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USC/AG Antitrust and Competition Event

USC Gould School of Law

USC/Analysis Group Global Antitrust/Competition Law Conference

May 18-19, 2023

Grace Ford Salvatori Hall, Room 106
3601 Watt Way
Los Angeles, CA 90089


To request an invitation/register for this program


Thursday May 18, 2023

7:30 - 8:30 AM  

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 AM  

Welcome and Opening Remarks by Co-Chairs

8:45 AM  

Keynote 1 Reiko Aoki (Japan Fair Trade Commission)

9:15 AM  

Panel 1 The new merger enforcement

10:30 AM  


10:45 AM  

Panel 2 ESG and competition

12:00 PM  


1:15 PM  

Panel 3 Monopsony & Labor/employment issues

2:30 PM  


2:45 PM  

Panel 4 Innovation policy developments - Antitrust and IP interface

4:00 PM  


4:15 PM  

Panel 5 Finance and antitrust: Partial ownership, interlocking directorates, private equity

5:30 PM  

Cocktail Reception and Dinner

Keynote speaker 2 Michael Kades (U.S. Department of Justice)

Friday May 19, 2023

7:30 AM  

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 AM  

Panel 6 Tech regulation and legislation

9:45 AM  


10:00 AM  

Panel 7 Tech litigation

11:15 AM  


11:30 AM  

Panel 8 Cartels

12:45 PM  

Optional group activity



Keynote Speakers

  • Reiko Aoki
  • Michael Kades (U.S. Department of Justice)

Travel Details


Parking will be available at the Downey Way Parking Structure for $20.00. The entrance is off Vermont Avenue (formerly entrance 6). If navigating to campus by GPS, use the following addresses for the quickest route for drop-off or parking:

3667 McClintock Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90089


These rooms can be reserved at the special conference rate of $269 per night by emailing Vanessa Romero-Chavez at [email protected]. Please include in your subject line: USC CTLB Conference Reservation.

Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
251 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012


For questions, please contact Michael Earnhart at [email protected]