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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 – 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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CLaSF Workshop: The Courts & Competition Law – Draft Programme

Draft Programme

The Competition Law Scholars Forum (CLaSF) and The School of Law, University College Cork 

present the programme for a workshop on

 The Courts & Competition Law

 at University College Cork, Ireland on Thursday 5 September 2019.

Moot Court Room, School of Law, Aras na Laoi

Mandatory prior registration by  2nd September 2019 at Declan.Walsh@ucc.ie

Programme

09:30 – 09:50 – Registration and coffee

09:50 – Introduction: Barry Rodger (CLaSF), Mark Poustie (Dean of Law, UCC)

10:00 – 10:45 Keynote Speaker – tbc

 

10:45 – 11:00 Coffee

 

11:00 – 12:00 – The EU Context and Private Enforcement, chair: tbc

Charlotte Leskinen, Striking a Balance between Public and Private Enforcement – the Impact of the Case Law of the Court of Justice, IE University

Alexandru Gabriel Soptica-Vid, CJEU case law developments and current issues in allocating jurisdiction in cross-border EU competition law damages actions, UCD

 

12:00 – 13:30 – National Experiences, chair: tbc

Barry Rodger, Competition Law Private Enforcement: driven by EU institutions, Principles and Instruments or National Mechanisms? An analysis of aspects of Key Themes in Recent  UK Case-law; University of Strathclyde

Rita Griguolaite, Is there any room left for purely domestic situations? The analysis of EU competition law application by Lithuanian Supreme Administrative Court in antitrust cases where no Art 101/102 TFEU infringement found, Motieka, Vilnius

Paul Gorecki, The Courts & Competition Law: The Irish Experience, Trinity College Dublin

 

13:30 – 14:45 LUNCH

 

14:45 – 15:45  The Courts and Procedural Issues, chair: tbc

Helene Andersson, Accessing Evidence of Competition Law Infringements through National Courts – A Mission Impossible?, Stockholm University

Haukur Logi Karlsson, Courts and the political mode of deciding, compensating for undue procedural delays in EU’s competition procedure, Reykjavik University

 

15:45-16:00 Coffee

 

16:00 – 17:00  Review of Competition Authority decision-making, chair: tbc

Francisco Marcos, The judicial challenge of the fines imposed by Competition Authorities in Spain: An empirical analysis; IE University

Vincent Power, When does the court of justice of the European Union disagree with the merger decisions of the European Commission?; A & L Goodbody, Dublin

 

17:00 – 17:15 Closing remarks: Declan Walsh (UCC), Barry Rodger (CLaSF)

 

17:45 Drinks Reception at The Kiln, Lady’s Well Brewery, Leitrim St, Cork, kindly hosted by Heineken Ireland

 

19:30 Speakers Dinner, Venue TBC, kindly sponsored by A&L Goodbody Solicitors

CLaSF Workshop Programme Published

The Competition Law Scholars Forum are delighted to publish the Draft Programme for their 25 April 2019 Workshop on ‘The International dimension of Competition Law: EU, Brexit and beyond …’ at QMU Law School in London.

The full Programme of speakers and details regarding Registration can be found on the Workshop Event Page.