Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak was a speaker at the Advanced EU Competition Law Conference held in London on May 15, 2018

Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak, founding partner and head of our competition law and regulatory team, spoke at a panel entitled “Is Competition Law Fit for the 21st Century?” at the Advanced EU Competition Law London Conference on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

Key topics during the conference include:

  • Major Developments and Policy Issues in the Past Twelve Months
  • Cartels: Lessons Learnt from Recent Investigations
  • Cartels: Leniency Applications, Settlements and Appeals
  • Article 102: Review of Recent Developments
  • Private Enforcement of Competition Law: Strategic Considerations
  • Vertical Restraints: Managing Risks
  • Mergers: Review of Major Developments
  • Practical Challenges in Merger Control
  • The Interface of IP and Competition Law

Along with Mr. Gürkaynak, speakers include:

  • Prof. Richard Whish QC (Hon), Emeritus Professor of Law, King’s College London
  • Maria Jaspers, Head of Antitrust Policy and Case Support Unit, DG Comp, European Commission
  • Dr. Gerhard Klumpe, Presiding Judge, District Court of Dortmund
  • Tilman Makatsch, Head of Competition Litigation and Antitrust Economics, Deutsche Bahn AG
  • Dr. Christoph Klahold, Chief Compliance Officer, Thyssenkrupp Group
  • Peter Freeman CBE QC (Hon), Chairman, Competition Appeal Tribunal
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