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Competition Policy Conference

More info: Francesca Risso at FRI@amchameu.eu

 Programme

Tuesday, 12 November 2019 (9.00 – 14.30)

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Programme

8.30   Registration

Welcome

9.00-9.15  Opening remarks

Dr Bertold Bär-Bouyssiere, Co-Chair, Competition Policy Committee, AmCham EU and Partner, DLA Piper

Panel discussions

9.15-10.15  State Aid

  • Dr Adina Claici, Director, Copenhagen Economics
  • Francesca Stevens, Chair, Policy Group, AmCham EU and Director Government Affairs and Business Development, Arconic
  • Paul-John Loewenthal, member of the Legal Service, European Commission

Moderated by Dr Bertold Bär-Bouyssiere, Co-Chair, Competition Policy Committee, AmCham EU and Partner, DLA Piper

10.15-11.15  Mergers

  • Thomas Deisenhofer, Head of Unit for merger control, basic industries, manufacturing and agriculture, DG Competition, European Commission
  • Sir Jonathan Faull, Chair, European Public Affairs, Brunswick Group
  • Carel Maske, Senior Attorney, Microsoft
  • Dr Alexis Walckiers, Chief Economist, Belgian Competition Authority

Moderated by Dr Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte, Vice-Chair of Competition Policy Committee, AmCham EU, Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP

11.15-11.30  Coffee break

11.30-12.30  Abuse of dominance

  • Oliver Bethell, Director, EMEA Competition, Google
  • Inge Graef, Member of the European Commission's expert group to the EU Observatory on the Online Platform Economy and Assistant Professor, Tilburg Law School
  • Paul Lugard, Partner, Baker Botts
  • Miguel de la Mano, Executive Vice-President, Compass Lexecon

Moderated by Jay Modrall, Co-Chair, Competition Policy Committee, AmCham EU and Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Keynote address

12.45-13.30 The legacy of Commissioner Vestager and its impact on the future work of the Commission

  • Cecilio Madero Villarejo, Acting Director General, DG Competition, European Commission

​Q&A moderated by Maxime Bureau, Chairman, AmCham EU and Director Government Affairs, Europe, Middle East and Africa, 3M

Walking lunch

13.30-14.30

 


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