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Competition Policy and Extraterritoriality

An in-depth look at competition policy.

Date: October 16, 2018, 1:45 pm Topic: Digital economy and innovation

In the global governance debate, competition policy is especially interesting because decisions are neither governed by international law nor formally coordinated by a global institution. Individual competition authorities take decisions that may or may not be consistent with each other. In doing so, they have to contend with new issues: the choice of jurisdiction in case of conflict; the determination of the scope of anti-competitive practices; the interaction between competition policy and other policy fields, and the challenges posed by the digital and platform economy. Whether today’s regime and rules can provide a sound enough basis for the future or can adapt to the coexistence of market- and state capitalism systems is an issue for discussion.

This event is open to a select number of experts and Bruegel members only. There is no livestream.

Schedule

Oct 16, 2018

13:45-14:00

Check-in

14:00-16:00

Round-table discussion

16:00-16:30

Break

16:30-18:00

Round-table discussion

18:00

End

Speakers

Guntram B. Wolff

Director

Jean Pisani-Ferry

Senior Fellow

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Katja Knezevic

[email protected]

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