Federal Trade Commission at 100
Boston University School of Management
October 14, 2008
The Panel will focus on the deployment of the agency's resources in the competition area, including the use of enforcement and other tools, such as competition advocacy, as well as the effectiveness of such deployment.
Among the topics to be covered are: (1) the optimal use of the agency's enforcement, research, advocacy, and education tools; (2) case generation and selection; (3) burdens imposed by the agency's enforcement efforts; (4) setting a competition research agenda; and (5) evaluation of the effectiveness of the FTC's enforcement and other efforts in the competition area.
Andrew J. Heimert
Office of Policy & Coordination, Bureau of Competition
Former Director, Bureau of Competition
Former General Counsel, Federal Trade Commission
Partner, Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Einer R. Elhauge
Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Associate Professor of Law, University of Connecticut Law School
Robert M. Langer
Partner, Wiggin and Dana