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Baker Botts Conference - Brexit Antitrust Implications

BRUSSELS, 15 August 2016 - On Thursday, 8 September 2016 Baker Botts’ Antitrust Practice, together with Concurrences, will be hosting its annual Global Antitrust Conference in Brussels. 

Leading Baker Botts and industry lawyers, regulators, practitioners and economists will gather to debate the hottest issues in international antitrust enforcement covering Brexit, EU, US and global angles, with a keynote speech by Aindrias Ó Caoimh, Former Judge, European Court of Justice, Luxembourg. 

A panel of seasoned experts, Carles Esteva Mosso, Deputy Director General, Mergers, DG Comp, Brussels, Susan Jones, Head of Corporate Legal Antitrust, Novartis International, Basel and Steve Weissman, Partner, Baker Botts, Washington, D.C. will put a fresh perspective on "Transatlantic Investigations: Divergence, Convergence or Somewhere in Between?" Dr. Georg M. Berrisch, Partner, Baker Botts, Brussels, will moderate the discussion. 

The following Baker Botts Antitrust experts are available for comment on these and other global Antitrust issues: 

Steve Weissman, former Deputy Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition, Co-Chair of Baker Botts' Antitrust Practice and panel member 

Catriona Hatton, Partner in Charge, Brussels and Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Antitrust Practice and panel member 

Dr. Georg M. Berrisch, a senior Baker Botts Antitrust and Trade Partner and litigator before the Court of Justice and the General Court of the EU. 

To schedule an interview, please contact Louisa Williams

To view the full programme and list of speakers, please click here.

For more information on Baker Botts’ Antitrust practice, please click here


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