2014 EU Competition Law Summit

11 September 2014, 08.30 – 18.00

Thon Hotel EU, Rue de la Loi 75, 1040 Brussels


Stay up to date regarding the latest developments in EU competition law. Network with private practice lawyers, in-house counsels, EU officials and judges. The QED 2014 EU Competition Law summit is a definite must-attend.

08.30 – 09.00 Registration and welcome coffee
09.00 – 09.10 Opening remarks by the moderator Matthew Newman Senior Correspondent, Mlex
09.10 – 10.10 Recent cases and on-going investigations
  Dr. Assimakis Komninos Partner, White&Case
10.10 – 11.30 Intellectual property and competition law
  Kerstin Jorna Director, Intellectual Property Directorate, DG MARKT, European Commission
  Sven B. Völcker Partner, Latham and Watkins
  Thomas Graf Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
11.30 – 11.45 Coffee break
11.45 – 13.15 Cartels – Dawn raids
  Isabelle Van den Weghe Case Handler, Cartels Directorate, DG Competition, European Commission
  Robert Klotz Partner, Mayer Brown
  Axel Schulz Partner, White & Case
13.15 – 14.05 Networking lunch
14.05 – 15.55 Mergers
  Dr Johannes Luebking Head of Unit 2 - Merger Case Support and Policy, DG Competition, European Commission
  Nicholas Levy Solicitor, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
  Alec Burnside Managing Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP Brussels
  Jonas Koponen Partner, Linklaters LLP
15.55 – 16.10 Coffee break
16.10 – 18.00 Private enforcement / competition litigation
  Filip Kubík Policy Analyst, DG Competition, European Commission
  Jeroen Kortmann Partner Stibbe Amsterdam & Professor at the University of Amsterdam
  Daniel Piccinin Barrister, Brick Court Chambers
  Dr Erik Staebe Head of Regulatory Law, Deutsche Bahn