Bangor Law School Prepares for Major International Conference
Bangor Law School is preparing to host a major Competition Law conference next month, welcoming guest speakers from across the globe.
The School’s Institute for Competition and Procurement Studies (ICPS) will host the International Conference on the Evolution and Future of Indian Competition Law and Policy on Friday the 15th and Saturday the 16th July, 2011.
The conference will focus on the area of global competition law. Judge John Cooke (of Microsoft fame) formerly of the European Court of First Instance will participate, as will counsel from leading multi-nationals, as well as economists from the United States, Commission officials and leading global competition law practitioners.
The topics to be covered include:
Mergers- the evolution of global guidelines.
Competition- why competition norms must be global and national.
India- Can Indian Competition deal effectively with control?
Abused dominance- some early lessons from India.
Key note speakers at this year’s conference include:
Judge John Cooke, High Court, Dublin, formerly Judge of the European Court of First Instance.
Mr Jean-Yves Art, Associate General Counsel, Microsoft, Brussels.
Arshad (Paku) Khan, Director, Competition Law, Amarchand Mangaldas Lawyers, Delhi.
KK Sharma, Advisor (Law), in charge of Merger Control and former Director General, Competition Commission of India.
Dr Vincent Power, Partner, A&L Goodbody, Solicitors, Dublin.
Professor Dermot Cahill, Professor of Commercial Law, Director of Bangor University’s International Institute for Competition and Procurement Studies and Dean of Bangor University’s School of Law.
Mr M Kirti Kumar, Former Cartels Director in Directorate-General Competition, European Commission. (Invited)
Francisco Enrique Gonzalez Diaz, Former Deputy Director General, DG Competition, European Commission, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP, Brussels (Invited)
The Hon. Justice Deepak Verma (Invited)
For further information about the Conference, including the programme and a full list of speakers, click here.
All enquiries should be directed to Mrs Anwen Evans within the School of Law.
Publication date: 14 July 2011