The Global Antitrust Institute

In the Spotlight:

GAI Welcomes Distinguished Guest Scholar:

Dr. Thibault Schrepel
Utrecht University School of Law, Netherlands

Monday, October 21, 2019 – Friday, October 25, 2019
“Blockchain + Antitrust”
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Hazel Hall, Room 215

Upcoming Distinguished Guest Scholar:

Dr. Aurelien Portuese
St. Mary’s Law School, London
Monday, October 28, 2019 – Friday, November 1, 2019
“Overcoming Precautionary Antitrust:  The Road to Innovation-Based Antitrust”
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Hazel Hall, Room 215

Professor John Yun before the Senate Judiciary.

Prof. John M. Yun gave written and oral testimony before the Senate Judiciary – Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and the Consumer Rights: “Competition in Digital Technology Markets:  Examining Acquisitions of Nascent or Potential Competitors by Digital Platforms,” on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.

Senate Judiciary Hearings – Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights


Professors Murat Mungan, John Yun, and Bruce Kobayashi pictured.

The GAI team traveled to Kona, Hawaii, for an Economics Institute, from September 8-13, 2019. Twenty-three Competition Law Enforcers from nine countries attended, with instruction provided by Professors Joshua Wright, Bruce Kobayashi, John Yun, Murat Mungan, James Cooper, Tad Lipsky, and Judge Douglas Ginsburg.  The Economics Institute is designed to build an understanding of the economic foundations of antitrust and competition law, and to illustrate how economic analysis applies to current and emerging antitrust issues.


Watch Prof. John M. Yun on Yahoo Finance LIVE discussing the $5B fine the FTC gave Facebook.

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The GAI’s Prof. Wright, Yun, Kobayashi, and Judge Ginsburg traveled to Huntington Beach, California for the GAI’s Economics Institute for Competition Enforcement Officials. 32 different enforcers from over 12 different countries were in attendance.

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