Day 2: Workshop on evidentiary issues in antimonopoly cases

Day 2: Workshop on evidentiary issues in antimonopoly cases
17 March 2015
Venue: Tangla Hotel, 19 Fuxingmenwai Street, Chang’an Avenue West, Beijing 100045, China
Agenda


08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-09:15

Opening remarks
LU Wanli, Deputy Director General from Anti-Monopoly and Anti-Unfair Competition Enforcement Bureau, State Administration for Industry and Commerce, P.R. China
Torben Toft, Principal Administrator, European Commission from Directorate General for Competition, European Commission, Brussels

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

09:15-11:15
(tea break will be decided by moderator depending on progress of the discussion)

Session I – Evidentiary issues in exclusionary abuse of dominance cases
Overview:

  • Concepts and determinants for market power assessment
  • Standards for establishing dominance
  • Economic evidence required to evaluate exclusionary abuses
  • Collection and evaluation of evidence

9:15-10:55 Presentations and discussions by

10:55-11:30 Q&A Session

11:30- 13:00

Lunch

13:00-14:30

Session IILoyalty Discounts
Presentation by

14:00-14:30 Q&A session

14:30-15:45
(tea break will be decided by moderator depending on progress of the discussion)

Session III Experience with courts on evidentiary standards for establishing an abuse (in non-price cases)
Presentations and discussions by

Discussants: Maarten Schueler, ACM / Ulrich von Koppenfels, DG Competition (15 minutes altogether)
15:15-15:45 Q&A session

15:45-17:00

Session IV Accessing information located in foreign jurisdictions
Overview

  • Experience of DG COMP and EU Member State (outside of the ECN) – lessons learnt

Discussion with:

16:30-17:00 Q&A and discussion

17:00-17:30

Meeting to discuss topics for the next competition week: SAIC and DG Competition

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