Keynote session: Misuse of market power enforcement
Professor Scott Morton is the Theodore Nierenberg Professor of Economics at the Yale University School of Management where she has been on the faculty since 1999. Her area of academic research is industrial organization, with a focus on empirical studies of competition. The focus of her current research is competition in healthcare markets and the economics of antitrust.
From 2011-12 Professor Scott Morton served as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economic Analysis (Chief Economist) at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where she helped enforce the nation’s antitrust laws.
At Yale SOM she teaches courses in the area of competitive strategy and antitrust economics. She served as Associate Dean from 2007-10 and has won the School’s teaching award three times. She founded and directs the Thurman Arnold Project at Yale, a vehicle to provide more antitrust programming and policy projects to Yale students.
Professor Scott Morton has a BA from Yale and a PhD from MIT, both in Economics. She is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences across the United States and Europe.
Sarah Keene, Barrister
Session two: Setting the bar for collaborative activity workouts
Sarah has 25 years of legal experience, and is currently practicing as a barrister sole, with an emphasis on competition, consumer and regulatory investigations, litigation, advice and merger control. For the last 10 years up until July 2021 Sarah was head of a top tier firm’s highly successful competition law team, which has earned the highest New Zealand ranking from the Global Competition Review, a guide to the world's leading competition law specialists.
Sarah was ranked as a Star Performer by Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific 2020 and 2019 (the only woman in New Zealand to have this ranking) and is featured in the Global Competition Review's October 2021 publication '100 Women in Antitrust', (the only New Zealander so recognised). She has regularly been rated New Zealand's Competition Lawyer of the Year by the International Law Office Client Choice Awards, is recognised by Asialaw as a Distinguished Practitioner, and has been voted for by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers® New Zealand for Competition and Consumer Law since 2014 and was twice awarded Lawyer of the Year in this category, most recently in 2020.