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Draft Programme: Protection of Free Competition in Markets across History

13th September

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Draft Programme

The Competition Law Scholars Forum (CLaSF) and the Facultad de Derecho of Universidad de Granada (Spain)

for a workshop on

“Protection of Free Competition in Markets across History: Culture, Politics and Law”

at the Universidad de Granada (Spain) on Thursday, 13 September 2018

The Competition Law Scholars Forum (CLaSF) will be running its XXXI workshop on Thursday, 13 September 2018, at the Facultad de Derecho of Universidad de Grandada. The subject of the workshop will be the broad theme of ‘Protection of Free Competition in Markets across History: Culture, Politics and Law’.

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08:30 – 09:00 Registration & Coffee

09:00 – 09:15 Welcome Words & Exhibition Opening
“Ten Years working for Competition & Better Regulation in Andalusia”,
Mª Victoria Román – Managing Director, Andalusian Competition Agency

09:15 – 10:45 HISTORY (Chair Angus MacCulloch)
‘The contribution of the XIX Century Criminal Codes to the protection of free competition: the Spanish case’, Miguel Cuerdo
‘The Portuguese Competition Act of 1936 –The Fate of Competition in a Corporatist State’, Miguel Moura e Silva
‘The controversy over international cartels in the League of Nations (1925-1927). Lessons for the current debate about the regulation of international competition’, Christian Chase, Luis Palma & J.L García
‘In Retrospect: Transition to Competition in the former USSR’, Maxim Dogonkin

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee

11:15 – 12:30 P U B L I C S E R V I C E S & PROCUREMENT (Chair Belen Irisarry, Clifford Chance)
‘Protection of Free Competition in the EU Public Procurement Market: A Historical and Political Approach’, Penelope Alexia Giosa
‘The relaxation of the free competition in favor of social objectives in the new regulation of public contracts in Spain’, Natividad Goñi
Funding Services of General Economic Interest in reference to State Aid control and the EU Competition Law’, Javier Porras

12:30 – 13:00 Keynote Speech.
‘The Political & Cultural Context in the Enforcement of Competition Law’, Mª Pilar Canedo -Commissioner, Spanish National Markets Competition Commission

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch.

14.30-16.15 CULTURE & POLITICS (Chair Alan Riley)
‘The understated political core of antitrust: Class struggle in the evolution of EU and UK competition policy from the perspective of critical political economy and legal history’, Lazar Radic
‘Cosmetic Antitrust Enforcement’, Francisco Marcos
‘A Historical Look at UK Competition Culture: RPM, Merger Control and Cultural Goods:  from Tea, to Books, replica Kits, Sky TV and Beyond…’, Barry J Rodger
‘Dishonesty and Cheating in Fraud and the Criminality of Cartel Behaviour’, Cerian Griffiths & Angus MacCulloch
‘Fairness as a Political Objective of Competition Law: Cases of South Korea, South Africa &  Turkey’, Gulsirin Gok

16:15 – 16:45 Coffee.

16.45-18.00 PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE OF EU COMPETITION LAW ENFORCEMENT (Chair Rafael Baena, Ashurst)
‘Struggling with article 101(3) Or Brook The Evolution of the EU Competition Law Enforcement. Towards a More Co-operative Model’, Eugenio Olmedo
‘A new center of gravity for the enforcement of EU Competition rules: Towards the creation of an EU Competition Agency?’, Borja Alcaraz

18:00 Close of Proceedings

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13th September
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Facultad de Derecho, Universidad de Grandada

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CLaSF
Facultad de Derecho, Universidad de Grandada