Dealing with competition authorities’ increasing powers & bureaucracy – an in-house perspective

ICLA

Parallel Session Dealing with competition authorities’ increasing powers & bureaucracy – an in-house perspective Wednesday 25th September h.16:15-17:00 (CET) Managed by The panel will share experience of in-house counsels with recent increasing powers of competition authorities through several tools, including sector inquiries, merger below thresholds, FSR and DMA. Chair Fevzi ToksoyManaging Partner, ACTECON Speakers Bahadir […]

Cross-border competition law enforcement from the viewpoint of developing countries

Unctad

Parallel Session Cross-border competition law enforcement from the viewpoint of developing countries Thursday 26th September h.17:15-18:00 (CET) Managed by The increasing interconnection of economies and globalization call for more importance of addressing and reviewing anticompetitive practices and mergers which may have cross-border effects on competition. Some competition authorities of developing countries have been very active in […]

Intellectual Property and Competition: Friends or Foes?

OECD

Parallel Session Intellectual Property and Competition: Friends or Foes? Friday 27th September h. 10:00-10:45 (CET) Managed by Traditionally IP rights and competition have been considered as conflicting policies. IP rights create monopolies, which is what competition aims at preventing. The relationship between the two policies, however, is more complex than that. This panel will discuss the […]

Is the below-threshold merger control regime effective in Italy and in the EU?

Cleary Gottlieb

Parallel Session Is the below-threshold merger control regime effective in Italy and in the EU? Wednesday 25th September h. 12:00-12:45 (CET) Managed by The panel, moderated by Matteo Beretta, and with Riccardo Tremolada and Laura Tresoldi, will discuss the most recent developments at the EU a national level regarding the assessment of below-threshold mergers and […]

A Region to Consider. Developments in Antitrust and Merger Control in the MENA Region

Bremer

Parallel Session A Region to Consider. Developments in Antitrust and Merger Control in the MENA Region Thursday 26th September h. 11:30-12:15 (CET) Managed by Since Saudi Arabia introduced substantial amendments of the Kingdom’s merger control regime effective end of September 2019, the country developed into the most active merger control jurisdiction in the Middle East […]

Antonio Capobianco

Antonio Capobianco is the Deputy Head of the OECD Competition Division. He is responsible for the proceedings of the OECD Competition Committee and for other work streams of the Division. Over the years at the OECD, Mr Capobianco has coordinated a series of OECD projects and work streams and has authored numerous Background Notes of […]

Özlem Bedre Defolie

Özlem Bedre Defolie

Özlem Bedre Defolie is Professor of Economics at the European University Institute holding a Joint Chair in Microeconomics at the Robert Schuman Centre and the Department of Economics. She is on leave from ESMT Berlin. She is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and at the Mannheim Centre for Competition and […]