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The Intersection of Privacy and Competition Policy: A Discussion with Maureen Ohlhausen

The Intersection of Privacy and Competition Policy: A Discussion with Maureen Ohlhausen

Please be advised: This event will premiere on this page at 11:00 a.m. EDT, Friday, October 16.

Join Hudson Institute for a conversation with Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen on two of the most pressing policy issues facing America today, privacy and competition. Hudson Senior Fellow Harold Furchtgott-Roth will moderate the conversation.

Maureen K. Ohlhausen currently chairs the antitrust group at Baker Botts LLP, where she focuses on competition, privacy and regulatory issues and frequently represents clients in the tech, life sciences, energy, and retail industries. She served as Acting Chairman at the Federal Trade Commission from January 2017 to May 2018 and as a Commissioner starting in 2012. She directed all FTC competition and consumer protection work, with a particular emphasis on privacy and technology issues. Ms. Ohlhausen has published dozens of articles on antitrust, privacy, regulation, FTC litigation, and telecommunications law issues and has testified over a dozen times before Congress. She has received numerous awards, including the FTC’s Robert Pitofsky Lifetime Achievement Award. Prior to serving as a Commissioner, Ms. Ohlhausen led the FTC’s Internet Access Task Force and headed the FTC practice group at a leading communications law firm.

Speakers

Harold Furchtgott-Roth

Director, Center for the Economics of the Internet

Maureen K. Ohlhausen

Section Chair at Baker Botts LLP, Former Commissioner of the FTC

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