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EU Competition Law - Current Issues in a Global Context

May 23, 2019 • Brussels, Belgium

Starts: 9:00 AM (DST)
Ends: 5:45 PM (DST)
Site: De Warande
Address: Zinnerstraat 1 1000 Brussels, Belgium View Map (view map)

Programme Outline

Key Note Speaker: Judge Ian Forrester, General Court of the European Union

Panel 1: Mergers
  • Chair: Professor William E. Kovacic, George Washington University Law School and King's College London
  • Annemiek Wilpshaar, Deputy Head of Unit, DG Comp, European Commission
  • Bojana Ignatovic, Partner, RBB Economics, London
  • Sue Hinchcliff, Global Executive Counsel, Competition Law & Policy, General Electric
  • Olivier Antoine, Partner, Crowell & Moring, New York
Panel 2: Unilateral Conduct
  • Chair: Professor Richard Whish QC (Hon), King's College London 
  • Cristina Caffarra, VP, Head of European Competition Practice, Charles River Associates 
  • Giulio Federico, Head of Unit, Chief Economist team, DG Comp, European Commission
  • David Bailey, Brick Court Chambers, Standing Counsel to UK Competition & Markets Authority 
Panel 3: Private Damages & Arbitration
  • Chair: Professor Renato Nazzini, King's College London
  • Anneli Howard, Monckton Chambers
  • Jerome A. Murphy, Partner, Crowell & Moring, DC
  • Robin Nobel, Partner, Oxera 
Panel 4: National Developments
  • Chair: Wouter Wils, Hearing Officer, European Commission, Visiting Professor, King's College London
  • Dr. Felix Engelsing, Chairman, 2nd Decision Division, Bundeskartellamt
  • Gabriella Muscolo, Commissioner, Italian Competition Authority
  • Robert Schulz, Head of Legal, BSH Hausgeraete GmbH

Contact: Christine Copping (+ 44 207 848 2387,

Crowell & Moring Participant(s):
Olivier N. Antoine
Partner – New York
Phone: +1 212.803.4022
Jerome A. Murphy
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2985