Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Centre of European Law
The Dickson Poon School of Law
Recent Developments in EU Competition Policy: an economic perspective
by Tommaso Valletti, Chief Competition Economist, European Commission
Richard Whish QC (Hon), Emeritus Professor, King's College London in the Chair
Monday 19 March 2018
Tommaso Valletti is the Chief Economist at the European Commission, DG Competition. He is Professor of Economics at Imperial College Business School, and also Professor of Economics at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. He has previously taught at the London School of Economics, Telecom ParisTech/Ecole Polytechnique and Turin. He has a magna cum laude degree in Engineering from Turin and holds a MSc and a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics. Tommaso is a Fellow of CEPR and of ENCORE. He was a member of the panel of academic advisors of Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, as well as a member of the panel of academic advisors of the UK Competition Commission. He was a board director of Consip, the Italian Public Procurement Agency.
Tommaso will discuss the economic analysis related to recent major competition cases of the European Commission, such as the merger cases Dow / DuPont and Deutsche Boerse / London Stock Exchange, as well as the abuse of dominance cases Google Shopping and Qualcomm (Exclusivity payments).
NB Chatham House Rule will apply to this event
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