UCL FACULTY OF LAWS

Global Competition Law Conference:
Competition Law and the State
18 & 19 March 2011, Hong Kong

Conference Materials

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18 MARCH 2011
Official Opening Gregory So Hong Kong SAR Government download slides
Keynote Address
Keynote John Fingleton Chief Executive, Office of Fair Trading download slides
Chair Frederic Jenny Cour de Cassation and Chairman, OECD Competition Committee  
Respondents Allan Fels Dean, Australian and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) download slides
Bill Kovacic Commission, Federal Trade Commission  
Eduardo Perez Motta President, Federal Competition Commission, Mexico  
Session I: Controlling anticompetitive action by the State: ex ante approaches (competition advocacy, competitive neutrality, competition law assessment of projected legislation)
Chair Bill Kovacic Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission download slides
Speakers Joseph Bauer University Notre Dame download slides
Michiyo Hamada Commissioner, Japan Fair Trade Commission download slides
Gert-Jan Koopman Deputy Director General (State Aids), DG Competition, European Commission download slides
Simon Milnes Australian Treasury Department download slides
Eduardo Perez Motta President, Federal Competition Commission, Mexico  
Session II: Competition law and state regulation: Setting the stage and focus on state-owned companies
Chair Gert-Jan Koopman Deputy Director General (State Aids), DG Competition, European Commission  
Speakers Yena Lim Chief Executive, Competition Commission of Singapore download slides
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Gregory Leonard Senior Vice-President, NERA Economic Consulting download slides
Tony Prosser Professor of Law, University of Bristol download slides
Huang Yong Professor of Law, University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) School of Law, Beijing download outline
Georgina Foster Partner, Baker & McKenzie (Sydney) download slides
Session III - Controlling anticompetitive action by the State: ex post approaches (state aids, state action doctrine, state sponsored cartels and anticompetitive practices)
Chair Dhanendra Kumar Chairman, Competition Commission of India  
Speakers Thomas Cheng Assistant Professor of Law, The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law download slides
Michal Gal Professor of Law, University of Haifa download slides
Damien Geradin University of Tilburg & Covington & Burling LLP download slides
Gavin Robert Partner, Linklaters download slides
Willard Tom General Counsel, US Federal Trade Commission  
Session IV: Authorities Roundtable - Exemptions from the application of competition law / the challenge of applying competition law to foreign state activities: comparative and international perspectives 
Chair Allan Fels ANZSOG  
Speakers Gert-Jan Koopman Deputy Director General (State Aids), DG Competition, European Commission download slides
Dhanendra Kumar Chairman, Competition Commission of India  
Jianhui Yang MOFCOM, Vice-Director of Antimonopoly Division download slides
Yena Lim Chief Executive, Competition Commission of Singapore  
SATURDAY 19 MARCH
Session V: Competition law, regulation and the challenge of private interests: Self-regulation by professional associations and legitimate lobbying
Chair Eduardo Perez Motta President, Federal Competition Commission, Mexico  
Speakers Assimakis Komninos Commissioner, Hellenic Competition Commission download slides
Ioannis Lianos UCL download slides
Daniel Sokol Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law  
Mark Williams Professor of Law, Hong Kong Polytechnic University download slides
Shuying Xu Institute of Competition Law, East China University of Political Science and Law download slides
Session VI: The interaction between competition law and regulatory alternatives (networks: broadcasting, digital media, infrastructure / energy)
Chair Gert-Jan Koopman Deputy Director General (State Aids), DG Competition, European Commission  
Speakers Nicholas Economides Professor of Economics, Stern Business School, NYU download slides
Geoff Edwards Vice-President, Charles River Associates download slides
Clara Ingen-Housz Partner, Baker & McKenzie download slides
Leigh Hancher Tilburg / Allen & Overy download slides
Jurgen Sacker Professor of Law, Freien Universität Berlin) download slides
Session VII: The interaction between competition law and regulatory alternatives II  (credence goods: healthcare and financial services
Chair Willard Tom General Counsel, US Federal Trade Commission  
Speakers Alberto Heimler Professor of Economics, Advanced School of Public Administration, Government of the Italian Republic download slides
Ioannis Kokkoris Reader in Law, University of Reading download slides
Bill Kovacic Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission download slides
David Stallibrass Director, Markets and Projects: Services, UK Office of Fair Trading download slides
Extensions - The evolving role of the State and the impact of competition law in a globalized world: institutional solutions for dealing with tragic choices  
  Frederic Jenny Cour de Cassation and Chairman, OECD Competition Committee download slides