Transatlantic Views on Competition and Professional Licensing
12 PM EST
The FTC has been very active in opposing anticompetitive professional licensing practices, from the NC Dental case to the Economic Liberty Task Force. European enforcers have also made this area a priority, emphasizing labor mobility as central to the Single Market Strategy. Has competition advocacy had an impact in this area? What can U.S. and E.U. enforcers learn from one another?
Moderator: John Delacourt, Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association
Wolfgang Deselaers, Cleary Gottlieb
Karen Goldman -- Office of Policy Planning, Federal Trade Commission
Ekaterina Rousseva -- Policy & Strategy Directorate, DG Competition, European Commission
Robert McNamara -- Institute for Justice