The Global Antitrust Institute

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Distinguished Guest Scholar Giovanna MassarottoThe GAI will welcome Distinguished Guest Scholar, Giovanna Massarotto, Adjunct Professor at the University of Iowa and research associate of the UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies (UCL CBT), from February 20-27, 2020.

She will present her paper, “Grasping the Meaning of Big-Tech Antitrust Consent” on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, between 12:00 pm – 1:00pm in Room 215.  The event is open to our entire Scalia Law Community.  Refreshments will be served!



On Wednesday, December 11, 2019, the GAI welcomed Commissioner Christine S. Wilson, of the Federal Trade Commission, as she discussed the recent FTC enforcement action against Facebook for privacy violations, its record-breaking $5 billion civil penalty, and sweeping conduct relief requirements.

Remarks at the Global Antitrust Institute:  FTC vs. Facebook.



On November 20-21, 2019, The Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg participated in a conference in Beijing organized by the China Institute of International Antitrust and Investment, UNCTAD, and the China University of Political Science and Law.  He was a moderator-participant on three panels:  Latest Developments in International Cartel Law; Relevant Market Analysis for the Digital Economy; and Vertical Mergers.  (…more)



The Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg taught a seminar on unlawful “agreements” under U.S. antitrust law for graduate students at the China University of Political Science and Law, hosted by Professor Shi Jianzhong on November 19, 2019. The subject included both “hub and spoke” conspiracies and vertical restraint agreements. In photo:  Professor Shi, Judge Ginsburg, and Professor Shi’s translator and student, Wang Yuting.


Joshua D. Wright is named as one of Bloomberg Businessweek’s “Antitrust Battle’s Biggest Players,” October 24, 2019.






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