20 January 2023

The Tech Antitrust Conference - Inaugural edition

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Date & place

Friday 20 January 2023 from 08:30 to 13:00 PST

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Four Seasons, Palo Alto (CA)

Bayshore Freeway

94301 East Palo Alto United States
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Program

Registration

8:30

WELCOME SPEECH

9:00

Marc BESEN | Co-Chair, Global Antitrust Group, Clifford Chance, Düsseldorf (bio)
Jonathan ORSZAG | Senior Managing Director, Compass Lexecon, Washington D.C. (bio)
Sharis POZEN | Co-Chair, Global Antitrust Group Clifford Chance, Washington D.C. (bio)

OPENING FIRESIDE CHAT

9:15

Douglas GINSBURG | Judge U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Washington D.C.*
Lucy KOH | Judge U. S. District Court San Jose, California*
Carl J. NICHOLS | U.S. District Court District Judge San Jose, California*

Moderator: Douglas MELAMED | Visiting Professor of Law, Stanford Law School, Stanford (bio)

#1 COMPARING GLOBAL COMPARING GLOBAL DIGITAL ENFORCEMENT TRENDS - ENFORCERS ROUNDTABLE

10:15

Reiko AOKI | Commissioner, Japan Fair Trade Commission, Tokyo (bio)
Inge BERNAERTS | Director for Competition, DG COMP, Brussels (bio)
Sarah CARDELL | Interim Chief Executive, Competition & Markets Authority, London*
Han KI-JEONG | Chair, Korean Federal Trade Commission, Seoul*
John KWOKA | Finnegan Professor of Economics, Northeastern University (bio)
Doha MEKKI | Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington D.C.*
Delia RICKARD | Deputy Chair, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission, Sydney*

Moderators: Peter J. MUCCHETTI | Partner, Clifford Chance, Washington D.C. (bio)
John DAVIES | Executive Vice President, Compass Lexecon, London (bio)

Coffee Break

11:30

#2 HOW TO DEAL ON A GLOBAL STAGE IN A VARIOUSLY REGULATED WORLD? IN-HOUSE ROUNDTABLE

11:45

Harry CLARKE | Associate General Counsel, Spotify, New York
Craig HUCKELBRIDGE | Sr. Director of Legal Compliance & Litigation, Autodesk, San Francisco
Michele LEE | Deputy General Counsel, Pinterest, San Francisco (bio)
Steve REEDER | Global Antitrust Lead, Tik Tok, New York
Blake RUSHFORT | Senior Managing Counsel, Antitrust, Adobe, San Francisco*
Nate SUTTON | Associate General Counsel, Litigation & Regulatory, Amazon, Seattle*
Moderators: Dieter PAEMEN | Partner, Clifford Chance, Washington D.C. (bio)
Nathan E. WILSON | Executive Vice President, Compass Lexecon, Washington D.C. (bio)

Lunch

13:00

Keynote Lunch

13:30

* to be confirmed

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.

DOCUMENTATION

Opening Fireside Chat

1. Douglas H. Ginsburg, James R. Conde, Criminal Sanctions: An overview of US, EU, and national case law, 1 December 2022

2. Diane P. Wood, A time for reckoning, September 2022

3. Simon Holmes, Sustainability & Competition policy: An overview of EU and national case law, 6 January 2022

4. Diane P. Wood, Lina Khan, Diane Wood: Antitrust Law - The Tortoise or the Hare?, May 2021

Panel #1: Digital Enforcement Trends Throughout The World - Enforcers Roundtable

1. Adrian Kuenzler, The shadow of digital antitrust: The law’s purported deference to leading actors’ product design choices, November 2022

2. Jonathan W. Scott, Richard Whish, Jonathan W. Scott: Reflections on how competition enforcement has changed, November 2022

3. European Commission, The EU Commission sees the DMA enter into force, ensuring open and fair digital markets, 1 November 2022

4. James Mancini, What’s market power got to do with it?: The relationship between digital competition policy developments and market power, September 2022

5. Pierre Larouche, Legislation on digital platform giants: The future of competition law?, February 2022

Panel #2: How to Deal on a Global Stage in a Variously Regulated World? In-House Roundtable

1. Anne C. Witt, Pierre Chellet, Victor Levy, Eric Paroche, Thorsten Mäger, Robert Van Mastrigt, Miranda Cole, Philipp Otto Neideck, The Vertical Block Exemption Regulation, November 2022

2. Jan Blockx, Competition law in an era of deglobalization, November 2022

3. Concurrences Webinar, Antitrust in Asia: Do We Need New Forms of Cooperation? Higher Level Governance? Antitrust in Asia, 27 October 2022

4. European Commission, The EU Commission prohibits the acquisition of a company producing a novel blood testing technology by a large biotech company on the grounds that it would allow the combination to foreclose competition in an innovative and important market (Illumina / GRAIL), 6 September 2022

5. Hendrik Viaene, Karolien Van der Putten, Hannelore Wiame, The EU Parliament and Council reach a political agreement on the proposed new foreign subsidies regulation, 30 June 2022

6. Daniel A. Crane, Rulemaking Authority of the U.S Federal Trade Commission, Concurrences, 27 June 2022

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Four Seasons, Palo Alto (CA)

Bayshore Freeway

94301 East Palo Alto United States