He previewed his thoughts on the subject, including the “apparent disconnect” between US case law and the Department of Justice’s stance on patents.

Exit interview with FTC commissioner Terrell McSweeny

Exit interview with FTC commissioner Terrell McSweeny

GCR USA - 20 April 2018

Terrell McSweeny has announced that she will step down on 28 April, the fourth anniversary of her joining the Federal Trade Commission. A few weeks ago, she sat down with GCR USA’s Charles McConnell to reflect on her time at the agency and discuss some important topics impacting antitrust enforcement – including some of the challenges the incoming slate of commissioners will face.

Q&A with Baker Botts partner William Lavery

Q&A with Baker Botts partner William Lavery

GCR USA - 01 February 2018

Baker Botts partner William Lavery will moderate a panel on deterrence in cartel enforcement at the seventh annual GCR Live Antitrust Law Leaders Forum in Miami Beach, which begins tomorrow. He, like many others, is keeping a close eye on the government’s challenge to AT&T’s $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner.

Q&A with Mike Knight

Q&A with Mike Knight

GCR USA - 31 January 2018

Jones Day partner Mike Knight, who served as the assistant director of the Federal Trade Commission’s bureau of competition, is moderating a panel on whether efficiencies are likely to become a concern for the US agencies in antitrust analysis at next week’s seventh annual GCR Live Antitrust Law Leaders Forum in Miami. In a Q&A with GCR USA, Knight highlights his thoughts on increased scepticism of efficiency claims in the US, and says he’s eager to hear from his fellow panellists about the differences in the theoretical standards for identifying merger efficiencies in different jurisdictions.

Q&A with Juan Arteaga

Q&A with Juan Arteaga

GCR USA - 30 January 2018

Crowell & Moring partner Juan Arteaga, a former deputy assistant attorney general for civil enforcement at the Department of Justice’s antitrust division, will moderate a panel at next week’s seventh annual GCR Live Antitrust Law Leaders Forum in Miami Beach. Here, Arteaga previews that panel – which focuses on rethinking settlements in merger cases – and shares his thoughts on the Antitrust Division’s new hardline stance against behavioural remedies.

Q&A with Ethan Litwin

Q&A with Ethan Litwin

GCR USA - 29 January 2018

Dechert partner Ethan Litwin will be moderating a panel on algorithms that track competitors’ platform pricing and have potential for cartel activity at next week’s seventh annual GCR Live Antitrust Law Leaders Forum in Miami Beach. In his Q&A he previews his views on pricing algorithms and what he hopes to hear from his fellow panellists.

Q&A with Danny Sokol

Q&A with Danny Sokol

GCR USA - 25 January 2018

D Daniel Sokol is a professor at the University of Florida's Levin College of Law and will moderate a panel at next week's seventh annual GCR Live Antitrust Law Leaders Forum in Miami Beach. In this Q&A, he previews his panel on how protectionism will manifest itself in antitrust.

Events

Events

GCR Live 8th Annual Antitrust Law Leaders Forum

Events

GCR Live Pharmaceuticals

Insight

Regional Reviews

Gkufr6yc2rhuunzyu3ru

The European, Middle Eastern and African Antitrust Review 2017

Highlights

EU: Directorate General for Competition

Johannes Laitenberger

Director General for Competition

EU: Abuse of Dominance

Cormac O'Daly and Frédéric Louis

WilmerHale
All Regional Reviews

Know-how

Private Litigation 2018

Highlights

Germany

Martin Sura and Kim Lars Mehrbrey

Hogan Lovells

Portugal

Gonçalo Machado Borges

Morais Leităo Galvăo Teles Soares da Silva & Associados (Lisbon)

All Know-how