21 septembre 2021

Global Antitrust Hot Topics EU, US & Global Perspectives - 9th Edition

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Du 21 au 23 septembre 2021

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21 Sept.

Webinar held on Tuesday 21 September 2021 15.30 - 17.30 CEST | 9.30 - 11.30 EDT

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Christine S. WILSON | Commissioner, US FTC, Washington D.C (bio)

Respondent : Catriona HATTON | Partner, Baker Botts, Brussels/London (bio)


Simon GENEVAZ | Deputy Head of Unit - Mergers Case Support and Policy, DG COMP, Brussels (bio)
Margaret KYLE | Chair, Intellectual Property and Markets for Technology, MINES ParisTech | Affiliated Expert, Cornerstone Research (bio)
Tero LOUKO | European Competition Counsel, Google, Stockholm (bio)
Jeffrey OLIVER | Partner, Baker Botts, Washington D.C. (bio)
Colin RAFTERY | Senior Director for Mergers, UK Competition and Markets Authority, London (bio)
Chair : Matthew LEVITT | Partner, Baker Botts, Brussels/London (bio)

22 Sept.

Webinar held on Wednesday 22 September 2021 15.30 - 17.00 CEST | 9.30 - 11.00 EDT

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Sophie MOONEN | Head of the Antitrust Case Support and Policy Unit, DG COMP, Brussels (bio)
Siún O’KEEFFE | Acting Team Manager Legal Affairs Department, Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets, The Hague (bio)
Kai-Uwe KÜHN | Academic Advisor, The Brattle Group, Brussels (bio)
Dirk MIDDELSCHULTE | VP Global General Counsel Competition, Unilever, Brussels (bio)
Chairs : Paul LUGARD | Partner, Baker Botts, Brussels (bio)
Taylor OWINGS | Partner, Baker Botts, Washington, D.C. (bio)

23 Sept.

Webinar held on Thursday 23 September 2021 15.30 - 17.00 CEST | 9.30 - 11.00 EDT

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Antoine CHAPSAL | Managing Principal, Analysis Group, Brussels/Paris (bio)
Hanna DANWALL | Head of Competition Law, Carlsberg, Copenhagen (bio)
Nick HENDON | Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions, Olin Corporation, Greater St. Louis (bio)
John OXENHAM | Director, Primerio International, Johannesburg (bio)
Chair : David CARDWELL | Partner, Baker Botts, Brussels (bio)

23 Sept.

Thursday, 23 September 2021 - 17:00 CEST

Concluding this 9th edition of the Global Antitrust Hot Topics Conference, Concurrences is inviting you to its closing reception. This event will allow you to exchange views with the participants and speakers involved in the different webinars of this edition.

During this virtual event, you will be able to speak or chat with other attendees and navigate from table to table on a virtual hotel floor. Join us and bring your own bottle (or glass) !


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9th Global Antitrust Hot Topics Conference (Catriona Hatton)

Previous edition attendees

Agencies : Bundeskartellamt, Competition Bureau Of Canada, Competition Commission Of India, Danish Competition Authority, DG Comp, Ecuadorian Competition Authority, European Commission, European Parliament, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, Federal Trade Commission, French Competition Authority, HK Competition Commission, Netherlands Authority For Consumers And Markets, Spanish Competition Authority, UK Competition And Markets Authority, World Bank, etc.

Corporations : Abbott, ABF, Air Liquide, Airbus, Barclays, Boehringer Ingelheim, Credit Agricole CIB, Deutsche Telekom, FDJ, Fiduciary Automation, Intel Corp., Johnson & Johnson, JP Morgan Chase, La Poste, Mastercard, Norges Bank, Novartis, Ocean Network Express (East Asia) Ltd., Orange, PWC, Redcard, Rolls Royce, Siemens, Tesco, Walmart, etc.

Economic consultancies : Assonime, Berkeley Research Group, Brattle Group, CAP Economics, Compass Lexecon, Conacom, Copenhagen Economics, Cornerstone Research, CRH, Econda, Economist Incorporated, Flint Global, Frontier Economics, Genesis Analytics, Houstonkemp, MEF, Nathan, Nova Ljubljanska Banka, Omnicles, PPI, RBB Economics, RTR, SUTIC, USEU, WIPO, etc.

Law firms : Allen & Overy, Alston & Bird, Altius, Arnold & Porter, Assegaf Hamzah & Partners, Baker Botts, Baker Mckenzie, Becker Büttner Held, Bird & Bird, Bixer, Borenius, Braubach, Bristows, Covington And Burling, Dechert, Elig Gürkaynak Attorneys-At-Law, Fieldfisher, Fort, Freshfields, Gleiss Lutz, Herbert Smith Freehills, Hogan Lovells, Holland & Knight, Jones Day, Linklaters, Matouk Bassiouny, Norton Rose Fulbright, Shearman & Sterling, White & Case, Winston & Strawn, Withers Bergman, Wolf Theiss, etc.

Related Articles

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

Webinar #1 - Opening Keynote Discussion : Biden Antitrust On a Global Stage & Merger Review – A New Era of Enforcement [EU/UK/US Focus]
Full video, podcast and other materials
Available here

1. Ryan Shores, Benjamin Gris, David A. Higbee, Jessica K. Delbaum, Djordje Petkoski, Noni Nelson, Caitlin Hutchinson Maddox, Reena Agrawal Sahn, The US President Joe Biden signs an executive order aimed at promoting competition in the American economy using antitrust laws, 9 July 2021, e-Competitions Preview, Art. N° 101505

2. Tim Briggs, Morris Schonberg, Eric White, Sean Giles, The UK Government publishes its long-awaited Subsidy Control Bill, 30 June 2021, e-Competitions Preview, Art. N° 101416

3. Concurrences Webinar, International Mergers Conference #2 The counterfactual scenario in times of crisis, 18 May 2021

4. Joanna Christoforou, Omar Shah, Savas Manoussakis, The UK Parliament’s Act on foreign direct investment receives royal assent, 29 April 2021, e-Competitions April 2021, Art. N° 101011

5. Miranda Cole, Aidan Forde, The EU Commission provides guidance regarding its policy change to article 22 of the EU Merger Regulation, 26 March 2021, e-Competitions March 2021, Art. N° 99991

6. Boris Bershteyn, Tara L. Reinhart, Jessica Watters, David P. Wales, The US Government announces two key nominations at the White House and the FTC that signal a pro-enforcement approach to antitrust policy, 22 March 2021, e-Competitions March 2021, Art. N° 100869

7. Alden F. Abbott, Robin Adelstein, Megan Browdie, Michael A. Carrier, Peter Carstensen, Samuel Clark, Lisl J. Dunlop, Harry First, Albert A. Foer, Eleanor M. Fox, Jacqueline Grise, Ryan Kantor, Donald C. Klawiter, John Kwoka, James Langenfeld, Tad Lipsky, Alessandro Massolo, Howard Morse, Gabriella Muscolo, James Bo Pearl, Noah Pinegar, Chris Ring, Christopher Sagers, Richard S. Taffet, Willard K. Tom, Eliot Turner, Doug Tween, Tommaso Valletti, Michael L. Weiner, The new US antitrust administration, February 2021, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 98407

8. Concurrences Webinar, The future of EU and UK merger control enforcement, 17 September 2020

Webinar #2 - Competitor Collaboration In a New Antitrust Era : A Focus On Sustainability and Data Sharing
Full video, podcast and other materials
Available here

1. Competition policy and the EU Green Deal, Concurrences Webinar, 19 April 2021

2. Simon Holmes, Dirk Middelschulte, Martijn Snoep (ed.), Competition Law, Climate Change & Environmental Sustainability, 26 March 2021, Concurrences

3. Kyriakos Fountoukakos, Mark Jephcott, Camille Puech-Baron, Peter Rowland, The EU Commission discusses the topic of competition policy contributing to the European Green Deal, 4 February 2021, e-Competitions February 2021, Art. N° 99655

4. 11th New Frontiers of Antitrust Conference - #4 Sustainable development : What role for competition law and policy ?, Concurrences Webinar, 6 November 2020

5. Sustainability goals and antitrust : Finding the common ground, Concurrences Law & Economics Webinar, 14 September 2020

6. 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

Webinar #3 - In-House Counsel Round-Table - Global Antitrust, Merger Enforcement and Emerging Regimes : Key Issues for In-House Counsel
Full video, podcast and other materials
Available here

1. Catriona Hatton, Matthew Levitt, David Cardwell, Dina Jubrail, The UK Competition Authority proposes updates to the merger control guidance and procedure, 17 November 2020, e-Competitions November 2020, Art. N° 97945

2. Catriona Hatton, Yves Comtois & Andrea Hamilton (Editors), Gun Jumping in merger control : a jurisdictional guide, Concurrences, 6 September 2019, pp. 405-418


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