United Kingdom's Competition Authority - CMA (London) George Washington University - School of Law (Washington) King's College (London)

William E. Kovacic

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

Before joining George Washington University Law School in 1999, Professor Kovacic was the George Mason University Foundation Professor at the George Mason University School of Law. From January 2006 to October 2011, he was a member of the Federal Trade Commission and chaired the agency from March 2008 to March 2009. He was the FTC’s General Counsel from June 2001 to December 2004. In 2011 he received the FTC’s Miles W. Kirkpatrick Award for Lifetime Achievement. Since August 2013, Professor Kovacic has served as a Non-Executive Director with the United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority. From January 2009 to September 2011, he was Vice-Chair for Outreach for the International Competition Network. He has advised many countries and international organizations on antitrust, consumer protection, government contracts, and the design of regulatory institutions. At GW, Professor Kovacic has taught antitrust, contracts, and government contracts. He is co-editor (with Ariel Ezrachi) of the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement. Professor Kovacic graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University in 1974, and received his J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1978 where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.


Auteurs associés

King’s College (London)
King’s College (London)
United Kingdom’s Competition Authority - CMA (London)
United Kingdom’s Competition Authority - CMA (London)
United Kingdom’s Competition Authority - CMA (London)

65060 | Conférences


Introductory Remarks by Bill Kovacic
William E. Kovacic 30 juin 2021 Webinar
2021 Antitrust Compliance Awards - Agency & Readers' Awards (presented by William E. Kovacic)
William E. Kovacic 10 mai 2021 Webinar
William E. Kovacic (George Washington University - King's College London)
William E. Kovacic 19 février 2020 London
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


9241 Revue

William E. Kovacic Roads not taken : The Federal Trade Commission and Google


In recent years, a significant and growing body of observers has hammered the US antitrust agencies for weak enforcement. In particular, an avalanche of articles, blog posts, books, speeches, and tweets has buried the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) for (...)

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


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)


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)


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 (...)


Global Dictionary of Competition Law

The Global Dictionary of Competition Law is a dictionary dedicated to competition law worldwide, edited by Professors Deborah Healey (University of New South Wales), Bill Kovacic (George (...)

Date 1er janvier 1900
Auteur(s) : Deborah Healey, William Kovacic, Pablo Trevisán, Richard Whish (eds.)
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