Antitrust and Developing and Emerging Economies

November 1, 2019

November 1, 2019

8:15 am To 5:15 pm

40 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012

http://bit.ly/2yZ3zyk

FREE

Event Description

08.00 am


Registration & Breakfast




 8:30am


Welcome Remarks


Trevor MORRISON | 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?


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


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


Michelle LE ROUX | Adjunct Professor, Law School University of Cape Town


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 PerspectiveFrédéric Jenny Libre Amicorum, January 1 2019, Chapter 10, pp. 55 ff.                                         




PANEL SPONSORS


Charles River Associates


ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law 


Orrick


White & Case




Media Sponsors


MLex  




Conference attendees will receive complimentary 48-hour access to Concurrences+ subscription.

Organizers

Concurrences Review + NYU School of Law

About the Organizers

The increasing number of competition regimes worldwide gives rise to new challenges for the antitrust enforcement on the global stage. This conference delves into the issues raised by the implementation and enforcement of antitrust rules in developing countries and offers the opportunity to discuss the hottest topics with some of the most prominent antitrust academics, enforcers, and practitioners. All registrations include continental breakfast, coffee, lunch and a cocktail mixer. Payment must be received prior to the conference. There will be no refund after September 26, 2018. Cancellations must be received in writing; cancellation received in writing up to 30 days before the conference will receive a refund less 15%. Substitutes delegates are welcome at any time. Photos will be taken at the event; attendees agree for the organizer to use these photos unless otherwise required in writing. CLE Information: TBA Panel sponsors are Charles River Associates, ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law, Qualcomm and White & Case. 

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