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Sixth ASCOLA Conference ‘New Competition Jurisdictions: Shaping Policies and Building Institutions’ 1-2 July 2011, King’s College London

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Sixth ASCOLA Conference

 

‘New Competition Jurisdictions:

Shaping Policies and Building Institutions’

 

1-2 July 2011, King’s College London

 

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

 

THURSDAY 30 JUNE 2011 (starts 7pm)

Drinks reception and keynote speech:      Bill Kovacic

 

FRIDAY 1 JULY 2011 (starts 10am)

Session One:             Institutional challenges and choices: deterrence 

Chair:                         Michal Gal

  • Small Steps, Big Changes: increasing deterrence in Latin American competition law enforcement regimes (Javier Tapia)
  • The Role of Private Enforcement Actions in Building New Competition Regimes (Clifford A Jones)
  • Building Credible Competition Agencies in Developing Countries: lessons from South Africa (Keith Weeks)

 

Session Two:            The Global Perspective (starts 2pm)

Chair:                         David Gerber

§  Does Implementation of Merger Regulation in Developing and Transition Countries Impede Inbound Cross-border Mergers? (Manish Agarwal)

§  The Impact of Multi-Jurisdictional Concentrations on the Systems of Merger Control of the Developing Countries: Case Study on Argentina and Brazil (Marco Botta)

 

7pm, Dinner at the Athenaeum - 107 Pall Mall, London (the dress code is smart/ casual, gentlemen must wear a collar, jacket and tie and there must be no denim or training shoes).

 

SATURDAY 2 JULY 2011 (starts 10am)

Session Three:          Challenges and obstacles in adopting competition laws

Chair:                         David Lewis

§  Designing Competition Laws in Developing Countries: three models of competition law (Heba Shahein)

§  Competition Policies in Small Developing Economies: the experience of the Central American countries (Claudia Schatan)

§  The Political Economy of Reform: a demand and supply approach to competition law enforcement (Michelle Chowdhury)

 

Final Session:           Discussion of Teaching Competition Law and Economics in New Competition Jurisdictions

Chair:                         Richard Whish

 

We aim to finish the conference at about 4pm.

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