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Event Description

We are delighted to invite our international and state enforcement colleagues to an Enforcers Summit, which will take place on Monday, April 4, 2022, from 9am to 5pm ET. Co-hosted by Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter and FTC Chair Lina M. Khan, as well as senior staff from both agencies, the Enforcers Summit will cover two themes: 1) merger reform to meet the challenges and realities of the modern economy, and 2) lessons for interagency collaboration. These discussions will inform our agencies’ joint public inquiry aimed at modernizing merger guidelines to better detect and prevent anticompetitive deals.

The Enforcers Summit will include publicly streamed plenary sessions as well as closed-door, in-person breakout discussions, designed to share feedback, evidence, and ideas. Given capacity constraints, we invite Attorneys General and agency heads who will be in Washington on April 4 to join in-person, and will allocate additional places to senior officials as space permits. In-person participation only for those international and state enforcement officials who are pre-registered. All others are welcome to view the plenary sessions virtually.

Viewing Instructions

The link to the live webcast will be available here just prior to the start of the program on Monday, April 4, 2022.

  • 9:35-10:15 a.m. Opening Q&A With Chair and AAG
    10:20-11:10 a.m. Conversation #1: Merger Guidelines for Modern Economies
    11:20-12:10 p.m. Conversation #2: Theories of Harm in Non-Horizontal Mergers

    12:15-
    1:05 p.m.

    Conversation #3: U.S. Enforcers
    1:05-
    2:05 p.m.
    Break
    2:05-
    2:55 p.m.
    Conversation #4: Whole of Government Competition Policy: Lessons for Interagency Collaboration
    2:55 p.m. Closing

     

FTC Privacy Policy

Under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) or other laws, we may be required to disclose to outside organizations the information you provide when you pre-register. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments, whether filed in paper or electronic form, and as a matter of discretion, we make every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments before posting them on the FTC website.

The FTC Act and other laws we administer permit the collection of your pre-registration contact information and the comments you file to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. For additional information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, see the Commission’s comprehensive Privacy Policy.

This event is open to the public and may be photographed, videotaped, webcast, or otherwise recorded. By participating in this event, you are agreeing that your image — and anything you say or submit — may be posted indefinitely at ftc.gov or on one of the Commission's publicly available social media sites.