ACE 2006 Presentations

ACE 2006 Mannheim

Welcome address 


Panel 1: Article 82 - Tomra, abuses and rebates

Chair: Klaus Schmidt, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich 


Giulio Federico, CRA 

Presentation


Frank Mathewson, University of Toronto 

Presentation


Benoît Durand, UK Competition Commission 

Presentation


Panel 2: Deutsche Telekom/VDSL

Chair:  Konrad Stahl, University of Mannheim 


Ulrich Kamecke, Humboldt University, Berlin 

A new Paradigm for the European Communication Policy


Arnold Picot, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich 

Remarks on Regulatory Holidays for the DTAG VDSL Network?


Martin Peitz, International University in Germany and University of Mannheim 

Regulating VDSL?


Panel 3: Stock Exchanges

Chair:  Gunnar Niels, OXERA 


Marco Pagano, University Federico II, Naples 


Sean Greenaway, European Commission 


Panel 4: French Mobile Cartel Case

Chair:  Anne Perrot, Conseil de la Concurrence 


Nadine Mouy, Conseil de la Concurrence 

French mobile operators case (november 2005)


Laurent Flochel, Université de Lyon 

Presentation of the argument of the parties


Panel 5: Boots-Unichem

Chair:  Lars Sørgard, Norwegian Competition Authority 


Luisa Affuso, RBB Economics 

BOOTS/ALLIANCE UNICHEM. Local Market Analysis


Roman Inderst, University of Frankfurt & London School of Economics 

Merger Analysis in Locally Segmented Retail Markets


Bojana Ignjatovic, Office of Fair Trading 

Boots/ UniChem at the CAT


Panel 6: Mergers in the energy sector

Chair:  Peter Møllgaard, Copenhagen Business School 


Xavier Vives, IESE Business School 

Presentation


Claes Bengtsson, European Commission 

DONG/Elsam/E2 etc.


Paul Hofer, NERA 


Panel 7: Israeli Visa Interchange Case

Chair:  David Gilo, Tel Aviv University 

Introduction


Karni Lotan, FBC & Co. 


Yossi Spiegel, Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration, Tel Aviv University 

The Israeli credit cardís case Ė Supersolís view


Oz Shy, WZB, Berlin and University of Haifa 

Presentation


Menachem Perlman, Previous Chief Economist Israeli Antitrust Authority 

Presentation


Panel 8: Korsnaes/AD Cartonboard and Buyer Power Issues

Chair:  Mats Bergman, Swedish Competition Authority 


Claes Bengtsson, European Commission 

Buyer Power -general description of the Euopean Commissionís practice


Chiara Fumagalli, Bocconi University 

Presentation


Panel 9: Sasol/Engen and Vertical Mergers

Chair: Andrea Lofaro, RBB 


Diana Jackson, CRA 

Presentation


Miguel de la Mano, European Commission 

Presentation


Monika Schnitzer, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich 

Presentation


Plenary Session

Excessive pricing, re-regulating liberalised sectors, and the limits of competition policy.

Chair: Patrick Rey, University of Toulouse 


Amelia Fletcher, Office of Fair Trading 

Presentation


Martin Hellwig, Max Planck Institute, Bonn

Jorge Padilla, LEGG