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2013 Hal White Antitrust Conference

Washington, DC
June 3, 2013

Comments by FTC Commissioner Joshua Wright and Senior Economic Policy Advisor Daniel O’Brien were covered in Global Competition Review on June 4, 2013. For the full text of those articles, please click the links above, distributed with permission from GCR.

Panel sessions

Session 1: The economics of vertical foreclosure

Session 2: Vertical foreclosure in front of the agencies and the courts

Keynote speaker

Joshua Wright, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Location and timeline

The Willard InterContinental
1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004

2:30–3:00 p.m.
Willard Room

Panel Sessions
3:00–6:00 p.m.
Willard Room

6:00–7:00 p.m.
Courtyard and Breezeway

Dinner and keynote address
7:00–9:30 p.m.
Willard Room


Registration is complimentary. To attend, please email Claudine Hoover or call her at 202.216.1801.

Halbert L. White

On March 31, 2012, Bates White founder and University of California, San Diego professor of economics Halbert L. White died after a 4-year battle with cancer. Dr. White was one of the world’s leading economists, recognized for setting new research standards and influencing a broad range of economic disciplines. He had particular expertise in econometrics and pioneered innovative approaches to econometric methods, statistics, and modeling. Dr. White was widely recognized to be a contender for a Nobel Prize in Economics as identified by Thomson Reuters in the 2011 prediction of Nobel laureates.

To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the conference he founded, and to underscore the impact he has had on Bates White and wider academic communities, our annual antitrust conference will henceforth bear his name.

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