Antitrust Officials to Analyze Competition Law, Trade Regulation and Consumer Protection at National Press Club

CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2010 – Senior U.S. government and international enforcement officials, lawyers from the nation’s leading law firms and in-house counsel from top companies will gather in Washington, D.C., for the _ Section of Antitrust Law’s Fall Forum. As panelists, federal and state antitrust enforcers will apprise attendees of the latest developments in antitrust and competition law, trade regulation, consumer protection and economics. The daylong forum takes place on Thursday, Nov. 18 at the National Press Club.


  • Melanie L. Aitken, Competition Bureau Canada, commissioner
  • Seth Bloom, Subcommittee on Antitrust, Senate Judiciary Committee, general counsel
  • Rachel Brandenburger, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, special advisor
  • Kris Dekeyser, European Commission, Head of the Settlements Unit
  • Joseph Farrell, Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Economics, director
  • Richard A. Feinstein, Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Competition, director
  • Hideo Nakajima, Japan Fair Trade Commission, Investigation Bureau, director general
  • Sharis A. Pozen, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, deputy assistant attorney general and chief of staff
  • Edith Ramirez, Federal Trade Commission, commissioner
  • J. Thomas Rosch, Federal Trade Commission, commissioner
  • Carl Shapiro, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, deputy assistant attorney general for economics
  • Randolph W. Tritell, Federal Trade Commission, Office of International Affairs, director

Annual Fall Forum, Sponsored by the ABA Section of Antitrust Law

National Press Club
Washington, D.C.

Nov. 18

For a complete and updated list of speakers and the full schedule for the Fall Forum, visit the section’s website at http://www.abanet.org/antitrust/fallforum2010/.

With nearly 400,000 members, the _ is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world.  As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

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