Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak was a speaker at the Advanced EU Competition Law London conference on May 15 to 17, 2017. Mr. Gürkaynak spoke at two sessions entitled “Innovation in Merger Control” and “Focus: Turkey”.

Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak was a speaker at the Advanced EU Competition Law London Conference on May 15 to 17, 2017. Mr. Gürkaynak spoke at two sessions entitled “Innovation in Merger Control” and “Focus: Turkey”.

Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak, ELIG Gürkaynak’s managing partner and head of our competition law and regulatory department, spoke at the Advanced EU Competition Law London Conference held during Monday to Wednesday of May 15 to 17, 2017. Mr. Gürkaynak’s sessions were “Focus: Turkey” on Monday, May 15, 2017 and “Innovation in Merger Control” on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. For a review of the agenda, please view the conference website.

Key topics during the conference included:

  • The view from Brussels
  • 2016-2017 in the UK – Mergers and other activities
  • Innovation in Merger Control
  • Cartel Enforcement and Regulation
  • Settlements and Appeals in Cartel Cases
  • Big Data: Definitions, Depth and Utility in Competition Law
  • Information Sharing: Risk Mitigation and Post-Crisis Solutions
  • Key Update on Dawn Raids
  • National Authorities and Commission
  • Economic Aspects of Merger Control
  • The Future of Competition Law
  • Vertical Restraints: An update

Along with Mr. Gürkaynak, featured speakers included:

  • Helen Gornall, Senior Competition Counsel, Akzo Nobel  
  • Maria Jaspers, Head of Unit, Cartels Directorate, DG Comp, European Commission
  • Joshua Sherer, HSBC, Senior Legal Counsel, Head of Competition, Global Banking and Markets
  • Dr Jacques Steenbergen, President, Belgian Competition Authority
  • Simon Constantine, Director Policy and International, Competition and Markets Authority (UK)
  • Katinka Tattersall, Director, Regional Compliance Counsel EMEA, Johnson Controls
  • Robert Bäuerle, Legal Counsel Antitrust, Deutsche Bahn
  • Ian Rose, Vice-President, Compliance Volvo Trucks
  • Paolo Palmigiano, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Association of European In-House Competition Lawyers
  • Marvin Price, Director of Criminal Enforcement, US Department of Justice
  • Josep-Maria Carpi-Badia, Head of Mergers Case Support and Policy Unit, DG Comp, European Commission

Mr. Gönenç Gürkaynak was a speaker at the Advanced EU Competition Law London conference on May 15 to 17, 2017. Mr. Gürkaynak spoke at two sessions entitled “Innovation in Merger Control” and “Focus: Turkey”.

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