Competition Law and Sustainability: Addressing the Broken Links

Séminaire des doctorants en droit

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Co-organised by Dr Tomaso Ferrando (University of Bristol) and Ayse Gizem Yasar (Sciences Po Law School).

8:30 – Registration

9:00 – Opening Remarks

9:15-10:00 – Opening Keynote

By Prof Anna Gerbrandy (Utrecht)
(25 minutes keynote and 20 minutes Q&A)

10:00-12:00 – Merger Control

Panel moderated by Ayse Gizem Yasar

  • Labour Market Considerations and Merger Analysis: Addressing the Missing Link in the EU Merger Control Framework – Vasiliki Fasoula (Paris II)
  • Integrating Environmental Sustainability into the Common Ownership Debate – Andrew McLean (UCL)
  • Public Interest in Merger Control as a Potential Instrument of Realization of Socio- Environmental Goals – Kamil Bulakowski (Kozminski)
  • Mega Mergers in the Seeds & Agro-Chem Industry: Nipping the Seeds of Innovation (& Sustainability) in the Bud? – Dr Kalpana Tyagi (Arhus)
  • Challenging the Priorities in Merger Control: A Proposal to Include Sustainability Concerns in the Equation – Baris Yuksel (ACTECON), Elif Berktas Yuksel (Bilkent and ReSimple) & Dr Zeynep Kilickaya Kapanoglu (TED University & ReSimple)

12:00-13:30 – Lunch Keynote

By Christophe Alliot (Le Basic), Dr Tomaso Ferrando and Ayse Gizem Yasar

13:30-15:15 – Agreements

Panel moderated by Assoc Prof Julian Nowag (Lund)

  • Acceptable Cartels? The Example of Environmental Agreements – Dr Or Brook (Leeds)
  • Animal Welfare and Industrial Relations – Asst Prof Francisco Costa Cabral (TILEC)
  • Overcoming False Choices and Distorted Decisions - Incorporating Societal Benefits under Article 101 TFEU – Asst Prof Eva van der Zee (Hamburg)
  • A Company’s Guide to Environmental Action – Alexandra Teorell (Lund)

15:15-15:30 – Coffee break

15:30-17:30 – Competition and Sustainability – Broader Perspectives

Panel moderated by Asst Prof Claudio Lombardi (KIMEP)

  • The Right-to-Repair Movement vs EU Competition Law – Fighting the Final Boss or Tilting at Windmills? – Miriam Imarhiagbe (Binder Grösswang Rechtsanwälte)
  • UTPs in the Food Supply Chain: An Instrument of Competitive Private Law? – Maria de la Cuesta (EUI)
  • Sustainability Certification and the Social Pluralism of Competition Law – Klaas Hendrik Eller (Humboldt-University of Berlin)
  • Competition Law and Inequality – Amit Zac (University of Oxford)
  • Sustainability Oriented Competition Law: A Heterodox Consideration – Aleksandar Stojanovic (Turin & Ghent)

17:30-18:15 – Final Keynote

By Assoc Prof Angela Wigger (Radboud)
(25 minutes keynote and 20 minutes Q&A)

18:15-18:30 – Closing remarks

18:30-19:30 – Refreshments

Event details
Mercredi, 26 Juin, 2019 - 08:30 - 19:30
Sciences Po - 27, rue Saint-Guillaume - 75007 Paris - Salle Jeannie de CLARENS
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