ACE 2012 presentations

Below you will find the presentations for the 10th annual ACE meeting, which took place at the Direction Générale de l'Aviation Civile (DGAC) in Paris on 25-26 October, 2012.

Plenary session: Substantive Challenges for competition enforcement: the next 10 years

Chair: Thibaud Vergé, Chief Economist, Autorité de la Concurrence 


Bruno Lasserre, Président, Autorité de la Concurrence.

Kai-Uwe Kuhn, Chief Economist, DG COMP, European Commission 


Parallel Session I: Deutsche Börse / NYSE EURONEXT

Chair: Sean Ennis, Head of the Mauritius Competition Authorities 


Presenter: Annemiek Wilpshaar, DG COMP / CET 


Parallel Session II: Anglo / Lafarge

Chair:  Tommy Staahl Gabrielsen (University of Bergen) 


Randal Watson, Francesca Sala, Julie Bon (UK Competition Commission) 

The Anglo-Lafarge JV inquiry – Coordinated effects in cement


Adrian Majumdar (RBB Economics) 


Sofronis Clerides (University of Cyprus) 

The Anglo American / Lafarge JV


Parallel Session III - Recent Court Cases of Pricing Abuses

Chair: Massimo Motta (GSE Barcelona) 


Manuel Godinho de Matos (EU Commission) 


Elena Zoido (Compass Lexecon) 

Telefónica: Some comments on the EGC’s Judgment


Chiara Fumagalli (Bocconi University) 

Margin Squeeze in Telecoms


Parallel Session IV - Reckitt Benckiser

Chair: Enrico Pesaresi (Office of Fair Trading) 


Geoffrey Steadman (Office of Fair Trading) 

Reckitt Benckiser


Pierre Régibeau (Charles River Associates) 

Reckitt Benckiser: What Do We Learn?


Philippe Choné (ENSAE / CREST)  

Some remarks on Reckitt Benckiser


Parallel Session V - Airline mergers and Alliances

Chair: Estelle Malavolti (ENAC) 


Philippe Ayoun (DGAC / DTA)

Benoît Durand (RBB Economics)

Marc Ivaldi (Toulouse School of Economics) 


Econometric Tools to Detect Collusion

Chair: Maarten-Pieter Schinkel (U.V. Amsterdam) 


Hans Friederiszick (E.CA)
 


Frank Maier-Rigaud (Lille LEM - CNRS)  

Ex-officio cartel investigations based on econometric tools as a complement to leniency


Parallel Session VI - Pay-TV Markets

Chair: John Davies (OECD) 


Simon Genevaz (Autorité de la Concurrence)

Laurent Flochel (Charles River Associates)
 


Helen Weeds (University of Essex) 

Pay-TV Markets


Demand Estimation

Chair:  Benoît Durand (RBB Economics) 


Enrico Pesaresi (Office of Fair Trading) 

Demand Estimation in OFT’s Investigations


Katharina Sailer (Charles River Associates)  


Parallel Session VII - Imperial Tobacco

Chair:  Patrick Rey (Toulouse School of Economics) 


Matthew Bennett (Charles River Associates) 


Helen Jenkins (Oxera) 

The economics of the Tobacco case


Paolo Buccirossi (LEAR)  

Price Relativities Agreements


Parallel Session VIII - Arla Foods / Milko, Failing Firm Defence and Counterfactual

Chair: Morten Hviid (UEA Director Centre for Competition Policy)  


Robin Rander (Konkurrensverket) Swedish Competition Authority
 

The Arla Foods/Milko merger


Miguel de la Mano (DG Markt) 


Plenary Roundtable: Economic Analysis in Competition Policy: Glass Half -Full or Half-Empty?

Chair: Thibaud Vergé (Autorité de la Concurrence) 


Helen Jenkins (Oxera) 


Anne Perrot (MAPP Economics)

Miguel de la Mano (DG MARKT, European Commission)