9th Global Antitrust Hot Topics EU, US & Global Perspectives #1 Opening Keynote & Merger review – A new era of enforcement [EU/UK/US focus]

1st Webinar of the 9th edition « Global Antitrust » conference organised by Concurrences, in partnership with Baker Botts and Cornerstone Research. Opening keynote discussion by Christine Wilson (Commissioner, US FTC) and Catriona Hatton (Partner, Baker Botts). Panel with Simon Genevaz (Deputy Head of Unit - Mergers Case Support and Policy, DG COMP), Margaret Kyle (Chair, Intellectual Property and Markets for Technology, MINES ParisTech | Affiliated Expert, Cornerstone Research), Tero Louko (European Competition Counsel, Google), Jeffrey Oliver (Partner, Baker Botts), Colin Raftery (Senior Director for Mergers, UK Competition and Markets Authority) and Matthew Levitt (Partner, Baker Botts).

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Catriona Hatton posed several questions to Christine S. Wilson in relation to recent antitrust developments in the U.S. The questions concerned the FTC’s rulemaking power, the current situation after the FTC abandoned the Vertical Merger Guidelines, environmental and social considerations as new areas of inquiry, the cooperation between the U.S. Agencies and other Antitrust Agencies worldwide and the U.S. approach to digital markets.

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  • US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (Washington)
  • United Kingdom’s Competition Authority - CMA (London)
  • DG COMP (Brussels)
  • Baker Botts (Washington)
  • Baker Botts (Brussels)
  • MINES ParisTech
  • Google (Stockholm)