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ABA’s ‘Antitrust in Asia’ Conference in India Spotlights Emerging Competition Law, Offers Practical Advice From Prominent Players

ABA’s ‘Antitrust in Asia’ Conference in India Spotlights Emerging Competition Law, Offers Practical Advice From Prominent Players

By Gabriel McIntosh

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 12, 2012 — The emergence over the past decade of competition law and policy in leading jurisdictions in Asia, with a special focus on India, will be spotlighted at the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law conference “Antitrust in Asia: Developments in India’s Competition Regime” Nov. 30 – Dec. 1 at the Taj Mahal Hotel in New Delhi.

Conference highlights include opening remarks by Douglas Ginsburg, senior judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Washington, D.C.; former Federal Trade Commission Chairman William Kovacic leading a discussion among senior enforcement officials from India, Pakistan, the U.K. and the U.S.; Competition Commission of India Chairman Ashok Chawla delivering a keynote address; and networking among key corporate and competition law counsel.

The program includes a range of timely and practical panels, which will address multilateral cooperation, cartels and leniency programs, merger procedural fairness and related due process considerations, and the institutional design of competition agencies.

The conference also offers an optional half-day program, “Antitrust Fundamentals: An Introduction to the Basics of Competition Law,” on Nov. 30. The program is designed for lawyers who are new to competition analysis and is intended for law firm associates and in-house counsel who include antitrust among their multiple responsibilities.

View the full conference brochure here.

There is no charge for media covering this event. For media credentials and more information, please contact Ali Cybulski at 202-662-1097 or Alisha.Cybulski@americanbar.org.

With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world.  As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

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