WHERE

PROGRAMME

SPEAKERS

REGISTER

António Ferreira Gomes

President of the PCA

IV Lisbon

Conference on Competition Law

and Economics.

 

Lisbon. October 22nd and 23rd.

It is my pleasure to invite you to come to Lisbon this Autumn to discuss and exchange views and experiences with some of the most renowned international experts in Competition Law and Economics.

On 22-23 October 2015, the Portuguese Competition Authority will host the IV Lisbon Conference, a unique opportunity to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and debates.

Lisbon. Go west.

 

Lisbon is a wonderful city to explore, always ready to welcome visitors

As the most Atlantic of Europe’s capital cities, Lisbon has a rich cultural heritage that shows in the people, the architecture, the food, the mood.

With plenty of restaurants and hotels, in a charming and relaxing atmosphere, we hope you enjoy your stay in Lisbon!

 

Here are some suggestions for you to see, be and enjoy:

 

Alfama and Castelo – Old Lisbon;

Baixa and Chiado – Trendy downtown;

Avenida da Liberdade and Rossio – Shopping;

Parque das Nações – the new and modern city;

Belém – Monuments and the river;

Bairro Alto and Bica – Restaurants and nightlife.

 

www.visitlisboa.com

 

Near the hotel where the Conference will take place there are other accommodation options:

 

Vila Galé Opera

 

Hotel Altis Belém

 

Jerónimos 8

The venue.

The venue for the IV Lisbon Conference on Competition Law and Economics is the Pestana Palace Lisboa, Hotel & National Monument, set in the carefully restored 19th century Palace Valle-Flôr.  The conference will be held in Belém Conference Room.

 

 

How to get to the Conference Hotel:

Arrival by plane (Lisbon airport)

You will find a taxi rank in the front of the terminal buiding.  The journey from the airport to the Pestana Palace Lisboa should take approx. 20 minutes.

The address is: Rua Jau, 54, 1300-314 Lisboa

 

Further information about the hotel:

www.pestana.com/en/hotel/pestana-palace

Programme

22 October (Thursday)

 

Registration (08h30/09h15)

 

Opening Session (09h30/10h00)

 

António Ferreira Gomes, President, Portuguese Competition Authority

Luís Miguel Pais Antunes, President, Association of Portuguese Competition Lawyers

 

Keynote Speaker (10h00/10h30)

 

William Kovacic, Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy at George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C., and Non-Executive Director of the Board, Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), UK

 

Coffee Break (10h30/11h00)

 

Could we do without leniency? (11h00/12h30)

 

Moderator

 

Frédéric Jenny, Chairman of the OECD’s Competition Law and Policy Committee and Professor of Economics at the ESSEC Business School, Paris

 

Speakers

 

Jorge Padilla, Senior Managing Director e Head da Compass Lexecon Europe, Madrid

Rosa Abrantes-Metz, Managing Director, Global Economics Group and Adjunct Professor, NYU Stern School of Business, New York

John Kirkpatrick, Senior Director, Research, Intelligence and Advocacy, Competition and Markets Authority, UK

Giancarlo Spagnolo, Professor of Economics, SITE – Stockholm School of Economics & University of ‘Tor Vergata’ – DEF and Research Fellow, C.E.P.R., London & E.N.C.O.R.E, Amsterdam

 

Lunch (13h00/14h30)

 

Restrictions by object and by effect: where next? (14h30/16h00)

 

Moderator

 

Maria João Melícias, Member of the Board, Portuguese Competition Authority

 

Speakers

 

Lucas Peeperkorn, Principal Expert in Antitrust Policy, DG COMP, European Commission

 

Theodor Thanner, Director General, Austrian Competition Authority, Austria

David Anderson, Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP, Brussels

Andrea Gomes da Silva, Senior Legal Director, Markets, Mergers and Sector Regulation, Competition and Markets Authority, UK

 

Coffee Break (16h00/16h30)

 

Disruptive Times: dealing with innovative technologies and business models? (16h30/18h00)

 

Moderator

 

Stanley Wong, Chief Executive Off¬icer, Competition Commission, Hong Kong

 

Speakers

 

Bruno Lasserre, Presidente, Autorité de la concurrence, França

Guillaume Loriot, Director, DG COMP, European Commission

Mark MacGann, Head of Public Policy EMEA, Uber

Hal Varian, Chief Economist, Google, and Emeritus Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, California

 

18h00/19h00 – Cocktail

20h00 – Dinner

 

23 October (Friday)

 

Public Procurement: optimizing public resources (09h00/10h30)

 

Moderator

 

Giancarlo Spagnolo, Professor of Economics, SITE – Stockholm School of Economics & University of ‘Tor Vergata’ – DEF and Research Fellow, C.E.P.R.,London & E.N.C.O.R.E, Amsterdam

 

Speakers

 

Joaquim Nunes de Almeida, Director, DG GROW, European Commission

John Davies, Head, Competition Division, OECD

Eduardo Prieto Kessler, Competition Director, National Commission for Markets and Competition, Spain

Helena Abreu Lopes, Judge, Court of Auditors, Portugal

 

Coffee Break (10h30/11h00)

 

Portuguese: building a common competition language (11h00/12h30)

 

Moderator

 

Teresa Moreira, Director-General for Consumer, Portugal

 

Speakers

 

Gilvandro V. Coelho de Araújo, Commissioner, Administrative Council for Economic Defence, Brazil

Nuno Rocha de Carvalho, Member of the Board, Portuguese Competition Authority

Nelson Osman Jeque, Adviser, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Mozambique

Kinavuidi Kiako, Director, Institute of Prices and Competition, Ministry of Finance, Angola

Amilcar Aristides Monteiro, Director General for Industry and Trade, Ministry of Tourism, Investments and Business Development, Cabo Verde

 

Closing Session (12h30/13h00)

 

António Ferreira Gomes, President, Portuguese Competition Authority

Guilherme d’Oliveira Martins, President, Court of Auditors, Portugal

Speakers

Rosa Abrantes-Metz

Managing Director, Global Economics Group and Adjunct Professor, NYU Stern School of Business, New York

 

Joaquim Nunes de Almeida

Director, DG GROW, European Commission

 

David Anderson

Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP, Brussels

 

Luís Pais Antunes

President of the
Association of Portuguese Competition Lawyers

 

Gilvandro Vasconcelos Coelho de Araújo

Commissioner, Administrative Council for Economic Defence, Brazil

 

Nuno Rocha de Carvalho

Member of the Board of the Portuguese Competition Authority

 

John Davies

Head, Competition Division, OECD

 

António Ferreira Gomes

President of the Portuguese Competition Authority

 

Frédéric Jenny

Chairman of the OECD’s Competition Law and Policy Committee and Professor of Economics at the ESSEC Business School, Paris

 

Nelson Osman Jeque

Adviser, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Mozambique

 

Eduardo Prieto Kessler

Competition Director, National Commission for Markets and Competition, Spain

 

Kinavuidi Kiako

Director, Institute of Prices and Competition, Ministry of Finance, Angola

 

John Kirkpatrick

Senior Director, Research, Intelligence and Advocacy, Competition and Markets Authority, UK

 

William Kovacic

Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy at George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C., and Non-Executive Director of the Board, Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), UK

 

Bruno Lasserre

President, Autorité de la concurrence, France

 

Helena Abreu Lopes

Judge, Court of Auditors, Portugal

Guillaume Loriot

Director, DG COMP, European Commission

 

Mark MacGann

Head of Public Policy EMEA, Uber, Amsterdam

 

Guilherme d’Oliveira Martins

President of the Court of Auditors, Portugal

 

Maria João Melícias

Member of the Board of the Portuguese Competition Authority

 

Amilcar Aristides Monteiro

Director General for Industry and Trade, Ministry of Tourism, Investments and Business Development, Cabo Verde

 

Teresa Moreira

Director-General for Consumer, Portugal

 

Jorge Padilla

Senior Managing Director and Head of Compass Lexecon Europe, Madrid

 

Luc Peeperkorn

Principal Expert in Antitrust Policy, DG COMP, European Commission

 

Andrea Gomes da Silva

Senior Legal Director, Markets, Mergers and Sector Regulation, Competition and Markets Authority, UK

 

Giancarlo Spagnolo

Professor of Economics, SITE –Stockholm School of Economics & University of ‘Tor Vergata’ – DEF and Research Fellow, C.E.P.R., London & E.N.C.O.R.E, Amsterdam

 

Theodor Thanner

Director General, Austrian Competition Authority, Austria

 

Hal Varian

Chief Economist, Google, and Emeritus Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, California

 

Stanley Wong

Chief Executive Officer, Competition Commission, Hong Kong

Registration

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lisbonconference@concorrencia.pt

 

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