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Dec 8 2022

Big Ideas Workshop: Evolution of the Understanding of the Theory of the Firm

2PM UTC Virtual
ICLE’s invitation-only Big Ideas Workshop series brings together early- and mid-career scholars to discuss important ideas in law & economics. The “Theory of the Firm” . . .

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Oct 25 2022

A webinar briefing on the Credit Card Competition Act

2PM UTC Webinar
Senators Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) and Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) recently introduced the Credit Card Competition Act, which would effectively enable merchants to route credit card transactions . . .

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Oct 20 2022

FTC's ANPRM comments briefing

12PM UTC Webinar
The International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) hosted an Oct. 20, 2022 webinar on the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking . . .

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May 19 2022

Examining the American Innovation and Choice Online Act

2PM UTC Virtual Event
Congress has been considering legislation in recent months that would mark the most significant change to antitrust law in a generation. At issue is whether . . .

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Mar 6 2021

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Growth and Innovation

6AM UTC Virtual Event
On March 6, 2021 ICLE and the Oxford Union will welcome a distinguished group of scholars to discuss what economists have to learn from the . . .

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Dec 4 2019

Dynamic Competition and Online Platforms: Evaluating Recent Government Reports

12PM UTC Hotel Plaza Athénée
Paris, France
Join us for our third annual international competition policy conference on December 4th, 2019.

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Aug 28 2018

Is Amazon’s Appetite Bottomless? The Whole Foods Merger After One Year

12AM UTC Truth on the Market Blog Symposium
On Tuesday, August 28, 2018, Truth on the Market and the International Center for Law and Economics presented a blog symposium — Is Amazon’s Appetite Bottomless? The Whole Foods Merger After One Year — that looked at the concerns surrounding the closing of the Amazon-Whole Foods merger, and how those concerns had played out over the last year.

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Oct 26 2018

Have We Exceeded the Limits of Antitrust?

8AM UTC Kimpton Mason & Rook Hotel Washington, DC
This annual international competition law conference is co-hosted by ICLE and the Centre for Business Law and Practice at the University of Leeds, UK. The purpose of the event is to provide a platform for scholars, regulators, and practitioners from both sides of the Atlantic to exchange views and develop their thinking on important aspects of competition law.

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Jun 20 2018

The Anti-Economics Trend in Technology Regulation: Lessons for Economists and Legal Scholars

2PM UTC Delta Hotel Montréal, Canada
During a half-day seminar, scholars and policy experts will discuss how the backlash against the use of economics in policymaking is increasing. A keynote address and two mixed panels of academics and policy analysts will discuss how this anti-economics trend affects the commercialization of technology and what, if anything, academics and other scholars can do about it.

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Sep 15 2017

Competition Law in a Global Context: Analysing the Trans-Atlantic Divide

12AM UTC Leeds University
A growing number of companies operate on a global scale attracting the scrutiny of multiple competition law authorities around the world. As some of the . . .

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Mar 30 2017

Agricultural and Biotech Mergers: Implications for Antitrust Law and Economics in Innovative Industries

9AM UTC Truth on the Market Blog Symposium
Truth on the Market and the International Center for Law and Economics presented a blog symposium discussing three proposed agricultural/biotech industry mergers awaiting judgment by antitrust authorities around the globe.

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Feb 15 2016

Apple E-Books Antitrust Case: Implications for Antitrust Law and for the Economy

12AM UTC Truth on the Market Blog Symposium
The Apple E-Books Antitrust Case: Implications for Antitrust Law and for the Economy February 15, 2016 truthonthemarket.com The appellate court’s 2015 decision affirming the district . . .

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Aug 24 2015

Symposium Honoring the Honorable Joshua Wright

9AM UTC Truth on the Market Blog Symposium
Josh Wright’s term as an FTC Commissioner ended on Monday, August 24, 2015.  Truth on the Market hosted a symposium —  a collection of commentaries . . .

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Jul 31 2014

First Apple, then Amazon: Where is the FTC Heading on Digital Consumer Protection?

12AM UTC Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
FTC Commissioner Joshua Wright will be the keynote speaker at TechFreedom and ICLE’s latest installment in their year-long project “FTC: Technology and Reform,” launched in . . .

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Dec 16 2013

FTC: Technology & Reform Conference

12AM UTC Federal Trade Commission
The FTC: Technology & Reform Project’s launch conference has begun! Not here in person? Check out C-SPAN’s coverage of the event (including FTC Commissioner Wright’s keynote address and our fireside chat with . . .

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Aug 1 2013

Guidance for the FTC’s Section 5 Unfair Methods of Competition Authority

9AM UTC Truth on the Market Blog Symposium
Last month, FTC Commissioner Josh Wright began a much-needed conversation on the FTC’s UMC authority by issuing a proposed policy statement attempting to provide some meaningful guidance . . .

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Dec 13 2012

CopyRIGHT: Can Free Marketeers Agree On Copyright Reform?

12AM UTC Competitive Enterprise Institute
Join TechFreedom , the International Center for Law & Economics , and the Competitive Enterprise Institute on December 13 at 3pm for “CopyRIGHT: Can Free . . .

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Sep 29 2011

Conference on the Economics and Regulation of Payment Card Interchange Fees

11AM UTC Mercatus Center
Coinciding with the release of the paper, ICLE, in conjunction with George Mason University’s Mercatus Center, will be hosting a conference in Washington, DC, next . . .

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Sep 19 2011

TOTM Symposium on Unlocking the Law: Deregulating the Legal Profession

9AM UTC truthonthemarket.com
Truth on the Market is planning an online symposium that will take place over two days, SEPTEMBER 19 and 20, covering these issues, and building . . .

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Dec 6 2010

Free to Choose? A Symposium on Behavioral Law and Economics

12AM UTC truthonthemarket.com
Free to Choose? A Symposium on Behavioral Law and Economics December 6-7, 2010 Truthonthemarket.com Thirty years ago, Milton Friedman launched the PBS television series “Free . . .

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Dec 8 2009

Symposium on the Law and Economics of Credit Cards

9AM UTC truthonthemarket.com
For the uninitiated, the interchange fee is the fee charged (usually) by the credit card issuing bank (the cardholder’s bank) to the credit card acquiring . . .

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Oct 26 2009

Merger Guidelines Symposium

9AM UTC truthonthemarket.com
In light of the DOJ/FTC announcement of workshops to explore possible revisions to the Merger Guidelines in December 2009 and January 2010, TOTM is organizing . . .

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May 4 2009

Section 2 Symposium

12AM UTC truthonthemarket.com
We are pleased to announce the next Truth on the Market online symposium: Section 2 and the Section 2 Report: Perspectives and Evidence We have . . .

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Mar 30 2009

Symposium on Michael Carrier’s Innovation in the 21st Century

9AM UTC truthonthemarket.com
Innovation for the 21st Century (by Michael Carrier) Symposium March 30 – April 1, 2009 I’d like to formally thank Mike Carrier, Geoff Manne, Phil Weiser, . . .

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