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OVERVIEW

 

The general theme of the Conference this year will be about the role of competition law and policy in making markets work well; including topics such as challenges to traditional business models with the advent of disrupters, the digital economy, big data and designing remedies in markets where competition concerns are identified. Participants will be gain insight and overview into current issues of competition law and policy and can expect to learn how to identify and manage competition issues.

 

Heading the line-up of speakers is Mr. Damian Kassabgi of Uber together with business leaders of both traditional and cutting edge businesses/disrupters, as well as competition practitioners, competition regulators from different jurisdictions, distinguished economists and academics.

 

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

 

This conference is relevant to 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. All are welcome!

 

Time

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

 

 

8.30 am

 

Registration

 

9.00 am

Welcome Address

 

Mr Aubeck Kam, Chairman,Competition Commission of Singapore

 

9.05 am

Opening Address
Handbook Launch

 

 

 9.20 am Keynote Address

 

 

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. 

 

11.55 am

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

 

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.

 

12.40 pm

Lunch

 

1.50 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 industry can leverage on alternative tools to better understand markets and facilitate competitive markets through policy design.  

 

2.35 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. 

 

4.00 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). 

 

5.55 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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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

OVERVIEW

 

The general theme of the Conference this year will be about the role of competition law and policy in making markets work well; including topics such as challenges to traditional business models with the advent of disrupters, the digital economy, big data and designing remedies in markets where competition concerns are identified. Participants will be gain insight and overview into current issues of competition law and policy and can expect to learn how to identify and manage competition issues.

 

Heading the line-up of speakers is Mr. Damian Kassabgi of Uber together with business leaders of both traditional and cutting edge businesses/disrupters, as well as competition practitioners, competition regulators from different jurisdictions, distinguished economists and academics.

 

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

 

This conference is relevant to 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. All are welcome!

 

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