Day 4: Roundtable to discuss two-sided markets

Day 4: Roundtable to discuss two-sided markets

Date 27 October 2016
Venue: Hilton Haikou Meilan
Agenda

Moderator: Ms Hilary JENNINGS, Special Adviser on Competition Policy, EU-China Competition Co-operation

09:00 – 11:45

(tea break decided by moderator depending on progress of the discussion)

Session III - Two-Sided Markets, with particular reference to internet / digital platforms
Overview:

  • Market definition in two-sided markets
  • Specificities of two-sided markets in the online / internet sector
  • Assessment of market power in two-sided markets – cases and examples

Presentations by

  • Mr Renato Ferrandi, Senior Competition Official, AGCM (Italian Competition Authority) [60 minute presentation, including translation time]
  • Mr. LUO Yi, Official, Investigation Division I, Bureau of Price Supervision and Anti-Monopoly, NDRC [20 minute presentation, including translation time]
  • Mr. SHI Nan, Official, Enforcement Division II, Anti-Monopoly and Anti-Unfair Competition Enforcement Bureau, SAIC [20 minute presentation, including translation time]

Discussion and commentary by

Q&A Session with all speakers and experts

11:45 – 12:00

Closing remarks
Mr. Wang Huowang, Director of Competition Policy and International Cooperation Division, Bureau of Price Supervision and Anti-Monopoly NDRC

Mr Torben TOFT, Principal Administrator, Directorate General for Competition, European Commission, Brussels

12:00 – 13:15

Lunch
13:15 – 13:30 Registration
Moderator: Ms Hilary JENNINGS, Special Adviser on Competition Policy, EU-China Competition Co-operation

13:30 – 16:45

(tea break decided by moderator depending on progress of the discussion)

Session IV – Horizontal Co-operation Agreements / Syndicates – cartels in disguise?
Overview:

  • Types of horizontal agreements
  • Economic effects
  • Legal questions raised
  • Case analysis and examples

Presentation by

Discussion and commentary by

Q&A Session with all speakers and experts

16:45 – 17:00

Closing remarks
Mr. ZHAO Guobin, Director of Enforcement Division I, Anti-Monopoly and Anti-Unfair Competition Enforcement Bureau, SAIC

Mr Torben TOFT, Principal Administrator, Directorate General for Competition, European Commission, Brussels

[Consecutive interpretation from English-Chinese and Chinese-English provided]
Please note that speaking times must include time for consecutive interpretation.