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Wednesday, 19 February 2020 from 08:00 to 19:00 (GMT)

Global Merger Conference

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Global Merger Conference 

Inaugural Edition

 

Wednesday 19 February 2020


08.00

Coffee & Registration


08.30

Introductory remarks

Ioannis LIANOS | Chair, Global Competition Law and Public Policy | Director, Centre for Law, Economics and Society, Faculty of Laws, University College London



09.00

New Challenges for Competition Law: between a Rock and a Hard Place: Brexit, FDI, Public interest...

Sir John VICKERS | Warden of All Souls College, Oxford, London

Frédéric JENNY | Chairman, OECD Competition Committee, Paris

Chair: Ioannis LIANOS | Chair, Global Competition Law and Public Policy | Director, Centre for Law, Economics and Society, Faculty of Laws, University College London

 


09.45

Rethinking the judicial scrutiny of merger enforcement in the digital era: administrative burden, standard of proof and judicial review

Ian FORRESTER | Judge, General Court of the EU, Luxembourg

Peter FREEMAN | Chairman, Competition Appeal Tribunal, London

Colin RAFTERY | Senior Director for Mergers, Competition and Markets Authority, London

Juan RODRIGUEZ | Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell, London*

Chair: Richard WHISH QC (Hon) | Emeritus Professor, King’s College London



11.15

Coffee break


11.30

Digital mergers: Need for Reform?

Luisa AFFUSO | Chief Economist, Ofcom, London

Sir Christopher BELLAMY QC | Chairman, Global Competition Practice, Linklaters, London*

Cristina CAFFARRA | Vice President, Head of European Competition, CRA, London/Brussels*

Margaret KYLE | Professor of economics, CERNA - MINES ParisTech, Paris | Consultant, Cornerstone Research

Pierre REGIBEAU | Chief Economist, DG COMP, Brussels*

Isabelle DE SILVA | President, Autorité de la concurrence, Paris*

Chair: Amelia FLETCHER | Professor, University of East Anglia, Norwich



13.00

Lunch


14.00

Merger control and 'non-competition concerns': Industrial Policy, Geopolitics, Sustainability, Privacy

Hanna ANTTILAINEN | Head of Unit B4: Energy and Environment (mergers), DG COMP, Brussels

Simon BISHOP | Co-founder, Partner, RBB Economics, London*

Etienne CHANTREL | Head of Mergers Unit, Autorité de la concurrence, Paris

Bill KOVACIC | Professor, George Washington University | Non-executive Director, CMA, London

Nicholas LEVY | Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, London*

Mike WALKER | Chief Economic Adviser, Competition and Markets Authority, London*

Chair: Ioannis KOKKORIS | Professor, Queen Mary University, London



15.30

Coffee break


16.00

Merger Hotchpotch - Enforcement and Procedure: Due Diligence, Gan jumping, Due Process, Remedies

Edward ANDERSON | Head of Corporate and Competition Law, Sainsbury, London*

Andrea APPELLA | Director, Global Competition, Netflix, London

Manish DAS | Head of Competition Law, Lloyds Banking Group, London

Alex SIMPSON | General Counsel - Company Secretary, Asda, London*

Andrew SURDYKOWSKI | General Counsel, Intercontinental Exchange, London*

Chair: Helen JENKINS | Partner, Oxera, Oxford*



17.30

Closing keynote

Lord Andrew TYRIE | Chair, Competition and Markets Authority, London*

Presenter: Ioannis LIANOS | Chair, Global Competition Law and Public Policy | Director, Centre for Law, Economics and Society, Faculty of Laws, University College London



18.30

Reception



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University College London
Bentham House
4-8 Endsleigh Gardens
WC1H 0EG London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 19 February 2020 from 08:00 to 19:00 (GMT)


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This inaugural edition of the Global Merger Conference is organised by Concurrences Review in partnership with University College London. Attendance is by registration only. No on-site registration.

The list of attendees will be communicated to the speakers.

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