Antitrust and the Changing Landscape of the Information Technology Sector

Monday 17 May 2010 09:30 to 17:30


British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP


Welcome and Introduction:
Thomas Vinje
, Clifford Chance LLP

Jenine Hulsmann
, Clifford Chance LLP
Philip Marsden, British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Thomas Sharpe QC, One Essex Court
Robert Stillman, Charles River Associates

Philippe Chappatte, Slaughter and May
Heather Clayton, Office of Fair Trading
Tim Cowen, Open Computing Alliance
Thomas Deisenhofer, European Commission, DG COMP
James Flynn QC, Brick Court Chambers
Damien Geradin, Howrey LLP
Thomas Heide, Open Computing Alliance
Julia Holtz, Google
Stephen Kinsella OBE, Sidley Austin LLP
Andrea Lofaro, RBB Economics
Miguel de la Mano, European Commission, Chief Economist's Office
Philip Mansfield, Allen & Overy LLP
Neil Marshall, OXERA
Gil Ohana, Cisco Systems
Jennifer Vasta, Qualcomm

A full day conference devoted to bringing together discussion of the most pressing issues.

Sessions Include:

  • 09.30-10.00 An overview of developments in IT and antitrust 2009/2010
  • 10.00 - 11.00 Challenges presented by increasing concentration
  • 11.30 - 12.30 Dominance in IT markets after the Microsoft and Intel cases
  • 13.30 - 15.00 Antitrust in the clouds: the new frontier (content, advertising and pricing)
  • 15.00 - 15.45 The IT cartels: SDRAM, DRAM, CRT
  • 16.00 - 17.30 Standardisation and regulation

Followed by a drinks reception

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