William E. Kovacic

British Competition Authority - CMA (London), George Washington University - School of Law, King’s College (London)
Professor / Non-Executive Director

William E. Kovacic is currently a professor of Global Competition Law and Policy at George Washington University, where he is also director of the Competition Law Center. He is a Non-executive Director of the United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority. Before joining the GW Law School in 1999, he was an FTC Commissioner from January 2006 to October 2011 and served as Chairman from March 2008 until March 2009. Previously, Professor Kovacic was the FTC’s General Counsel from 2001 through 2004, and also worked for the Commission from 1979 until 1983, initially as a staff attorney in the Bureau of Competition’s Planning Office and later as an attorney advisor to former Commissioner George W. Douglas. Before he became a Commissioner, Kovacic was the E.K. Gubin Professor of Government Contracts Law at George Washington University Law School, where he began teaching in 1999. He had taught at the George Mason University School of Law since 1986, after practicing antitrust and government contracts law for three years at Bryan Cave’s Washington, DC, office. Earlier in his career, Prof. Kovacic spent one year on the majority staff of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust and Monopoly Subcommittee. Since 1992, Prof. Kovacic has been an adviser on antitrust and consumer protection issues to the governments of Armenia, Benin, Egypt, El Salvador, Georgia, Guyana, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Panama, Russia, Ukraine, Vietnam, and Zimbabwe. Kovacic received a bachelor degree from Princeton University (1974) and a law degree from Columbia University (1978).

Distinctions

Auteurs associés

Conseil départemental du Calvados
University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas
Organization of Consumers and Users (OCU)
British Competition Authority - CMA (London)
French State Council (Paris)
Jones Day (Brussels)
University of Tilburg
ESSEC Business School (Cergy)

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Vidéos

William E. Kovacic (Competition and Markets Authority)
William E. Kovacic 8 décembre 2017 Paris
William E. Kovacic
William E. Kovacic 28 mars 2017 Washington, DC
Bill Kovacic - Global Merger Control - 2 December 2016
William E. Kovacic 2 décembre 2016 Paris
William Kovacic
William E. Kovacic 28 octobre 2016 New York
William Kovacic - Crossing Merger Control Frontiers : What are the New Borders ?
William E. Kovacic 30 octobre 2015 Paris
William Kovacic
William E. Kovacic 23 octobre 2015 New York
William Kovacic
William E. Kovacic 28 septembre 2015 Washington, DC
William Kovacic - George Washington University
William E. Kovacic 29 mai 2015 Washington, DC
William Kovacic - George Washington University
William E. Kovacic 23 avril 2015 Singapore
Bill Kovacic - Merger Control Regimes Worldwide 2014
William E. Kovacic 19 décembre 2014 Paris
William E. Kovacic
William E. Kovacic 24 octobre 2014 New York

Articles

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Andreas Stephan, Daniel Zimmer, David Viros, Florian Wagner-von Papp, William E. Kovacic Individual sanctions for competition law infringements : Pros, cons and challenges

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Suite à l’harmonisation des règles matérielles dans le cadre du règlement (CE) no. 1/2003, la Commission a récemment commencé à se pencher sur la question de l’harmonisation des règles de procédures et de sanctions, alors qu’en janvier 2016, le Parlement européen a demandé l’introduction de sanctions (...)

Chris Fonteijn, Laurence Idot, William E. Kovacic Détection des pratiques anticoncurrentielles : Faut-il réformer les outils existants ou introduire de nouveaux outils ? Clémence, observation des marchés, récompenses financières… (New Frontiers of Antitrust, 21 février 2014, Paris)

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La première table-ronde de la conférence “Demain la concurrence” du 21 février 2014 à Paris, était dédiée à la détection des pratiques anticoncurrentielles. Bien que les autorités de concurrence paraissent dotés de moyens d’investigation importants, auxquels s’ajoutent maintenant les programmes de clémence, (...)

David Miguel Ortega Pecina, Laurence Idot, Phil Evans, William E. Kovacic Consumers associations in competition proceedings : Why so little engagement ? (New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference - Paris, 11 February 2011)

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La troisième table-ronde de la conférence New Frontiers of Antitrust du 11 février 2011 à Paris était dédiée au rôle des associations de consommateurs dans les procédures de concurrence. Selon M. William E. Kovacic, Commissaire à la Federal Trade Commission, les autorité de concurrence et les organismes (...)

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