Monday, October 13, 2008
Posted by D. Daniel Sokol
The Swedish Competition Authority will host a seminar on The Pros and Cons of Vertical Restraints.
Programme, Friday 7 November
|8.30||Registration and coffee|
|9.00||Introduction by the Director General of the Swedish Competition Authority.|
The moderator for the seminar is Lucas Peeperkorn.
|9.20||Margaret Slade: The Anticompetitive Effects of Vertical Restraints: An Evidence Based Approach.|
Discussant: Christian Ewald
|10.50||Daniel O’Brien: Antitrust Policy Toward Vertical Restraints: Beyond the Possibility Theorems. |
Discussant: Valerie Meunier.
|11.50||Paul Dobson: Buyer-driven Vertical Restraints. |
Discussant: Søren Gaard.
|14.00||Patrick Rey: Price Control in Vertical Relations.|
Discussant: Joao E. Gata.
|15.30||Joanna Goyder: "The EC Policy Review and Resale Price Maintenance: Is Nothing Sacred?"|
Discussant: Matthew Bennett.
|16.30||Closing of seminar, DG SCA and Lucas Peeperkorn|
Each speaker has 35 minutes for their presentations; the discussants have 15 minutes each, leaving 10 minutes for general discussion.
The seminar venue is World Trade Center Stockholm, directly adjacent to Arlanda Express, the express rail link with Stockholm Arlanda Airport. The conference venue is marked by red dot.
Paul Dobson, Loughborough University
Joanna Goyder, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Daniel O’Brien, US Federal Trade Commission
Patrick Rey, IDEI, Université Toulouse I
Margaret Slade, University of Warwick, University of British Columbia
We have the pleasure of announcing that, among others, the following senior officials will comment on the presentations:
Matthew Bennett, Office of Fair Trading, United Kingdom
Søren Gaard, Danish Competition Authority
Valerie Meunier, Conseil de la concurrence, France
Joao E. Gata, Portuguese Competition Authority
Christian Ewald, Bundeskartellamt, Germany
Moderator of the seminar will be Lucas Peeperkorn, DG Competition, European Commission.
You can register until October 15.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our head of the organizing committee Arvid Fredenberg at firstname.lastname@example.org .