Antitrust West Coast 2023


Kostis Hatzitaskos will present on a panel discussion titled, “The Long-Awaited Arrival of New Merger Guidelines” at this two-day, in-person conference in San Francisco.

Dr. Hatzitaskos will join a panel of antitrust experts to discuss the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC’s) new merger guidelines.

Topics will include:

  • Has a new era for M&A officially begun?
  • Assessing the FTC’s new stance
  • Will these guidelines be upheld?
  • Will practitioners and courts follow the Guidelines?
  • A review of recent merger cases
  • Standards and theories of harm
  • Key merger developments in the EU—do they offer insight into the future of mergers in the U.S.?

Cornerstone Research is a sponsor of this event, hosted by Informa Connect. For more information, please visit the event website.


  • Chicago

Kostis Hatzitaskos

Senior Vice President