Innovation Economics Conference for Antitrust Lawyers

Friday, 1 March 2019 from 09:00 to 19:00 (GMT)
King’s College London, United Kingdom

Compass Lexecon is sponsoring the 3rd Innovation Economics Conference for Antitrust Lawyers in London, organized by Concurrences and King’s College London. The conference brings together antitrust lawyers, legal counsel, regulators, competition agencies and economists to discuss the latest thinking on the link between competition policy and innovation.

Compass Lexecon experts Lorenzo Coppi, Neil Dryden and Stefano Trento will participate in the three panel discussions, joining speakers from the European Commission, the UK Competition & Markets Authority, the Financial Conduct Authority, King’s College London, Qualcomm, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Skadden.

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Conference Agenda

Welcome
Gillian DOUGLAS | Executive Dean, King’s College London

Opening Keynote Speech
Andrew TYRIE | Chair, Competition and Markets Authority, London*

PANEL ONE
Banking and Big Data: Should Incumbents Get Access to Fintechs’ Data?

Speakers:
Adam LAND | Senior Director of Remedies Business and Financial Analysis, CMA, London
Sheldon MILLS | Director of Competition, Financial Conduct Authority, London
Natalia PRZYSTASZ | Head of Legal, Auka, Oslo
Ingrid VANDENBORRE | Partner, Skadden, Brussels
Matthew READINGS | Partner, Shearman & Sterling, London/Brussels
Stefano TRENTO | Vice President, Compass Lexecon, London/Madrid

Moderator: William E. KOVACIC | Professor, King’s College London | Non-Executive Director, CMA, London

Lunch Keynote
Andrew BAILEY | Chief Executive, Financial Conduct Authority, London*

PANEL TWO
Post-Mortem Analysis of Cleared Mergers: Where is the Innovation?

Speakers:
Richard WHISH QC (Hon) | Emeritus Professor, King’s College London
Jose Maria CARPI BADIA | Head of Unit – Mergers, DG COMP, Brussels*
Colin RAFTERY | Senior Director of Mergers, CMA, London
Alvaro RAMOS | Senior Director – Head of Global Antitrust, Qualcomm, San Diego
James AITKEN | Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, London
Neil DRYDEN | Executive Vice President, Compass Lexecon, London

Moderator: Maria IOANNIDOU | Senior Lecturer in Competition Law, Queen Mary University of London

PANEL THREE
Killer Acquisitions: Can they be Prevented?

Speakers:
Colleen CUNNINGHAM | Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, London Business School*
Giulio FEDERICO | Head of Unit – Chief Economist Team, DG COMP, Brussels
Lorenzo COPPI | Executive Vice-President, Compass Lexecon, Brussels
Jacquelyn MACLENNAN | Partner, White & Case, Brussels

Moderator: Renato NAZZINI | Professor, King’s College London

 * To be confirmed