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7th International IMEDIPA Conference on Competition Law and Policy

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7th International IMEDIPA Conference on Competition Law and Policy Friday, June 7, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 5:15 PM (EEST) Athens, Greece

IMEDIPA

invites you to its 7th International Conference on Competition Law and Policy

(Athens, 2013)

Conference Programme

 

Day 1: Friday, June 7th, 2013

 

8:30 Registration 

9:00– 9:45 Introduction

Dimitrios Kyritsakis (Chairman, Hellenic Competition Commission)

Harry Kyriazis (Executive vice-chairman, SEV [Hellenic Federation of Enterprises])

Ioannis Lianos (IMEDIPA, UCL, ENA)

 

9:45 – 11:30 Session 1 Recent Developments in Competition Law/Restructuring, Competition Law and the State I

Chair: Dimitris Tzouganatos (University of Athens)

Speakers

Paris Anestis (Hogan Lovells, Brussels)

Christos Genakos (University of Economics and Business)

Ioannis Kokkoris (IMEDIPA, University of Reading)

Assimakis Komninos (White & Case, Brussels, IMEDIPA, UCL)

Constantinos Lambadarios (Lambadarios Law Firm, Athens)

Xenofon Paparrigopoulos (Potamitis Vekris, Athens)

 

11:30 – 12:00 Break

 

12:00 – 13:45 Session 2 Recent developments in Competition Law/Restructuring, Competition Law and the State

Chair: Ian Forrester (White and Case, Brussels)

Speakers

Konstantinos Adamantopoulos (Holman Fenwick Willan, Brussels)

Emmanuel Dryllerakis (Dryllerakis & Associates, Athens)

Gönenç Gükaynak (ELİG, Istanbul)

Vassilis Karagiannis (KLC Law Firm, Athens)

Lefkothea Nteka (Hellenic Competition Commission)

 

13:45 – 15:00 Lunch

 

15:00 – 16:30 Session 3 Recent developments in Competition Law

Chair: Giorgos Triantafillakis (Democritus University of Thrace)

Speakers

Anastasios Antoniou (Anastasios Antoniou LLC, Nicosia)

Stamatis Drakakakis (Koutalidis Law Firm, Athens)

Anastasia Dritsa (KGDI Law Firm, Athens)

Victoria Mertikopoulou (Hellenic Competition Commission)

 

16:30 – 17:00 Break

 

17:00 – 18:45 Session 4 Roundtable of Competition and Regulatory Authorities

Chair: Ioannis Lianos (IMEDIPA, UCL)

Speakers

Alla Budman (Israel Antitrust Authority)

Alexey Ivanov (Skolkovo Foundation, Moscow)

Dimitris Loukas (Hellenic Competition Commission)

Sheldon Mills (UK Office of Fair Trading)

Valentin Mircea (Romanian Competition Council)

Evren Sesli (Turkish Competition Authority)

Howard Shelanski (US Federal Trade Commission)

 

Day 2: Saturday, June 8th, 2013

 

10:00 – 11:30 Session 5 Procedural aspects of competition law enforcement (human rights, rights of defense, due process)

Chair: Assimakis Komninos (White & Case, Brussels, IMEDIPA, UCL)

Speakers

Michal Gal (University of Haifa Law School)

Judge Douglas Ginsburg (US DC Circuit Court of Appeals; NYU Law School)

Denis Waelbroeck (Ashurst, Brussels)

Mihalis Vilaras (former Judge, General Court of the EU) TBC

 

11:30 – 12:00 Break

 

12:00 – 13:15 Session 6 Anticompetitive foreclosure (antitrust, merger control, electricity regulation)

Chair: Ioannis Kokkoris (IMEDIPA, University of Reading)

Speakers

Muzaffer Eroglu (Kocaeli University Faculty of Law, Istanbul)

Kyriakos Fountoukakos (Herbert Smith)

Sheldon Mills (UK Office of Fair Trading)

Valentin Mircea (Romanian Competition Council)

Samil Pismaf (Turkish Competition Authority)

Howard Shelanski (US Federal Trade Commission)

 

13:15 -14:00 Lunch

 

14:00 – 15:30 Session 7 Damages, Remedies, Private Law Consequences for anticompetitive practices and corporate compliance

Chair: Ioannis Lianos (IMEDIPA, UCL, ENA)

Speakers

Daniele Calisti (European Commission, DG COMP)

Kerem Cem Sanlı (İstanbul Bilgi University Faculty of Law)

Herbert Hovenkamp (University of Iowa Law School)

Spyros Mello (Coca Cola Hellenic)

Gregory Pelecanos (Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates LPC, Athens)

Fevzi Toksoy (Actecon Consultancy, İstanbul)

 

15:30 - 16:00 Break

 

16:00 – 17.15 Session 8 Evidence matters in competition law: between law and economics

Chair: Howard Shelanski (US Federal Trade Commission)

Speakers

Ioannis Lianos (IMEDIPA, UCL, ENA)

Nicolas Petit (University of Liege)

Cleomenis Yannikas (Dryllerakis & Associates)

 

17:15 Conclusions and end of the Conference

 

With the exception of panel 3 all other panels are in English. No translation is provided.

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