6 May 2020

Antitrust in the Financial Sector: Hot Issues & Global Perspectives


Date & place

Wednesday 6 May 2020 14:20-18:15

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Fordham Law School

150 West 62nd Street

10023 New York United States of America
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Welcome Remarks


Richard Taffet | Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, New York
James Keyte | Director, Fordham Competition Law Institute, New York

Fireside Chat


Joseph J. Simons | Chairman, US FTC, Washington, DC*
Moderator: Richard Taffet | Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, New York

Panel 1: Bitcoin, Libra...: The implications of blockchain for competition, antitrust, and regulation in the banking industry


Greg Baer | President, Bank Policy Institute, Washington, DC*
Janet Angstadt | Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The Options Clearing Corporation, Chicago*
Dante Disparte | Head of policy and communications, Libra Association, Washington, DC*
Marc Rysman | Professor of Economics, Boston University, Boston | Expert, Cornerstone Research, Boston*
Olivier Guersent | Director-General, European Commission, Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union (DG FISMA), Brussels*
Jacques Moscianese | Group Head of Institutional Affairs, Intesa Sanpaolo, Milan
Moderator: James Keyte | Director, Fordham Competition Law Institute, New York



Panel 2: Private Enforcement in the Financial Services: Risks & Opportunities of Financial Antitrust Litigation


Ken Gallo | Partner, Paul Weiss, Washington, DC*
Michael Hausfeld | Partner, Hausfeld, Washington, DC*
Aviv Nevo | Consultant, Cornerstone | Professor of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia*
B. Douglas Bernheim | Partner, Bates White - Professor, Stanford University, Stanford*
Dr. Lauren Stiroh | Managing Director, Chair of NERA’s Global Antitrust and Competition Practice, NERA, New York*
Moderator: Jon Roellke | Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Washington, DC

Panel 3: In-house Counsel Session: Compliance and Leniency - Where are we with the new DoJ Guidelines?


Maria Douvas | Global Head of Litigation and Employment Law, RBC, New York*
David Leitch | Global General Counsel, Bank of America, New York*
Jordan Woods | Antitrust Counsel, Morgan Stanley, New York*
Sarah Dahlgren | Head of Regulatory Relations, Wells Fargo, New York*
Moderator: Andrew Finch | Partner, Paul Weiss, New York*



*To Be Confirmed

All conference attendees will be eligible for complimentary 48-hour Concurrences+ subscription.


This is the 4th edition of this joint conference co-organized by Concurrences and Morgan Lewis at Fordham Law School, in partnership with the sponsors. Attendance is by registration only. No on-site registration. Seats are limited.

Upon request, Fordham Law School will submit applications to state bar associations in New York, or New Jersey for up to 3 continuing legal education (CLE) credits. Please note that CLE credit approval is ultimately at the discretion of individual states and no advance assurance can be given that credit will be granted in all cases.

The conference and its speakers will be filmed by Concurrences to be posted online. Photos of the speakers and of the attendees will also be taken. By entering the conference premises, you understand that you may be photographed and you hereby give Concurrences the unqualified right to take pictures and/or recordings of you.

In case of over registration, attendance will be limited to one representative per institution, at the discretion of the organizer.

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Fordham Law School

150 West 62nd Street

10023 New York United States of America