Final Program
 

10th Competition Law and Economics European Network (CLEEN) Workshop

24 and 25 May, 2016
 

Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn

 

(accepted papers - restricted access)

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Tuesday, May 24

 

Stream 1

Stream 2

12:45

Registration desk opens

13:15

Welcome Address

13:30-14:40

Financial Regulation
Chair: Dominik Grafenhofer (MPI)

Means of Competition Policy 1
Chair: Alexander Morell (MPI)

Felix Rutkowski (MPI)
Should Banking Supervision and Monetary Policy Be Separated?

Discussant: Eva Schliephake (Uni Bonn)

Matthias Lang (MPI)
Legal Uncertainty and its Positive Welfare Effects

Discussant: Michael Hellwig (MaCCI)

Thomas Weck (Uni Bonn)
The Rules of The Game: When to Regulate "Innovative" Financial Instruments

Discussant: Stephan Luck (MPI)

Zlatina Georgieva (TILEC)
Competition Soft Law in National Courts – Quo Vadis?

Discussant: Kati Cseres (ACLE)

14:40-14:50

Break

14:50-15:40

Keynote Speech 1: Maarten Pieter Schinkel (ACLE)
The Public-Interest Defense in Cartel Offenses

15:40-16:10

Coffee Break

16:10-18:00

 

 

Cartels
Chair: Tim Wyndham (BeCCLE)

Regulation
Chair: Cédric Argenton (TILEC)

Or Brook (ACLE)
Mapping the Role of Public Policy in Article 101 TFEU: An Empirical Coding

Discussant: Carsten Crede (CCP)

Shaun Bradshaw (CCP)
Albany v Wouters: A tale of two approaches to Article 101(1)?

Discussant: Teis Lomo (BeCCLE) (cancelled)

Michael Hellwig (MaCCI)
Settlements and Appeals in the European Commission's Cartel Cases: An Empirical Assessment

Discussant: Mengjie Wang (CCP)

Theodosia Stavroulaki (EUI)
Between Antitrust & Professionalism: Where does healthcare quality stand? Thoughts on some seminal US cases

Discussant: Farasat Bokhari (CCP)

Natalya Mosunova (CCP)
An Examination of Russia's Criminal Anti-Cartel Regime

Discussant: Anna Kochanova (MPI)

Ana Trias (TILEC)
State Aid Law: A Commission Tool for Market Regulation?

Discussant: Felix Rutkowski (MPI)

18:00-20:00

Dinner

20:00-21:00

Meeting of the CLEEN Steering Committee

Wednesday, May 25

 

Stream 1

Stream 2

08:20-09:30

 

 

Means of Competition Policy 2
Chair: Ana Trias (TILEC)

Competition and Media
Chair: Natalya Mosunova (CCP)

Lukas Toth (ACLE)
Endogenous Institutional Design: Pet Projects, Pet Nominees, and Budget Rules

Discussant: Matthias Lang (MPI)

Niklas Dürr (MaCCI)
Exploring Niche Competition and the Timing of Entry: The Case of the Motion Picture Industry

Discussant: Svenja Hippel (MPI)

Stavros Makris (EUI)
Tensions with the Rule of Law in the Post-Modernization Era: The case of commitments

Discussant: Ioannis Pappous (CCP)

Tim Wyndham (BeCCLE)
The impact of discriminating value added taxes in a two-sided market with multi-homing consumers

Discussant: Lukas Toth (ACLE)

09:30-09:40

Break

09:40-10:30

Keynote Speech 2: Konrad Ost (Bundeskartellamt)
Competition Law Enforcement: Recent Developments

10:30-10:50

Coffee Break

10:50-12:00

 

 

Innovation and R'n'D 1
Chair: Kati Cseres (ACLE)

Leniency
Chair: Matthias Lang (MPI)

Olia Kanevskaia (TILEC)
The mechanics of international standard-setting: the case of telecommunication standards

Discussant: Tim Wyndham (BeCLLE)

Ingrid Barlund (BeCCLE)
The relationship between the Commission's leniency regime and the Directive on damages regarding breach of the competition rules (Directive 2014/104/EU)

Discussant: Stefan Frübing (MaCCI)

Clemes Fiedler (TILEC)
When the Weak are (not) Meek Asymmetric Firms and their Willingness to Compete

Discussant: Thomas Weck (Uni Bonn)

Stefan Frübing (MaCCI)
Product Differentiation, Leniency Programs and Cartel Stability

Discussant: Ingrid Barlund (BeCCLE)

12:00-13:30

Lunch

13:30-14:40

Consumers
Chair: Theodosia Stavroulaki (EUI)

Innovation and R'n'D 2
Chair: Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui (BeCCLE)

Kati Cseres (ACLE)
The Regulatory Consumer: Prosumer-Driven Local Energy Production Initiatives

Discussant: Dominik Grafenhofer (MPI)

Vikas Kathuria (TILEC)
Competition Law and Compulsory License in Emerging Markets: A Systems of Innovation Approach

Discussant: Niklar Dürr (MaCCI)

Mengjie Wang (CCP)
Take it or leave it: experimental evidence on the effect of time-limited offers on consumer behaviour

Discussant: Benjamin Bacchi (MPI)

Carsten Crede (CCP)
An ex-post evaluation of multi-product merger decisions by the European Commission

Discussant: Alice Noguier (EUI)

14:40-14:50

Break

14:50-16:20

Panel: State Aid and Financial Stability
Martin Hellwig (MPI Bonn)
Peer Ritter (DG Comp)
Daniel Zimmer (Uni Bonn)

16.20-16.50

Coffee Break

16:50-18:00

Vertical Restraints
Chair: Farasat Bokhari (CCP)

Abuse of Dominance
Chair: Ingrid Barlund (BeCCLE)

Ioannis Pappous (CCP)
Add-on pricing in the face of uncertain quality

Discussant: Or Brook (ACLE)

Alice Noguier (EUI)
Why opening markets to competition can be considered within the scope of Article 102 TFEU: An analysis of rebates cases

Discussant: Alexander Morell (MPI)

Teis Lomo (BeCCLE)
Promotional Allowances
(cancelled)

Replacement: André Schmelzer (MPI)
Single Versus Multiple Randomization in Matching Mechanisms

 

Ignacio Herrera Anchustegui (BeCCLE)
Unfair purchasing practices, a competition problem?

Discussant: Cédric Argenton (TILEC)

CONTACT

Dominik Grafenhofer (scientific), grafenhofer@coll.mpg.de
Alexander Morell (scientific), morell@coll.mpg.de
Monika Stimpson (administration), stimpson@coll.mpg.de