5 April 2022

2022 Antitrust Writing Awards

Date & place

Tuesday 5 April 2022 from 18:30 to 22:00 EDT

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National Press Club (Washington, DC)

529 14th Street Northwest

20005 Washington United States of America
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Jury AWA

Welcome Drinks & Reception Cocktail


Welcome Remarks


William E. KOVACIC | Professor, GWU, Washington D.C. (bio)
Nicolas CHARBIT | Director, Concurrences, Paris (bio)

Opening Keynote Speech


Diane WOOD | Judge, US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Chicago (bio)

Best Antitrust Soft Laws presentation


Alexandre CORDEIRO MACEDO | Chair, Brazil Antitrust Agency (CADE), Brasilia (bio)

Academic Articles Antitrust Awards presentation


Küllike JÜRIMÄE | Judge, EU Court of Justice, Luxembourg (bio)

Business Articles Antitrust Awards presentation


Noah Joshua PHILLIPS | Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission, Washington D.C. (bio)

Best Student Paper Antitrust Awards presentation


William E. KOVACIC | Professor, George Washington University, Washington D.C. (bio)

2022 Antitrust Writing Awards Dinner Closing


Dress Code: Business Attire

Attendance is limited to 200 guests, in addition to Jury Members.

If you would like to sponsor a table, contact awards@concurrences.com

Cancellation Policy

Concurrences reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the event due to Covid-19 situation or any other circumstances. If the event is cancelled or postponed and you are unable to attend the rescheduled event, Concurrences will refund the fee. Concurrences will not be liable for any damages, costs, losses or expenses of any kind incurred or suffered by you in connection with the modification, postponement or cancellation of the event.


All in-person guests will need to show proof of vaccination to enter the Club and masks must be worn while in the club, except when actively eating or drinking. For more information go to: https://www.press.org/safetyfirst

Previous Attendees

Enforcers: Argentinian Comisión Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission, Austrian Federal Competition Authority, CADE, Canadian Competition Bureau, Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore, French Competition Authority, Italian Competition Authority, OECD, Office of the Attorney General of New York, UK Competition & Markets Authority, US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, US Federal Trade Commission, etc.

Corporations: 21st Century Fox, AB-InBev, Amazon, Bertelsmann, Bloomberg, Delta, Eaton, Ericsson, Goldman Sachs Foundation, Google, HP, Intel, Intesa Sanpaolo, Microsoft, News Corporation, Nokia, Novartis, Pfizer, Qualcomm, Rio Tinto, Snapdeal, Tencent, The Seminar Network, Uber, Walmart, Western Digital, etc.

Lawyers: Axinn, Baker Botts, Baker McKenzie, Cleary Gottlieb, Clifford Chance, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Freshfields, Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners, GO Associados, Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law, Han Kun Law, Hausfeld, Herbert Smith Freehills, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Junhe Law, Khaitan & Co, King Wood Mallesons, Lefosse Avogados, Linklaters, Mattos Filho, Morgan Lewis, Orrick, Paul Hastings, Roschier, Shearman & Sterling, Sidley Austin, Skadden, White & Case, etc.

Academics: George Washington University, Howard University, National Research University - Higher School of Economics in Moscow, NYU School of Law, Stanford Law School, University of California, Berkeley, University of East Anglia, University of Florida Levin College of Law, University of Hong Kong, University of International Business & Economics, Beijing University of Pennsylvania Law School, etc.

Economists: Analysis Group, Bates White, Brattle Group, Compass Lexecon, Cornerstone Research, CRA, E.CA Economics, Edgeworth Economics, Mingde Economic Research, NERA Economic Consulting, Oxera, RBB Economics, etc.


The 11th edition of the Antitrust Writing Awards is organized by Concurrences and George Washington University Competition Law Center, with the support of Professor William Kovacic. The Antitrust Writing Awards’ goal is to promote antitrust scholarship and competition advocacy by recognizing and awarding the best antitrust academic, business, and student articles as well as soft laws published in 2021. Nominees will be invited to attend the Gala Dinner on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 in Washington D.C. Attendees will have the unique opportunity to meet the Jury Members and other prominent antitrust professionals. See the Jury of the 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards here. To read the rules and learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards, visit the website at : awards.concurrences.com.


National Press Club (Washington, DC)

529 14th Street Northwest

20005 Washington United States of America