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Public Hearings

Single-Firm Conduct and Antitrust Law

June 2006 Agenda

The Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cohosted hearings on single-firm conduct and antitrust law in 2006 and 2007.

For more information, consult the hearings information page or contact the Legal Policy Section at singlefirmconduct@usdoj.gov.


June 20: Welcome and Overview of Hearings

2:00 p.m.–
4:00 p.m.

Thomas O. Barnett, Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust, Department of Justice

Deborah Platt Majoras, Chairman, Federal Trade Commission

Dennis Carlton, Professor of Economics, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business (Biography)

Herbert Hovenkamp, Ben V. & Dorothy Willie Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Iowa College of Law (Biography)

Participant presentations and session transcript for June 20

June 22: Predatory Pricings

9:30 a.m.–
12:00 p.m.

Morning Session: Selling

Patrick Bolton, Barbara and David Zalaznick Professor of Business, Columbia University Business School (Biography)

Kenneth G. Elzinga, Robert C. Taylor Professor of Economics, University of Virginia (Biography)

A. Douglas Melamed, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division (Biography)

Janusz Ordover, Professor of Economics, New York University, and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division (Biography)

1:30 p.m.–
4:00 p.m.

Afternoon Session: Buying

Tim Brennan, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and 2006 T.D. MacDonald Chair in Industrial Economics, Canadian Competition Bureau (Biography)

John Kirkwood, Professor of Law, Seattle University School of Law, and former Assistant Director, Bureau of Competition, FTC (Biography)

Janet L. McDavid, Hogan & Hartson LLP (Biography)

Steven C. Salop, Professor of Economics and Law, Georgetown University Law Center (Biography)

Frederick R. Warren-Boulton, Principal, Microeconomic Consulting & Research Associates, Inc., and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division (Biography)

Participant presentations and session transcript for June 22

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