CoRe Competition Law Conference

Does Competition Law Need an Update for Online Markets?

Brussels, Belgium
November 30, 2017

The European Competition and Regulatory Law Review (CoRe), the Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA) and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) are delighted to invite you to our joint conference discussing some of today’s most frequently asked questions: Does competition law enforcement require an update for online markets?

During our Competition Law Conference, renowned competition law experts from the European Commission, national competition authorities, industry, private practice and academia will discuss current developments

Sheppard Mullin partner Robert Klotz will moderate Panel 4.

  • Panel 1: Enforcing the Rules in Internet Markets - Challenges and Complexities
    The panel will address the effectiveness of enforcement in Internet markets and the extent to which established competition law concepts work in multi-sided settings.
  • Panel 2: The Future of E-Commerce - What Follows from the E-Commerce Sector Inquiry and Relevant Cases?
    The panel will discuss the impact of the sector inquiry and whether competition enforcement can lead to a more inclusive e-commerce landscape.
  • Panel 3: Neutrality, Equal Treatment and Fairness - New ‘Gold Standards’ under Article 102 TFEU?
    The panel will discuss where to draw the proper line between product innovation and market foreclosure against the background of high profile investigations like Google Shopping.
  • Panel 4: Current Hot Topics: Algorithms, Big Data and Privacy - Should these be Competition Concerns at all?
    New, emerging debates come with new calls for a rethink of existing rules. The panel will discuss whether these calls are justified or not.

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