Programme 2014

Thursday, May 15th 2014

08:45 Welcome Carl Baudenbacher
09:00 Marcel Dietrich presiding
Current Developments
Joaquín Almunia
10:15 Coffee break
10:45 Andreas Heinemann presiding
Private enforcement of competition law
Eddy de Smijter
Peter Freeman
Clifford A. Jones
12:00 Lunch
13:30 Joachim Bornkamm presiding
Different court systems in Europe – is access to justice guaranteed?
Nicholas J. Forwood
Ingeborg Simonsson
Andreas Zünd
15:00 Coffee break
15:30 Patrick Sommer presiding
EU merger regulation reform
Christian Ahlborn
Carole Begent
Andrea Gomes da Silva
17:00 End
19:30 Dinner with special event


Friday, May 16th 2014

08:45 Matthias Karl and Romina Polley presiding
Presidents’ breakfast: 10 years ECN
(What is going well? What is not going well?)
Sofia Alves
Bruno Lasserre
Andreas Mundt
Jacques Steenbergen
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Sven B. Völcker presiding
IP law and competition law:
Use and abuse of standard‐essential patents & patent settlements
Thomas Graf
Thomas Kramler
Jenni Lukander
12:30 Lunch
13:45 Chris Fonteijn presiding
Information exchange between authorities
Albrecht Bach
Marcel Meinhardt
14:45 Stefan Buehler presiding
Is the SIEC test justiciable, in particular in small economies?
Kai‐Uwe Kühn

Hanno Wollmann
15:45 Coffee break
16:15 Eric Morgan de Rivery presiding
The application of competition law to State activities
Theofanis Christoforou
Vincent Martenet
17:15 Closing remarks Carl Baudenbacher