Τετάρτη, 6 Απριλίου 2016

9th IMEDIPA Conference on Competition Law and Policy



The Institute of Studies in Competition Law and Policy (IMEDIPA) is organising the 9th IMEDIPA international Conference on Competition Law and Policy under the auspices of the Hellenic Competition Commission.

Event Details:


Day 1: Friday, April 15th, 2016
 Registration starts at 8.45 am

9:15 – 9:30 Introduction
Dimitrios Kyritsakis (Chairman, HCC)
Ioannis Lianos (UCL; HSE; IMEDIPA)

9:30 – 11:15 Session 1: Recent developments in Competition Law
Chair: Georgios Triantafillakis (Democritus University of Thrace)
Panellists
Anastasios Antoniou (A.A. Antoniou & Associates (EY Law)
Dimitris Avgitidis (Democritus University of Thrace)
Emmanuel Dryllerakis (Dryllerakis & Associates Law Firm)
Assimakis Komninos (White & Case LLP; UCL)
Gregory Pelecanos (Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates LPC)

11:15 – 11:45 Break

11:45 – 13:30 Session 2: Structural Reforms in the Economy and the role of Competition Law
Chair: Dimitris Tzouganatos (University of Athens)
Panellists
Anastasia Dritsa (Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm)
Ioannis Kokkoris (QMUL; IGLEF; IMEDIPA)
Federica Maiorano (OECD)
Nikos Vettas (IOBE; Athens University of Economics and Business)

13:30 – 14:15 Buffet Lunch

14:15– 16:40 Session 3: The “more economic approach” in EU competition law: success or failure?
Chair: Ioannis Lianos (UCL; HSE; IMEDIPA)

Part I: Rebates as a case study: a positive law perspective on the effects-based approach in Article 102 TFEU and national equivalent provisions
Panellists
Victoria Mertikopoulou (Hellenic Competition Commission)
Lia Vitzilaiou (Lambadarios Law Firm)

Part II: Discussion: The rise (and demise?) of the effects-based approach: Article 102 TFEU and beyond
Panellists
Damien Gerard (Cleary Gottlieb; GCLC, College of Europe)
Pablo Ibanez Colomo (London School of Economics)
Yannis Katsoulacos (Athens University of Economics and Business)
Giorgio Monti (European University Institute)
Renato Nazzini (King’s College London)

16:40 – 17:00 Break

17:00 – 18:45 Session 4: Roundtable of Competition Authorities: Competition law in an online world and the European Digital Single Market
Chair: Ioannis Lianos (UCL, HSE, IMEDIPA)
Panellists
Bogdan Chirițoiu (Romanian Competition Council)
Šarūnas Keserauskas (Lithuanian Competition Council)
Bruno Lasserre (French Competition Authority)
Dimitris Loukas (Hellenic Competition Commission)
Jacques Steenbergen (Belgian Competition Authority)
Theodor Thanner (Austrian Competition Authority)

Day 2: Saturday, April 16th, 2016

10:00 – 11:30 Session 5: The interaction of competition law and regulation in the utilities sector with a specific focus on energy
Chair: Ioannis Kokkoris (QMUL, IGLEF, IMEDIPA)
Panellists
Vassilis Karagiannis (KLC Law firm)
Nikos Keramidas (Mytilineos Group)
Sotiris Manolkidis (Regulatory Authority for Energy)
Deni Mantzari (University of Reading)
Mihalis Thomadakis (Energy consultant)

11:30 – 12:00 Break

12:00 – 13:30 Session 6 Actions for damages and the moving equilibrium of European competition law enforcement
Chair: Assimakis Komninos (White & Case LLP; UCL)
Panellists
Maria Ioannidou (Queen Mary University)
Filip Kubik, (European Commission)
Lefkothea Nteka (Hellenic Competition Commission)
Alexandra Mikroulea (University of Athens)
Iannis Symplis (Council of State)

13:30 Conclusions
Ioannis Kokkoris (QMUL; IGLEF; IMEDIPA)


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