Conference Programme

Programme

Programme

May 24

9.00 Welcome Address

Dino De Poli
President Fondazione Cassamarca
Agustín Cruz Nuñez
President UAE
Alberto Pera
President AAI
José Antonio Faria Correa
President LIDC
Jonathan Marsh
President ECLA
Raimondo Rinaldi
President AIGI
Bruno Nascimbene
Director Centre of Excellence Jean Monnet Milan
Enrico Adriano Raffaelli
President UAE Competition Law Commission

9.30 Opening Session

Johannes Laitenberger
Director General DG Competition - European Commission
Giovanni Pitruzzella
Chairman Italian Antitrust Authority

I Session - Private Antitrust Enforcement a year after the implementation of the Directive 2014/104/EU

President: Marina Tavassi

President of the Milan Court of Appeal

10.10
Due process of law, judicial control on antitrust public enforcement and full jurisdiction
Fabio Cintioli
Cintioli & Associati Avvocati – Roma
10.30
Judicial control and rights of defence in antitrust proceedings
Francesco Caringella
Fifth Section President of the Council of State
10.50
The role of the Italian Antitrust Authority in the private enforcement and the possible field of cooperation with the civil judge
Roberto Chieppa
Secretary-General Italian Antitrust Authority
11.10
Coffee break
11.30
One year after the implementation of the Directive: a case study
Mario Siragusa
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton – Roma
11.50
The role of economic analysis in private enforcement: beyond cartel damages
Cristina Caffarra
Head of European Competition Practice of CRA - Bruxelles
12.10
Questions and discussion
13.00
Lunch

II Session - Current Issues in Antitrust Law

President: Jaqueline Riffault-Silk

French Supreme Court

14.30
Global markets, national competition agencies: international cooperation and convergence in antitrust enforcement
Alessandra Tonazzi
Director of International and European Affairs Directorate Italian Antitrust Authority
14.50
Adoption of a settlement procedure in cartel cases: the Greek experience
Anna Nakou
Vice-President Hellenic Competition Commission
15.10
From airport regulation to competition: what's next?
Francesco Anglani
BonelliErede - Roma
15.30
Mergers and foreign investment controls in the new age of protectionism
Luca Arnaudo
Italian Antitrust Authority - LUISS Guido Carli University
15.50
Questions and discussion

May 25

III Session - Antitrust and new technologies

President: A. Paul Victor

Winston & Strawn LLP - New York

09.15
Recent European cases concerning mergers and acquisitions in the telecommunications and new technologies sectors
Michele Piergiovanni
DG Competition European Commission
09.35
Modularity, Interfaces, and Competition in the Digital Economy
Mark Patterson
Fordham University School of Law - New York
09.55
New technologies in the transport sector
Alessandro Noce
Director of Foodstuffs, Pharmaceutical and Transport Directorate Italian Antitrust Authority
10.15
Algorithms and Big Data in Antitrust
Simone Gambuto
Fieldfisher - Milano
10.35
Questions and discussion
10.50
Coffee break

IV Session - Antitrust and Intellectual Property Rights

President: Gabriella Muscolo

Commissioner Italian Antitrust Authority

11.10
Exclusive rights and competition: the case of TV football rights
Luca Sanfilippo
General Counsel - Sky Italia
11.30
FRAND-Encumbered Patents, Injunctions and Level Discrimination: What Next in the Interface between IP Rights and Competition Law?
Renato Nazzini
King's College - London
11.50
Digital Single Market Strategy and Copyright Challenges
Valeria Falce
Università Europea - Roma
12.10
The protection of trademarks and its limitation: "What's in a name?"
Filippo Arena
Chairman Office Italian Antitrust Authority
12.30
Questions and discussion
13.00
Lunch

V Session - Business and Market

President: James Keyte

Director of Global Development - Brattle Group - New York

14.00
Guidance for antitrust compliance
Michele Ainis
Commissioner Italian Antitrust Authority
14.20
Games without (clear) borders? Economic observations on the relevance of market definition in selected Italian cases
Barbara Veronese
Director at CEG Europe – Milano
14.40
Antitrust and Data Protection Law: A Relationship in Search of Clear Boundaries
Pietro Merlino
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton - Roma
15.00
Topicality and perspectives of the antitrust "exemption": the general role of art. 101.3 of the Treaty
Luca Toffoletti
Nctm Studio Legale - Milano
15.20
Coffee break

VI Session - Consumer Protection and Antitrust

President: Giovanni Calabrò

Director Consumer Protection Directorate General Italian Antitrust Authority

15.40
Algorithms and Big Data: risks and opportunities for market and consumers
Jacques Moscianese
Group Head of Institutional Affairs - Intesa Sanpaolo
16.00
Customer perspectives after the introduction of new selective distribution principles set forth in Coty case
Emanuele Camandona
General Counsel EMEA - Luxottica
16.20
"New deal for consumers" between the amendments of existing directives and the new directive for the protection of the collective interests of consumers
Marlene Melpignano
DG Justice and Consumers European Commission
16.40
Consumers, antitrust and democracy
Sabrina Borocci
Hogan Lovells - Milano
17.00
Questions and discussion
17.30
Close of Conference

Social Programme

May 24

All Participants

19.15
Departure from Treviso (meeting point Carlton Hotel)
19.45
Dinner at Casa Gobbato - Venegazzù (TV)

May 25

All Participants

18.00
Closing cocktail at Casa dei Carraresi

Treviso can easily be reached by bus or taxi from Treviso and Venice airports (about 20 minutes).

The Bar of Treviso has assigned 12 credits to the Conference.

The programme might be subject to change. Simultaneous Italian-English translation will be provided.

24 - 25 May 2018 - Casa dei Carraresi, Treviso XIII Antitrust Conference

“Antitrust between EU Law and National Law”