Friday, November 23, 2012
Posted by D. Daniel Sokol
16th International Conference on Competition from 20-22 March 2013 in Berlin - Save the Date!
Competition, hosted by the Bundeskartellamt, is one of
the most renowned international events dealing with competition law issues. At
this conference, the heads of competition authorities, antitrust lawyers,
academics, politicians, prominent representatives of international companies and
other high-ranking participants discuss current, internationally relevant issues
of competition policy and competition law.
announce that it will host its
Conference on Competition
speeches will be given by Dr Philipp Rösler, German Federal
Minister of Economics and Technology, Joaquín
Almunia, Commissioner for Competition and Vice-President of the European
Commission, and Karl-Ludwig Kley, Chairman of the
Executive Board of Merck KGaA.
followed by four panel discussions.
speakers, conference participants will include Prof Dr Carl
Baudenbacher (EFTA Court), Prof Dr Joachim Bornkamm
Court of Justice), Dr Fabien Curto Millet (Google, London), Albert Foer
(American Antitrust Institute, USA), Chris Fonteijn (Netherlands Competition
Gersing (Competition Authority Denmark), Daniel Goffart (Focus Magazin Verlag),
(Department of Justice, USA), Prof Dr Thomas Hoeren
Faculty at Münster University), Prof Dr Michael Hüther
(Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft), Ulrich Kelber (Member of the German
Parliament), Dr Thomas Kremer (Legal Affairs and Compliance,
Telekom AG), Prof Dr Kai-Uwe Kühn (DG Competition of the European Commission),
la concurrence, France), Jon Leibowitz (Federal Trade Commission, USA),
Koen Lenaerts (Court of Justice of the European Union), Deborah P Majoras
& Gamble), Clive Maxwell (Office of Fair Trading, UK),
Montag (Competition Lawyers’ Association), Eduardo Pérez Motta
Competition Commission, Mexico, Chair of the ICN Steering Group), and
Thomas Vinje (Clifford Chance,
discussion will deal with the political content of
discussion will take a close look at the challenges
posed by different systems with different legal rights in a global
discussion will discuss the right balance when applying
a more economic approach in merger assessment.
discussion will deal with competition and the digital
welcome reception on the evening of Wednesday, 20 March. The conference will
begin in the morning of Thursday, 21 March and will end in the early afternoon
of Friday, 22 March.
conference will be German and English (simultaneous translation services will be
more information about the conference, please visit our website www.ikk2013.de which
will go online soon.