Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak spoke at a panel entitled “Promoting Competition; Protecting Human Rights” at the 15th OECD Global Forum on Competition on Thursday, December 1, 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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