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  • Markus Meier, Federal Trade Commission,  on US approach to Pay for Delay
  • Catherine Higgs, AstraZeneca, on Recent industry trends – the Pharma Industry.
  • Paul Csiszar, European Commission, on The new chapter in pharma and competition enforcement
  • Geoff Steadman, Competition Markets Authority, on Pharmaceuticals and competition enforcement – UK developments
  • Luisa Affuso, PWC on The definition of dominance in pharmaceuticals
  • Pat Treacy, Bristows, on Pricing in the pharma sector – a fine balance between pricing too high or too low?
  • Steve Shadowen, Hilliard & Shadowen, on Pay-for-delay and product-hopping: the next frontiers
  • Wolf Sauter, Tilburg University and the ACM, on Access, affordability and collective purchasing of pharmaceuticals
  • Steve Weissman, Baker Botts, on Advising pharma companies in today’s aggressive enforcement environment
  • Mat Huges, AlixPartners, on The counterfactual - what would have happened in the absence of pay-for-delay agreements?
  • Carles Esteva Mosso, DG Competition, on Ten years to the European Competition Network
  • Andreas Mundt, Bundeskartellamt, on Convergence as an imperative of competition policy
  • Nicholas Levy, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, on European Merger Control
  • Kevin Coates, DG Competition, on Single and Continuous Infringement
  • Peter Citron, Hogan Lovells, on EU Competition Law, Cartels and Dawn-Raids
  • Laurence Popofsky, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, on Opt Out Antitrust Class Actions - An American Perspective
  • Pinar Akman, Centre for Business Law and Practice - University of Leeds, on Period of limitations in follow-on competition cases
  • Adi Ayal, Bar Ilan University, on Anticompetitive Patents: An Incorporation Solution
  • Rachel Brandenburger, Hogan Lovells, on Minority Shareholdings and Joint Ventures in Emerging Jurisdictions: an Opportunity for Convergence?
  • Alden F. Abbott, Heritage Foundation, on U.S. Patent-Antitrust Interface
  • David Gilo, IAA, on Costless (or Near Costless) Predation through Predatory Bundling, Loyalty Rebates, and Price Squeeze
  • Hans W. Friederiszick, European School of Management and Technology, on An economic analysis in 102 cases post Intel
  • Anne Riley and D. Daniel Sokol on Rethinking Compliance
  • Florian Wagner-von Papp, UCL, on Sie-Mens sana: Contribution between jointly and severally liable companies and contribution between jointly and severally liable undertakings
  • Steven Anderman, n/a, on The Accommodation of EU Competition Law to IPRs
  • Randolph Tritell, US Federal Trade Commission, on the International Competition Network
  • Alison Jones and Rebecca Williams, King's College London and Oxford University, on Penalising Cartels in the UK: is Criminalisation the Solution?
  • Alex Chisholm, Chief Executive - UK Competition and Markets Authority, on Agency Effectiveness - Early Plans for the Competition and Markets Authority
  • Caron Beaton Wells, University of Melbourne, on Australia's Immunity Policy for Cartel Conduct: Immune from Review?
  • Pierre Horna, UNCTAD, and Jaime Barahona, Chilean Competition Agency, on Coordinating Local Competition Enforcement Actions: the Liquid Oxygen Cases in Latin America
  • Meltem Bagis Akkaya, Turkish Competition Authority, on Turkish Leniency Programme
  • Michele Piergiovanni, European Commission, on Unilateral Effects and the European Merger Regulation
  • Adi Ayal, Bar Ilan University, on The Market for Bigness: Competition Agencies as Agents of Change
  • Laurence Idot, Université Panthéon-Assas, on Access to files of Competition Authorities - Developments since thenPfleiderer Case
  • John Temple Lang, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, on Digital Evidence – Legal Challenges
  • Michal Gal, University of Haifa, and Thomas Cheng, University of Hong Kong, on Aggregate Concentration: Regulation by Competition law?
  • Ali Nikpay, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, on UK Competition Regime – Hits and Misses
  • Amelia Fletcher, University of East Anglia, on UK Merger Policy – Hits and Misses
  • Peter Citron, Hogan Lovells International LLP, on Dawn Raids and Cartel Investigations
  • Laurence Popofsky, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, on US Antitrust Law - Vertical Restraints and Resale Price Maintenance
  • Claes Bengtsson, European Commission, on Buyer Power - An Enforcer Perspective
  • Laura Phaff, Office of Fair Trading, on Purchasing Agreements
  • Peter Carstensen, University of Wisconsin Law School, on Controlling the Abuse of Unilateral Buyer Power
  • Ariel Ezrachi, Oxford CCLP, on Buying Alliances and Input Price Fixing
  • Lars Henriksson, Stockholm School of Economics, on Countervailing Buyer Power
  • Matthew Johnson, OXERA, on Buyer Power and Retail Competition
  • Jack Kirckwood, Seattle University School of Law, on Powerful Buyers and Merger Enforcement
  • Birgit Krueger, Bundeskartellamt, on Buying Alliances in the Food Retail Sector
  • Andrew McCarthy, British Brands, on Buying Power and the Retail Sector
  • Michael Rowe, Slaughter and May, on FMCG Mergers
  • Howard Smith, Oxford University, on Buyer Power in the Brick Manufacturing Market
  • Maurice E. Stucke, University of Tennessee, on Buyer Power and Behavioural Economics
  • Bob Young, Europe Economics, on Market Trends and Buyer Power
  • John Temple Lang, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, on The Concept of Exclusionary Abuse under Article 102 TFEU 
  • Spencer Waller, Loyola University of Chicago, on Brands: appropriate analysis in competition and IP law?
  • Nicola Mazzarotto, Competition Economics, KPMG, on Brands in competition economic analysis
  • Olav Kolstad, Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS, on Unfair practices: analysis and remedies across Europe
  • Tony Durham, Shopper Based Design, P&G, on Shopper behaviour and brands: how choices are made
  • Tony Clayton, Chief Economist, UK Intellectual Property Office, on Similar packaging: assessing consumer detriment and business harm
  • Hugh M. Hollman, Attorney Advisor, US FTC, on The International Competition Network – Past Achievements and Future Challenges
  • Robert L. Steiner on Vertical Competition
  • Henning Leupold, European Commission, DG Competition, on The Assessment of Horizontal Cooperation Agreements
  • Terry Calvan, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, on US antitrust law in comparative perspective
  • Molly Herron and Alex Long, Herbert Smith LLP, on Vertical Agreements
  • John Temple Lang, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, on Article 102 TFEU (ex Art 82 EC) - Prices and Rebates
  • Carl Shapiro, US Department of Justice and Hass School of Business, Berkeley, on Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Wouter Wils, European Commission, on Cartel Enforcement and Criminalisation
  • Julian Joshua, Partner, Howrey LLP Brussels, on Does Cartel Criminalisation Have a Future Outside of the United States? Insights from the United Kingdom Experience
  • Micael O'Kane, Partner, Head of Fraud/Regulatory Group, Peters & Peters, on Practical Issues Arising from Concurrent Criminal Prosecutions in the UK and Overseas
  • Caron Beaton-Wells,  Associate Professor, Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourne, on Milestone or Roadblock? The Role of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in Criminalising Cartels
  • Christine Parker,  Associate Professor and Reader, Melbourne Law School, on Criminalisation and Compliance: The Gap Between Rhetoric and Reality 
  • Christopher Harding, Professor of Law, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, on Recidivism, Criminalisation and the Growth of the Anti-Cartel Enforcement Industry
  • Stephen Wilks, Professor of Politics, University of Exeter, on Criminalisation in the Context of Britain?s Traditions of Negotiated Regulation 
  • Andreas Stephan,  Lecturer, Norwich Law School & ESRC Centre for Competition Policy, University of East Anglia, on Cartel Criminalisation: The Role of the Media in the 'Battle for Hearts and Minds'
  • Michael A. Carrier, Rutgers Law School – Camden, on Antitrust concerns and the pharmaceutical sector - Pharmaceutical agreements and generics companies
  • Alden Abbott, US FTC, on Standard Setting Under Section 5 of the FTC Act 
  • Cecilio Madero Villarejo, DG Competition, on Intellectual property rights and competition rules, a complex but indispensable coexistence? 
  • Philippe Chappatte, Slaughter and May, on FRAND commitments- The case for antitrust intervention
  • Damien Geradin, Tilburg University, Howrey, on FRAND commitments- The case against antitrust intervention
  • Pat Treacy, Bristows, on Competition law and Intellectual Property Rights
  • Edward L. Flippen, McGuireWoods LLP, on US Antitrust law
  • Michael D. Whinston, Northwestern University, on Vertical Contracting and Antitrust
  • John Temple Lang, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP, on the Commission Guidance on Article 82 EC
  • Sir Jeremy lever QC, Monckton Chambers, All-Souls College, on the Commission Guidance on Article 82 EC
  • Prof. Mario Monti, formerly the European Commissioner for Competition, on European competition law and economics
  • Simon Bishop, RBB Economics, on The law and economics of loyalty rebates
  • John Davies, UK Competition Commission, on What if people make mistakes? The assumption of 'rationality' in competition economics
  • John Temple Lang, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP, on Article 82 EC – Recent Developments'
  • Dennis Carlton, Chief Economist at the Antitrust Division of the US Justice Department, on the law and economics of tying
  • Philippe Chappatte, Slaughter & May, on The Impala judgment (Sony/BMG merger)
  • Ali Nikpay, OFT, on Article 82 reform
  • Mark Williams, NERA Economic Consulting, on Antitrust Economics
  • Iestyn Williams, RBB Economics, on Article 82 reform: an economic perspective
  • Simon Priddis, OFT, on the Law and Economics of Conglomerate Mergers
  • Philippe Chappatte, Slaughter and May, on International Cartels and leniency Procedures
  • Terry Calvani, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, on US Antitrust law and Private Enforcement
  • Terry Calvani, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, on criminal sanctions for competition offences
  • Don Baker, Baker & Miller PLLC, on Network Effects and Essential Facilities
  • Edward Flippen, McGuireWoods LLP, on US Electric Deregulation
  • Peter Willis, Taylor Wessing, on the privilege against self-incrimination in competition investigations
  • Sir John Vickers, Chairman, OFT, on The abuse of market power
  • Carles Esteva Mosso, DG Competition, on EU merger control: the current state of play
  • Chris Bright, Shearman & Sterling, on Dispute resolution and competition law
  • John Temple Lang, CGSH, on Problems and issues of decentralising European competition law
  • Mark Williams, NERA, on Antitrust Economics
  • Alden Abbott, US FTC, on US Antitrust Law
  • Robert O'Donoghue, CGSH, on IP rights & Competition law
  • Simon Evenett, SBS, on Globalisation & competition law
  • Phil Evans on Competition enforcement and the consumer interest
  • Sir Jeremy Lever on Modernisation
  • John Temple Lang on Article 82 (Abuse)
  • Prof. Stephen Weatherill on Competition Law and Sport
  • Dr Mark Williams, NERA, on Antitrust Economics
  • Malcolm Nicholson, Slaughter and May, on Airtours (MyTravel)
  • Philip Marsden, BIICL, on Comparative Aspects of US and EU Competition Laws.
  • Chris Bright, Shearman & Sterling, on the Competition Appeals Tribunal
  • Michael Rowe, Slaughter and May, on Vertical Agreements – Freezer Exclusivity
  • Timothy J. Muris, Chairman US FTC, on Current issues in competition and consumer policy
  • Bernardine Adkins, Wragge & Co, on enforcement
  • Dr David Gilo, Tel Aviv University, on Passive Investments
  • Andrew Chin, University of North Carolina, on Microsoft
  • Jeff Schmidt, Director, Bureau of Competition, United States Federal Trade Commission, on United States competition law policy – the private label experience.
  • Prof. Steve Anderman, University of Essex, on the essential facilities reasoning in Article 82 and IPRs 
  • Andres Font Galarza, Mayer Brown, on buying alliances: what parameters are set by competition law?
  • Guiseppe Abbamonte, DG Sanco, European Commission, on the Member States' approach to the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive and the impact on misleading packaging
  • Helen Jenkins, Oxera Consulting Ltd, on the economics of Article 82 reform
  • Dr Ioannis Lianos, University College London, on the classification of abuses in Article 82 EC
  • Bob Young, Europe Economics, on the UK Competition Commission's groceries investigation and the implications for competition between branded and private label products
  • Dr Ariel Ezrachi, CCLP, on private enforcement and Article 82 EC
  • Dr Gunnar Niels, OXERA Consulting Ltd, on economic effects-based tests and legal (un)certainty under Article 82
  • Prof Ulf Bernitz, IECL, on the sanction of voidness under Article 82 EC and possible contractual consequences
  • Dr Dan Eklöf, Stockholm University, on the Microsoft judgment