Professor Justin “Gus” Hurwitz at American University to Discuss Arguments in DOJ v. AT&T Vertical Merger Case on 3/15/18

Cross posted from the Capitol Forum

DOJ v. AT&T: Invitation to 3/15 Discussion & Preview of Key Arguments at Trial, Presented by Capitol Forum and American University

On November 20, 2017, DOJ filed an antitrust lawsuit to block AT&T’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner. On March 15, The Capitol Forum and American University Washington College of Law invite you to join us for an event that aims to facilitate discussion of the key arguments that will be made at the trial, set to begin a few days later, on March 19.

Event Date, Location, and RSVP Instructions

  • Date: March 15th from 9:00 am–12:00 pm
  • Location: AU Law, Room Y401 (4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20016)
  • Space is limited. To RSVP please email [email protected].

Program Overview

The discussion will be broken up into three panels:

  • Panel 1 (9:00–9:50am): Alleged Economic Harms and Remedy Considerations
  • Panel 2 (10:00–10:50am): Alleged Economic Benefits (with continued discussion of harms and remedy considerations)
  • Panel 3 (11:00–11:50am): Implications for Law & Policy and Discussion of Outcome-Determinative Considerations at Trial

Select list of participants include:

  • Steven Salop, Professor of Economics and Law, Georgetown Law
  • Jonathan Baker, Research Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law
  • Hal Singer, Principal at Economists Incorporated
  • Harold Feld, Senior VP, Public Knowledge
  • Seth Bloom, President and Founder, Bloom Strategic Counsel
  • Peter Gray, Former Trial Attorney at U.S. Department of Justice
  • Allen Grunes, Konkurrenz Group
  • Gus Hurwitz, Assistant Professor of Law and Co-Director of Space, Cyber, and Telecom Law Program, Nebraska College of Law