30th April 2015
Time: 13:00-18:30 (Registration 13:00)
Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP
13:30 Panel 1: Post-merger efficiencies or growing pains? The CMA's Markets and Mergers Directorate one year on
Chair: Simon Pritchard - Partner, Linklaters
- Andrea Coscelli - Executive Director, Mergers and Markets, Competition and Markets Authority
- Amelia Fletcher - Professor of Competition Policy, University of East Anglia
- Alistair Lindsay - Barrister, Monckton Chambers
15:15 Panel 2: Substantive and jurisdictional frontiers of EU and UK merger control: national theories of harm in local merger cases; assessing the competitive effects of mobile network operator mergers and their potential efficiencies; definition of a "realistic prospect of harm"; new developments in streamlining procedure.
Chair: Adrian Majumdar - Partner, RBB Economics
- Sheldon Mills - Senior Director, Mergers, Competition and Markets Authority
- Jonathan Parker - Director, Mergers, Competition and Markets Authority
- Giulio Federico - Head of Unit (Mergers), Chief Economist Team
- Katie Curry - Economic Director, Ofcom
17:00 Panel 3: Litigated issues in mergers and markets cases: judicial review from supermarket scanners to ferry workers, cement plants to hospital data rooms
Chair: Nicole Kar - Partner, Linklaters
- James Webber - Partner, Shearman & Sterling
- Carole Begent - Head of Legal, Payment Systems Regulator (former Senior Director - Legal, Mergers and Markets, CMA)
- Daniel Beard QC - Barrister, Monckton Chambers
- Bojana Ignjatovic - Partner, RBB Economics
The conference will be followed by a drinks reception from 18:30-19:30.
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Event convened by Dr Liza Lovdahl Gormsen , Director, Competition Law Forum and Senior Research Fellow.
This event is accredited with 4.5 CPD hours.
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