Workshop on Abuse of Dominance - Day 1

18-20 March 2013, Beijing,China
Tangla Hotel, 3rd Floor, Ruby Room
19 Fuxingmenwai Street, Chang'an Avenue West, Beijing 100045, China

Agenda

18 March 2013

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

08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-09:20

Opening Remarks

Ms REN Airong, Director General of Anti-Monopoly and Anti-Unfair Competition Enforcement Bureau, State Administration for Industry and Commerce, P.R.China

Ms LI Qing, Deputy Director General of Price Supervision and Anti-Monopoly Bureau, National Development and Reform Commission, P.R.China

Mr  Torben TOFT, Principal Administrator of International Relations, Directorate-General for Competition, the European Commission

Session I-Abuse of Dominance: the EU Approach

09:20-10:15

Speech on the topics of:

  • Concept of dominance
  • Types of abuse: exclusionary v exploitative
  • 2009 EU Guidance on Abuse

Presented by:         Mr Lucas PEEPERKORN, Policy Analyst, Unit of Anti-trust Case Support and Policy, Directorate-General for Competition, the European Commission (Slides 1-18, 49-53)

Commented by:    Dr Edward SMITH, Director and Senior Economist of Services, Infrastructure and Public Markets, the Office of Fair Trading of the UK

                               Mr David ANDERSON, Partner of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

10:15-10:35

Tea Break

10:35-11:50

Session I-Abuse of Dominance: the EU Approach (cont.)

11:50-12:30

Q&A Session

12:30-14:00

Lunch

Session II-Tying/Bundling

14:00-14:20

Speech on the Overview of Tying/Bundling

Presented by:         Mr Lucas PEEPERKORN, Policy Analyst, Unit of Anti-trust Case Support and Policy, Directorate-General for Competition, the European Commission (Slides 39-42)

14:20-15:20

Speech on Cases of Tying/Bundling

Presented by:         Dr Edward SMITH, Director and Senior Economist of Services, Infrastructure and Public Markets, the Office of Fair Trading of the UK 

                              Mr David ANDERSON, Partner of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

15:20-15:50

Q&A Session 

15:50-16:10

Tea Break

Session III-Rebates

16:10-16:30

Speech on Overview of the Rebates

Presented by:         Mr Lucas PEEPERKORN, Policy Analyst, Unit of Anti-trust Case Support and Policy, Directorate-General for Competition, the European Commission (Slides 33-42)

16:30-17:30

Speech on Cases of Rebates

Presented by:         Dr Edward SMITH, Director and Senior Economist of Services, Infrastructure and Public Markets, the Office of Fair Trading of the UK 

                              Mr David ANDERSON, Partner of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

17:30-18:00

Q&A Session

[Simultaneous interpretation both from English-Chinese and Chinese-English provided]