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Jun 12
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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Registration & Refreshments
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Chair’s Welcome and Introduction
09:10 - 09:55 45 mins
A View from the Regulator: Competition Law Challenges in the Region
  • Toh Han Li - Chief Executive, Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore
09:55 - 10:45 50 mins
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Regulators’ Roundtable: Review of Current Enforcement Priorities & Policy Developments in the Region
  • Brent Snyder - CEO, Competition Commission, Hong Kong
  • Luu Huong Ly - Deputy Head of Labour Law, Social Security and General Affairs Division, Department of Civil and Economic Law Ministry of Justice, Vietnam
  • Koichi Shimabukuro - Chief Deputy Director, International Affairs Division, Japan Fair Trade Commission
  • Joyce Teo - Commissioner, Competition Commission of Brunei Darussalam
  • Johannes Benjamin R. Bernabe - Commissioner, Philippine Competition Commission
  • Review of enforcement and other policy developments in the region
  • New enforcers in the region: review of recent experiences in building up an enforcer from scratch 
  • Singapore Competition and Consumer Commission: bringing competition and consumer affairs together
  • Is there heightened competition law scrutiny across the region?
  • Convergence in competition law enforcement  
  • Practical challenges in enforcing competition law in the region
10:45 - 11:05 20 mins
Morning Coffee Break
11:05 - 11:50 45 mins
Info
Regional Case Law Update
  • Review of significant recent decisions across the region
  • Practical lessons learnt
11:50 - 12:40 50 mins
Info
Corporates’ Perspective: Navigating the Complex World of Competition Regulation
  • Kirstie Nicholson - Managing Counsel Competition – Legal, BHP
  • Thavakumar Kandiahpillai - Head of Legal & Contracts, Sapura Exploration & Production Inc.
  • Esther Lim - General Counsel, Coca-Cola Greater China & Korea
  • Mohd Aidil Tupari - Head, Competition and Trade, Legal Compliance Department, Group Legal, Petronas
  • Practical guidance on how to work with the authorities
  • Putting policy and law into practice and communicating risks to business teams
  • Extraterritorial enforcement
  • Current procedural challenges
  • Due process
12:40 - 13:40 60 mins
Lunch
13:40 - 14:25 45 mins
Info
Focus on China: Where are we after the Creation of the State Administration for Market Regulation?
  • State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR): Where are we now?
  • Mergers: filing requirements and timelines
  • Review of current developments
  • Practical tips for corporates
14:25 - 15:10 45 mins
Info
A Look to the EU and USA: What Lessons Can be Learnt?
  • Peter Camesasca - Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
  • Review of key cases, investigations and policy developments
  • Protectionism and competition law: implications for Asian corporates
  • What are the challenges for Asian companies in the wake of Brexit?
  • What lessons can Asian enforcers learn from these developments?
15:10 - 15:30 20 mins
Afternoon Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:10 40 mins
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Global and Regional Cooperation
  • Winnie Ching - Director, Legal, Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore
  • Extraterritorial enforcement
  • Cooperation between Asian countries
  • Cooperation with USA and EU
  • Review of ICN activities
  • Agency efficiency
17:00 - 17:10 10 mins
Chair’s Closing Remarks & Close of Day 1
17:10 - 18:40 90 mins
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Networking Drinks Reception