3 November 2020

11th New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference

Date & place

From 3 November at 15:30 to 6 November 2020 at 17:30 CET

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Program

#1

Webinar held on Tuesday 3 November 2020 - 15.30 - 17.30 CET
See below for the documentation of this webinar.

OPENING KEYNOTE SPEECH

Frédéric JENNY | Chairman, OECD Competition Committee - President, Concurrences Review International Committee - Professor, Co-Director - CEDE, ESSEC, Paris (bio)

START-UPS, EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS AND UNICORNS FOR A DIGITAL SOVEREIGNTY: WHAT ROLE FOR COMPETITION POLICY?

Katarzyna CZAPRACKA | Partner, White & Case, Brussels/Warsaw (bio)
Martin D’HALLUIN | Senior Vice President, Global Competition Law & Policy Counsel, News Corp, New York (bio)
Michael KEFI | General Counsel, Stuart & Pickup, Paris (bio)
Mathias PIGEAT | Chief of Staff - Head of International and European affairs, Autorité de la concurrence, Paris (bio)
Moderator: Oliver LATHAM | Vice President, CRA International, London (bio)

#2

Webinar held on Wednesday 4 November 2020 - 16.00 - 17.30 CET
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IMPROVING THE EFFECTIVENESS AND THE AGILITY OF COMPETITION LAW ENFORCEMENT : HOW?

Virginie BEAUMEUNIER | Director General, DGCCRF, Paris (bio)
Olivier GUERSENT | Director General, DG COMP - European Commission, Brussels (bio)
Michael GRENFELL | Executive Director - Enforcement, UK Competition and Markets Authority, London (bio)
Alvaro RAMOS | Vice President - Head of Global Antitrust, Qualcomm, San Diego (bio)
Antoni VASSILEFF | Partner, Advolis Orfis, Brussels (bio)
Moderator: Laurence IDOT | Emeritus Professor, University Paris II Panthéon-Assas | President, Concurrences Review Scientific Committee (bio)

#3

Webinar held on Thursday 5 November 2020 - 16.00 - 17.30 CET
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DIGITAL: WHAT REGULATORY MODEL FOR PLATFORMS?

Isabelle DE SILVA | President, Autorité de la concurrence, Paris (bio)
Andreas MUNDT | President, Bundeskartellamt, Bonn (bio)
Simeon THORNTON | Director - Markets, UK Competition and Markets Authority, Londres (bio)
Antoine CHAPSAL | Managing principal, Analysis Group, Paris/Brussels/London (bio)
Frédéric DE BURE | Partner, Cleary Gottlieb, Paris (bio)
Moderator: Nicolas PETIT | Professor of European Competition Law, European University Institute, Florence (bio)

#4

Webinar held on Friday 6 November 2020 - 15.00 - 17.00 CET
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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: WHAT ROLE FOR COMPETITION LAW AND POLICY?

Gönenç GÜRKAYNAK | Partner, ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law, Istanbul (bio)
Simon HOLMES | Judge, UK Competition Appeal Tribunal | Legal advisor, ClientEarth, London | Visiting Professor, Oxford University (bio)
Patrick HUBERT | Partner, Orrick, Paris (bio)
Stanislas MARTIN | General Rapporteur, Autorité de la concurrence, Paris (bio)
Dirk MIDDELSCHULTE | Global General Counsel Competition, Unilever, Brussels (bio)
Jorge PADILLA | Head of Compass Lexecon EMEA (bio)
Moderator: Frédéric JENNY | Chairman, OECD Competition Committee, Paris (bio)

VR

Friday 6 November 2020 - 17.00 - 18.00 CET

VIRTUAL RECEPTION - CONCURRENCES PHD AWARD 2020

Join us on Remo to celebrate the closing of the New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference.

At this occasion, we will present the winners of the 2020 Concurrences PhD Awards: Dr. Anne-Sophie Choné-Grimaldi will announce the Law PhD Award and Dr. Frédéric Marty will announce the new Economics PhD Award.

This is also an exciting and unique opportunity for you to chat with speakers and attendees of the past four webinars, along with the winners for the PhD Awards!

Registration for the reception: Click here to register for free

Languages: English (majority) & French

Simultaneous translation from French to English will be provided.

Past webinars, interviews and related articles

Panel 1 - Start-ups, European champions and unicorns for a digital sovereignty: What role for competition policy?

Full video, podcast and other materials

Available here

Consumers’ "decision-making sovereignty": Challenging business models in the data economy (After the German Supreme Court in Facebook), 8 June 2020, Webinar of the "Law & Economics" Series organised by Concurrences

Concurrences: 15-Year Anniversary: Which competition policy for 2019-2024, 11 juillet 2019, Bruxelles, Table-ronde organisée par Concurrences

Startups vs. Bigtech: Where is the innovation ? Dinner with Christine Wilson (FTC) & Isabelle de Silva (ADLC), 12 septembre 2019, New York, Dîner-débat organisé par Concurrences

Panel 2 - Improving the effectiveness and the agility of competition law enforcement: How?

Full video, podcast and other materials

Available here

Didier Theophile, Emmanuel COMBE (French Competition Authority) : Competition policy - An adaptation to new economic realities beyond sanctions, May 2018, Revue Concurrences N° 2-2018, Art. N° 86622, pp. 19-23

Global Antitrust hot topics: EU, US & global perspectives, Panel 1 - A new EU Commission: Enforcement priorities in a changing world – the EU and beyond, 26 September 2019, Bruxelles, Conférence Concurrences

Panel 3 - Digital: What regulatory model for platforms?

Full video, podcast and other materials

Available here

James Mancini, Digital antitrust: An emerging consensus?, November 2019, Concurrences Review N° 4-2019, Art. N° 92053

Josef Drexl, Politics, digital innovation, intellectual property and the future of competition law, November 2019, Concurrences Review N° 4-2019, Art. N° 91838, pp. 2-5

Charlotte Tasso de Panafieu, Olivier Fréget, Sébastien SORIANO (ARCEP) : Inventons une régulation “Robin des Bois” qui reprenne le pouvoir aux géants du numérique pour le distribuer à tous !, septembre 2018, Revue Concurrences N° 3-2018, Art. N° 87854

Panel 4 - Sustainable development: What role for competition law and policy?

Full video, podcast and other materials

Available here

Simon Holmes, Climate change, sustainability, and competition law, Oxford Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, jnaa006, https://doi.org/10.1093/jaenfo/jnaa006

Interview with Simon Holmes (Competition Appeal Tribunal), by Gönenç Gürkaynak (ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law)

Dirk Middelschulte, Unilever’s response to the ACM’s consultation on its Sustainability Agreements Guidelines

Dirk Middelschulte, Sustainability cooperations between competitors & Art. 101 TFEU,
Unilever submission to DG COMP

Piet-Hein Eijssen, Mariska Van De Sanden, The Dutch Competition Authority offers more leeway for environmental sustainability initiatives with competition law, 9 July 2020, e-Competitions July 2020, Art. N° 96097

Sylvaine Poillot-Peruzzetto, Competition law and corporate social responsability, may 2017, Revue Concurrences N° 2-2017, Art. N° 83901, pp.1-3

Previous edition attendees

Agencies: ARCEP, Autorité de la concurrence, Belgian Competition Authority, Bundeskartellamt, CCPMF, Competition and Markets Authority, Paris Court of Appeal, Czech Competition Authority, DG COMP, DG of the French Treasury, DGCCRF, European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), European Commission, French Economic and Financial Management Controller (CGEFI), French Inspectorate General of Finances (IGF), French Ministry for the Economy and Finance, French National Assembly, General Court of the UE, Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission, Hungarian Competition Authority, OECD...

Corporations: AFEC, AbbVie, AFEP, Air France, Airbus, Amazon, ArcelorMittal, Atos, Back Market, Bein Sports, BNP Paribas, Bouygues Telecom, Bpifrance, Caisse des dépôts et consignations, Canal+ Group, Casino Group, CER, CFAO, Chanel, Cisco, CNPA, Cofigéo, Crédit Agricole CIB, Crossroad Vision, Dassault Systèmes, Disney, EDF, ENGIE, Essilor, Eutelsat, FCA, Ferrero, Fluxys, Free, GlaxoSmithKline, Google, Groupe ADP, HP, Iliad, ITM Entreprises, Janssen, Keolis, L’Oréal, La Banque Postale, La Parisienne, La Poste, Lagardère Publicité News, Les Mousquetaires, LG Electronics, M6 Group, Manpower, MEDEF, MSD, Nestlé, Nexans, Novo Nordisk, Orange, Orangina Suntory, Pernod Ricard, PPG, Presstalis, Qualcomm, Randstad, Renault, Renault Trucks, Roche, Safran, Saint-Gobain, Servier, SFR, Showroomprive.com, SNCF, SNCF Mobilités, Société Générale, Suez, TDF, Tereos, Thales, Total, Total Direct Energie, Total Marketing & Services, Uber, Umicore, Vallourec, Veolia, Verizon, Whirlpool…

Law firms: Anne Riley Consulting, Arendt & Medernach, Arnold & Porter, Ashurst, BDGS Associés, Binder Grösswang, Bird & Bird, Bredin Prat, Cabinet Borrel Avocats, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Clifford Chance, Consilio Global, Cot & Law, Cuatrecasas, Daldewolf, Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier, De Pardieu Brocas, Dechert, Dethomas Peltier Juvigny & Associés, ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law, Fidal, FILIP, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Frieh Associés, Gide Loyrette Nouel, Grall & Associés, Hogan Lovells, Jones Day, JPTT, Latham & Watkins, Linklaters, Magenta, Niddam-Drouas, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Paul Hastings, Redcliffe Partners, Sheppard Mullin, Sullivan & Cromwell, Taylor Wessing, Van Bael & Bellis, Vieira de Almeida, Viguié Schmidt & Associés, White & Case, Willkie Farr & Gallagher…

Consultancies: Advolis, Analysis Group, Bruegel, Bureau Veritas Services, Compass Lexecon, CRA International, GE Renewable Energy & GE Healthcare, ILEC, Nera, RBB Economics, TIG Advisors…

Media: Bloomberg/Newsroom, L’actu-concurrence, Les Echos, MLex, PaRR, The Capitol Forum…

Others: École Polytechnique, European University Viadrina, Free University of Amsterdam, Paris Descartes University, Sciences Po, St Mary’s University, University of Caen, University of Grenoble, University of Liège, University of Lille, University of Nanterre, University of Paris I - Panthéon-Sorbonne, University of Paris II - Panthéon-Assas, University of St Gallen, University of Versailles Saint-Quentin, University of Würzburg...

Organizers

The Paris “New Frontiers of Antitrust” conference is a unique occasion to network with some of today’s most influential global leaders in competition law. This conference, held each year in Paris since 2009, now ranks first among the European antitrust independent events in terms of venue, press reports and audience. The 2022 Steering Committee, headed by Frédéric Jenny, includes Prof. Laurence Idot, Prof. Nicolas Petit and Nicolas Charbit.

All tariffs include breakfast, coffee, lunch and cocktail reception. Governmental agencies and academics registrations must be sent with valid proof. Languages: English - French (translation). Limited places available due to the conference venue. Payment must be received prior to the conference. There will be no refund after 21 April 2022. Cancellations must be received in writing; cancellations received in writing up to 2 weeks before the conference will receive a refund less 15 %. Substitute delegates are welcome at any time. Photos will be taken at the event; attendees agree for the organizer to use these photos, unless otherwise required in writing. This event is organised by Concurrences Review and is co-sponsored by legal, economic and media partners.

The list of attendees will be communicated to the speakers.

Conference accredited with CPD credits and credited for the Paris Bar continuing training.






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