This year’s Global Investment Research Challenge is underway, including more than 5,700 participants from 1,100 universities worldwide. This annual event, which is sponsored globally by the CFA Institute and is hosted by local CFA chapters, saw the largest number of New York-area participants ever, with more than 30 university-sponsored teams submitting reports and presenting to a panel of professional Wall Street judges.
Dr. Russell Lamb participated in a discussion surrounding competition in the airline industry today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The discussion was a part of the American Antitrust Institute’s third annual Airline Roundtable. The roundtable discussion focused on issues of competition that are relevant to the current market such as: antitrust immunity, international competition, allegations of collusion, and the current challenges to competition and antitrust enforcement. Dr. Lamb was joined at the event by industry experts, government officials, and members of the legal industry.
The Antitrust Law Section of the NYSBA is proud to announce its first Antitrust Trial Training Program and to offer scholarships to permit attendance. This intensive 3-day hands-on program is geared toward young lawyers with an antitrust background who wish to improve their litigation and trial advocacy skills.
Monument Economics Group President and co-founder Dr. Russell Lamb was invited to speak at the New York State Bar Association’s Annual Antitrust Symposium held on December 9, 2016 at the Harvard Club in New York City. Dr. Lamb presented his views on the hypothetical merger between Staples and Office Depot, highlighting the implications for competition in the Business to Business (“B-to-B”) market for office supplies.
Dr. Russell Lamb, President of Monument Economics Group LLC, was invited to speak on December 1 for Knowledge Group’s live Webinar entitled “The Future of Antitrust and Competition Law Under President Trump LIVE Webcast.”
Monument Economics Group was a proud sponsor of the American Antitrust Institute’s 10th Annual Private Antitrust Enforcement Conference held on November 9, 2016 at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. The conference included panel discussions on the implications of the presidential election on private antitrust enforcement, recent decisions related to product bundling and loyalty discounts, the application of U.S. antitrust law across borders, economic evidence used in class action litigation, and ethical issues related to intra-class conflicts.