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East Asian Market and Competition Policy Conference: April 30, 2011

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East Asian Market and Competition Policy Conference


Date: April 30, Saturday, 2011

Venue: Shinhan Hall, 6th Floor, Centennial Building,
Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, Korea


Organizers:

- Specialization Center of the Institute of Law, Sookmyung Women's University,
Korea

- Panel on the Advancement of Competition Law and Policy supported by the
National Research Foundation of Korea


- Panel on the Competition Cooperation in Northeast Asia supported by
Korea Fair Trade Commission

INVITATION



On behalf of the organizers I am pleased to invite you to the Conference on East Asian Market and Competition Policy to be held in Seoul, Korea, on April 30, 2011. We invited high ranking officials and prominent scholars from Asia, Europe and America as panelists, and will illuminate the role of competition policy and the trends in competition policy enforcement in the context of economic cooperation and regional economic integration in East Asia. We anticipate your participation, and look forward to welcoming you in Seoul.


Sincerely,

Ki Jong Lee
Professor and Director
Specialization Center of the Institute of Law
Sookmyung Women's University

AGENDA


09:45-10:00 Opening Session

Welcoming remark

Eun-Gyun Mok, Dean, Graduate School, Sookmyung Women's University, Korea

Congratulatory remark

Dong-Heub Lee, Justice, Constitutional Court, Korea

10:00-11:10 Session 1

The Role of Competition Policy in Facilitating Regional Economic Integration in East Asia

Moderator

Ji Sang Chang, Professor, Kyungbook National University, Korea


Speaker

Cecilio Madero Villarejo, Deputy Director General, Mergers and Antitrust, European Commission, EU

Discussants

Song Bum Shin, Director, Regional Cooperation Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Korea

Ki Jong Lee, Professor, Sookmyung Women's University, Korea


11:00-11:20 Break

11:20-12:30 Session 2


Trends in Competition Policy Enforcement

Moderator

Kiljun Park, Professor, Yonsei University, Korea


Speakers

William E. Kovacic, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission, US

Hackhyun Kim, Commissioner, Fair Trade Commission, Korea

Jiang Lui, Director, Case-Acceptance Division, Anti-Monopoly Bureau, Ministry of Commerce, China


12:30-13:50 Lunch Break


13:50-14:50 Session 3


FTAs and the Cooperation on Competition Policy in East Asia


Moderator

Jinook Jeong, Professor, Yonsei University, Korea


Speaker

Xiaoye Wang, Professor, Chinese Academy of Social Science, China


Discussants

Hiroshi Nakazato, Senior Planning Officer, International Affairs Division, Fair Trade Commission, Japan

Jinyul Ju, Professor, Pusan National University, Korea

14:50-15:00 Closing Session

CONTACT

Ki Jong Lee
Professor and Director
Specialization Center of the Institute of Law
Sookmyung Women's University
52 Hyochangwon-gil, Yongsan
Seoul 140-742, KOREA
T +82-2-2077-7091
F +82-2-2077-7969
Email: waterbel@hanmail.net



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