Workshop of the Competition Law and Policy Institute (Aug-10)

6-7 August 2010

Twenty-first Annual Workshop of the Competition Law and Policy Institute of New Zealand (Inc), DLA Phillips Fox, 50 – 64 Customhouse Quay, WELLINGTON

It is our special 21st Annual Workshop this year, and we are very fortunate that we can mark the occasion with a full platform of excellent speakers. Foremost is Dr Dennis Carlton from the University of Chicago who we are delighted to have as our keynote speaker, speaking on the “Use and Misuse of Empirical Methods in Antitrust”. Dr Carlton focuses his research on microeconomics, industrial organization and antitrust, and has published more than eighty articles and two books (one of which is a leading text). He is also the co-editor of the Journal of Law and Economics and of Competition Policy International. From 2006 to 2008 he served as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economic Analysis in the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice, and is currently Senior Managing Director of Compass Lexecon Inc. He is the recipient of a large number of awards for his research, and has given keynote addresses in conferences in a number of countries. Professor Lew Evans from the School of Economics and Finance at Victoria University of Wellington will act as Commentator on his paper

Details regarding registration are set out on the attached registration form. (Note there are separate forms for New Zealand and Australian registrants).

Registration form and further detail

Professor Yvonne van Roy, CLPINZ Director