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Global Antitrust Hot Topics: EU, US & Global Perspectives

Concurrences Review + Baker Botts

Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 5:30 PM (CEST)

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Concurrences Invitation*   more info 3d 13h 22m Free  
Baker Botts Invitation*   more info 3d 13h 22m Free  
CRA Invitation*   more info 3d 13h 22m Free  

Event Details



26 September 2019 - 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Registration and Welcome lunch

12.45 - 13.15

Opening Keynote Speech

Martijn SNOEP | Chairman, Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets, The Hague

13.15 - 14.15

A new EU Commission: Enforcement priorities in a changing world - the EU and beyond

Guillaume LORIOT | Director for Information Communication and Media, DG COMP, European Commission, Brussels

Mike WALKER | Chief Economist Adviser, CMA, London

Maureen OHLHAUSEN | Former Chairperson, Federal Trade Commission – Partner, Baker Botts, Washington D.C.

Eliana GARCES | Director of Economic Policy, Facebook, Washington D.C.

Cristina CAFFARRA | Head of European Competition Practice, CRA International, London

Chair: Catriona HATTON | Partner, Baker Botts, Brussels 

14.15 - 15.15

Mergers: New challenges to get your deal approved (Conglomerate and non-price effects, common ownership, foreign direct investment…)

Hanna ANTTILAINEN | Head of Unit - B4: Mergers, Energy and Environment, DG COMP, Brussels

Hugh HOLLMAN | Antitrust Legal Counsel, Saudi Aramco, Dhahran

Paul CUOMO | Partner, Baker Botts, Washington

Margaret KYLE Chair in Markets for Technology and Intellectual Property, Mines ParisTech, Paris - Consultant, Cornerstone Research

Chair: Paul LUGARD | Partner, Baker Botts, Brussels

 15.15 - 15.45 

Coffee Break  

15.45 – 16.45

In-house counsel best practices and tips: How to survive an in-depth EU Commission investigation? (Cartels & Mergers)

Sarah BIONTINO | Managing Director, Biontino Europe, Brussels

Anjuna CRESPIN | Head of Competition Law, Total, Paris*

Marianne FRISELL SCHREUDER | Senior Legal Counsel, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, Hamburg

Nicolas POURBAIX | Legal Director, Amgen, Brussels

Chair: Matthew LEVITT | Partner, Baker Botts, Brussels

 16.45 - 17.00 

Presentation of the book "Gun Jumping in Merger Control"

Nicolas CHARBIT | The Editor, Concurrences




to be confirmed



Wouter Wils, The obligation for the competition authorities of the EU Member States to apply EU antitrust law and the Facebook decision of the BundeskartellamtSeptember 2019Concurrences Review N° 3-2019.


Peter Broadhurst, Satyen Dhana, Nathdwarawala Shachi, The EU Commission publishes a report on competition policiy in the digital eraApril 2019e-Competitions Bulletin August 2019.

William E. Kovacic, Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Great antitrust enforcers : Maureen Ohlausen21 November 2019Conference.


Ana Cacho Lacarra, Romana Hajnovicova, Treatment of innovation and other non-price factors in merger review (2017–2018)May 2019Concurrences Review N° 2-2019.


Laurence Bary, Common ownership: a practitioner's viewMay 2019Concurrences Review N° 2-2019.


Izzet Sinan, Christina Renner, Andrew Lipman, The EU adopts first foreign direct investment regulation (FDI)19 March 2019e-Competitions Bulletin March 2019.


Christophe Carugati, Reforming merger control notification thresholdsMay 2019Concurrences Review N° 2-2019.


European Commission, The EU Commission carries out unannounced inspections in the grocery retail sector in France22 May 2019e-Competitions Bulletin May 2019.


Julia Bombardier, Ingrid Rogers, Antitrust dawn raid: France vs. United KingdomFebruary 2019Concurrences Review N° 1-2019.


European Commission, The EU Commission opens investigation into the allegedly anticompetitive conduct of a multinational online platform focused on e-commerce (Amazon)17 July 2019e-Competitions Bulletin July 2019.
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Sofitel Brussels Europe
Place Jourdan 1
1000 Brussels

Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 5:30 PM (CEST)

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Concurrences Review + Baker Botts

This 7th edition of the Global Antitrust Hot Topics half-day conference is organized by Concurrences Review in partnership with Baker Botts and CRA. Free registration, no-on site registration. Limited seating. In case of over subscription, registration will be limited to 1 person by institution. The attendees list will be communicated to the speakers.

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