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Friday, November 23, 2007

European Commission Conference on Market Definitions and "Like Products"

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

Trainees and officials from four Directorates-General of the European Commission – Competition, Internal Market and Services, Taxation and Custom Union, and Trade – are jointly organizing a workshop to take place on 14 December 2007 at the European Commission (Berlaymont building, 7th floor) from 9h30 to 12h30. The theme of the workshop is market definitions and "like products" in competition law, internal market law, tax law and trade law.

The workshop will be chaired by Mr. Stefan AMARASINHA (DG Trade and World Trade Institute) and will be structured as follows:

(1) an introductory lectio magistralis delivered by Professor Jacques BOURGEOIS (College of Europe and WilmerHale LLP)

(2) separate group work on an assigned case; a specialist from each DG will chair and provide guidance to each of the four groups: - Mr. Stefan AMARASINHA, DG Trade - Mr. Jan FOLTMAR, DG Taxation and Customs Union - Dr. Oliver KOCH, DG Competition - Mr. Peter SMITH, DG Internal Market and Services

(3) Final panel discussions where the Commission officials will play the role of rapporteurs of the four groups Berlaymont building, 7th floor. European Commission. 200, rue de la Loi/Wetstraat. Brussels métro: Schuman. Free of charges. Please register at:

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