Conference Programme



Thursday June 16

9.30 Welcome Address

Enrico Adriano Raffaelli
President UAE Competition Law Commission
Luigi Garofalo
President Fondazione Cassamarca

10.00 Opening Session

Roberto Rustichelli
Chairman Italian Antitrust Authority

10.30 I Session - Current issues in antitrust law

Chairperson: Carmine Volpe

President of the Sixth Chamber of the Council of State

Judicial review and Networks: the interplay between fragmentation and integration
Marc van der Woude
President General Court of the European Union
The sanctioning powers of the Italian Antitrust Authority after the transposition of the ECN+ Directive
Michele Ainis
Commissioner Italian Antitrust Authority
The effect of the Italian Recovery Plan on competition law
Roberto Chieppa
Secretary-General Presidency of the Council of Ministers
11.30 - 11.45 Coffee break
New trends in EU competition policy and enforcement
Jean-François Bellis
Van Bael & Bellis – Bruxelles
The new challenges of antitrust between compliance and sustainability and the role of in-house counsels
Giuseppe Catalano
President AIGI; Legal Service Assicurazioni Generali
Antitrust in the Biden years: How the current Administration and Congress are tackling competition issues in the United States
Peter Mucchetti
Clifford Chance – Washington DC
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

14.00 II Session - Competition and sustainability

Chairperson: Gabriella Muscolo

The role of competition authorities in supporting the energy transition and the move towards a more sustainable economy
Martijn Snoep
President Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Market
Reconstructing Article 101 TFEU
Ioannis Lianos
President Hellenic Competition Commission
Sustainability, competition, consumers' choices and "green-washing": the role of the Italian Competition Authority
Paolo Cassinis
Director of Corruption Prevention and Transparency Directorate – Working Group Sustainability and Competition – Italian Antitrust Authority
The importance of sustainability and the risk of "greenwashing" in competition law and policy
Antonio Bavasso
University College London
Antitrust and energy transition: new challenges, new opportunities
Ciro Favia
Head of Italian Antitrust and Regulatory Support – Enel
15.30 - 15.45 Coffee break

15.45 III Session - Towards an increasingly digital Europe

Chairperson: Andreas Heinemann

Chairman, Swiss Competition Commission

EU competition law and digital in the coming years - strong enforcement of antitrust rules and inception of the DMA
Brice Allibert
DG Competition European Commission
Fighting competition restrictions in the digital era
María Pilar Canedo
Commissioner of the Spanish National Markets and Competition Commission
Digital ecosystems between competition and regulation: the Italian experience
Giuseppe Galasso
Director of Communications Directorate (DG Competition) Italian Antitrust Authority
Navigating antitrust enforcement against big tech in the European Union: A conceptual map
Nicola Tosini
Director – NERA Economic Consulting
The Digital Markets Act: an extension of existing competition law frameworks or a new regulatory model?
Timothy Lamb
Head of EMEA Competition & Regulatory – Facebook
17.30 Closing of the Conference

Friday June 17

9.30 IV Session - Antitrust between compliance, leniency and deterrence

Chairperson: Mario Siragusa

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton – Roma

Compliance, leniency and deterrence: stick and carrot in the experience of the Italian Competition Authority
Andrea Pezzoli
Director General of Competition Directorate – Italian Antitrust Authority
The European Commission's approach to prevention and pursuit of anticompetitive agreements
Alessio Aresu
DG Competition European Commission
A more substantial approach to antitrust compliance
Alberto Pera
President AAI; Gianni & Origoni - Roma
Antitrust fines: sine qua non but not sufficient condition for the proper functioning of the market
Filippo Arena
Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici – Roma
Deterrence tools and compliance between antitrust and consumer protection
Teresa Broggiato
Associazione Bancaria Italiana
11.00 - 11.15 Coffee break

11.15 V Session - Evolution of consumer protection

Chairperson: Antonino Savo Amodio

President Regional Administrative Court of Latium

Digital and consumer protection: critical issues and new forms of intervention
Giovanni Calabrò
Director General of Consumer Protection Directorate – Italian Antitrust Authority
Selected areas of intersection between consumer protection and competition law - a Swiss perspective
Christophe Rapin
President LIDC; Kellerhals Carrard - Lausanne
Antitrust and private enforcement: the class action between national law and EU law
Paolo Martinello
President Foundation Altroconsumo
Unfair commercial practices and green claims: the thin green line between virtuous environmental practices and greenwashing
Daniele Guarnieri
General Counsel – Nestlé
Ever more protected consumers, from the inception of consumer legislation to the digital era: but do undertakings have an adequate protection?
Elisa Teti
Rucellai & Raffaelli – Milano
12.45 - 14.00 Lunch

14.00 VI Session - Antitrust on the field: the in-house perspective

Chairperson: Monica Borgi

Senior Legal Counsel – Stellantis

AGCOM's market analysis: looking for boundaries between competition and regulation
Sonja Griva Zabert
Senior Legal Counsel, Legal & Regulatory Affairs – Sky Italia
Competition and cooperation in the Open Banking experience
Irene De Angelis
Group Head of Antitrust Affairs - Intesa SanPaolo
European sovereignty and the rule of law: Strategic aspects of legal professional privilege for in-house counsel in Europe
Jonathan Marsh
Vice President, International General Counsel, Total SA
The selective distribution system in the fashion market: between protection of competition and preservation of the luxury image
Luca Chiama
Group Legal Director - Prada
The new pharmaceutical era: advanced therapies
Ovidio D'Ovidio
Country General Counsel – Novartis
15.30 - 15.45 Coffee break

15.45 VII Session - Private enforcement, the key players' perspective

Chairperson: Claudio Marangoni

Chairman, Chamber specialized in Business Matters “A”, Court of Milan

Recent and upcoming judgments from the CJEU in the field of private enforcement
Anna Vernet
DG Competition European Commission
Economic thoughts on the relationship between private actions for damages, public enforcement and leniency programmes
Lorenzo Coppi
Executive Vice President – Compass Lexecon – London
Subjective profiles of private enforcement: criticalities and solutions
Marina Tavassi
BonelliErede – Milano
Class actions and aggregate damages: the economists' perspective
Barbara Veronese
Partner – Oxera Consulting LLP – Milano
The protection of individuals before national courts in the field of State aid. Recent developments and critical issues
Francesco Rossi Dal Pozzo
Conclusive remarks
Pedro De Gouveia e Melo
President UAE; Morais Leitão - Lisbon
17.30 Closing of the Conference

Social Programme

Thursday June 16

All Participants

Departure from Treviso (meeting point Carlton Hotel)
Dinner at San Salvatore Castle - Susegana (TV)

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.