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Ithaka Competition Summit, 23-24 August: SAVE THE DATE

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Our friend Peter Alexiadis, Partner at Gibson Dunn and Visiting Professor at King’s College London has come up with a wonderful initiative that is perhaps only matched by our Annual Chillin’ Competition Conference – in which, by the way, he has taken part twice.

Peter has put together a top programme for a two-day competition summit in the – no less than epic – island of Ithaka, in western Greece. Make sure you save the date! The academic bit will take place on 23 and 24 August. And because it’s the summer, and because it’s Greece, it should be very easy for you and the organisers to plan some exciting extracurricular activities around the event.

Chillin’ Competition will be proud to share information via the blog about the programme and about how to register for the summit. And please note that there will be a special deal for students. Stay tuned!

For the time being, we can anticipate that there will be four panels discussing (i) enforcement issues, (ii) behavioural matters, (iii) merger policy as well as (iv) issues at the interface of competition law and regulation. Speakers will be submitting their papers in advance to allow for in-depth discussion. These papers will be published later, and JECLAP will be the partner journal (more on this point in due course).

I am humbled to have been invited to speak alongside the following experts, in (why not?) reverse alphabetical order:

Marc van der WoudeGeneral Court of the EU

Tommaso VallettiDG Competition, European Commission

Nikolaos PeristerakisLinklaters, Brussels

Jorge PadillaCompass Lexecon, Madrid

Renato NazziniKing’s College London

Katerina ManiadakiOFCOM, London

Karim Lesina AT&T, Brussels

William KovacicGeorge Washington University, DC and King’s College London

Assimakis KomninosWhite & Case, Brussels and University College London

Massimiliano KadarDG Competition, European Commission

Alison JonesKing’s College London

Gonenc GurkaynakELIG, Istanbul

Cani Fernández Cuatrecasas, Madrid

Spyros DroukopoulosOXERA, Brussels

Martin CaveLondon School of Economics

Peter AlexiadisGibson Dunn, Brussels and King’s College London

We will come back with more information (including information about other speakers) soon!

Written by Pablo Ibanez Colomo

14 February 2018 at 5:17 pm

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