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WEBINAR #1
Monday 17 October 2022 14.30 - 16.30 HKT

Oct. 17

WELCOME REMARKS

Frédéric JENNY | Chairman, OECD Competition Committee, Paris | Professor, Co-Director, CEDE, ESSEC, Paris (bio)
Sandra MARCO COLINO | Associate Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (bio)

OPENING KEYNOTE

Samuel CHAN | Chairperson, Hong Kong Competition Commission (bio)

THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDIVIDUAL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION

Gina CASS-GOTTLIEB | Chair, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission, Sydney (bio)
Grant CHAMBERLAIN | Cartel Investigations Manager, New Zealand Commerce Commission, Wellington (bio)
Stephen CROSSWELL | Partner, Baker McKenzie, Hong Kong (bio)
Kirstie NICHOLSON | Competition Counsel, BHP, Singapore (bio)
Stephen RYAN | Head Legal Advisory, Hong Kong Competition Commission (bio)
Yan YU | Partner, RBB Economics, Melbourne (bio)

Moderator: Frédéric JENNY | Chairman, OECD Competition Committee, Paris (bio)

WEBINAR #2
Tuesday 18 October 2022 15.00 - 16.30 HKT

Oct. 18

MERGER CONTROL IN ASIA - PACIFIC: HONG KONG, JAPAN, MALAYSIA, PHILIPPINES, CHINA…

Reiko AOKI | Commissioner, Japan Fair Trade Commission, Tokyo (bio)
Iskandar ISMAIL | Chief Executive Officer, Malaysia Competition Commission, Kuala Lumpur (bio)
Philip MONAGHAN | Partner, O’Melveny Myers, Hong Kong (bio)
Krystal UY SIA | Director for Mergers and Acquisitions Office, Philippine Competition Commission, Quezon City (bio)

Moderator: Laura LIU | Partner, Baker McKenzie, Beijing (bio)

WEBINAR #3
Wednesday 19 October 2022 15.00 - 16.30 HKT

Oct. 19

PLATFORM AND TECHNOLOGY IN ASIA - PACIFIC: WHAT IS THE STATE OF THE REGULATION?

Thomas CHENG | Professor, Department of Law, The University of Hong Kong (bio)
Ruth CHEN | Associate General Counsel, Competition and Regulatory, Meta, Hong Kong (bio)
Winston KIANG | Asia Pacific Regional Competition Counsel, Intel, Hong Kong (bio)
Dave PODDAR | Partner, Clifford Chance, Sydney (bio)

Moderator: Sandra MARCO COLINO | Associate Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (bio)

WEBINAR #4 Thursday 20 October 2022 15.00 - 17.00 HKT

Oct. 20

IN-HOUSE COUNSEL ROUNDTABLE: ASIAN ANTITRUST HOT ISSUES

Hee-Eun KIM | Principal Legal Counsel, Samsung, Seoul (bio)
Richard RINKEMA | Lead Counsel, Asia Competition Law & Policy, Microsoft, Singapore (bio)
Melanie TAN | Head of Competition Law & Policy for the Asia-Pacific Region, Maersk, Copenhagen
Xin Roger ZHANG | Senior Legal Counsel, Tencent, Beijing (bio)

Moderator: | TBD

*to be confirmed

Previous attendees

Agencies: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Autorité de la Concurrence, Bangladesh Competition Commission, Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court of Thailand, Communications Authority of Ghana, Competition and Consumer Commission of Australia, Competition Authority of Kenya, Competition Commisison of Pakistan, Competition Commission of Bangladesh, Competition Commission of Eswatini, Competition Commission of Hong Kong, Competition Commission of India, Competition Commission of Indonesia, Competition Commission of Malaysia, Competition Commission of Spain, Competition Commission of Suriname, Competition Council of Lithuania, Competition Protection Agency of Slovenia, Court of Justice of Thailand, Department of Communications and Digital Technologies of South Africa, European Commission, Greek Council of State, Indecopi Indonesia Competition Commission, International Trade Centre, Ministério Público do Estado do Paraná, Philippine Competition Commission, Sandiganbayan Supreme Court, South African Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, The Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court of Thailand, U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Victims of Unfair Business Competition Legal Aid Institution

Corporations: 3ds, A.S. Watson Retail, Abb Power Grids, Adnoc, Air Liquide, Airbus, Allianz, Amazon, Associated British Foods, Avon, Avril, Bhp, Bnp Paribas, Cargill, Century Software, CLP Power, Delivery Hero, DPDHL, DSSE, EDF, European Committee of the Regions, Facebook, Gategroup, Heineken, Hitachi Abb Power Grids, Infobip, Intel, JC Rus, Khazanah, Leapfrog Investments, Maersk, Mastercard, Microsoft, MSC, NTC, Ocean Network Express, PCCW, Petronas, Philip Morris, Private Rautureau, Apple, Shoes, Shell, Siemens Energy, Tesa Tape, Tetra Pak, Thales, Totalenergies, Vervent Audio

Law firms: Abejo Rosario Tayag & Santos, Accralaw, Akin Gump, Alan Lam, Yam & Pe Solicitors, Albers Consulting, Allen & Gledhill, Allen & Overy, Ashurst, Assegaf Hamzah & Partners, Attis Legal, Axinn, Baker McKenzie, Bondhu, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, Chiu & Partners, Christopher & Lee, Clifford Chance, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Delcade Avocats & Solicitors, Dentons, Dla Piper, Freshfields, Gilbert + Tobin, Gleiss Lutz, Gs1, Haeme Lew, Hengki Sibuea & Partners, Herbert Smith Freehills, Hogan Lovells, Ikeda&Someya, Jin Mao Partners, Jones Day, KCO, Kim&Chang, King & Wood Mallesons, Laksmikumaran and Sridharan, Lefosse Advogados, Lifang, Lim Jo Yan & Co, Marek Szczepański Law Firm, Mauricio Velandia, McDermott Will & Emery, Minterellison, Morrison & Foerster, Nanyang Chambers, Nathan Associates, Paraguay International Chamber Of Commerce, PCC, PFI Partnerships, PLMJ, Pokorný, Wagner & Partners, Radboud, Rahmat Lilm & Partners, Rajah & Tann, Russell Mcveagh, Schindler Group, Schoneveld Law, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co, Shearman & Sterling, Shearn Delamore, Shihui Partners, SK Chambers, Skadden, Stibbe, Sycip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, Syciplaw, Tay & Partners, Van Bael & Bellis, Van Berings, Webber Wentzel, Weil Gotshal & Manges, White & Case, Wong Beh & Toh, YTL, Yulchon

Economic Consultancies: CIRC, Compass Lexecon, Federal Institute of Telecommunications of Mexico, Fiduciary Automation, Inpi, Payment Systems Regulator, Pública, RBB Economics, Research and Information System for Developing Countries, World Bank

If you would like to read about this event’s topic, you can access the following Concurrences documents. If you do not have access, please inquire for Subscription here.

Webinar #1: The Development Of Individual and Criminal Sanctions in the Asia-Pacific Region

1. Nathalie Jalabert-Doury, Competition Inspections in 21 Jurisictions, A Practititioner Guide, 22 March 2022

2. Hong Kong Competition Commission, The Hong Kong Competition Authority commences proceedings against four undertakings and an individual for a price-fixing cartel in the travel services sector (Gray Line / Tink Labs), 20 January 2022

3. Australian Competition Authority, The Australian Competition Authority initiates proceedings against two Sydney roof tiling businesses and their sole directors for alleged participation in a cartel (First Class Slate Roofing / Mr. Shingles / Scott Barton / Damian Hand), 25 October 2021

4. Dyah Paramita, The Indonesian Government initiates legal reforms of the antitrust sanctioning guidelines, 7 September 2021

5. Hong Kong Competition Commission, The Hong Kong Competition Authority publishes its policy on recommended pecuniary penalties for anti-competitive conduct, 22 June 2020

Webinar #2: Merger Control in Asia-Pacific: Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, China…

1. Wei Han, Yajie Gao, The Chinese National People’s Congress amends the national competition law Act, in the first update in fifteen years and includes a new grading system for merger control, 24 June 2022

2. Mohd Aidil Tupari, Jessica Walch Barton, Merger control in some ASEAN member states: Evolving from the aspirational inception phase towards implementation challenges?, February 2022

3. Adrian Emch, Gaston Fernandez, Giang Nguyen, The Vietnamese Competition Authority issues a report looking back on the merger control filings 2019-2021 since the entry into force of the new national competition law, 13 September 2021

Webinar #3: Platform and Technology in Asia-Pacific: What is the State of the Regulation?

1. Masako Wakui, Japan: Digital platform mergers and the Antimonopoly Act, September 2021

2. Japanese Competition Authority, The Japanese FTC closes the investigation against a Big Tech company for allegedly restricting business activities of digital app developers on its app store after the company agreed to update the store’s guidelines, including on payment methods and app review process (Apple), 2 September 2021

3. Georgina Foster, Lynsey R. Edgar, The Australian Competition Authority reiterates the need for additional regulation to address concerns about the dominance of digital platforms, 19 August 2021

4. Yajie Gao, Wei Han, The Chinese State Administration for Market Regulation publishes anti-monopoly guidelines on platform economy, 7 February 2021

Webinar #4: In-House Counsel Roundtable: Asian Antitrust Hot Issues

1. Cheng Liu, Audrey Yumeng Li, Shiwei Xu, China & Anticompetitive practices: an overview of national case law, 2 June 2022

2. Toshio Dokei, Hideo Nakajima, Takako Onoki, The Japanese FTC conducts a market study on credit card transactions and proposes that standard interchange fee rates be disclosed, 8 April 2022

3. Dyah Paramita, The Indonesian Competition Authority announces end to relaxation of competition rules put in place over the COVID-19 pandemic, 6 April 2022

4. Song Ying, Zhan Hao, The Chinese Supreme Court releases its interpretation on several issues concerning the application of the Anti-unfair competition law, 17 March 2022

5. Toshio Dokei, Hideo Nakajima, Takako Onoki, The Japan Competition Authority publishes a report on potential competition issues in price-setting of IPOs, 28 January 2022

6. Toshio Dokei, Hideo Nakajima, Takako Onoki, The Japanese FTC and Government release guidelines for business collaboration with and investment in startups, 23 December 2021

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This is the 8th edition of this joint conference organized by Concurrences, Hong Kong Competition Association, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and ESSEC Business School in partnership with sponsors. By registering for these webinars, you are submitting your information to the webinar organizers, who will use it to communicate with you regarding this event and their other services. The webinars will be recorded. If your question is selected for the Q&A session, you are consenting to be recorded. The official hashtag of this event on our social media is #AntitrustInAsia. Use it to get updated and add your inputs to the discussions. See above this page for the links to our social media accounts. 1 CPD point has been applied with the Hong Kong Law Society for this event. Conference accredited by the Paris Bar.

   






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