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Fordham University School of Law
150 West 62nd Street
Costantino Conference Room, 2nd floor

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THURSDAY September 11

8:15am
Registration & breakfast

9:00am
Introduction and Welcome
Barry E. Hawk, Fordham Law School

9:05am
Perspectives on Mergers in the US and EU 

Carles Esteva Mosso, Acting Deputy Director General, DG for Competition, EU Commission
Edith Ramirez, Chair, Federal Trade Commission
Discussion
A. Paul Victor, Winston & Strawn,  Presider
Gerwin van Gerven, Linklaters
Yvonne Quinn, Sullivan & Cromwell
 
10:45am
Break

11:05am
Foreign Investment Controls and Competition Law

Calvin S. Goldman, Goodmans
Discussion
Ilene K. Gotts, Wachtell Lipton, Presider
Alex Chisholm, Chief Executive, UK Competition and Markets Authority
John Davies, Freshfields
Stephen Hanson, CFIUS

1:00pm
Lunch

2:30pm
Financial Services and Antitrust

James Keyte, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, Adjunct Professor Fordham Law School, Presider
Arthur Burke, Davis Polk & Wardwell
John M. Connor, Professor Emeritus, Purdue University
Miguel de la Mano, DG Internal Market, EC Commission
Janusz Ordover, Compass Lexecon
Mark W. Ryan, U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division
David Vann, Simpson Thacher

6:00pm
Reception

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FRIDAY September 12

8:15am
Registration & breakfast

9:00am
Antitrust Policy in Today's World: EU and U.S. Perspectives

Joaquin Almunia, EU Commissioner for Competition
William J. Baer, Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division

Discussion
Marcos Araujo, Garrigues, Presider
Ian Forrester, White & Case
Christine A. Varney, Cravath, Swaine & Moore

10:50am
Break

11:10am
Worst Decision of Year in U.S.

Einer Elhauge, Harvard Law School

Worst Decision in EU 
Frederic Jenny, ESSEC Business School

Discussion
Mark Patterson, Professor Fordham Law School, Presider
Michael D. Blechman, Kaye Scholer, Adjunct Professor Fordham Law School
Giorgio Monti, European University Institute

12:50pm
Lunch

2:15pm
Forty Years Later (1974 to 2014)

U.S. Antitrust and Foreign Commerce
John Briggs, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider 

EU Competition Law
John Temple Lang, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Discussion
Martijn Snoep, Debrauw Blackstone Westbroek, Presider
Jean-Francois Bellis, Van Bael & Bellis
William Kovacic, George Washington University Law School

5:00pm
Closing