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Competition Law Conference 2017

 

6.5 Public CPD Points
Practice Area: Competition Law
Training Level: General

Participants who wish to claim CPD Points are reminded that they must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. This includes signing in on arrival and signing out at the conclusion of the activity in the manner required by the organiser, and not being absent from the entire activity for more than 15 minutes. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy will not be able to obtain CPD Points for attending the activity. Please refer to http://www.sileCPDcentre.sg for more information.

 

 

OVERVIEW

 

Keynote Address: Mr Lim Hng Kiang, Minister for Trade & Industry(Trade)

 

We have an exciting line-up of speakers for the Conference from the business community including Annabella Ng (Grab), Damian Kassabgi (Uber), Deepak Acharya (Procter & Gamble) and Lam Chee Kin (DBS).  You will also hear from competition law experts such as Ameera Ashraf (WongPartnership LLP), Daren Shiau (Allen & Gledhill LLP), Gerald Singham (Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP), Kala Anandarajah (Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP), Ken Chia (Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow) and Lim Chong Kin (Drew & Napier LLC), as well as overseas competition regulators such as Jeanne Pratt, Deputy Commissioner (Canadian Competition Bureau) and  Marcus Bezzi, General Manager of Competition (Australian Competition & Consumer Commission) and leading academics including Dr Burton Ong (NUS), Professor David Parker, Emeritus Professor Richard Whish, QC and Professor Wong Poh Kam (NUS)

Come join us to gain insight and overview of the latest developments in competition law and policy and  learn how to identify and manage competition issues in the new economy.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

 

This is a MUST-ATTEND for lawyers, in-house counsel, compliance professionals, economists, business leaders, executives and managers, professionals, entrepreneurs, academics, public officers from various regulatory and governmental agencies, students and anyone who has an interest in competition policy and law.

 

Time

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

 

 

8.30 am

 

Registration

 

9.00 am

Welcome Address

 

Mr Aubeck Kam, Chairman,Competition Commission of Singapore

 

9.10 am

Keynote Address


Launch of Handbook on E-Commerce and Competition in ASEAN

 

Mr. Lim Hng Kiang, Minister (Trade), Ministry of Trade & Industry

 

 

 9.40 am

Opening session

 

Mr. Damian KassagbiHead of Public Policy, Asia Pacific, Uber

 

10.00 am

Morning Tea Break

 

10.30 am

Panel 1 - Disruptor or Disrupted – The application of competition law in the new economy 

 

Innovation (technology, business models) are creating new markets and disrupting existing ones. This session examines the effects of disruption through case examples and the application of competition law in disrupted markets.

 

Discussant: Professor Wong Poh Kam, Professor, NUS Business School & Director for NUS Entrepreneurship Centre, National University of Singapore

 

Moderator: Mr. Lee Cheow HanAssistant Chief Executive (Legal & Enforcement), Competition Commission of Singapore

 

Panellists: 

  1. Professor Wong Poh Kam
  2. Ms. Kala AnandarajahHead of Competition & Antitrust and Trade Practice, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
  3. Ms. Annabella Ng, Government Affairs Manager, Grab
  4. Mr. Siddharth ShankerGeneral Manager, Deliveroo Singapore

 

11.45 am

Panel 2 - Big Data – What’s the big deal? 

 

Discussion on the use of big data as an asset/tool to innovate, the need to factor in the impact of big data by competition authorities in enforcement, cognisance of big data and possible competition issues from perspective of private companies and regulators. CCS will also share some of its findings from its latest big data paper.  

 

Moderator: Ms. Ng Ee Kia, Assistant Chief Executive (Policy, Business & Economics), Competition Commission of Singapore

 

Panellists:

  1. Mr. Ken Chia, Principal, IT & Communications, Global Trade & Commerce and Competition Practice Groups, Baker McKenzie.Wong & Leow
  2. Mr. Lam Chee KinManaging Director & Head, Group Legal, Compliance and Secretariat, DBS Bank Ltd
  3. Associate Professor Dr. Burton OngFaculty of Law, National University of Singapore
  4. Mr. Shintaro Ueda, Deputy Director, Economic Affairs Bureau, Japan Fair Trade Commission
  5. Mr. Yeong Zee KinDeputy Commissioner, Personal Data Protection Commission 

 

12.50 pm

Lunch

 

2.00 pm

Panel 3 - Thinking out of the box: market studies, regulatory sandboxes and the design of competitive markets 

 

Dialogue session on how regulators together with the industry can leverage on alternative tools to better understand markets and facilitate competitive markets through policy design. 

 

Moderator: Dr. Tan Hi Lin, Director (Policy & Markets), Competition Commission of Singapore

 

Panellists:

  1. Emeritus Professor David ParkerCranfield School of Management, Cranfield University UK
  2. Mr. Lim Chong Kin, Director, Head of Competition & Regulatory Practice Group, Drew & Napier LLC
  3. Ms. Anna Wu, Chairperson, Competition CommissionHong Kong
  4. Mr. Eugene Toh, Director, Pro-Enterprise Division, Ministry of Trade and Industry 

 

3.10 pm

Panel 4 – Fundamental Solution or Band-Aid stop gap - competition law remedies in a changing world 

 

Discussion of the application of remedies available to enforcers and the innovative solutions proposed by companies to achieve pro-competitive outcomes and address competition concerns of competition authorities.

 

Discussant: Emeritus Professor Richard Whish QC Honoris Causa, King’s College London

 

Moderator: Mr. Herbert Fung, Director (Business & Economics), Competition Commission of Singapore

 

Panellist:

  1. Emeritus Professor Richard Whish QC Honoris Causa
  2. Mr. Daren Shiau, Head of Competition & Antitrust Practice, Allen & Gledhill LLP
  3. Ms. Jeanne Pratt, Senior Deputy Commissioner of Mergers & Monopolistic Practices Branch, Canadian Competition Bureau

 

4.10 pm

Afternoon Tea Break

 

4.30 pm

Panel 5 – Compliance and enforcement within Singapore and across jurisdictional boundaries 

 

This session provides an inside view on how enforcers in various jurisdictions, including Singapore consider competition issues and how companies can navigate their way through different jurisdictional competition rules and design their corporate compliance. Given the action of global companies’ can have a multijurisdictional impact, the session also discusses how enforcers work together and also tap on other forms of cooperation between them to address cross border competition issues.

 

The session will also cover the latest competition law developments in Singapore that companies and practitioners should be aware of, including CCS’s revised Guidelines (December 2016).

 

Moderator: Mr. Harikumar Pillay, Director (Enforcement), Competition Commission of Singapore

 

Panellists:

  1. Mr. Deepak Acharya, Director & Associate General Counsel, Proctor & Gamble Singapore
  2. Ms. Ameera Ashraf, Partner, Head of Competition & Regulatory Practice, WongPartnership LLP
  3. Mr. Gerald Singham, Senior Partner, Head of Competition Law Practice Group, Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP
  4. Mr. Richard Fleming, General Manager of the Australian Capital Territory Enforcement Branch, Australia Competition and Consumer Commission
  1. Mr. Deswin NurHead of International Cooperation Division, Commission for the Supervision of Business Competition Indonesia

 

 

5.50 pm

Future Directions in Competition Law

 

Closing Address by Mr. Toh Han Li, Chief Executive of the Competition Commission of Singapore 

 

6.00 pm

End of Conference 

 

 

 Category

Registration Fee (SGD)

Normal Rate

S$588.50

Students#

S$147.13

# Association Student Members need to log-in to enjoy student rate. For non student members, please email your details and a copy of your matriculation card to les@sal.org.sg.

 

 

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CPD Points: 6.5

Venue: Supreme Court Auditorium, Basement 2, 1 Supreme Court Lane, Singapore 178879

Event Date: 16 August 2017 (8.30am - 6.00pm)

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PRICE (inclusive of GST)

$588.50

6.5 Public CPD Points
Practice Area: Competition Law
Training Level: General

Participants who wish to claim CPD Points are reminded that they must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. This includes signing in on arrival and signing out at the conclusion of the activity in the manner required by the organiser, and not being absent from the entire activity for more than 15 minutes. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy will not be able to obtain CPD Points for attending the activity. Please refer to http://www.sileCPDcentre.sg for more information.

 

 

OVERVIEW

 

Keynote Address: Mr Lim Hng Kiang, Minister for Trade & Industry(Trade)

 

We have an exciting line-up of speakers for the Conference from the business community including Annabella Ng (Grab), Damian Kassabgi (Uber), Deepak Acharya (Procter & Gamble) and Lam Chee Kin (DBS).  You will also hear from competition law experts such as Ameera Ashraf (WongPartnership LLP), Daren Shiau (Allen & Gledhill LLP), Gerald Singham (Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP), Kala Anandarajah (Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP), Ken Chia (Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow) and Lim Chong Kin (Drew & Napier LLC), as well as overseas competition regulators such as Jeanne Pratt, Deputy Commissioner (Canadian Competition Bureau) and  Marcus Bezzi, General Manager of Competition (Australian Competition & Consumer Commission) and leading academics including Dr Burton Ong (NUS), Professor David Parker, Emeritus Professor Richard Whish, QC and Professor Wong Poh Kam (NUS)

Come join us to gain insight and overview of the latest developments in competition law and policy and  learn how to identify and manage competition issues in the new economy.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

 

This is a MUST-ATTEND for lawyers, in-house counsel, compliance professionals, economists, business leaders, executives and managers, professionals, entrepreneurs, academics, public officers from various regulatory and governmental agencies, students and anyone who has an interest in competition policy and law.

 

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