Workshops on Supplementary Rules of Anti-Monopoly Law - Day 1

9-10 October 2012, Xi’an, Shaanxi Province,China
Building No 10, Shaanxi Hotel, No 1 Zhang Ba Gou Road, Xi’an 710032

Agenda

9 October 2012

Moderator: Dr Stanley WONG, Special Advisor on Competition Policy, EU-China Trade Project (II)

08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-09:15

Welcome and Opening Remarks
WU Zhenguo, Deputy Director General of Anti-Monopoly Bureau of Ministry of Commerce, People’s Republic of China
Ms Sophie MOONEN, Acting head of Unit for Mergers, Directorate-General for Competition of the European Commission

Session I-Legislation on Remedies

09:15-09:20

Introduction on Chinese legislative background of the rules on remedies
Speech by Ms YIN Yanling, Director of Competition Policy Division, Anti-Monopoly Bureau of Ministry of Commerce, People’s Republic of China

09:20-10:50

Topic I: Evaluation of remedies: criteria, methods, modification and finalisation

 

09:20-09:40 Speech presented by Sophie MOONEN, Acting Head of Unit for Mergers , Directorate-General for Competition (DG COMP), the European Commission (P1-13)
09:40-10:00 Merger Remedies in the UK, presented by Graeme REYNOLDS, Director of Remedies and Business Analysis Competition Commission, the United Kingdom
10:00-10:20 Merger Remedies: The Portuguese Experience, Presented by Dr António GOMES, Director of the Merger Department Portuguese Competition Authority

 

10:20-10:35 Comments by Dr HAN Wei, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

 

10:35-10:50 Discussion

10:50-11:00

Tea Break

11:00-12:30

Topic II: Implementation of remedies: respective obligations for: enforcement agency, undertakings concerned, buyer of divested business, and undertakings with behavioral obligations & trustees

 

11:00-11:20 Speech presented by Sophie MOONEN, Acting Head of Unit for Mergers , Directorate-General for Competition (DG COMP), the European Commission (P14-19)
11:20-11:40 Speech presented by Graeme REYNOLDS, Director of Remedies and Business Analysis Competition Commission, United Kingdom
11:40-12:00 Speech presented by Dr António GOMES,Director of the Merger Department Portuguese Competition Authority

 

12:00-12:15 Comments by Dr HAN Wei, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
12:15-12:30 Discussion

12:30-12:40

Concluding remarks
Dr Stanley WONG, Special Adisor on Competition Policy, EU-China Trade Project (II)
Ms YIN Yanling, Director of Competition Policy Division, Anti-Monopoly Bureau of Ministry of Commerce, People’s Republic of China

12:40-14:00

Lunch

Session II: Identifying undertakings concerned
Moderator: Ms YIN Yanling, Director of Competition Policy Division, Anti-Monopoly Bureau of Ministry of Commerce, People’s Republic of China

14:00-14:05

Introduction on legislative background in China
Presented by SUN Miao, Director of Competition Policy Division, Anti-Monopoly Bureau of Ministry of Commerce, People’s Republic of China

14:05-14:15

Overview of the regime of identifying undertakings concerned
Presented by Dr. Stanley WONG, Special Adisor on Competition Policy, EU-China Trade Project (II)

14:15-16:15

Topic I: The meaning of control and decisive influence in the context of concentration between undertakings
14:15-14:55 Speech presented by Sophie MOONEN, Acting Head of Unit for Mergers , Directorate-General for Competition of the European Commission
14:55-15:05 Comments by Graeme REYNOLDS, Director of Remedies and Business Analysis Competition Commission, the United Kingdom
15:05-15:15 Comments by Dr António GOMES,Director of the Merger Department Portuguese Competition Authority
15:45-16:00 Comments by Professor WANG Xianlin, Shanghai Jiaotong University
16:00-16:15 Discussion

16:15-16:30

Tea Break

16:30-18:00

Topic 2: Important cases involving purchase of minority shareholding and  part of the assets, and the method of identifying undertakings concerned
16:30-17:10 Speech presented by Sophie MOONEN, Acting Head of Unit for Mergers , Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission
17:10-17:20 Comments by Graeme REYNOLDS, Director of Remedies and Business Analysis Competition Commission, the United Kingdom
17:20-17:30 Comments by Dr António GOMES,Director of the Merger Department Portuguese Competition Authority
17:30-17:45 Comments by Professor WANG Xianlin, Shanghai Jiaotong University
17:45-18:00 Discussion

18:00-18:20

Concluding Remarks
Dr Stanley WONG, Special Adisor on Competition Policy, EU-China Trade Project (II)
Ms YIN Yanling, Director of Competition Policy Division, Anti-Monopoly Bureau of Ministry of Commerce, People’s Republic of China

18:30

Dinner

 

[Consecutive Intepretation from English-Chinese and Chinese-English Provided]