E.CA Expert Forum 2023

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E.CA Expert Forum in Berlin

The next E.CA Competition Law & Economics Expert Forum will take place on 17 April 2023

 

This full-day conference offers insights into recent developments in competition law and economics. Our focus will be on Welfare in Competition Policy.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Andreas Mundt, President of the Bundeskartellamt
  • Pierre Régibeau, Chief Economist at DG Competition, European Commission

The E.CA Expert Forum will be held in the historic buildings of and in cooperation with ESMT Berlin.

 

Registration will start soon.

 

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Confirmed Speakers

  • Tommaso Duso, Head of the Firms and Markets Department, DIW Berlin and Professor of Empirical Industrial Economics at TU Berlin & Member of the Monopolies Commission
  • Hans W. Friederiszick, Director, E.CA Economics and Research Fellow, ESMT Berlin
  • Paul Heidhues, Professor of Behavioral and Competition Economics, DICE
  • Simone Kohnz, Director, E.CA Economics
  • Kai-Uwe Kühn, Professor of Economics at University of East Anglia and Deputy Director at Center for Competition Policy, Former Chief Economist at DG Competition, European Commission
  • Andreas Mundt, President of the Bundeskartellamt
  • Damien Neven, Professor of International Economics at Geneva Graduate Institute, Former Chief Economist at DG Competition, European Commission
  • Rainer Nitsche, Director, E.CA Economics and Research Fellow, ESMT Berlin
  • Pierre Régibeau, Chief Economist at DG Competition, European Commission
  • Jörg Rocholl, President and Deutsche Bank Professor in Sustainable Finance, ESMT Berlin
  • Lars-Hendrik Röller, Director, E.CA Economics and Professor of Economics, ESMT Berlin, Former Chief Economist at DG Competition, European Commission
  • Maarten Pieter Schinkel, Professor of Economics and Professor of Law, University of Amsterdam

Preliminary Programme

08.30 – 09.00    Registration and Coffee

09.00 – 09.10    Welcoming Remarks

09.10 – 10.00    Keynote 1: Recent Developments in German Competition Law & Economics

10.00 – 11.15    Panel 1: Welfare in Competition Policy – The View of (former) DG Competition Chief Economists

11.15 – 11.45    Coffee Break

11.45 – 13.00    Parallel Session 1: Underenforcement in Merger Control

   Parallel Session 2: Measurement of Sustainability and Other Aims

   Parallel Session 3: DMA – Regulation vs. Competition Policy

13.00 – 14.15    Lunch

14.15 – 15.00    Keynote 2: Economic Analysis in Recent European Competition Cases

15.00 – 15.30    Coffee Break

15.30 – 16.45    Parallel Session 1: Presumption-based Merger Control

   Parallel Session 2: Competition Economics and (Energy) Price Regulation

   Parallel Session 3: Data Sharing and Trading

16.45 – 17.00    Short Coffee Break

17.00 – 18.15    Panel 2: State Aid, Trade, and Investment

18.15 – 20.00    Closing Remarks and Champagne Reception