Program

  DAY 1 – 21/09/2022
h. 9.30 Registration
h. 10.00
Welcome addresses and introduction to the Festival
 h. 10.30 Chief Economist Roundtable
h. 11.30 COFFEE BREAK
h. 12.00 Parallel sessions

Increased challenges when dealing with antitrust regulators – what should an in-house counsel be aware of and prepared for?
Managed by Linklaters

The role of competition law in protecting/promoting innovation – do we have the balance right?
Managed by Baker McKenzie
Horizontal cooperation and sustainability
managed by Allen&Overy
h. 12.45
LUNCH
h. 14.00 Keynote speaker
h. 14.45
Parallel sessions
Managed by UNCTAD Managed by LCF Partner
h. 15.30 COFFEE BREAK
h. 16.00
Parallel sessions
Managed by Lear Managed by DLA Piper Procedural challenges for Inhouse Competition Counsels in light of new regulations and reforms
managed by ICLA – In house Competition Lawyer Association
h. 17.00 Presentation of the Young Talent Competition Award
The Scientific Committee formed by P. Akman, M. Carpagnano, J. Harrington, W. Kovacic and T. Valletti will select the most original research proposal in the competition field
h. 18.00 Social event
h. 19.30 Jazz Concert
  DAY 2 – 22/09/2022 
h. 9.30 National Competition Authority Chair’s Table
with the Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia, Hellenic Competition Commission, Autorité de la concurrence, Bundeskartellamt*(invited) and Italian Competition Authority*(invited) ​
h. 11.00 COFFEE BREAK
h. 11.30 Parallel sessions
Distribution and the digital world: new challenges to the vertical / horizontal divide
managed by Freshfields
Hot issues in the pharmaceutical sector: between regulation and competition
managed by Fréget Glaser & Associés
Managed by Cleary Gottlieb
h. 12.45 LUNCH
h. 14.00 The role of data analysis in cartel detection by Joseph Harrington
h. 15.00
Parallel sessions – News from the antitrust globe
Global Report – Tech probes through the press lens
managed by PaRR
News from Bruxelles/Luxembourg
by Assimakis Komninos
News from Washington
by William E. Kovacic
h. 15.45 COFFEE BREAK
h. 16.15 Keynote speaker
h. 17.15
Parallel sessions
Antitrust novelties in the energy sector
managed by Herbert Smith Freehills 

Public and Private Enforcement: Perfect Partners or Jealous Siblings?
managed by Osborne Clarke

How to deal with Foreign Direct Investment screenings proceedings in EU and Global M&A transactions: legal and strategic assessments and practical experiences
managed by Dentons
h. 18.00 Social event
h. 20.00 Gala Dinner
  DAY 3 – 23/09/2022
h. 10.00
Parallel sessions

Promoting effective competition enforcement in East and South East Europe
managed by OECD

Managed by LCF Partner
h.10.45 COFFEE BREAK
h. 11.15
Parallel sessions
managed by Latham & Watkins Antitrust and Labor Market
managed by Orrick
h. 12.30 LUNCH
h. 14.00 Plenary session
h. 14.45 CLOSING CERIMONY