Bill Kovacic Antitrust Salon #1 New Antitrust Leadership & Legislative Agenda for Mergers: Will Congress Step up With New Laws?

1st Webinar of the 9th edition “Bill Kovacic Antitrust” salon organised by Concurrences, in partnership with Morrison and Foerster. Opening keynote speech by Amy Klobuchar (Senator from Minnesota, U.S. Senate). Panel with Michelle Meagher (Co-Founder, Balanced Economy Project | Senior Policy Fellow, Centre for Law, Economics and Society, University College London), Diana Moss (President, American Antitrust Institute), Alexander Okuliar (Co-Chair Global Antitrust Law, Morrison & Foerster), Noah Joshua Phillips (Commissioner, U.S. Federal Trade Commission) and William Kovacic (Professor, The George Washington University Law School).

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William Kovacic moderated the discussion. Four different topics will be tackled during the discussion. The first one will focus on the question of goals, which raises several issues such as how these goals should be restated. Then, the second topic will be on the substance, in particular, the different reforms proposed. The discussion will then focus on both the legislative process and the federal enforcement agencies. Finally, the last discussion covers the situation of business planners.

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  • University College London (London)
  • American Antitrust Institute (Washington)
  • Cravath Swaine & Moore (Washington DC)
  • George Washington University - School of Law (Washington)
  • United States Senate (Washington)
  • Morrison & Foerster (Washington)