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November 17, 2011

FTC Chairman, DOJ Official, Keynote ABA Antitrust Conference

Jon Leibowitz, Federal Trade Commission Chairman

Jon Leibowitz, Federal Trade Commission Chairman

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz discussed the agency’s law enforcement actions and initiatives Nov. 17 at the _’s Antitrust Law Section’s Fall Forum in Washington, D.C.

The conference of antitrust lawyers, government enforcers and scholars also included a discussion of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Experts at other sessions explored topics including competition in online markets, antitrust under healthcare reform and pursuit of criminal enforcement agendas on a global level.

Other speakers included Acting Assistant Attorney General Sharis A. Pozen, head of the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division. The forum also featured panelists including FTC commissioners, the European Commission’s director of cartels, the president of the Mexican Federal Commission on Competition, and the policy lead for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Please click here for a full conference agenda.

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