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Baker Botts’ Global Antitrust Practice to Co-Sponsor 13th Annual Georgetown Law Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium

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WASHINGTON, D.C., September 6, 2019 – Baker Botts’ top-ranked global Antitrust Practice is proud to announce that the firm will be co-sponsoring the 13th Annual Global Antitrust Enforcement Symposium on September 10, 2019.

This year, Former FTC chairman and Baker Botts Antitrust and Competition Law Practice Chair and partner, Maureen Ohlhausen, will be moderating a morning panel focusing on "Privacy & Competition," discussing the complex relationship of privacy law and competition law, EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), consumer data and data sharing, FTC Tech Task Force and more.

In addition, Baker Botts’ leading Brussels-based Antitrust and Competition Law partner, Matthew Levitt will be participating in an afternoon panel discussion on "Big Data, Digital Platforms & Competition," focusing on EU tech policy issues, theory behind big data, and what the future holds for big data in the EU.

This year's Keynote speakers will be EU Deputy Director-General, Cecilio Madero Villarejo and FTC Director, Office of Policy Planning, Bilal Sayyed. In addition, during the symposium luncheon, Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, Makan Delrahim will be conducting a live Q&A.

Baker Botts’ Global Antitrust and Competition practice advises the world’s leading companies on the full spectrum of antitrust matters. With a bench strength of over 70 lawyers focusing exclusively on antitrust-related matters, including seven former FTC attorneys and eight former DOJ Antitrust Division attorneys, the practice has deep insight into the U.S. and European competition enforcement priorities and global antitrust policy bodies.

If you would like to schedule an interview with Baker Botts partners Maureen Ohlhausen or Matthew Levitt on their panel discussions, please contact Sheena Cochran.

To see the full symposium agenda, click here.

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