We are proud to host the inaugural conference for leading women general counsel and chief legal officers on June 14 in our New York office. The full-day event will include high-profile speakers from media, industry, government and non-profits, interactive presentations, and the chance to connect with colleagues who are leading and changing the legal landscape.
Partner James Webber (London-Antitrust) will speak on “Practical Challenges in Merger Control” at the EU Merger Control Conference organized by Knect365 in Brussels on May, 24 2018. The presentation will discuss practical tips for EUMR processes, gun jumping, timeline changes and transatlantic cooperation.
Partner Matthew Readings (London-Antitrust) will moderate a panel on “Compliance for Financial Services” at the Competition Law Challenges in the Financial Services Sector conference organized by Knect365 in London on May 22, 2018. The panel will discuss GDPR, cybersecurity, reporting and other subjects. The panelists are Gerben Pauwels (Argenta Bank) and Aiste Slezeviciute (RBS).
Counsel Paolisa Nebbia (Rome/Milan/Brussels-Antitrust) and partner James Webber (London-Antitrust) will speak at the Advanced Competition Law London conference organized by Knect365 from May 14-17, 2018 in London. Paolisa will speak on the « Review of Competition Law Developments in the Digital World» on May 15, 2018. James will moderate a panel on « Practical Challenges in Merger Control » on May 16, 2018.
Partners Geert Goeteyn (Brussels-Antitrust) and Djordje Petkoski (Washington, DC- Antitrust) will speak on “Dealing With Cartels – What to Look out for in 2018” at the 4th Annual Arbitration, Compliance and Competition Law Summit organized by Wolters Kluwer in Shanghai (China) on April 24, 2018. Djordje will also participate on the “3rd Grand Panel – Ask the Experts – Panel Regional Discussion – Grasping Leniency in Different Regions – China, Japan, HK, Korea – Q/A.”
Partner Djordje Petkoski (Washington, DC-Antitrust) will participate in a panel on “The Interplay Between Public and Private Cartel Enforcement.” The panel will explore the synergies and competing interests between public and private enforcement.
Partner Geert Goeteyn (Brussels-Antitrust) will speak on “Advising on Merger Control” and participate in the “2nd Grand Panel: The Growing Importance of Compliance – Essential Tips for International and Local Companies” at the 3rd Annual International Arbitration, Regulatory & Compliance Summit organized by Wolters Kluwer in New Delhi, India on March 24, 2018.
Partner Matthew Readings (London-Antitrust), Global Antitrust Practice Group Leader and Head of the Brussels office, will speak at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Compliance and Legal Society Annual Seminar on March 18-21 in Orlando, Florida. Matthew will share his experiences on the “Global Antitrust Litigation and Investigations” panel, which will be moderated by Mei Lin Kwan-Gett, Deputy General Counsel & Head of Global Litigation at Citigroup. Matthew’s co-panelists include John K. Carroll, partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Matthew Fitzwater, Managing Director, Global Head of Litigation at Barclays; Jon Roellke, partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; and Alexander Willscher, partner at Sullivan & Cromwell.
Associate Mark Weiss (Washington, DC-Antitrust) will be moderating the “Data and Discovery for Economic Analysis in Antitrust Litigation” session of the ABA Antitrust Committee’s Fundamentals of Antitrust Economics Series. The session will be held on March 16, 2018.
Partner Matthew Readings (London-Antitrust) will participate in a panel on “Assessing Mergers in the e-Commerce Sector: Challenges and Countermeasures” at the 7th Annual GCR Live Asia-Pacific Law Leaders Forum in Singapore on March 9-10, 2018. The session will look at past and ongoing merger assessments in the e-commerce sector undertaken by regulators in the region.
Partner Geert Goeteyn (Brussels-Antitrust) will speak on “Article 101 Developments Including Information Exchange” at the Competition Law in the Aviation Sector conference, organized by Knect365. Geert will touch upon a number of issues including the Commission’s investigation into aircraft after sales and the FCA’s investigation into aviation brokering.
Partners Geert Goeteyn (Brussels-Antitrust) and Todd Stenerson (Washington, DC-Litigation) will participate in panels at the CDR Winter Competition Litigation Symposium 2018 in London on February 24, 2018. Geert will participate in the panel on “Abuse of Dominance Cases: A New Horizon – Part 1.” The panel will consider the impact of litigation arising from abuse of dominance claims, following a period where the impact of cases relating to both Big Technology and Big Pharma continue to shape this area of law. Todd will participate in the panel “Expert Evidence in Multinational Class Action Proceedings.” The panel includes expert witnesses, litigation funders and private practice and in-house lawyers.
Partner Matthew Readings (London-Antitrust) will moderate the panel “Competition Outlook 2018” at the IFLR European In-House Counsel Summit in London on January 24, 2018. The panel will discuss topics such as enforcement priorities and compliance risk factors.
Counsel Paolisa Nebbia (Rome/Brussels-Antitrust) will lead the debate in a conference organized by Shearman & Sterling in Milan on “Big Data, Algorithms and Competition - Antitrust Authority Facing the Intangible Challenges.”
Counsel Paolisa Nebbia (Rome-Antitrust) will speak about “Licensing of Audiovisual Content in the Digital Single Market” at the DENAE conference titled “Mercado Único Digital” in Madrid on December 14, 2017.
Partner James Webber (London-Antitrust) will participate in the panel “From Now Until 2019: Advice for the Short Term” at the GCR Live London conference on November 30, 2017. The panel will discuss what advice should be given to clients regarding antitrust issues with Brexit on its way.
Partner Elvira Aliende (Brussels-Antitrust) and counsel Paolisa Nebbia (Brussels/Rome-Antitrust) will speak at the IBC Legal “Advanced EU Competition Law Brussels Conference” on November 21-22, 2017. Paolisa will speak on November 21 on “Competition Law in the Digital Environment.” Elvira will speak on November 22 on “Cartel Settlements and Appeals.”