Friday, January 26, 2018
NYU School of Law
108 West 3rd Street
NYU School of Law
American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law
Edward Cavanagh, St. John's University School of Law; Visiting Professor, Cornell Law School 2017-18
Harry First, NYU School of Law
D. Daniel Sokol, University of Florida Levin College of Law
The purpose of this day-long conference is to provide an opportunity for antitrust/competition law professors who began their full time professorial career in or after 2010 to present their latest research. Senior antitrust scholars and practitioners in the field will comment on the papers.
Free and open to the public. For registration and more information visit the ABA Section of Antitrust Law. CLE is approved for this conference.
08:20 – 08:50am Registration and Continental Breakfast
08:50 – 09:00am Welcome/Opening Remarks: Harry First, NYU School of Law
09:00 – 10:45am Session 1: Collusion
Collusion has been described by the Supreme Court as the “supreme evil of antitrust.” This session explores a number of different elements to collusion both in domestic and international markets.
Presenter: Wentong Zheng, University of Florida Levin College of Law
Signaling and Collusion
Discussant: Edward Cavanagh, St. John's University School of Law; Visiting Professor, Cornell Law School 2017-18
Overall Discussants: Irving Scher, Hausfeld
10:45 – 11:00am Break
11:00 – 1:00pm Session 2: Antitrust and Institutional Issues
Antitrust has complex forms of interactions with other types of regulation. It also needs to address institutional design issues within antitrust doctrines. This session explores interactions both within antitrust institutions and across institutions that intersect with antitrust as part of competition policy.
Session Chair: Geralyn Trujillo, Northeast Regional Office, Federal Trade Commission
Discussant: Helene Jaffe, Fox Rothschild LLP
Presenters: Marco Claudio Corradi and Julian Nowag, Lund University
Enforcing Corporate Opportunities Rules: Antitrust Risks and Antitrust Failures
Discussant: Scott Hemphill, NYU School of Law
Overall Discussant: Jonathan Jacobson, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
1:00 – 1:45pm Lunch
1:45 – 3:15pm Session 3: Antitrust Global Issues
Antitrust has become global in its reach. A number of antitrust issues are problems of first impression in other jurisdictions. In some cases, the very understanding of the assumptions of antitrust may differ based on larger political, economic and cultural factor. Papers in this session explore the nuances of an increasingly globalized world and its implications for antitrust.
Presenter: Wendy Ng, University of Melbourne School of Law
The Influence of Socialist Principles on the Legal Regulation of Markets in China: The Anti-Monopoly Law
Discussant: Frank Upham, NYU School of Law
Presenter: Viktoria Robertson, University of Graz Institute of Corporate & Commercial Law
Market Definition Between Law and Economics: Spectrum or Prism
Discussant: Marina Lao, Seton Hall Law School
Overall Discussant: Rachel Brandenburger, Hogan Lovells
3:15 – 3:30pm Break
3:30 – 5:00pm Session 4: Antitrust and Business Law
Antitrust has important implications for business issues and with regard to firm behavior and conduct. Corporate governance also impacts antitrust outcomes.
Presenter: Sam Weinstein, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Financial Regulation in the (Receding) Shadow of Antitrust
Discussant: Lawrence White, NYU Stern School of Business
Presenter: Ittai Paldor, Hebrew University Faculty of Law
Cross-Holding by Institutional Investors - Is There Really Anything to Fear?
Discussant: Barak Orbach, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
Overall Discussant: Elai Katz, Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
5:00 – 5:30pm Cocktail Reception