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Constitutional Challenges in Europe – the impact and role of competition law

14th September

Constitutional Challenges in Europe

The impact and role of competition law

 

A Competition Law Scholars Forum Workshop

Co-organized by the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance

and ACCESS EUROPE

Thursday 14th September 2017

University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Law, Roeterseiland REC A, A 3.01

Nieuwe Achtergracht 166, NL-1018 WV Amsterdam

 Mandatory prior registration by 7th September at acelg@uva.nl

 PROGRAMME

09:30 – 10:00: Registration

10:00: Introduction: Prof. Barry Rodger (CLaSF), Dr Kati Cseres (Amsterdam Centre for European Law & Governance)

 

10:10-10:50 Keynote Speaker: Prof. dr. Anna Gerbrandy, Utrecht University

 

10:50-11:10 Coffee

 

11:15-12:15 Rule of Law Challenges and the Role of National Parliaments
Chair: Prof Jonathan Zeitlin, ACCESS EUROPE

  • Kati Cseres, ‘Rule of Law Challenges and the Enforcement of EU Competition Law, a case-study of Hungary and its Implications for EU Law’, ACELG
  • Mary Guy, ‘The Role of the EU and National Parliaments in shaping competition policy in healthcare- experiences from the Netherlands and England’, Lancaster University

 

12:15-13:15  NCA Independence and Accountability
Chair: Prof Francisco Marcos, IE University

  • Barry Rodger, ‘Rule of Law or Rule of Politics: Competition Authority Independence and Accountability, the UK’s CMA’, University of Strathclyde
  • Javier Guillen Carames, ‘Combining Various Regulatory Bodies Into One Multisector Body: The Problem with Independence of NCAs’, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid

 

13:15-14:30 LUNCH

 

14:30- 16:00  Competition Law, Constitutionalism and Particular Case Studies
Chair: Prof Johan van de Gronden, Utrecht University

  • Jotte Mulder, ‘The constitutional implications of the economisation and modernisation of EU competition law: a case study from the Netherlands’, Utrecht University
  • Antoine Duval, ‘Competition law as Constitutional Law: Counter-democratizing the lex sportive through EU Competition law control’, Asser Institute, The Hague
  • David Reader, ‘Understanding the ‘uneasy bedfellows’: The prospects for foreign investment review and merger control in the UK’, CCP, UEA

 

16:00-16:15 Coffee Break

 

16:15-17:15 Constitutional Challenges: Effectiveness and Private
Chair: Angus MacCulloch, Lancaster University

  • Cristina Volpin, ‘Constitutional Challenges in Europe- The Impact and Role of Competition Law’, QMU, London
  • Bruce Wardhaugh, ‘The More Economic Approach and Private Actions: A Rule of Law Threat in the EU?’, University of Manchester

 

17:15-17:30 Closing remarks: Kati Cseres (ACELG), Prof Barry Rodger (CLaSF)

 

17:30 Drinks, followed by speakers dinner sponsored by Amsterdam Centre for European Law & Governance and ACCESS EUROPE

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14th September
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Venue

Amsterdam Center for European Law and Governance
Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam, Building E, Third floor, Oudemanhuispoort 4
Amsterdam, NL-1012 CN Netherlands
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Phone:
+31 (0)20 525 3361
Website:
http://acelg.uva.nl/

Organisers

CLaSF
Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance