ABA Antitrust Conference in DC Features DOJ, SEC, CFPB Officials
CHICAGO, Nov. 10, 2011 – High-ranking officials of the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission will update lawyers on antitrust enforcement and policy priorities at the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law Fall Forum Nov. 17 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
The conference of antitrust lawyers, government enforcers and scholars will also include a discussion of how the FTC will coordinate efforts with the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Experts at other sessions will explore topics including competition in online markets, antitrust under healthcare reform and pursuit of criminal enforcement agendas on a global level.
Who: Speakers include:
- Jon Leibowitz, chairman, Federal Trade Commission
- Sharis A. Pozen, acting assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division
- Julie S. Brill, Edith Ramirez and J. Thomas Rosch, commissioners, Federal Trade Commission
- Eduardo Perez Motta, president, Mexican Federal Commission on Competition
- Eric Van Ginderachter, director of cartels, European Commission
- Peggy L. Twohig, director, Office of Consumer Protection, Department of the Treasury; policy lead for Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
ABA Section of Antitrust Law Fall Forum
Thursday, Nov. 17
National Press Club,
529 14th St. N.W., 13th floor
For media credentials and additional information, please contact Ira Pilchen at firstname.lastname@example.org. There is no charge for media to cover this event.
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