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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

A conference to mark the 20th Anniversary of the EU Merger Regulation 28 & 29 September 2010, Brussels

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

INTERNATIONAL MERGER CONTROL

A conference to mark the 20th Anniversary of the EU Merger Regulation

28 & 29 September 2010, Brussels

Global Competition Review takes great pleasure in announcing a major international conference to mark the 20th anniversary of the EU Merger Regulation to be held at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in Brussels.

Following the opening address from Joaquín Almunia, Vice-President of the European Commission and Commissioner in charge of Competition, current and former enforcers will come together with competition law specialists from the EU, the USA and China to celebrate the ECMR's achievements and legacy worldwide and look at the developments in international merger policy.

Distinguished speakers, who will provide delegates with a thorough update on recent developments, legislation and cases and assess the challenges that lie ahead, include:

 

* Opening address:  Commissioner Joaquín Almunia, Vice-President of the European Commission

 

* Jim Venit, Partner, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

* Professor Mario Monti, President, Bocconi University, Milan; former Competition Commissioner, European Commission

* William E. Kovacic, Member, Federal Trade Commission

* Philip Lowe, Director-General of the Energy DG; former Director-General Competition, European Commission

* Bo Vesterdorf, Consultant, Herbert Smith; former Judge and President, CFI

* Nicholas Forwood, Judge, General Court of the European Communities

* Ian Forrester QC, Partner, White & Case LLP

* John Davies, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

* John Fingleton, Chief Executive, Office of Fair Trading

* Rachel Brandenberger, Special Adviser, International, US Department of Justice

* Bruno Lasserre, President, Autorité de la Concurrence

* Andreas Mundt, President, Bundeskartellamt

* Thomas Vinje, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP

* Damien Neven, Chief Economist, DG Competition

* Amelia Fletcher, Chief Economist, Office of Fair Trading

* William J. Kolasky, Partner, WilmerHale LLP

* Cristina Caffarra, Vice President, Charles River Associates

* Jean-Yves Art, Professor, College of Europe, Bruges

* Nicholas Levy, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

* Ronan P. Harty, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

* Jorge Padilla, Managing Director, LECG

* Alec Burnside, Partner, Linklaters LLP

* Götz Drauz, Partner, Howrey LLP

* Nadine Mouy, Head of Mergers Service, Autorité de la Concurrence

 

To register or to request a brochure please email [email protected]

 

 


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