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Brussels Practice

EU Competition Law - Current Issues in a Global Context

May 18, 2018 • Brussels

Starts: 9:00 AM (DST)
Ends: 5:30 PM (DST)
Site: De Warande
Address: Zinnerstraat 1 1000 Brussels, Belgium View Map (view map)

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  • Mergers: Recent EU and US developments
  • Unilateral conduct: Law and economics post-Intel
  • Antitrust in Grey Areas: Price signaling, after-markets, digital collusion
  • National Enforcement: Procedural harmonization: ECN+, Brexit, etc.
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Session 1

  • Professor William E. Kovacic, George Washington University Law School and King's College London 
  • Juan Arteaga, Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP, former US Deputy Assistant Attorney General (DoJ)
  • Michele Piergiovanni, Head of Unit (Mergers), European Commission 
  • Cerry Darbon, VP Legal - Competition, Regulatory and Disputes, Liberty Global 
Session 2
  • Professor Richard Whish QC (Hon), King's College London 
  • Giulio Federico, Head of Unit (Chief Economist's Unit), European Commission
  • Bojana Ignjatovic, Partner, RBB Economics
  • Sean-Paul Brankin, Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP
Session 3
  • Professor Renato Nazzini, King's College London 
  • Kevin Coates, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP 
  • Matthew Levitt, Partner, Hogan Lovells International LLP 
  • Christoph Leibenath, Senior Antitrust Counsel, Nestlé
Session 4
  • Wouter Wils, King's College London 
  • Professor Jacques Steenbergen, President, Belgian Competition Authority
  • Anneleen Straetemans, Global Legal Director, Competition, Anheuser-Busch InBev
  • Simon Constantine, Director, Policy & International, UK CMA

Contact: Christine Copping (+ 44 207 848 2387,

Crowell & Moring Participant(s):
Juan A. Arteaga
Partner – New York
Phone: +1 212.803.4053
Sean-Paul Brankin
Partner – Brussels
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