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Last Year's Agenda - Day 2
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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Registration & Refreshments
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Chair’s Welcome and Introduction
  • Kjetil Haare Johansen - Partner, Advokatfirma DLA Piper Norway DA
09:10 - 09:50 40 mins
Info
Mergers
Review of Merger Control Developments in the Nordic Region
  • Kjetil Haare Johansen - Partner, Advokatfirma DLA Piper Norway DA
  • Mika Oinonen - Partner, Head of Competition and Regulatory, Finland, DLA Piper
  • Johanna Svantesson - Senior Associate, DLA Piper
  • Jacob Borum - Lawyer, DLA Piper
  • Review of Phase II investigations
  • Vertical/ Conglomerate mergers
  • Definition of relevant markets
  • How to design a good consumer survey
  • Procedural developments
  • “Cross-pillar” mergers
  • How to succeed with efficiency defense

  • Merger analysis in bidding markets

09:50 - 10:35 45 mins
Info
Mergers
Gun jumping, Information Sharing and Other Procedural Developments
  • Gjermund Mathisen - Director of Competition and State Aid, EFTA Surveillance Authority
  • Jacob Westin - Legal Counsel, Shire
  • Stefan Backman - Executive Vice President, Group General Counsel, Tele2 AB
  • Review of recent gun jumping cases
  • What counts as gun jumping?
  • How do Nordic competition authorities approach gun jumping?
  • When is gun jumping a concern for joint ventures
  • How should businesses approach integration planning post merger?
  • What information do competition authorities need?
  • Dealing with the authorities’ information requests: what information do they need?
  • Misleading information
  • Cross-pillar mergers including Mars Petcare/Anicura
10:35 - 10:55 20 mins
Info
Mergers
Economic Analysis in Mergers
  • Petter Berg - Principal, RBB Economics
  • Horizontal mergers
  • Mergers and innovation
10:55 - 11:15 20 mins
Morning Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:05 50 mins
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Dominance & Vertical Restraints
Recent Abuse of Dominance Developments
  • Jessica Karlberg Lagrelius - General Counsel, Postnord
  • Christian Nielsen - Head of Competition Law, Arla Foods
  • Andreas Blomquist - Associate Vice President – Legal, Nasdaq
  • Moderator: Daniel Colgan - Partner, DLA Piper
  • Review of national landmark abuse of dominance cases
  • Rebates and unfair trading
  • Excessive pricing
  • Latest trends and practices in the use of economic analysis in abuse of dominance cases
  • Practical implications for in-house lawyers
12:05 - 13:05 60 mins
Lunch
13:05 - 13:50 45 mins
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Dominance & Vertical Restraints
Vertical Restraints and Distribution: Practical Considerations
  • Camilla Robstad - Group Legal, Orkla
  • Åsa Ericson Hedström - Vice President Legal, Fiskars Group
  • Andreas Reindl - Senior Counsel, Van Bael & Bellis
  • Henrik Okholm - Partner, Copenhagen Economics
  • Online distribution restraints in light of Coty 
  • What practical problems and questions related to selective and non-selective distribution systems do companies face?
  • Resale price maintenance and other pricing issues
  • Exclusivity-type restraints in distribution agreements
13:50 - 14:50 60 mins
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Competition Law for Digital Markets
Big Data, Algorithms & Collusion
  • Moderator: Tiffany Rider - Partner, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP
  • Maria Wasastjerna - Lead Counsel, Competition Law, Legal & Compliance, Nokia
  • Martin Karlsson - Senior Group Legal Counsel, Competition, Ericsson
  • Marie Östman - Chief Legal Officer, Swedish Competition Authority
  • Egle Gudelyte-Harvey - Vice President, Head of Legal Practice Group - Innovation, New Tech and Content, Telia Company
  • Tero Louko - Senior Competition Counsel, Google
  • Data and competition law: what are the concerns
  • How are the competition authorities approaching this area of competition law?
  • Remedies for digital markets
14:50 - 15:10 20 mins
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Competition Law for Digital Markets
Big Data, Algorithms & Collusion: Economist’s Perspective
  • Pekka Sääskilahti - Senior Vice President and Head of Finland and Scandinavia, Compass Lexecon
  • What makes digital markets different and challenging?
  • Innovative approaches to theories of harm
  • How to treat evidence in uncertain forward-looking assessments
  • Innovation and other forms of non-price competition
15:10 - 15:30 20 mins
Afternoon Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:10 40 mins
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Horizontal Agreements, Consortia & Joint Bidding
Horizontal Agreements, Consortia & Joint Bidding
  • Michael Klöcker - Partner, DLA Piper
  • Antonio Capobianco - Senior Competition Expert, OECD
  • Analysis of issues and review of recent cases
  • NCA’s guidelines on consortia and joint bidding
  • What is permissible?
  • Consequences and sanctions
  • Practical tips for corporates to avoid falling foul of the rules


16:10 - 16:50 40 mins
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Baltics & Russia
A look to the Neighbours: Competition Law Developments in the Baltics and Russia
  • Dina Lurje - Council Member, Competition Council of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Evgeny Khokhlov - Partner, Antitrust Advisory
  • Liga Merwin - Managing Partner, Ellex Klavins
  • Review of significant developments in Russia and the Baltic region which corporates in the Nordic region need to know about
  • Practical tips to shape your competition law strategy in the region  
16:50 - 17:00 10 mins
Chair’s Closing Remarks & Close of Conference
08:30 - 09:00

Registration & Refreshments

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09:00 - 09:10
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Chair’s Welcome and Introduction

  • Kjetil Haare Johansen - Partner, Advokatfirma DLA Piper Norway DA
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10:55 - 11:15

Morning Coffee Break

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12:05 - 13:05

Lunch

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15:10 - 15:30

Afternoon Coffee Break

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16:50 - 17:00

Chair’s Closing Remarks & Close of Conference

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