Competition Law
Symposium | 06.06.2019 | Bruxelles | Language: English

Transparency and Non-Discrimination Requirements for Online Platforms: Competition Law & Regulation

Lexxion Brussels

During this symposium, leading experts from the European Commission, national competition authorities and regulators, industry, private practice and academia will discuss the pros and cons of regulatory and competition law intervention against online platforms favouring their own goods and services.

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Topics and Structure of the Symposium

• EU Regulation on fairness and transparency in online platform trading
• Self-preferencing and non-discrimination under specific regulation
• Case study: online marketplaces & third-party retailers
• Case study: app stores & third-party app developers
• Google Search (Shopping) antitrust decision
• Amazon: antitrust investigations in the EU, Austria, Germany
• Effective competition law remedies

Interactive panel discussions as well as Q&A sessions leave time for exchange with high-level experts and colleagues from different countries – use the great networking opportunity!

Who should participate?

• Private legal practitioners
• Representatives from national competition authorities
• Representatives from public authorities dealing with competition law
• Representatives from national courts
• Industry representatives and in-house counsels dealing with competition law
• Economists
• Academics

Thursday, 6 June | 9:00-16:45

8:30

Registration & Welcome Coffee

9:00

Welcome Notes on behalf of Lexxion Publisher & CoRe

Robert Klotz Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, Brussels; Managing Editor CoRe Journal
9:30

Morning Session: Regulations for Platform-to-Business Relationships

Robert Klotz Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, Brussels; Managing Editor CoRe Journal
(Chair)
9:30

Keynote Speech

10:00

Presentation of the Proposed Regulation

11:00

Interactive Panel and Q&A

12:00

Lunch break

13:00

Afternoon Session: Competition Law Issues: Case Studies

Ben van Rompuy Leiden University; Vrije Universiteit Brussel
(Chair)
13:00

Online Marketplaces – Interactive Panel and Q&A

• EC’s Google Investigation on Adsense
• Interoperability and Portability Issues

14:00

App Stores – Interactive Panel and Q&A

• Self-preferences and non-discrimination
• Google Shopping Decision
• Amazon Investigation
• Curating Content vs Discriminating Competitors

15:30

Coffee break

15:30

Effective Competition Law Remedies – Interactive Panel and Q&A

16:30

Résumé

Ben van Rompuy Leiden University; Vrije Universiteit Brussel
16:45

End of CoRe Symposium

* The content may be the subject of change.

Speakers

Robert Klotz
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, Brussels; Managing Editor CoRe Journal

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Ben van Rompuy
Leiden University; Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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Venue

Boulevard de Waterloo 38
Bruxelles, Belgium
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Citadines Toison d’Or Brussels

61-63, avenue de la Toison d’Or
1060 Brussels, Belgium

Tel. +32 2 543 53 53
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Rue des Drapiers 31-33
1050 Ixelles – Belgium
+32 2 274 28 00
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Argus Hotel Brussels
Rue Capitaine Crespel 6
1050 Ixelles, Belgium
Tel: +32 2 514 07 70
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Symposium | 06.06.2019 | Bruxelles | Language English

Participation Fees
Reduced fee for public authorities: € 600,- (excl. VAT)
Regular fee: € 650,- (excl. VAT)

Discount for European Competition and Regulatory Law Review (CoRe) subscribers: € 50,-

The Belgian VAT of 21% will be added.

Seating limit
The number of seats is limited. Registrations will be accepted first come, first served.

Are you a public authority?
Ticket Type Price Spaces
Transparency and Non-Discrimination Requirements for Online Platforms: Competition Law & Regulation
Regular fee / Reguläre Teilnahmegebühr
€650,00
Transparency and Non-Discrimination Requirements for Online Platforms: Competition Law & Regulation
Reduced fee for public authorities / Reduzierte Teilnahmegebühr für Angehörige einer Hochschule/Behörde
€600,00

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