In the Spotlight:
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.
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. Each panel covered developments in the European Union, China, and the United States. The conference was attended by about 200 professors, students from several universities, lawyers, and Chinese antitrust officials.
The Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg taught a seminar on unlawful “agreements” under U.S. antitrust law for about 30 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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