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October 15, 2019

ABA to host half-day antitrust global seminar in Copenhagen, Oct. 24

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2019 — The American Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section’s latest Global Seminar Series, to be held Oct. 24 in Copenhagen, Denmark, is entitled “Competition Law Hotbeds: Platforms & Industrial Policy” and will showcase the top leaders of the Nordic and international antitrust community, including in-house and agency representatives.

The keynote speaker for the half-day conference will be Loriot Guillaume, director of markets and cases II Information, Communication and Media, DG Competition for the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium.

Global Seminar Series: Copenhagen “Competition Law Hotbeds: Platforms & Industrial Policy”
Sponsored by the ABA Antitrust Law Section

Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 2-6:30 p.m.

Nimb Hotel
Bernstoffsgade 5, 1577
Copenhagen, Denmark

The program will focus on:

  • The latest developments in digital platform analysis, following from recent and high-profile policy initiatives in the United States, European Union, United Kingdom and Australia, among others.
  • The critical question of the relationship of competition law to industrial policy, particularly following the EU’s decision in February to block the planned rail merger between Germany’s Siemens and France’s Alstom.

The full agenda can be found online.

This event is free and open to members of the press. For media credentialing, please contact Robert Robinson at [email protected]

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