15th OECD Global Forum on Competition 2016

Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak, ELIG Gürkaynak’s managing partner and head of our competition law and regulatory team, spoke at a panel entitled “Promoting Competition; Protecting Human Rights” at the 15th OECD Global Forum on Competition on Thursday, December 1, 2016.

For a review of the presentations and post conference information, please view the conference website and program.

Key topics included:

  • Promoting competition; protecting human rights
  • The role of market studies as a tool to promote competition
  • Independence of competition authorities - from designs to practices
  • Sanctions in antitrust cases

Featured speakers included:

  • Jean-Pierre Chauffour, Lead Economist for the Maghreb countries, World Bank Group  
  • John Evans, General Secretary, TUAC
  • Roel Nieuwenkamp, Chair, OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct
  • Toh Han Li, Chief Executive, Competition Commission of Singapore
  • Anna Wu Hung-yuk, Chairperson, Competition Commission, Hong Kong, China
  • Devender Kumar Sikri, Chair, Competition Commission of India
  • Allan Fels AO, Professor, University of Melbourne, Monash & Oxford and former Chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
  • Márcio de Oliveira Júnior, Acting President, CADE, Brazil
  • Maria João Melícias, Member of the Board, Portuguese Competition Authority
  • Ivo Gagliuffi Piercechi, Chairman of the Board of Directors, INDECOPI, Peru
  • Munrokhim Misanam, Commissioner, KPPU, Indonesia
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