Registration & Continental breakfast
Frédéric Jenny | Chairman, OECD Competition Committee, Paris - President, International Committee Concurrences Review - Professor, Director of International Relations at ESSEC, Co-Director of the European Center for Law and Economics
Opening Keynote Speech
Marc van der Woude | Judge, Vice-President, General Court of the European Union, Luxembourg
09.45 - 11.15
Competition authorities: Towards more independence and prioritisation?
José María Marín Quemada | Chairman, National Commission for Markets and Competition, Madrid
Wouter Wils | Hearing Officer, European Commission, Brussels | Visiting Professor, King's College London
Eric Barbier de La Serre | Partner, Jones Day, Paris
Franck Maier-Rigaud | Professor, IÉSEG School of Management, Paris | Head of Competition Economics Europe, NERA, Berlin
Chairperson: Laurence Idot | Professor, University Paris II Panthéon-Assas - Member | Autorité de la concurrence, Paris | President, Scientific Committee Concurrences Review, Paris
11.30 - 13.00
Mergers and innovation: Do mergers foster innovation?
Andrea Coscelli | Acting Chief Executive, Competition & Markets Authority, London
Carles Esteva Mosso | Deputy Director-General for mergers, DG COMP, Brussels
Justus Haucap | Director, Institute for Competition Economics, Düsseldorf
Cristina Caffarra | Vice President, Head of European Competition Practice, CRA, Brussels/London
Chairperson: Isabelle de Silva | Chairperson, Autorité de la concurrence, Paris
14.30 - 16.00
State aid and tax ruling: Is there really a competition issue?
Gert-Jan Koopman | Deputy Director-General State aid, DG COMP, Brussels
Damien Neven | Professor, Graduate institute, Geneva - Senior Consultant, Compass Lexecon, Brussels
Jacques Derenne | Partner Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, Brussels
Chairperson: Frédéric Jenny | Chairman, OECD Competition Committee, Paris
16.30 - 18.00
Exploring the politics of competition regulation: How political is competition law?
Cecilio Madero | Deputy Director-General Antitrust, DG COMP, Brussels
Kaarli Eichhorn | Global Executive Counsel - Competition Law & Policy, General Electric, Brussels
Mathew Heim | Vice President and Counsel, Qualcomm, London
David Spector | Professor, Paris School of Economics, Paris
Mélanie Thill-Tayara | Partner, Dechert, Paris
Chairperson: Robert McLeod | Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, MLex, Brussels
Concurrences PhD Awards 2017
The Paris “New Frontiers of Antitrust” conference is a unique occasion to network with some of today’s most influential global leaders in competition law. This conference, held each year in Paris since 2009, now ranks first among the European antitrust independent events in terms of venue, press reports and audience. The 2017 Steering Committee, headed by Frédéric Jenny, includes Prof. Laurence Idot and Nicolas Charbit.
All tariffs include breakfast, coffee, lunch and cocktail reception. Conference credited for the Paris Bar continuing legal education. Governmental agencies and academics registrations must be sent with valid proof. Languages: English - French (translation). Limited places available due to the conference venue. Payment must be received prior to the conference. There will be no refund after 12 June 2017. Cancellations must be received in writing; cancellations received in writing up to 2 weeks before the conference will receive a refund less 15 %. Substitute delegates are welcome at any time. Photos will be taken at the event; attendees agree for the organizer to use these photos, unless otherwise required in writing. This event is organised by Concurrences Review and is co-sponsored by legal, economic and media partners.
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