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Workshop – Societal Problems: Antitrust Solutions

Societal Problems: Antitrust Solutions

A Competition Law Scholars Forum Workshop
Hosted by the University of Lisbon Law School, Lisbon

Blended event: Online and In-Person

Friday 17th September 2021

Mandatory prior registration by 10th September 2021 by contacting miguelferro@fd.ulisboa.pt, intimating attendance online or in-person.

Programme

09:15 – 09:45: Registration and coffee

09.45: Introduction: Barry Rodger (CLaSF), Miguel Sousa Ferro (Lisbon Law School)

09.50-10.25 Keynote Speaker, Zoom online
Michelle Meagher: ‘
What Does Antitrust Actually Do? Considering the Unintended Consequences of Antitrust Policy

10.30-11.45 ‘The Environment and Sustainability’ Zoom online session, Chair: tbc

Oles Andriychuk, Strathclyde Law School,
The Concept of Sustainability in EU Competition Law: A Legal Realist Perspective

Ritum Kumar, Atlas Law Partners, New Delhi, India and Divya Swamy, PHD student, RML National Law University, Lucknow, India,
Contouring Sustainability through competition Law: The Need and Means of Policy Divergence

Penny Giosa, Portsmouth Law School and Aras Georgopoulos, Nottingham School of Law,
State Aid and Environmental Protection: The Role of Competitors and Civil Society Organisations

11:45-12:10 Coffee Break

12:10-13:00  Fairness and Discrimination, zoom online session, Chair: tbc

Sachin Goyal, Competition Commission of India (CCI) and Konark Bhandari, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP),
Fairness and Public Interest Under Competition Law – How can they Help the Indian Farmer?

Anik Bhaduri, NALSAR University of Law, India and Anupriya Dhonchak, BCL Candidate, Oxford
Gender Wage Discrimination: Antitrust Implications and Remedies

13:00- 14:15 LUNCH

14:15- 15:45 Inequality and Redistribution, In-person session (also live zoom feed) Chair: tbc

Carmen Rodilla, University of Valencia,
Anti-competitive practices in Labour markets and EU competition law

Sandra Marco Colino, Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Sustainability, Inequality and Competition Law

Miguel Moura e Silva, Lisbon University Law School,
Can Competition Law avoid issues of Wealth Redistribution?

15:45-16:15 Coffee Break

16:15-17:15 Wider goals, In-person session (also live zoom feed) Chair: tbc

Maciej Bernatt and Marta Sznadjer, Department of European Economic Law, Warsaw University,
The Role of Competition Law in Preserving media Pluralism

Klaudia Majcher, Vienna University of Business and Economics, and Michael Ristaniemi, Brussels School of Governance, Free University of Brussels-VUB,
From Consumer to Citizen Welfare: Imperfect Competition Calls for a Renewed Policy Goal in EU Competition Law

17:15 – Closing comments

17:45 – Drinks Reception, sponsored by Sousa Ferro e Associados

19:30 – Speakers’ Dinner

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New Issue of Competition Law Review – Volume 13 Issue 1

The Competition law Scholars Forum are delighted to reveal the latest Issue of the Competition Law Review. The Issue focuses on the broad theme of ‘Competition Law and Enforcement Priorities’. It features an Editorial by Mary Catherine Lucey, and Articles by William E Kovacic, Catalin S Rusu, Aiste Selezeviciute & Zeno Frediano, and Vincent Power.

The full text of the Issue can be found on the Review Page.

CLaSF Workshop ‘Antitrust at the Intersection of Law and Economics’

Programme

The Competition Law Scholars Forum (CLaSF) and
the Institute of Corporate and International Commercial Law of the University of Graz

“Antitrust at the Intersection of Law and Economics”

at the University of Graz (Austria) on Thursday, 19 April 2018.

Venue: Graz Law Faculty, Universitätsstraße 15, Building Part A, 2nd Floor

Continue reading CLaSF Workshop ‘Antitrust at the Intersection of Law and Economics’

Call for Papers: Reform of Regulation 1/2003

The Competition Law Scholars Forum (CLaSF) and 

the Centre for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies, University of Warsaw

invite contributions to a workshop

“Reform of Regulation 1/2003 – Effectiveness of the NCAs and Beyond”

At the University of Warsaw, on Friday 28th April 2017

The Competition Law Scholars Forum (CLaSF) will be running a workshop on Friday 28th April 2017 at the University of Warsaw, Faculty of Management, Warsaw, Poland. The subject of the workshop will be the broad theme of ‘Reform of Regulation 1/2003 – Effectiveness of NCAs and Beyond’. Continue reading Call for Papers: Reform of Regulation 1/2003

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