Reader Offer: New Frontiers of Antitrust 2017

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.

Readers of Nordic Competition get a 10% discount by using the code “NFA2017PartnersBlogs”.

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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Simen Klevstrand

Associate Partner at Haavind
Head of competition law practice at Haavind law firm, Oslo.

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