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.”
Partner David Higbee (Washington, DC-Antitrust) will participate in an audio panel on “Where Are the Antitrust Agencies Going Under New Leadership” organized by the ABA on November 2, 2017.
Partner Geert Goeteyn (Brussels-Antitrust) and counsel Paolisa Nebbia (Rome/Brussels-Antitrust) will speak at the 6th Annual International Arbitration, Compliance & Competition Law Summit organized by Wolters Kluwer in Seoul on October 24, 2017. Geert will speak on “Recent Developments in EU Merger Control and Cartels” and Paolisa will discuss “The Application of Antitrust Rules to the New Economy/Platform Economy.”
Counsel Paolisa Nebbia (Antitrust-Rome/Brussels) will speak at the IBC Legal Conference on “Competition Law and Regulation in the Telecoms, Media and Technology Sector” in Brussels on October 18, 2017. Paolisa will discuss “Content Rights and Geoblocking.”
Associate Özlem Fidanboylu (London-Antitrust) moderated a “Lunchtime Conversation With Ursula Burns,” Senior Advisor at Teneo and former chairwoman of Xerox. The event was organized by the Gentlewomen’s Club in Brussels on October 12, 2017.
Partner James Webber (London-Antitrust) spoke on “Merger Control: Steering a Safe Course” at the IFLR European M&A Forum 2017 on September 27, 2017 in London.
Partner James Webber (London-Antitrust) participated in a panel on “Monitoring, Enforcement and Recovery” at the GCR Live 2nd Annual State Aid Conference in Brussels on September 26, 2017. The panel was moderated by Yelena Trifounovitch (Bredin Prat). Other panelists included Barbara Brandtner (European Commission), Viktor Kreuschitz (Judge, European Court of Justice) and Massimo Merola (BonelliErede).
Counsel Paolisa Nebbia (Rome-Antitrust) will speak at the 4th Annual International Arbitration, Compliance and Competition Law Summit organized by Kluwer Law in Tokyo on September 7, 2017. Relying on her experience at DG COMP at the European Commission, Nebbia will provide an insider's view on "Antitrust Compliance: Key Lessons."