For those who may be interested in a trip to Paris in June, the 2017 edition of the New Frontiers of Antitrust conference will take place on 26 June, which is a Monday. It is hosted by Concurrences Review at the Maison du Barreau, Rue de Harlay.
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Marc van der Woude, Judge, Vice-President, General Court of the European Union, Luxembourg, will deliver the opening keynote speech.
Other speakers include:
– Eric Barbier de La Serre, Partner, Jones Day
– Cristina Caffarra, Vice President, Head of European Competition Practice
– Andrea Coscelli, Acting Chief Executive, Competition & Markets Authority
– Isabelle de Silva, Chairperson, Autorité de la concurrence
– Kaarli Eichhorn, Global Executive Counsel – Competition Law & Policy, General Electric
– Carles Esteva Mosso, Deputy Director-General for mergers, DG COMP
– Justus Haucap, Director, Institute for Competition Economics
– Mathew Heim, Vice President and Counsel, Qualcomm
– Laurence Idot, Professor, University Paris II Panthéon-Assas
– Gert-Jan Koopman, Deputy Director-General State aid, DG COMP
– Frédéric Jenny, Chairman, OECD Competition Committee
– Cecilio Madero, Deputy Director-General Antitrust, DG COMP
– Franck Maier-Rigaud, Professor, IÉSEG School of Management, Paris | Head of Competition Economics Europe, NERA,
– Robert McLeod, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, MLex
– Damien Neven, Senior Consultant, Compass Lexecon
– Mélanie Thill-Tayara, Partner, Dechert
– Wouter Wils, Hearing Officer, European Commission, Visiting Professor, King’s College London
The conference will focus on 4 topics:
- Competition authorities: Towards more independence and prioritisation?
- Mergers and innovation: Do mergers foster innovation?
- State aid and tax ruling: Is there really a competition issue?
- Exploring the politics of competition regulation: How political is competition law?
The detailed programme is available on the dedicated website.
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