Organisation: Professors Damiano Canapa, Peter Georg Picht and Dr Astrid Waser

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The second ASCOLA Swiss Chapter Annual Conference focuses on various major developments in CH-EU competition law – such as the new EU Horizontal Guidelines, the DMA and dominance in digital markets, multi-pronged M&A-control as well as the new frameworks for vertical agreements ‒ with high profile speakers from Swiss and European competition authorities, academia, practice and industry.



Hours Conferences
8.30 Registration and Coffee
9.00 Welcome Address by Peter Georg Picht, professor at University of Zurich, Chair ASCOLA Swiss Chapter
9.15 Art. 101 TFEU ‒ Recent Developments by Jean-Francois Bellis, professor at Université libre de Bruxelles, Partner, Van Bael & Bellis
9.55 Art. 101 TFEU - a Sword and a Shield for Horizontal Sustainability Agreements by Martijn Snoep, Chairman of the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets
10.25 Coffee Break
10.55 Art. 102 TFEU ‒ Recent Developments by Dr Bernd Meyring, professor at College of Europe, Partner, Linklaters
11.35 Art. 102 TFEU ‒ Dominance and Digital Markets by Dr Thomas Kramler, Head of Unit at European Commission
12.15 Lunch Break
13.30 Multi-Pronged M&A Control ‒ Classical Merger Control and Foreign Direct Investment by Alexandre Bertuzzi, Case Manager at European Commission,
Andreas Heinemann, professor at University of Zurich, former President of ComCo, Silke Hossenfelder, Head of General Policy Division at Bundeskartellamt,
Dr Henning Rogler, Division Investment Control, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action and Philipp Werner, Partner at Jones Day
Introduction and moderation by Peter Georg Picht, professor at University of Zurich, Chair ASCOLA Swiss Chapter and Damiano Canapa, professor at University of Lausanne, director of CEDIDAC
14.50 Coffee Break
15.20 New Rules for Verticals - First Experiences by Dr Andrea Graber, Vice-Director at Secretariat ComCo, Erwann Kerguelen, Deputy Reporter General, Autorité de la concurrence and Dr Mani Reinert, Partner, Bär & Karrer
Introduction and moderation by Dr Astrid Waser, Partner, Lenz & Staehelin
16.30 Authorities’ Panel: Lessons and Outlook
17.00 Concluding Remarks
17.15 Aperitif
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Registration Fee

Price for the Public: CHF 300.-

ASCOLA Members: CHF 200.-

Members of the Administration:
CHF 200.-

PhD Students/Students: CHF 50.-