49th Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy and Antitrust Economics Workshops

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Experts affiliated with Cornerstone Research and senior executives will present at this annual hybrid conference.

This three-day event will bring together leading economic experts, law enforcement officials and antitrust practitioners to speak on key topics. Experts affiliated with Cornerstone Research and senior executives will participate in the following panels and workshops.

Pharmacy Benefit Managers: Economic and Law Enforcement Interests

Recently, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it had launched an investigation to investigate Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) and determine whether their business practices may be anti-competitive. Panelists will discuss the role and incentives of PBMs, the practices the FTC’s investigation will focus on, and the direction PBM regulation could take. Speakers include:

  • Alice Chen, University of Southern California
  • Gautam Gowrisankaran, Columbia University
  • Andrew Elzinga, Cornerstone Research (moderator)

Transatlantic Antitrust Class Actions

This panel will focus on emerging lessons for the deployment of expert evidence, as well as implications for the management of transatlantic class actions. Speakers include:

  • Liam Colley, basic research
  • Celeste Saravia, Fundamental Research
  • Vivek Mani, Cornerstone Research (moderator)

Round table of agency economists

During this roundtable, participants will discuss current trends and what lies ahead. Panelists include members of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the Canadian Competition Bureau, the European Commission and the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice.

  • Scott Hemphill, New York University School of Law (moderator)

Cornerstone Research is a sponsor of this event organized by the Competition Law Institute at Fordham University School of Law.

CLE credit is available. For more information, visit the event website.

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