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INSTITUTIONS AND COMPETITION POLICY, ESRC Centre for Competition Policy Annual Summer Conference, 6-7 June 2013

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INSTITUTIONS AND COMPETITION POLICY
ESRC Centre for Competition Policy Annual Summer Conference
6-7 June 2013

Thursday 6 June 2013

10:00 – 10:50

Registration and Tea/Coffee/Pastries

SESSION 1 INSTITUTIONS

Chair: Hussein Kassim, CCP and School of Political, Social & International Studies, UEA

10:50 – 11:00

Welcome: Morten Hviid, Professor of Law, CCP Director & UEA Law School

11:00 – 11:45

Bill Kovacic, Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy & Director of Competition Law Center at George Washington University - 'Institutions and competition policy'

SESSION 2 HISTORY

Chair: Pinar Akman, CCP & UEA Law School

11:45 – 12:30

Laurent Warlouzet, Lecturer in History, Université d'Artois and Marie Curie Fellow, LSE - 'Evolution of European competition policy'

12:30 – 13:15

Stephen Martin, Professor of Economics, Purdue University - 'Institutional context and the goals of competition policy''

13:15 – 14:00

Lunch

SESSION 3 EFFECTIVENESS

Chair: Amelia Fletcher, Professor of Competition Policy, CCP & Norwich Business School

14:00 -14:45

Tomaso Duso, Professor of Empirical Industrial Economics, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics - 'The Evaluation of Competition Policy Enforcement and Institution''

14:45 – 15:30

Bruce Lyons, Professor Economics, CCP and School of Economics, UEA- 'What Determines the Reputation of Competition Agencies?'

15:30 – 16.15

Stephen Davies, Professor Economics, CCP and School of Economics, UEA - 'Deterrence and Non-detection: Evaluating Competition Policy when faced with Inevitable Selection Bias'

16:15-16:30

Tea/Coffee

SESSION 4 NETWORKS

Chair: Catherine Waddams, CCP Founding Director & Norwich Business School

16:30 – 17:15

Imelda Maher, Professor in European Law, University College Dublin - 'Transparency and Networks: Accounting for Governance in the Competition Sphere'

17:15 – 18:00

Hussein Kassim, Professor of Politics, School of Political, Social and International Studies, UEA - ‘Influence and power in international networks: ECN and ICN'

18:15

Coach to restaurant

18:45

Drinks

19:30 – 22:30

Dinner

 

 

Friday 7 June 2013

08:45 – 09:00

Late Registration and Tea/Coffee/Pastries

SESSION 5 REFORM I

Chair: Morten Hviid, Professor of Law, CCP Director & UEA Law School

09:00 – 09:45

David Gerber, Distinguished Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law - ‘The evolution of and the interaction between EU and national competition policy: the last 15 years'

09:45 – 10:30

Francisco Marcos, Professor of Law, IE Law School, Madrid - ‘Institutional reform in Spain'

10:30 – 10:45

Tea/Coffee

SESSION 6 REFORM II

Chair: Bruce Lyons, CCP Deputy Director & School of Economics, UEA

10:45 – 11:30

Thibaud Verge, Chief Economist, Autorite de la Concurrence, France - ‘French institutional reform and the quality of competition decisions'

11:30 – 12:15

Alex Chisholm, Chief Executive Designate, UK Competition and Markets Authority - ‘The new Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)'

12:15 – 13:15

Lunch

SESSION 7 ENFORCEMENT

Chair: Michael Harker, CCP & UEA Law School

13:15 – 14:00

[Speaker] (tbc)

14:00 – 14:45

Peter Freeman, Chairman, Competition Appeal Tribunal, UK - 'Competition decision-making and judicial control – the role of the specialist tribunal'

14:45 – 15:00

Tea

SESSION 8 EMERGING ECONOMIES

Chair: Andreas Stephan, CCP & UEA Law School

15:00 – 15:45

Hassan Qaqaya, Head, Competition law and Consumer Policies Branch, UNCTAD, Switzerland - ‘Problems and effectiveness of competition policy in emerging economies'

15:45 – 16:30

Sean Ennis, Executive Director, Competition Commission of Mauritius - "When Different Economic Problems Reign, What are the Implications for Competition Law Design and Application?"

16:30 – 16:40

Concluding remarksBruce Lyons, Deputy Director, CCP and School of Economics, UEA, 

16:45

Delegates depart

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