A quarter century of EUMR: What next in the world of merger control? - Brussels 2015

Agenda Details

As we mark the EUMR's first quarter century, we reflect on the changed landscape and consider what the next 25 years will bring: What are the building blocks of a successful merger control strategy? How should we plan deals for the future? You will hear perspectives on these and other key questions during an interactive debate between a cross-section of key stakeholders: senior agency officials, private practitioners and seasoned dealmakers.

Together we will

  • take stock of where we are now in terms of substantive and procedural law and process
  • identify emerging trends and examine the broader implications of globalisation and digitalisation for EU merger control
  • understand future prospects and challenges
  • consider what this all means for companies' merger strategies going forward

Keynote Speaker



Carles Esteva MossoDeputy Director-General for Mergers at the European Commission's DG Competition



Speakers Include: 

  • Dafydd Nelson, Global Head of Mergers, MLex 
  • Alec Burnside, Partner Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft 
  • Wolfgang Deselaers, Partner, Linklaters 
  • Wolfgang Heckenberger, Chief Counsel Competition, Siemens 
  • Damien Neven, Senior Academic Consultant, CRA 
  • Giulio Federico, Chief Economist Team, European Commission 
  • Gerwin van Gerven, Partner, Linklaters 
  • John Davies, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 
  • Olivier d'Ormesson, Member of the Board, Autorite de la concurrence 
  • Susan Jones, Head of Corporate Legal Antitrust, Novartis 
  • Simon Pritchard, Partner, Linklaters 
  • Nick Woodrow, Head of Competition Law, Vodafone

Date and Time
Tuesday, 06 October
13:00-18:00 followed by cocktail reception

Venue
Linklaters, rue Brederodestraat 13, 1000 Brussels

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