Workshop on Simplified Merger Review Procedure - Day 4

Workshop on Simplified Merger Review Procedure

Kunming Yijing Garden Resort&Spa Hotel
NO.1288 Dian Chi Road, Kunming 650228, Yunnan Province, China

Agenda
24 October 2013


08:00-08:30
08:30-08:50

Registration
Opening remarks
Mr WU Zhenguo, Deputy Director General of Anti-Monopoly Bureau, Ministry of Commerce, P.R.China
Mr Torben TOFT, Principal Administrator of International Relations, Directorate-General for Competition, the European Commission

Session I: Applicable criteria for simplified procedures and the role of pre-notification consultations
Moderator: Dr Stanley WONG, Special Advisor on Competition Policy, EUCTP II

08:50-09:10

Brief remarks from EU and Member State perspectives
Presented by: Ms Maria-Elena DESPOTT, Mergers Case Support and Policy (A-2), DG Competition, European Commission
Mr Simon GENEVAZ, Deputy Head of Unit, Concentrations (Mergers), Autorité de la Concurrence (France)

09:10-10:10

Presentation by Prof. HUANG Yong, Director, Competition Law Centre, University of International Business and Economics (UIBE)
Presentation by REN Yong, the Founder and Managing Partner of T&D Associates

10:10-10:30

Tea Break

Session II: Procedural rules of EU and French Simplified Merger Procedure
Moderator: Dr Stanley WONG, Special Advisor on Competition Policy, EUCTP II

10:30-12:30

Presentation by:
Ms Maria-Elena DESPOTT, DG Competition, European Commission
Mr Simon GENEVAZ, Autorité de la Concurrence (France)

12:30-14:00

Lunch

Session II: Procedural rules of EU and French Simplified Merger Procedure (Continued)
Moderator: Dr Stanley WONG, Special Advisor on Competition Policy, EUCTP II

14:00-15:00

Presentation by Prof. SHI Jianzhong, China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) and director in Competition Law Center, CUPL
Presentation by Ms NING Xuanfeng, Senior Partner King & Wood Mallesons, Beijing
Presentation by Ninette DODOO, Counsel, Clifford Chance LLP, Beijing
Presentation by François RENARD, Counsel, Allen & Overy Beijing office
Presentation by Patrick R. BOCK, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP’s Cologne, Germany, office

15:00-15:20

 

 

 

Tea break

Session III: Relevant issues relating to the streamlined cases under concentration review in China
Moderator: Prof. HUANG Yong, University of International Business and Economics

 

15:20-16:00

Mr LYV Jiang, Director at Competition Policy Division, Anti-Monopoly Bureau, Ministry of Commerce, P.R China

16:00-17:00

Presentation by Mr XIAO Wei, Partner, Jun He Law Firm, Beijing
Presentation by Dr Michael HAN, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Beijing
Presentation by Mr WU Peng, Partner, Zhong Lun Law Firm

17:00-17:20

Closing Remarks