Competition Law Scholars Forum

 

Current Workshop

Object and/or Effects in Competition Law

'CLaSF'
The 24th CLaSF Workshop

Friday 24 April 2015, Green Lane - Lancaster Conferences, Lancaster University.

If you are interested in attending please contact the Angus MacCulloch <a.macculloch@lancaster.ac.uk>. Places are limited therefore early booking is advised.

Provisional Programme

9:30-10:00 Coffee, Registration and Welcome

10:00-10:35   
European pharmaceutical antitrust after Groupment des Cartes Bancaires – Time to rethink the approach to pay for delay settlements?
Sven Gallasch, UEA

10.35-11.10   
Pay for delay agreements – object or effect restriction in the light of the Groupes Cartes Bancaires judgment?
Anna Laszczyk, University of Łódź

11:10-11:25    Coffee

11:25-12:00   
European Commission Enforcement of Article 101 in the Financial Sector: An Opportunity to Redraw the Distinction between Object and Effect
David R Little, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

12:00-12:35   
Cover Pricing in the UK Construction Bid-Rigging Case: a Misuse of ‘Object’ under Article 101 TFEU?
Andreas Stephan & Morten Hviid, UEA

12:35- 13:10  
Minimum RPM agreements as object restrictions: challenging the conventional approach
Maria Ioannidou, QMU, and Julian Nowag, Oxford Centre for Competition Law

13:10-14:30    Lunch (including CLaSF BGM)

14:30-15:05   
The link between Competition law and Democracy within the Ordoliberal paradigm – A competition-democracy nexus?
Elias Deutscher and Stavros Makris, EUI

15:05-15:40   
Intel, Consequentialist Goals and the Certainty of Rules: The Same Old Song and Dance, My Friend
Bruce Wardhaugh, University of Manchester

15:40-16:00    Coffee

16:00-16:35   
Object and effect: What role for structured evidence rules?
Stephen Dnes, University of Dundee, and Marie Goppelsroeder, DG Competition

16:35-17:10   
Network effects and the confused approach to dominance involving online platforms
Jonathan Galloway, Newcastle University

17:10-17:30    Final Comments and Close of Workshop, Angus MacCulloch and Professor Barry Rodger.