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Antitrust and Developing and Emerging Economies

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08.00 am

Registration & Breakfast


8:30am

Welcome Remarks

Benedict KINGSBURY | Vice Dean, New York University School of Law

Eleanor FOX | Professor, New York University School of Law


8:45am

Keynote Speech

"Firms, Competition & Market Power in Developing Countries"

Pinelopi Koujianou GOLDBERG | Chief Economist, The World Bank Group, Washington, DC | Elihu Professor of Economics, Yale University


9:30am

Rooting out Cartels and Corruption: Where are the synergies?

Paula AZEVEDO | Commissioner, Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Econômica, Brasília

Kevin DAVIS | Professor, New York University School of Law

Gönenç GÜRKAYNAK | Partner, ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law, Istanbul

Clara INGEN-HOUSZ | Compliance Counsel, Saint-Gobain, Paris

David LEWIS | Executive Director, Corruption Watch, Johannesburg

Moderator: Eleanor FOX | Professor, New York University School of Law


11:00am

Coffee Break


11:15am

Data, Networks, and Platforms: What effects on economic development?

Nicholas ECONOMIDES | Professor, NYU Stern School of Business

Dennis DAVIS | President, Competition Appeal Court of South Africa, Cape Town

Ioannis LIANOS | Professor, University College London | President Hellenic Competition Commission

Amy RAY | Partner, Orrick, Washington DC

Moderator: Harry FIRST | Professor, New York University School of Law


12:45pm

Lunch


1:45pm

Mergers and Economic Development: What can developing countries expect?

Marcio DE OLIVEIRA JR | Senior Consultant, Charles River Associates, São Paulo

Scott HEMPHILL | Professor, New York University School of Law

Alexey IVANOV | Director, HSE — Skolkovo Institute for Law and Development

Liberty MNCUBE | Associate Professor of Economics, University of the Witwaterstrand, Johannesburg

George PAUL | Partner, White & Case, Washington DC

Moderator: Daniel RUBINFELD | Professor, New York University School of Law


3:15pm

Coffee Break


3:30pm

Enforcers' Roundtable: What's Under the Radar?

Arsenio BALISACAN | Chairman, Philippine Competition Commission, Quezon City

Liberty MNCUBE | Associate Professor of Economics, University of the Witwaterstrand, Johannesburg

Ricardo RIESCO | Head, Fiscalía Nacional Económica, Santiago

Randolph TRITELL | Director, Office of International Affairs, US Federal Trade Commission, Washington DC

Pablo TREVISÁN | Commissioner, Comisión Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia, Buenos Aires

Moderator: Frédéric JENNY | Chairman, OECD Competition Committee, Paris


5:00pm

Closing Wrap-up: New York Minute

Eleanor FOX | Professor, New York University School of Law

Harry FIRST | Professor, New York University School of Law


Materials:

PANEL 1

  1. Gönenç Gürkaynak, Ç. Olgu Kama, Ceren Özkanl, Burcu Ergün, Call for a unified anti-corruption and competition law compliance programme: Why compliance programmes should be viewed as a mitigating factor
  2. David Lewis, Rent: the interface of corruption and competition
  3. Gönenç Gürkaynak, Esra Uçtu, Onur Özgümüş, Turkish Antitrust: An overview of Turkish competition law, 5 September 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin Turkish Antitrust, Art. N° 91450
  4. Joseph E. Stiglitz, Eleanor M. Fox, Joseph STIGLITZ (Columbia University): Competition policy, the need for a more nuanced view, May 2019, Concurrences Review N° 2-2019, Art. N° 88870, pp. 16-17
  5. Victor Oliveira Fernandes, Brazil: Compliance programs and abuse of dominance practices under Brazilian competition law – A roadmap for compliance monitors, September 2019, Concurrences Review N° 3-2019, Art. N° 90987, pp. 216-227
  6. Ian McEwin, Why Economists Should Design and Enforce Competition Laws in Developing Countries, Frédéric Jenny Libre Amicorum, January 1 2019, Chapter 17, pp. 171 ff.
  7. Emmanuelle Auriol, Erling Hjelmeng, Tina Søreide, Deterring corruption and cartels: In search of a coherent approach, February 2017, Concurrences Review N° 1-2017, Art. N° 82670,

PANEL 2:

  1. Cristina Caffarra, “Follow the Money” - Mapping issues with digital platforms into actionable theories of harm, 29 August 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin Platforms, Art. N° 91579
  2. Christian Bergqvist, Jonathan Rubin, Google and the trans-Atlantic antitrust abyss, September 2019, Concurrences Review N° 3-2019, Art. N° 90985,
  3. Charl van der Merwe, The South African Competition Tribunal fines an undertaking in the ticketing services market for abuse of dominance (Computicket), 21 January 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin January 2019, Art. N° 89215

PANEL 3:

  1. Cristianne Zarzur and Marcos Garrido, Brazil, Part 1: Merger Control and the “Standstill Obligation”, Gun Jumping in Merger Control: A Jurisdictional Guide, Catriona Hatton, Yves Comtois & Andrea Hamilton (Editors), September 6, 2019, Chapter 9, pp. 61 ff.
  2. Cristianne Zarzur and Marcos Garrido, Brazil, Part 2: Substantive Antitrust Law in an M&A Context, Gun Jumping in Merger Control: A Jurisdictional Guide, Catriona Hatton, Yves Comtois & Andrea Hamilton (Editors), September 6, 2019, Chapter 9, pp. 69 ff.
  3. Julie Tirtiaux, South Africa: Competition Amendment Act - A risk or a boon for South Africa’s economy?, May 2019, Concurrences Review N° 2-2019, Art. N° 90198, pp. 214-222
  4. Jean Meijer and Sandhya Foster,South Africa, Part 1: Merger Control and the “Standstill Obligation”, Gun Jumping in Merger Control: A Jurisdictional Guide, Catriona Hatton, Yves Comtois & Andrea Hamilton (Editors), September 6, 2019, Chapter 9, pp. 311 ff.
  5. Jean Meijer and Sandhya Foster,South Africa, Part 2: Substantive Antitrust Law in an M&A Context, Gun Jumping in Merger Control: A Jurisdictional Guide, Catriona Hatton, Yves Comtois & Andrea Hamilton (Editors), September 6, 2019, Chapter 22, pp. 321 ff.

PANEL 4:

  1. Philippine Competition Commission, The Philippine Competition Commission files suits against company against a mass housing developer for abuse of dominance (Condo developer), 27 March 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin March 2019, Art. N° 91323
  2. Lerisha Naidu, Nxumalo Sphesihle, The South African Government publishes a notice bringing into force some of the provisions of the amendment act of competition law, 12 July 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin July 2019, Art. N° 91549
  3. Charl van der Merwe, The South African Competition Commission publishes grocery retail market inquiry preliminary report, 29 May 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin May 2019, Art. N° 90701
  4. Michael-James Currie, The South African Government publishes draft Regulations in relation to the South African Competition Amendment Act which seeks to clarify price discrimination prohibition and buyer power provisions, 13 February 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin February 2019, Art. N° 89281
  5. Benjamin Gomez, The Chilean National Antitrust Prosecutor files a claim against the three major supermarket companies of the country for coordinating a cartel in a market where they reach a combined market share of over 90% (Walmart / Cencosud / SMU), 6 January 2016, e-Competitions Bulletin January 2016, Art. N° 78008
  6. Pablo Trevisan, Due Process and Competition Law: Global Principles, Local Challenges, An Argentine Perspective, Frédéric Jenny Libre Amicorum, January 1 2019, Chapter 10, pp. 55 ff.
  7. Pablo Trevisan, Rebuilding the Argentine Antitrust House While Living in It: A View from the Trenches, Douglas H. Ginsburg Liber Amicorum, Volume I, 1 March 2018, Chapter 28, pp. 561 ff.


PANEL SPONSORS

Charles River Associates

ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

Orrick

White & Case


Media Sponsors

MLex


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