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The Federal Trade Commission held the eighth session of its Hearings Initiative with a one-day hearing at the New York University School of Law in New York City on December 6, 2018.

This is a video recording of:

  • Welcome by Trevor W. Morrison Dean, New York University School of Law
  • Opening Remarks by FTC Commissioner Noah Joshua Phillips and SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
  • Panel dicussion: Institutional Investors, Diversification, and Corporate Governance
    • Allison A. Bennington, ValueAct Capital
    • Kenneth Bertsch, Council of Institutional Investors
    • Heather Slavkin Corzo, AFL-CIO, Principles for Responsible Investment
    • Holly J. Gregory, Sidley Austin LLP
    • David Hirschmann, United States Chamber of Commerce
    • Scott Hirst, Boston University School of Law
    • Barbara Novick, BlackRock

The day’s panels examined concerns that acquisitions and holdings of non-controlling ownership interests in competing companies, for example by institutional investors, may have anticompetitive effects.

2018 Workshops