Eleanor Fox '61, Walter J. Derenberg Professor of Trade Regulation, was honored this month with the Antitrust Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of American Law Schools. The award was handed out at the conclusion of the conference: “Antitrust in Developing Countries: Competition Policy in a Politicized World,” held October 27. The conference was sponsored by Concurrences, a peer-reviewed antitrust journal published by the Institute of Competition Law.

Fox delivered the introductory remarks at the conference and moderated the panel "Impact of the New Nationalism on Competition and Economic Development in Developing Countries," which examined the effects of resurgent nationalism in emerging economies.

Makan Delrahim, assistant attorney general for the antitrust division at the US Department of Justice, and Martha Martinez Licetti, competition policy team leader at the World Bank Group, delivered the keynotes. Additional conference panels included “Mergers: Impact on Development,” moderated by Professor Daniel Rubinfeld, and “Enforcers’ Roundtable: What’s Under the Radar?,” moderated by Professor Scott Hemphill.  

Watch a video synopsis of the conference (2 minutes 42 seconds):

Posted November 14, 2017