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The Role of Competition Policy in Hi-Tech Markets (Madrid, 15 February, 2019)

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On 15 February we will be holding a seminar in Madrid on “The role of competition policy in hi-tech markets“. The seminar -that we have put together in cooperation with Cecilio Madero and Nick Banasevic- is part of the competition law course that I remotely co-direct in Madrid.  This seminar will be hosted by the Spanish Competition Authority.  If interested in attending, please drop a line to

This is the program:

15.30- Keynote Speech

Cecilio Madero Villarejo (Deputy Director General, DG COMP, European Commission)

16-17.15: The Role of Competition Policy in Hi-Tech Markets

Beatriz de Guindos (Director for Competition, Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia)

Nicholas Banasevic (Head of Unit, DG COMP, European Commission)

Alfonso Lamadrid (Partner, Garrigues, Brussels)

Moderator: Lewis Crofts (Editor-In-Chief, MLex)

17.15-17.30: Break

17.30-18.45: Competition Law and Online distribution

Kevin Coates (Partner, Covington&Burling, Brussels).

Henar González Durántez (Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills, Madrid)

Milan Kristof (Legal Secretary, Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg)

Moderator: Lewis Crofts (Editor-In-Chief, MLex)

18.45-19: Break

19-20: Hi-Tech Mergers

José María Jimenez-Laiglesia (Partner, Latham&Watkins, Madrid)

Christian Riis-Madsen (Partner, O’Melveny&Myers, Brussels)

Moderator: Lewis Crofts (Editor-In-Chief, MLex)

Written by Alfonso Lamadrid

29 January 2019 at 10:50 am

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