Tuesday, November 26, 2019

King's College Law Public Policy Workshop - Competition and Digital Platforms, 13 December 2019

This event will explore the role of competition law and digital platforms

Fri, 13 December 2019

08:30 – 17:00 GMT

Public Policy Workshop Day 1 - Competition and Digital Platforms


8:30-9:00 Breakfast

9:00-9:10 Welcome Professor Renato Nazzini, Director of Research in Construction Law, King’s College London

9:10-9:30 Morning Keynote Dr. Mike Walker, Chief Economic Advisor, Competition and Markets Authority

9:30-11:00 Session 1 Killer Acquisitions –

Moderator: Claire Jeffs, Partner, Slaughter and May


Saunders Kleinglass, Legal Counsel, Intel

Dr. Cristina Caffarra, Head of Competition, Charles River Associates

Dr. Adrian Majumdar, Partner, RBB Economics

Nick Levy, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb

11:00-11:15 Break

11:15-12:45 Session 2 Exploitative Abuse (including collection of user data and provision of ad intermediation services)

Moderator: Dr. Liza Lovdahl Gormsen, Director, Competition Law Forum, British Institute of International and Comparative Law


Tim Capel, Legal Director, Competition and Markets Authority

Thomas Graf, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb

Professor Renato Nazzini, King’s College London

Stephen Lewis, Partner, RBB Economics

12:45-13:45 Lunch

13:45-15:15 Session 3 – Use and valuation of Big Data

Moderator: Lewis Crofts, Editor in Chief, MLex Market Insight

Panelists: Professor D. Daniel Sokol, University of Florida

Dr. Michael A. Salinger, Professor of Management and Economics, Boston University

Anja Lambrecht, Professor of Marketing, London Business School

15:15-15:30 Break

15:30-17:00 Session 4 – Institutional Issues

Moderator: Niamh Dunne, Associate Professor of Law, London School of Economics


Dr. Philip Marsden, Deputy Chair Enforcement Decision Making Committee, Bank of England

Henri Piffaut, Vice President, French Competition Authority

Isabel Taylor, Partner, Slaughter and May

Ben Hooper, Director, Fingleton Associates

17:00 Drinks Reception


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