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USC Global Competition Law Thought Leadership Conference

Friday, June 3rd - Saturday, June 4th, 2022

University of Southern California, UPC
665 West Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Please join us for our inaugural two-day USC Global Competition Law Thought Leadership Conference, with a particular focus on issues related to the state of play in Asia-Pacific and the US West Coast antitrust and competition issues.

In collaboration with our friends at Analysis Group, we have developed an impressive agenda, with several notable antitrust experts, including government officials, practitioners and academics.

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Friday, June 3, 2022

7:30 - 8:30 AM

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 - 8:45 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks by Co-Chairs

8:45 - 9:15 AM

Morning Keynote Address by Richard A. Powers, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice

9:15 - 10:45 AM

Global Mergers: Where Do We Go From Here? (Session I)

10:45 - 11:15 AM

Coffee Break

11:15 - 12:45 PM

Cartels (Session II)

12:45 - 2:00 PM

Lunch and Afternoon Keynote Address by Andy Chen, Vice Chairperson, Taiwan Fair Trade Commission

2:00 - 3:15 PM

The Current State and Future of Antitrust IP Issues (Session III)

3:15 - 3:45 PM

Coffee Break

3:45 - 5:00 PM

Digital Platforms: Recent Antitrust Cases and Proposed/Enacted Legislation (Session IV)

5:00 - 5:30 PM


5:30 - 6:00 PM

Cocktail/Networking Reception

6:00 PM


Saturday, June 4, 2022

7:30 - 8:30 AM

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 - 9:45 AM

The Intersection of Antitrust Issues and Politics (Session V)

9:45 - 11:00 AM

Competition in the Media Space (Session VI)

11:30 AM

Optional Group Activity



Keynote Speakers


Travel Details


Parking will be available at the McCarthy Way Parking Structure (formerly PSX) for $14.00. The McCarthy Way Parking Structure is located at Gate 3, entrance on Figueroa Street at McCarthy Way. If navigating to campus by GPS, use the following addresses for the quickest route for drop-off or parking:

635 USC McCarthy Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089


For your convenience, a block of rooms has been set aside at the JW Marriott L.A. Live Hotel.
These rooms can be reserved by visiting https://book.passkey.com/go/uscgouldjun2022 or by calling (877) 622-3056.

JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live Hotel
900 West Olympic Boulevard,
Los Angeles, USA, California 90015


For questions, please contact the USC Gould Events Office at events@law.usc.edu


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