27 avril

5th Innovation Economics for Antitrust Lawyers Conference

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Du 27 au 30 avril

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27 APR.

Webinar held on Tuesday 27 April 2021
16:00 - 18:00 BST | 17:00 - 19:00 CEST | 11:00 - 13:00 EDT
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Olivier GUERSENT | Director-General, DG COMP, Brussels (bio)


Avantika CHOWDHURY | Partner, Oxera, London (bio)
Miguel DE LA MANO | Executive Vice-President, Compass Lexecon, Brussels (bio)
Thomas KRAMLER | Head of Unit - Antitrust : E-commerce and data economy, DG COMP, Brussels (bio)
Ingrid VANDENBORRE | Partner, Skadden, Brussels (bio)
Moderator : Richard WHISH QC (HON) | Emeritus Professor, King’s College London (bio)

28 APR.

Webinar held on Wednesday 28 April 2021
13:00 - 14:30 BST | 14:00 - 15:30 CEST | 08:00 - 09:30 EDT
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Reiko AOKI | Commissioner, Japan Fair Trade Commission, Tokyo (bio)
Gönenç GÜRKAYNAK | Partner, ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law, Istanbul (bio)
Kalyani SINGH | Public Policy Manager, Facebook, Delhi (bio)
Mike WALKER | Chief Economic Adviser, UK Competition and Markets Authority, London (bio)
Elizabeth WANG | Executive Vice-President, Compass Lexecon, Boston/Beijing (bio)
Christine WILSON | Commissioner, US Federal Trade Commission, Washington D.C. (bio)
Moderator : Alison JONES | Professor, King’s College London (bio)

29 APR.

Webinar held on Thursday 29 April 2021
14:30 - 16:00 BST | 15:30 - 17:00 CEST | 09:30 - 11:00 EDT
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Sara ASHALL | Counsel, Shearman & Sterling, Brussels (bio)
Saar DIERCKENS | Senior Competition Counsel, Siemens, Munich (bio)
Kirsten EDWARDS-WARREN | Executive Vice-President, Compass Lexecon, London (bio)
Sophia REAL | Competition Counsel, Google, Brussels (bio)
Pierre REGIBEAU | Chief Economist, DG COMP, Brussels (bio)
Moderator : William E. KOVACIC | Professor, King’s College London | Non-Executive Director, CMA | Professor, George Washington University (bio)

30 APR.

Webinar held on Friday 30 April 2021
14:30 - 16:00 BST | 15:30 - 17:00 CEST | 09:30 - 11:00 EDT
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Christof SCHOSER | Head of Task Force Third-Country Subsidies, DG COMP, Brussels (bio)
Lord Jonathan HILL | Senior Adviser, Freshfields, London (bio)
Urs HAEGLER | Senior Vice-President, Compass Lexecon, London (bio)
Moderator : Renato NAZZINI | Professor, King’s College London (bio)

Past webinars, interviews, and 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 & The DSA & DMA : A radical change in the EU

Full video, podcast and other materials

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Related articles

1. Interview with Richard Whish (King’s College London), by Ingrid Vandenborre (Partner, Skadden)

2. Concurrences Webinar, DMA : At the interface of competition and regulation, 3 March 2021

3. Godefroy de Moncuit de Boiscuillé, Digital markets : The European Commission publishes its proposal for a new regulation of the digital economy (Digital Markets Act), 15 December 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 99106

4. Vito Petretti, Oliver Bell, The EU Commission publishes the digital services act intended to modernize the legal framework for digital services in the European Union, 15 December 2020, e-Competitions December 2020, Art. N° 98592

5. Cristina Caffarra, Fiona M. Scott-Morton, The EU Commission issues the proposed digital markets act aimed to complement antitrust intervention in digital markets with ex-ante regulation in the form of a set of obligations that platforms identified as “gatekeepers” should abide by, 15 December 2020, e-Competitions December 2020, Art. N° 98686

Webinar #2 - Geopolitics of platforms regulation

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Related articles

1. Interview with Mike Walker (UK Competition and Markets Authority), by Elizabeth Xiao-Ru Wang (Compass Lexecon)

2. Interview with Reiko Aoki (Japan Fair Trade Commission), by Alison Jones (King’s College London)

3. Concurrences Webinar, US antitrust takes big steps : How to read that in Europe ?, 28 October 2020

4. Concurrences Webinar, 8th Bill Kovacic Antitrust Salon : Digital in a post-COVID Era : Are we going towards a regulated industry, 13 October 2020

5. Concurrences Webinar, Challenges and perspectives for a European regulation of Big Tech, 1 October 2020

6. Concurrences Webinar, Global Antitrust Hot Topics #2 Platforms : Towards a Regulated Industry, 24 September 2020

7. US Federal Trade Commission, The International Competition Network addresses enforcement and policy challenges of the digital economy conference co-hosted with the US DoJ and FTC, 17 September 2020, e-Competitions September 2020, Art. N° 96798

8. Concurrences Webinar, Innovation Economics Conference for Antitrust Lawyers #4 "Platforms : The Envelopment Strategy" & Closing Speech, 6 July 2020

Webinar #3 - What’s holding back the EU & the UK from creating platforms ?

Full video, podcast and other materials

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Related articles

1. Jean-Luc Sauron, Digital regulation : Have competition policy tools failed ?, February 2021, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 98507

2. Tristan Lécuyer, Digital conglomerates and killer acquisitions : A discussion of the competitive effects of start-up acquisitions by digital platforms, February 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2020, Art. N° 92964

3. Cristina Caffarra, “Follow the Money” - Mapping issues with digital platforms into actionable theories of harm, 29 August 2019, e-Competitions Platforms, Art. N° 91579

Webinar #4 - Sovereignty, strategy autonomy, industrial policy, Brexit…

Full video, podcast and other materials

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Related articles

1. Alain Ronzano, Reform : Two deputies of the French National Assembly, authors of a report on the Evaluation of Industrial Policy, propose to reform competition policy in the direction of pragmatism and reciprocity (Evaluation of Industrial Policy), 21 January 2021, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 98999, www.concurrences.com

2. Nick Wolfe, James Anderson, Bill Batchelor, Frederic Depoortere, Giorgio Motta, Ingrid Vandenborre, Aurora Luoma, Alexander Kamp, The EU Commission and the UK Government publish an agreement governing post-Brexit trade relations that includes provisions regulating antitrust enforcement and cooperation, 31 December 2020, e-Competitions December 2020, Art. N° 98646

3. Concurrences Webinar, WEBINAR #6 Industrial Policy and Competition Policy in the post-Covid context, 15 May 2020


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