Upcoming Event

Nov
29
12:30

Antitrust Concerns in Digital Markets

Following our past events on the topic of antitrust concerns in zero price markets and on big data, digital platforms and market competition, this November we are hosting an event on antitrust concerns in the digital markets.

November 29, 2017, 12:30 pm Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels Public | On the Record Livestreamed Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy

How should antitrust principles be applied in digital markets? Data-driven markets generate many challenges for the application of competition law. There is no agreement over which approach we should adopt with regard to issues such as: Market definition, the assessment of market power and the role of data in it, the impact of digitization of the economy on firms’ strategies, and investment incentives. In this event we will discuss the associated challenges as well as the role of competition policy in digital markets.

The registrations for this event are not open yet. This event will be livestreamed on this webpage at 13:00 CET. There is no need to register the livestream. 

Schedule

Nov 29, 2017

12:30-13:00

Check in and lunch

13:00-14:00

Discussion

Chair: Georgios Petropoulos, Research Fellow

Svend Albaek, Deputy Chief Economist, European Commission - DG COMP,

Cristina Caffarra, Vice President, Head of European Competition Practice

Justus Haucap, Member of the Scientific Council

Jorge Padilla, Senior Managing Director and Head of Compass Lexecon Europe

14:00-14:30

Q&A

14:30

End

Speakers

Svend Albaek

Deputy Chief Economist, European Commission - DG COMP,

Cristina Caffarra

Vice President, Head of European Competition Practice

Justus Haucap

Member of the Scientific Council

Jorge Padilla

Senior Managing Director and Head of Compass Lexecon Europe

Georgios Petropoulos

Research Fellow

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevon

matilda.sevon@bruegel.org

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