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John Kwoka and John Newman Return to AAI Advisory Board

 |  March 7, 2024

In a recent announcement, the American Antitrust Institute (AAI) revealed the return of esteemed experts John Kwoka and John Newman to its Advisory Board. Both scholars bring extensive experience and expertise in antitrust law and economics, enriching the board with their invaluable insights.

John Kwoka, the Neal E. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Economics at Northeastern University, previously served in various capacities within the federal government. Notably, he acted as the Chief Economic Advisor to Chair Lina Khan of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). With a focus on merger and remedies policy, Kwoka’s research has garnered widespread attention, being cited in both popular press and academic journals. His return to the AAI Advisory Board follows a distinguished career marked by over 75 published articles and two influential books on merger control.

Similarly, John Newman, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Miami School of Law, boasts a wealth of experience in antitrust and competition law, particularly in digital markets. Having served in leadership roles at the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division, Newman’s expertise is highly regarded within both academic and regulatory circles. His scholarly contributions have been featured in leading law reviews, and his commentary on antitrust enforcement has been sought after by major media outlets.

Commenting on their return, AAI President Randy Stutz expressed delight, stating, “We are thrilled to have John Kwoka and John Newman back on AAI’s Advisory Board. Their expertise in antitrust law and economics will be invaluable as we navigate complex challenges in the field.” The AAI Advisory Board, comprising distinguished experts in antitrust law, economics, and business, plays a vital role in shaping policy discussions and advocating for effective competition enforcement.

The return of Kwoka and Newman to the AAI Advisory Board signifies a strengthening of the institute’s commitment to fostering robust competition policy and promoting economic fairness in the United States and beyond. Their collective wealth of knowledge and experience is poised to contribute significantly to ongoing debates and initiatives in antitrust regulation and enforcement.

Source: Antitrust Institute