Day 3 - Workshop on case handling procedures and international enforcement co-operation

Workshop on case handling procedures and international enforcement co-operation
22 October 2014, Chengdu, Sichuan Province
Qingcheng Garden Hotel, No 303, Da Shan Road, Qingcheng Mountain town, Dujiangyan

Agenda

08:30-09:00

Registration

Moderator: Ms Hilary JENNINGS, Special Adviser on Competition Policy, EUCTP II

Part III- International Enforcement Co-operation (Continued)

09:00-10:20
(Coffee break will be decided by moderator depending on the progress of the discussion)

09:00-09:40 Session II: Enforcement co-operation within the European Competition Network (ECN)
Presentation by Mr Renato FERRANDI, Italian Competition Authority
09:40-10:10 Session III: Developments in the international enforcement co-operation
Presentation by Ms Hilary JENNINGS, Special Adviser on Competition Policy, EUCTP II
10:10-10:30 Q&A Session

10:20-10:30

Tea break

10:30-12:30

10:30-11:30 Investigation of horizontal monopoly case in insurance industry
Presented by Mr LI Changqing, Director of Price Supervision Bureau, National Development and Reform Commission
11:30-12:00 Comments by Prof. HUANG Yong, Director of Competition Law Centre, University of International Business and Economics (UIBE)
12:00-12:30 Q&A Session

12:30-14:00

Lunch

Part IV- Case-handling Procedures

14:00-15:20
(Coffee break will be decided by moderator depending on the progress of the discussion)

Session I – Best practices in publishing case-handling guidance, and producing internal procedures manuals
Overview:

  • Importance of developing and publishing procedural guidance
  • Contents of external procedural guidance (including information about state of play meetings, access to file, Statement of Objections, preparing the final decision) and dissemination of changes
  • Developing internal procedures manuals: content and format
  • Ensuring adherence to internal procedures manuals and keeping them up to date

14:00 - 14:40 Presentation by Ms Mariana TAVARES, Portuguese Competition Authority
14:40 - 15:20 Discussion with Mr Renato FERRANDI, Italian Competition Authority and Mr Lukas REPA, DG Competition

15:20-15:30

Tea break

15:30-16:20

Session II – The PRC’s anti-monopoly enforcement procedure
Presented by Mr ZHANG Zhengming, Price Supervision Bureau of NDRC
Commented by Prof. SHI Jianzhong, China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) and director in Competition Law Center, CUPL

16:20-16:50

Q&A Session

16:50-17:00

Closing remarks

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