Trento Antitrust Conference

VII edition

11-13 April 2019
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Luogo: Faculty of Law Building, via Rosmini 27, Trento (Italy) - Room 1

The Conference is organized by the Facuty of Law and the Osservatorio Permanente sull'Applicazione delle Regole di Concorrenza (Antitrust Observatory) founded and directed by Michele Carpagnano and Gian Antonio Benacchio.

The event is supported by the Italian Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato, the French Autoritè de la Concurrence, the Spanish Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia and the Luxembourg Conseil de la Concurrence.
The conference is addressed to National Judges, Academics, In-house Legal Counsels, Attorneys, Economists, students and to everyone is interested in EU Competition Law and its enforcement.
The main topics of the Conference are:  

  • The reality of private antitrust enforcement in the Italian Courts
  • Coordination between private and public antitrust enforcement in Italy and in the EU
  • Private Antitrust Enforcement: implementation scenario in the European Union 
  • Private Antitrust Enforcement: The market perspective 

On Saturday, April 13, it will take place the workshop of the Antitrust Observatory’s team. The event is also open to non-members who are interested in finding out more about the Observatory’s actual and future activities. 

Working languages: the Conference will be held in Italian and English. A simultaneous translation service will be available. 

REGISTRATION 

The conference is open to anyone interested in the Antitrust Observatory activities. 
The registration online is mandatory through an APPLICATION FORM.
Deadline for registration: Sunday 7 April 2019.

PROGRAMME

Thursday 11 April 2019

h. 14:15 Official Greetings:

  • Fulvio Cortese, Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Trento, Trento

h. 14:30 Conference presentation:

  • Gian Antonio Benacchio, University of Trento, Trento

h. 14:45 Opening Speech:

  • President of the Italian Competition Authority, Rome

h. 15:00 - 16:30  FIRST PANEL - The reality of private antitrust enforcement in Italy

Chair: Mario Libertini, La Sapienza University, Roma 

  • Marina Tavassi, President of the Court of Appeal, Milan
  • Giuseppe De Carolis Di Prossedi, President of the Court of Appeal, Naples
  • Paolo Catallozzi, Court of Cassation, Rome

Questions and contributions from the audience and debate

h. 16:30 Coffee break

h. 17:00 - 19:00 SECOND PANEL - Coordination between private and public antitrust enforcement in Italy and in the EU

Chair: Roberto Chieppa, General Secretary, Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Rome

  • Dario Simeoli, Council of State, Rome
  • Gabriella Muscolo, Italian Competition Authority, Rome
  • Pilar Canedo, Comisión Nacional de la Competencia e de los Mercados, Madrid
  • Johannes Holzwarth, European Commission, Private Antitrust Enforcement Unity, Brussels, Brussels

Questions and contributions from the audience and debate

h. 20:15 Dinner *

* The participation to the dinner is optional and subject to an additional fee of € 50.  

Friday 12 April 2019

h. 9:30 - 12:30 THIRD PANEL - Private Antitrust Enforcement: implementation scenario in the European Union 

Chair: Michele Carpagnano, University of Trento, Trento

  • Beniamino Caravita di Toritto, La Sapienza University, Rome
  • Peter Roth, UK Competition Appeal Tribunal, London
  • Muriel Chagny, Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University, Paris

h. 11:00 Coffee break

  • Eduardo Pastor Martinez, Audiencia Provincial, Valencia
  • Franziska Weber, Hamburg University, Hamburg 
  • Till Schreiber, Cartel Damages Claim, Brussels

Questions and contributions from the audience and debate

h. 12:30 SPECIAL SESSION
Prize-giving ceremony: students will be awarded with the scholarships issued by the Italian Competition Authority and by the bank Intesa Sanpaolo.

h. 13:00 Light lunch

h. 15:00 - 17:00 FOURTH PANEL - Private Antitrust Enforcement: The market perspective

Chair: Filippo Arena, General Secretary, Italian Competition Authority, Rome

  • Alberto Pera, AAI President, Rome
  • Aurora Saija, Assonime, Rome
  • Jacques Moscianese, Intesa Sanpaolo, Milan
  • Carlo Biasior, Research and consumers and users protection center, Trento

Questions and contributions from the audience and debate

h. 17:00 Coffee break

h.17:30 Closing remarks

h. 18.30 Transfer to reach Castel Pergine
h. 19:30 Aperitivo and dinner** The participation to the dinner is optional and subject to an additional fee of € 50.  

Saturday 13 April 2019

OSSERVATORIO ANTITRUST WORKSHOP h. 10 - 13
Chairs: Gian Antonio Benacchio e Michele Carpagnano

  • Carlo Edoardo Cazzato
  • Giulia Ancona
  • Giulia Giordano
  • Julia Suderow
  • Bice di Sano
  • Lionel Lesur
  • Marianna Meriani
  • Pablo Gonzalez De Zarate
  • Anna Ruiz

Registration fees

Full academic programme: 250 €
Additional fee for each dinner: 50 €
The fees must be paid by following the instructions in the application online.
Free admission to the congress for the full academic programme only is granted to: students, university professors, researchers, Ph.D. students, magistrates, public administration officials and Antitrust Observatory staff.
Registration is required also in case of free admission.

ECTS credits

The Bar Association of Trento is establishing that the congress corresponds 12 ECTS credits.
The Organizational Secretariat will issue a certificate of participation.

Scientific Committee

Gian Antonio Benacchio, University of Trento
Michele Carpagnano, University of Trento
Roberto Chieppa, General Secretary, Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Rome

Scientific Direction of the Antitrust Case Law Database

Massimo Scuffi, Magistrate of the Court of Cassation, President of the Court of Aosta 
Marina Tavassi, President of the Court of Appeal, Milan

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