Center for American Progress

ADVISORY: Varney on Reinvigorating Antitrust Enforcement
Press Advisory

ADVISORY: Varney on Reinvigorating Antitrust Enforcement

Press Contacts

  • Christina DiPasquale

July 12, 2011, 9:00am – 10:30am

About This Event

Over two years ago Christine Varney began her tenure as Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. In this short period of time, under her leadership the Division has reinvigorated enforcement against anticompetitive conduct and potentially problematic mergers. Moreover, the Division has worked closely with other arms of the Administration in addressing competitive problems in critical areas such as health care and agriculture. This approach to antitrust enforcement and engagement in competition issues across the government has contributed to the Administration’s efforts to promote innovation, job growth through preservation of competitive forces in the market, and more efficient use of governmental coordination to spur economic growth.

Ms. Varney will address the critical challenges facing the Division and Administration in addressing competition issues throughout the economy.

Featured Speaker:

Christine Varney, Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust, Department of Justice

Introduction by:

Winnie Stachelberg, Senior Vice President for External Affairs, Center for American Progress

Featured Panelists

Mark Cooper, Research Director, Consumer Federation of America

Albert Foer
, President, American Antitrust Institute

Howard Morse, Partner, Cooley LLP

Scott Sher, Partner, Wilson Soncini, Goodrich & Rosati

Moderated by:

David Balto, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress

Coffee will be served at 8:30 a.m.

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For more information, call 202-682-1611

Location

Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20005

Map & Directions
Nearest Metro: Blue/Orange Line to McPherson Square or Red Line to Metro Center

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