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CLaSF Workshop – The Enforcement of Competition Law in Digital Markets

A Competition Law Scholars Forum Workshop

Hosted by the Department of Legal Studies of Università Bocconi of Milan

Friday 22nd April 2022

AS02, Grafton Building, Università Bocconi, Via Roetgen 1

Mandatory prior registration by 15th April 2022. The registration process will be available on Bocconi’s website (https://www.unibocconi.it/wps/wcm/connect/ev/eventi) from 15th March 2022.

PROGRAMME

09:15-09:45 – Registration and coffee

09.45: Introduction: Barry Rodger (CLaSF), Mariateresa Maggiolino (Bocconi University)

09:50-10:50 Market Definition in Digital Markets – Chair: Barry Rodger

Victoria Robertson, Vienna, Vienna University of Economics and Business,
Antitrust Market Definition for Digital Ecosystems

Bhawna Gulati and Sachin Goyal, Indian Competition Commission,
How relevant is the relevant market in digital platform cases?

10:50-11:15 Coffee Break

 11:15-12:15 Digital Markets and Algorithms- Chair: Angus MacCulloch

Valeria Caforio, PHD candidate, Bocconi University,
Algorithmic tacit collusion: a regulatory approach

Isabella Lorenzoni, PHD Candidate, University of Luxembourg,
An “AI whistle-blower” to monitor algorithmic infringements?

 12:15- 13:15 Mergers in Digital Markets – Chair: Federico Ghezzi

Vincenzo Iaia, PHD Candidate Luiss University, Roma,
(Data) mergers in digital markets, green light…red light!?

Muhammad Wicaksono, PHD candidate, Oxford University; Universitas Gadjah Mada,
Integrating Data Privacy-Based Theories of Harm in Antitrust Analysis of Digital Mergers: Lessons from the EU and US Experiences

 

13:15- 14:15 LUNCH

 

14:15- 15:45 Digital Markets, Enforcement/Remedies and the DMA – Chair: Francisco Marcos Fernandez

Juliane Mendelsohn, Technical University Ilmenau,
Digital Bigness – a case for structural remedies in competition and regulatory law

Catalin Rusu, Belle Beems and Johan Van de Gronden, Radboud University Nijmegen,
The Added Value of the DMA’s Enforcement Framework

Laura Zoboli and Giuseppe Colangelo, University of Warsaw and University of Basilicata,
Amazon Buy Box case: the dawn of self-preferencing case law?

 15:45-16:10 Coffee Break

16.10- 17.10 Regulating Digital Markets: Comparative Approaches – Chair: Mariateresa Maggiolino

Magali Eben and Or Brook, Glasgow University and Leeds University,
Regulating Digital Markets in the EU’s Multi-governance System: Between EU and National Competition Laws and Laws pursuing a ‘predominantly’ different objective

Thomas Tombal, Tilburg Law School,
Ensuring contestability and fairness in digital markets through regulation: a comparative analysis of the EU, UK and US approaches

 

17.10-17.15 closing comments

 

17.45 Drinks

 

19.30 Speakers’ Dinner

Workshop: Competition and Regulatory Trends in Digital Markets

The Competition Law Scholars Forum (CLaSF) and Lisbon Law School (Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa/FDL) in conjunction with its Jean Monnet Chair in Economic Regulation in the EU

At Lisbon Law University (FDL), Alameda da Universidade, Lisbon

DRAFT PROGRAMME

09:15 – 9:45: Registration

09:45: Introduction: Prof Barry Rodger (CLaSF), Prof Luis Morais (FDL)

 

09:50-10:30

Keynote Speaker – Prof João Confraria (Católica University, Member of the Board of ANACOM, Electronic Communications Regulatory Authority) – ‘A future for ex ante electronic communications regulation?’

 

10:30-11:45

Big data and Competition Law:- Chair: Luis Morais

‘The Role of Consumer Data in the Enforcement of US and EU Competition Law’,
Dr Konstantina Bania, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (Robert Schuman Centre), Florence

 

11:45-12:00 Coffee break

 

12:00-13:15

Digital Markets and Competition Law:- Chair: Angus MacCulloch

‘Net Neutrality, Do Not Track, and Antitrust Law:  The Applicability of Competition Law to the ‘Digital Market’ under the US and EU Competition Law Systems’,
Mariya Naulo, J.D, University of Michigan and Gul Gok, Ph.D. Candidate, Strathclyde University Law School

‘Digital Markets and Emerging Competition Regimes: The Case of Hong Kong’
Prof Sandra Marco Colino, The Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

13:15-14:45 LUNCH

 

14:45- 16:15

Market Definition and Digital Markets:- Chair: Alan Riley

‘What role for Antitrust market Definition in Digital Markets?’,
Prof. Viktoria Robertson, Asst Prof, Faculty of Law, University of Graz

‘Market power, innovation and consumer welfare: a focus on digital platforms and IP rights’,
Dr Florence Thepot, Law School, University of Glasgow

16:15-16:30 Coffee Break

 

16:30-17:30

Digital Markets, Innovation and Abuse:- Chair: Barry Rodger

‘Abuse of Dominance in Online Free Services:- Overview of Recent Cases’
Dr Miguel Sousa Ferro, Law School, Universidade de Lisboa

‘Innovation by Dominant Firms in Digital Markets: Damned if you Don’t…But Damned if you do!’
Prof Francisco Marcos, IE Law School, Madrid

17:30-17:55 Overview

17:55 Closing remarks

 

Registration

Mandatory prior registration by 8 April 2016. Attendance is free for all CLaSF Members

All Registration Enquiries to marisaquaresmareis@fd.ulisboa.pt