April 19, 2010

Issue No. 10-17
For the week of April 19, 2010

COMMISSION MEETINGS
(Meetings and agendas are subject to change)

Nothing Scheduled

HEARINGS/TESTIMONY BEFORE CONGRESS
(Dates and times are subject to change by Congress)

Nothing Scheduled

WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES

Nothing Scheduled

SPEECHES

Tues. Apr. 20
7:00 p.m.
Federal Trade Commissioner William E. Kovacic will be the Dinner Speaker at the Conference Board's 2010 Corporate Development Conference Enabling the Capital Agenda, "Antitrust Enforcement and the Obama Administration." New York, NY
Wed. Apr. 21
8:45 a.m.
Norman Armstrong, Acting Deputy Director of the FTC's Bureau of Competition, will moderate a panel discussion on, "Economics and Econometrics Fundamentals," at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
9:00 a.m. Matthew J. Reilly, Assistant Director of the FTC's Bureau of Competiton Mergers IV Division, will participate in a panel discussion on, "Taking and Defending Expert Deposition Testimony," at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
10:45 a.m. James A. Kohm, Associate Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection Enforcement Division, will participate in a panel discussion on, "It's Not Easy Being Green: Environmental Claims, Standards and Deception," at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
2:00 p.m. Mary K. Engle, Associate Director for the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection Advertising Practices Division, will participate in a panel discussion on, "Is Nothing Typical? Applying the New Standards in the Revised FTC Testimonial Guides," at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
  J. Robert Robertson, Chief Trial Counsel for the FTC, will participate in a panel discussion on, "Administrative Litigation at the Federal Trade Commission - Navigating the Shifting Procedural Waters," at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
3:45 p.m. Susan DeSanti, Director of the FTC's Office of Policy Planning, will participate in a panel discussion on, "The New Media Revolution: A Prescription for Antitrust Intervention, Protectionism or Natural Forces of Creative Destruction?" at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Thur. Apr. 22
8:15 a.m.
Howard Shelanski, Deputy Director for the FTC's Bureau of Economics Antitrust Division, will participate in a panel discussion on, "AALS Scholars' Showcase," at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
  FTC Commissioner Julie Brill, will participate in a panel discussion on, "Consumer Financial Protection: Assessing the New Landscape," at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
  Gregory P. Luib, Attorney for the FTC's Bureau of Competition Mergers I, will participate in a panel discussion on, " Insurance and Other New Antitrust Targets: The Politics and Legislative Process of Antitrust Exemptions and Immunities," at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
  Randolph W. Tritell, Director of the FTC's Office of International Affairs, will moderate a panel discussion on, "Meet the "BRIC" Enforcers and Tour the Terrain of Antitrust Enforcement in Brazil, Russia, India and China," at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
  Elizabeth F. Kraus, Deputy Director for the FTC's International Antitrust, will chair a panel discussion on, "Meet the "BRIC" Enforcers and Tour the Terrain of Antitrust Enforcement in Brazil, Russia, India and China," at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
  Catherine Moscatelli, Assistant Director for the FTC's Bureau of Competition Mergers II, will participate in a panel discussion on, "When You Thought the Review Was Done (or Wouldn't Begin): Investigation of Consummated and Non-Reportable Mergers," at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
10:00 a.m. FTC Commissioner William E. Kovacic will participate in a panel discussion at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, "Chair's Showcase: Nature vs. Nurture: The Role of Culture in Competition Policy," J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
1:30 p.m. Leslie A. Fair, Senior Attorney for the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection Consumer and Business Education Division, will participate in a panel discussion on, "Enforcement Priorities in Advertising Law," at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
  Michael Bloom, Assistant Director for the FTC's Bureau of Competition Policy and Coordination Division, will participate in a moot court, "Mock Trial 2010: A Jury Review of Exclusionary Conduct," at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
Fri. Apr. 23
8:15 a.m.
FTC Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch will participate in a panel discussion on, "Rewriting History: Antitrust Not As We Know It…Yet," at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
  Sarah Mackey Mathias, Associate General Counsel for Project Management for the FTC's Office of the General Counsel, will chair a briefing session, " Breakfast Briefing with the Federal Trade Commission Bureau Directors ," at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
  Joseph Farrell, Director of the FTC's Bureau of Economics, Richard A. Feinstein, Director of the FTC's Bureau of Competition, and David C. Vladeck, Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection, will participate in a briefing session, "Breakfast with the Federal Trade Commission Bureau Directors," at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
  Jessica Rich, Deputy Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection, will participate in a panel discussion on, "Security and Privacy in the Cloud: Developing the Right Framework for Service Providers, Business Customers, and Consumers," at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
10:00 a.m. FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz will participate in the Enforcers Roundtable at the ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting, J.W. Marriott Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

HEARINGS BEFORE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES

Nothing Scheduled

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for a listing of events and updates.

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