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5th Global Merger Control Conference

Concurrences + Dechert + Compass Lexecon

Friday, December 8, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (CET)

5th Global Merger Control Conference

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 French version

5th GLOBAL MERGER CONTROL CONFERENCE

Agencies and General Counsel: What’s on their Radar?

Friday 8 December 2017 08:00  – 13:00


08.00

Registration & Breakfast


08.30

Welcome & Introductory Remarks

Mélanie THILL-TAYARA I Partner, Dechert, Paris


08.45

Opening Keynote

Carles ESTEVA MOSSO I Deputy Director General Mergers, DG COMP, Brussels


09.15

Mergers and Innovation

Giulio FEDERICO I CET, Merger Coordinator, DG COMP, Brussels

Liz KRAUS I Deputy Director for International Antitrust, US FTC, Washington D.C.

Pascal BELMIN I Head of Antitrust and Trade, EADS, Paris

Susan JONES I Head of Corporate Antitrust, Novartis, Basel

Alec BURNSIDE I Partner, Dechert, Brussels

Moderator: Michael L. WEINER I Partner, Dechert, New York


10.15

Consumer Products Mergers 

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

Annellen STRAETEMANS I Global legal Director, Competition, AB InBev, Leuven

Sheldon MILLS  I Senior Director of Mergers, CMA, London

David SEVY I Vice President, Compass Lexecon, Paris/Brussels

Fabian PAPE I Head of Unit, German and European Merger Control, Bundeskartellamt, Bonn

Greg SIVINSKI I Associate General Counsel, Microsoft, Redmond

Moderator: Paul T. DENIS I Partner, Dechert, Washington, D.C.


11.15

Coffee Break


11.30

In-house Counsels Showcase Session:  Diligence, Information Sharing, Integration Planning, Gun Jumping... 

Kaarli EICHHORN I General Counsel, General Electric, Brussels

François GARNIER I Executive Vice-President General Counsel, Ipsen, Paris

Camilla HOLTSE I Head of Competition Compliance, Maersk, Copenhagen

Marc JANY I Group General Counsel, Dassault Systèmes, Paris

Alexandre MESNAIS I General Counsel, Atos, Paris

Alvaro RAMOS I Head Global Antitrust, Qualcomm, San Diego

Ermine BOLOT-MASSÉ I Partner, Dechert, Paris

Moderator: Mélanie THILL-TAYARA I Partner, Dechert, Paris


12.30

Closing Conversation

William E. KOVACIC I Non-Executive Director, Competition and Markets Authority, London*


13.00

Lunch

Languages: English & French

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Capital 8
32 Rue de Monceau
75008 Paris
France

Friday, December 8, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (CET)


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Concurrences + Dechert + Compass Lexecon

The theme of this fifth annual Global Merger Control conference focuses on the recent challenges faced by competition authorities and general counsels in the merger sector. The recent proliferation of merger control regulation and enforcers leads to the inevitable question of whether, in this new regulatory environment, mergers and acquisitions have been made subject to undue obstacles. In particular, the issue of gun jumping has recently made healines with the two decisions SFR-Altice rendered by the Autorité and the Commission. Those decisions emphasized both the significant importance of the risk of penalties and the need of good practices. This event is organized by Concurrences Review, with the support of Dechert and Compass Lexecon.

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