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Aerospace, airlines, automotive, bank & finance, chemicals, consumer products, e-commerce, energy, entertainment, high-tech, insurance, Internet, medias, luxury goods, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals, railways, software, telecoms and utilities: all segments will share their practical experiences at the Competition Summit 2011, thanks to 70+ case studies broken down into 32 plenary sessions and workshops.

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HE 2008 FINANCIAL CRISIS is behind us,

but tough times are still ahead. Stressed by monetary constraints and an ever-changing world, the European Union must reorganize and provide economic guidance. With an aim : to foster a climate of better competitiveness being installed permanently.

The largest business-focused European While in most industries companies tend to become more compliant with antitrust regucongress on antitrust and mergers lations, unfair competitive conducts and new returns for the second time, with cartel cases are still hitting the headlines every 120+ speakers and 400 delegates week. Over-deterrent fines haven't put a halt to on December 1 & 2, 2011 at the these practices. Radisson Blu Royal hotel. Brussels, capital of Europe, will once again host Independent authorities are looking to strike this major event you cannot miss. the right balance for each case. Damages, for instance, are highly scrutinized. But many questions remain unanswered regarding antitrust, mergers, state aid. And also, how to keep pace with the rapidly evolving markets, such as web content and applications.

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THURSDAY DECEMBER 1, 2011

9 :00 am

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MORNING PLENARY SESSIONS

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

DAY 1

SPECTRE OF PROTECTIONISM: IS IT A THREAT TO THE EU COMPETITION FRAMEWORK?

Vice President and Commissioner for Competition

Joaquín Almunia

9 :30 am

K E Y N OT E P L E N A R Y S E S S I O N 3

ANTITRUST DETERRENCE VS. PROPORTIONALITY : WHERE LIES THE RIGHT BALANCE?

Corporate compliance: does it provide adequate protection against antitrust risks? Matching corporate strategies with political will? Why have fines risen so high in recent years? Are consumers satisfied with outcomes? Negotiated proceedings: a sound compromise?

Bruno Lasserre President AUTORITÉ DE LA CONCURRENCE \ France Prof. Dr Karl Hofstetter Member of the Board, General Counsel SCHINDLER GROUP Pula Houghton Director of Policy WHICH? \ United Kingdom Chair Anne Wachsmann Partner LINKLATERS LLP \ France

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THURSDAY DECEMBER 1, 2011

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ANTITRUST COMPLIANCE 1 A Compliance & Ethics: Sharing Best Practices

3 What are the benefits of charters? How to

MERGER CONTROL 2 A Conducting M&As in USA, China and India

3 2010 draft US horizontal merger guidelines:

HORIZONTAL AGREEMENTS 3 A Information Sharing by Competitors: the Key Issues

3 The `grey zone' between legitimate conduct and

draft them appropriately? 3 How can you assess the degree of awareness throughout the company? 3 Who must be informed? Trained? Regularly screened? 3 How should you treat internal and external e-mails? Are social networking websites a growing issue? 3 Are authorities considerate of antitrust compliance programmes?

Frank A. Dassler

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

ADIDAS GROUP \ Germany

Gabriel McGann Dirk Tirez

ACC EUROPE

what must be learnt? 3 Avoiding traps such as "gun-jumping" 3 What are the requirements and possible tools of competitive analysis? 3 China: are recent cases indicative of a trend towards more severity? 3 New guidelines to assess mergers in China: what can be expected? 3 Recent changes in merger control at the Competition Commission of India 3 How to find appropriate representation before Indian authorities

collusion: where is the dividing line? between rivals

3 Pro-competitive reasons for exchanging information 3 Object vs. effect: do the EC Guidelines strike the right

balance? Comparing these with the US approach

3 Business associations, federations, consortiums, 3 Calculating fines: how to assess the gravity?

workgroups: identifying the main situations at risk

Jeffrey Goh

General Counsel and VP, Corporate Services

STAR ALLIANCE SERVICES GMBH \ Germany

Senior International Competition Counsel

THE COCA-COLA COMPANY \ Ireland

Pascal Belmin

EADS \ France

Thomas Gorham Franck Rohard

Vice-President and Head of Antitrust and Trade

Director and Associate General Counsel, Global Antitrust & Trade Relations

THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY \ Switzerland

Board Member Group General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

B-POST \ Belgium

Michael Junge

SAP AG \ Germany

Executive Vice President & Group General Counsel

Director of Legal Affairs

SFR \ France

Chair Mark Tricker Partner NORTON ROSE LLP

Helen Lamprell

\ Belgium

Chair Dr Francesco Rosati Partner RBB ECONOMICS \ Belgium

Group Legal Director Corporate & Commercial

VODAFONE GROUP \ United Kingdom

Chair Simon Baxter Partner SKADDEN ARPS SLATE MEAGHER & FLOM LLP

12 :00 pm 1 B

\ Belgium

Crisis Response: Learning from Adversity

3 Leveraging from past experience to upgrade or totally

Tactics to Speed Up, Get Around or Fail Mergers

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3 Are DG COMP procedures too long, too fastidious?

R&D and Standards: Patent Cases and Beyond

3B

3 Pondering the new R&D and specialisation

rethink antitrust compliance programmes 3 Check-list: what is the scope of risks you may face with an inquiry? 3 Practical guide to relationship and dealing with the authority 3 How do you save your attorney-client privilege? 3 Should you reorganize your decision-making processes? 3 Defining new procedures for IT systems after e-investigations by the authorities

Anne Riley

Associate General Counsel Antitrust

INTERNATIONAL \ United Kingdom

SHELL

Is it going to improve? 3 What are best legal & financial tools to make the long battle an easier run? 3 What is the scope of acceptable remedies packages? EU vs. US? 3 Warehousing: how to qualify for legality of the arrangement under EU regulations, post-General Court ruling? 3 Can minority shareholding become an issue in certain situations? 3 What are the best ways to oppose competitors' transactions? Is overuse of procedures still fair competition?

block exemptions, and the revised section on standardisation 3 When may agreements fall under article 101(1) or article 102 TFEU? 3 Aiming at the "safe harbour": bringing together non-exclusion, transparency, clarity and FRAND terms 3 Which conditions must be met for validation beyond the "safe harbour"? 3 Patent pools: do they ease antitrust risks? Are there areas of concerns? 3 Articulation and possible interactions with the Tech. Transfer Guidelines

Beatriz Sanz Fernández-Vega

Senior Competition Law Counsel

TELEFÓNICA \ Spain

Susan Jones

Michael Fröhlich Jonathan Sage Sylvia Van Es

Director, EU IP Strategy

NOVARTIS AG \ Switzerland

RESEARCH IN MOTION \ Germany

Head, Corporate Legal Antitrust

Gaëlle Thuault

Head of Compliance and Social Responsibility Department TOTAL - CHEMICALS DIVISION \ France

Florence Weingarten Gary P. Zanfagna

Governmental Programmes Executive

IBM CORPORATION \ United Kingdom

Head of Competition and Regulatory Affairs Legal Department GDF SUEZ \ France Associate General Counsel and Chief Antitrust Counsel

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. \ USA

Chair Frédéric Puel Partner FIDAL \ France

Vice President & Senior Legal Counsel

ROYAL PHILIPS ELECTRONICS \ The Netherlands

Chair Pierre Zelenko Partner LINKLATERS LLP

Chair Miguel Rato Partner SHEARMAN & STERLING LLP

\ Belgium

\ France

1 :00 pm

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ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT I Fines: Sound Deterrence and Right Calculations

3 Is the trend towards over-deterrent fines at a major

INDUSTRY CHALLENGES I Insurance Block Exemption: What's New?

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3 What are the impacts on the sector

MEDIA & TELECOMS Internet: Grappling with the Future of Television?

6A

3 Hollywood fearing increased piracy:

turning point? What should be done now? 3 Are calculation methods sometimes leading to serious inequalities? 3 Cartels: how to get the most from the leniency system? 3 Should there be any exceptions when job losses are at stake? 3 Which co-operation between EU Commission & national authorities?

of the new BER issued last year? 3 Scope of information exchange, and access by consumer organisations 3 New market share calculations for insurances pools 3 Effects of exclusion of agreements on standard policy conditions and agreements on security devices

Head of Unit Competition Law, IP and IT law, Group Legal Services ALLIANZ SE \ Germany

is it a valid argument? which consequences?

3 Internet players and the TV advertising market: 3 The issues of technical standards: what

are the limits under competition law?

3 How the whole market will quickly reorganize through

Dr Jeannine Bartmann

agreements or fail through anticompetitive practices

RTL GROUP \ Luxembourg

Laurent Geelhand de Merxem

General Counsel Europe

Vincent de Dorlodot

General Counsel

MICHELIN \ France

Patrick Noonan

Robert B. Robinson Philippe Poiget

FFSA \ France

Group General Counsel

AMLIN PLC \ United Kingdom

Harald Trettenbrein

General Counsel, Senior Corporate Vice President, Secretary General NEXANS \ France

Deputy Head of Unit Audiovisual and Media Policies, DG Information Society & Media EUROPEAN COMMISSION

Director of Legal Affairs, Tax and Competition

Anne van Ysendyck

Senior Legal Counsel, Antitrust and M&A

ARCELORMITTAL \ United Kingdom

Chair Philippe Rincazaux Partner ORRICK RAMBAUD MARTEL

Chair Nathalie Jalabert-Doury Partner MAYER BROWN LLP \ France

\ France

Chair Dr Bernd Meyring Partner LINKLATERS LLP \ Belgium

3 :45 pm 4 B

Customer Actions: the Changing Landscape

3 Damages: the public consultation on quantification of

Energy: Implementation of the Third Package

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3 Panoramic view: unbundling of energy supply

Will Exclusive and Territorial Licensing See the Next Decade?

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3 The implications of the Murphy and QC Leisure

harm caused by infringements of EU antitrust rules 3 Will the EC finally introduce legislation to be voted by the Parliament? 3 What is to be learnt from recent cases in UK and The Netherlands? 3 Is acceptability of collective redress for cartel claims a first step in Germany? 3 Is the political will strong enough to impulse change in France and Italy? 3 Scenario for Europe compared to US

and production, 8 months later 3 Compliance with the 2nd package: are some countries still lagging behind? 3 European agency for the cooperation of energy regulators: roles & missions 3 Possible overlaps between antitrust authorities and national regulators 3 Fair competition v. security concerns for non-EU transmission operators

EU judgments

3 A Europe without frontiers: the consequences

for rights owners

3 Exclusivity business model: still a must? 3 Direct distribution and new distribution modes:

will consumers build their own TV packages in the future?

William Bush

Director of Public Affairs

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE \ United Kingdom

Liam Colley

Patrick Baeten

General Counsel

ELECTRABEL \ Belgium EUROPEAN

Managing Director

ALIXPARTNERS \ United Kingdom

Niamh McCarthy Natalia Voruz

Inge Bernaerts

COMMISSION

Dr Holger Enßlin Michel Hoekstra

Chair

Chief Officer, Legal & Regulatory Affairs

SKY DEUTSCHLAND (PREMIERE AG) \ Germany

Head of Unit Electricity & Gas, DG Energy

Competition & Regulatory Lawyer

BRITISH AIRWAYS \ United Kingdom

Gabriele Haas

AG \ Germany

General Counsel M&A & Competition Law

RWE ROYAL KPN NV \ The Netherlands MAYER BROWN LLP \ France

Senior Counsel, Head of Energy & Regulatory Law

Associate General Counsel, International

MONSANTO \ Switzerland

Chair Tom McQuail Partner MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP

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Chair Christian Filippitsch Partner NORTON ROSE LLP \ Belgium

Frédérick Amiel

\ Belgium

Global Cases: Dealing with Multiple Jurisdictions

3 Managing cases centrally or locally? 3 Worldwide cases v. intra-EU cases involving multiple

Pharmaceuticals, Generics and Healthcare Systems

5C

3 EC monitoring exercises: what's new? 3 Patent settlements: are they going to be less an issue? 3 Social security systems: how can they effect

e-Book: Colourful Stories of Competition and Conflicts

6C

3 How and why do e-books' pricing policies

differ from print?

member countries 3 Extraterritoriality of competition decisions competition? 3 Fines in multiple countries: which drivers and impacts? The French case and challenges of the US reform. 3 Should there be any recourses to cumulative penalties? 3 Biosimilars: are there any legal risks? 3 Co-operation between authorities and the roles of the 3 Recent cases: which other practices may be considered illegitimate? ECN and the ICN 3 Questions raised by distribution monopolies, drug Deborah P. Majoras control authorities... Chief Legal Officer & Secretary

THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY \ USA

3 Reading newspapers on tablets: temporary 3 Selling content through applications:

bottlenecks or de-facto dominant position? barriers to access and customer sharing situations and contexts?

3 Applications stores: redefining "refusal to deal" 3 Which partnerships between which market players?

Jean-Yves Art

Dr David W. Cottam François Garnier

Director General Legal Director Europe

Andrea Appella Maria Lancri

Director, Respiratory IP

TEVA EUROPE \ United Kingdom PFIZER INC. \ France

Director of Legal, Competition and Regulatory Affairs, Europe & Asia NEWS CORPORATION \ United Kingdom Deputy General Counsel

HACHETTE LIVRE \ France

Associate General Counsel, Antitrust

MICROSOFT CORPORATION \ Belgium

Mathew Heim

Senior Director and Counsel, Government Affairs Europe

QUALCOMM INC. \ United Kingdom

Richard Bergström

Pieter Swinkels*

KOBO, INC. \ Canada

EFPIA \ Belgium

\ USA

Director, Publisher & Industry Relations EU

Chair Philippe Rincazaux Partner ORRICK RAMBAUD MARTEL

Evening

\ France

Chair John D. Graubert Partner COVINGTON & BURLING LLP

Chair Gillian Sproul Partner MAYER BROWN LLP

\ United Kingdom

Cocktail

FRIDAY DECEMBER 2, 2011

9 :00 am

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MORNING PLENARY SESSIONS

THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL \ USA

DAY 2

CONSUMER PROTECTION IN THE ANTITRUST SPHERE: THE US EXPERIENCE

former Commissioner of the FTC, Professor of Law

Prof. William E. Kovacic

9 :30 am

P L E N A R Y 3

WHAT RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN INDEPENDENT ANTITRUST AUTHORITIES AND APPEAL JURISDICTIONS?

How is it impacting the amount of fines? European jurisdiction or national courts? Sector regulatory bodies vs. antitrust authorities

Jörg Nothdurft Director, Litigation and Legal BUNDESKARTELLAMT \ Germany Santiago Soldevila Fragoso Judge EU GENERAL COURT \ Luxembourg Chair Dr. Lorenzo Coppi Director COMPASS LEXECON \ United Kingdom

10 :10 am

P L E N A R Y 3

EVALUATING THE IMPACT OF POLICY: BIAS FROM IGNORING DETECTION AND DETERRENCE

Improving delays and the quality of decisions

Are antitrust regulations adapted to global change? Upgrading market analysis practices

Prof. Stephen Davies

1 0:30 am

Professor of Economics

UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA \ United Kingdom

Coffee break

FRIDAY DECEMBER 2, 2011

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ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT II 7 A Legal Privilege for In-House Counsels, Two Years On

3 Is the legal privilege for in-house counsels

FINANCIAL SERVICES 8 A Antitrust in the Financial Sector: New Challenges Ahead?

3 Have state aids led to increased vigilance in fighting

INTERNET & E-COMMERCE 9 A Impacts of the New Vertical Block Exemption Regulation

3 Monitoring market shares from both sides

definitely dead in Europe? 3 Are the consequences far-reaching or can they be dealt with through organisational measures? 3 Is harmonisation of privilege rules a milestone for EU policy-makers? 3 Is there already a trend of companies outsourcing their legal departments?

Colin Anderson

Legal Manager

STANDARD LIFE \ United Kingdom

anti-competitive conducts in the financial sector? 3 Are recent studies/inquiries related to interchange, equity underwriting fees, CDS... significant of any trends? 3 The effects on antitrust of improving market transparency, corporate governance and consumer protection 3 Adapting competition compliance programmes to new changes

to keep business under 30%?

3 Price maintenance and other resale hardcore

Theofanis Christoforou Philippe Coen

Vice President

Director & Principal Legal Advisor, Competition Team, DG Legal Service EUROPEAN COMMISSION

Marie-Pascale Heusse Nicola Northway

Head of Competition Law

BNP PARIBAS \ France

restrictions: when can pro-competitive effects be sought after? 3 Real-world shop: discrimination between large and small e-retailers? 3 Web site meeting certain quality standards: how are these defined? 3 Min. cap but no max. cap of sales online: a setback for brand owners? 3 Active/passive sales restrictions and general Internet advertising

Managing Director, Group Competition Law

BARCLAYS BANK PLC \ United Kingdom

Pablo Berbel Fernández

Senior Legal Counsel

JOHNSON & JOHNSON \ Belgium

Vice President, Counsel EMEA

AFJE (the French association of in-house counsels) THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY \ France

A third speaker to be confirmed

Chair Bruno Lebrun Partner UGGC & ASSOCIÉS

\ Belgium

Louis A. Schapiro

General Counsel

Senior Vice-President and Deputy

THE ESTÉE LAUDER COMPANIES INC. \ USA

Chair Emmanuel Tricot Partner WINSTON & STRAWN LLP

Regula Walter

& Antitrust

Head of Legal, e-Commerce

\ France

RICHEMONT INTERNATIONAL SA \ Switzerland

\ France

Chair Philippe Rincazaux Partner ORRICK RAMBAUD MARTEL

12 :00 pm 7 B

Dawn Raids: How to Get Prepared for the Issues at Stake

3 Measuring the level of awareness throughout

State Aid: What are the Exits for Banks & Governments?

8B

3 State aid responding to the financial and economic

Vertical Restraints in Countries of the EU

9B

3 How are local laws still concerned? What if the

the company 3 Getting the most out of compliance programme audits and screening 3 Deontology: is it safe for attorneys to conduct false dawn raids? 3 Digital inquiries: which differences between EC & national authorities? 3 The example of new dawn raids guidelines in The Netherlands and the Legal Privilege Officer 3 From obstruction to broken seals: important things to know when facing authorities and police raids

crisis: are they really temporary? 3 Framework of the four communications for the financial sector 3 Scope, degree of transparency and consistency of the measures 3 Benchmarking with the Temporary Framework for automotive and non-financial industries

trade occurs in a single country? Can they direct interpretation by a 1st instance judge or authority? 3 The application of the new VBER in EU member states v. possible interaction with national IP laws 3 How specificities of local distribution markets in size and structure do affect the way agreements are drafted. Are discrepancies to be feared?

Manish Das

Senior Legal Counsel, Wholesale & Commercial

LLOYD'S BANKING GROUP \ United Kingdom

Julien Cantegreil Maria Lancri

Deputy Head of Legal Affairs Deputy General Counsel

PPR GROUP \ France

Monique van Oers

Gerben Pauwels Lizanne White

HACHETTE LIVRE \ France E-BAY INC. \ Belgium

\ Belgium

Senior Legal Advisor Head of Group Legal

KBC GROUP \ Belgium ANGLO IRISH BANK \ Ireland

\ Belgium

Director of the Legal Department

NMA (The Netherlands Competition Authority) \ The Netherlands

Hanne Melin

Legislative Counsel Europe

Ariane Oesterreicher Dr Mario Pohlmann

Head of Economic, Commercial & Competition Law

VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT \ France

Chair Benoît Le Bret Partner GIDE LOYRETTE NOUEL A.A.R.P.I.

Chair Antoine Winckler Partner CLEARY GOTTLIEB STEEN & HAMILTON LLP

Head of Antitrust Law & Energy Law

E.ON AG \ Germany

Chair Hugues Vallette Viallard Partner LATHAM & WATKINS LLP \ France + Belgium

1 :00 pm

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FRIDAY DECEMBER 2, 2011

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REDUCING CARTEL RISKS Leniency: from Smaller Fines to Full Immunity

3 Which criteria must be met in order to apply for

INDUSTRY CHALLENGES II Automotive & Aftermarket: the Effects of the New MVBER

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3 Impacts of aftermarket rules in effect since June 2010,

NEW DIGITAL MARKETS Cloud Computing: Picking the Market Lock-ins

12 A

3 Understanding power and dominance

leniency before EC and EU member states' authorities? 3 The role of the ECN when applying for leniency in multiple countries 3 Formalities: oral or written? Types and depth of information shared? How to define full cooperation? 3 The impacts of appealing decisions 3 Can you lose the benefit of leniency? 3 Is it possible to aim for full immunity?

Prof. Dr Regula Dettling-Ott

Vice-President of EU Affairs

DEUTSCHE LUFTHANSA AG \ Belgium

and expectations for distribution starting on June 2013 3 Access to repair information, spare parts and warranties in and outside of authorised networks 3 Conditional warranties: which cover of services and repairs? 3 Rationalization of rules on car sales: creating prospects for new business? 3 Which consequences of the 30% market share threshold?

in the cloud computing industry possible "customer lock-ins"? lock-ins for developers?

3 Cost of moving from cloud to cloud: what are 3 Cloud vendor platforms and potential technology 3 Can software license programmes fall under

Oliver Deiters

the scope of antitrust? Can Open Source platforms be concerned? 3 Exclusion of specific providers from popular cloud applications stores

Head of European Government Affairs

DEKRA E.V. \ Belgium

Jukka Hakkila Ali Nikpay

Kevin Mercer John Moss

Group General Counsel

KEMIRA OYJ \ Finland

Dr Wolfgang Schneider

FORD OF EUROPE \ Germany

Head of Legal Affairs (EMEA); Associate General Counsel

CIENA CORPORATION \ United Kingdom

VP Legal, Governmental & Environmental Affairs

Senior Director, Cartels and Criminal Enforcement

OFFICE OF FAIR TRADING \ United Kingdom

Dr Thiemo Sturny

Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Head of Commercial Practices SALESFORCE.COM \ USA

Chair Jérôme Philippe Partner FRESHFIELDS BRUCKHAUS DERINGER LLP

General Counsel, Board Secretary

\ France

AUTONEUM MANAGEMENT AG \ Switzerland

Isabelle Roux-Chenu

Group General Counsel

CAPGEMINI \ France DIGITALEUROPE

\ Belgium

Chair Michel Ponsard Partner UGGC & ASSOCIÉS

\ France

Chair Andreas Tegge President, Digital Economy Policy Group VP for EU Government Relations SAP AG

3 :45 pm 10 B

The Different Ways to Achieve Settlements

3 The direct settlement system as introduced by DG

Separation in Railways: Is the Model Sustainable?

11 B

3 The application of the Third Railway Package and

3D-TV: Shaping Horizons for Growth and Fairness

12 B

3 Making investments profitable: what are the keys to

Competition and the impacts of early settlements 3 Which cases are suitable? How to reach common understanding 3 How to construct arguments while dealing with the EU Commission 3 Implications of public settlements for private damage claims 3 What are the possible interactions between leniency and settlements? 3 Consequences of refusal, and the case of "hybrid" settlements 3 What are the benefits of settling on the basis of "soft law"?

liberalisation of the transportation of passengers 3 Defining a public service: what are the criteria? What is the adequate level of safety & quality of services? 3 How to allot the adequate funds for infrastructure modernization? Are state aids an appropriate tool? 3 Relationships between operators and infrastructure providers

success? When are consumers expected to rush? or threat to growth?

3 Battle between standards: opportunity 3 Are patent excesses a possible issue? 3 Consortia: avoiding any cartel risks 3 Understanding the multiple layers where vendors

are competing

Derek Holt

Director

3 Are dominant positions foreseeable? 3 Competition between free and pay TV:

how will the market organize?

ALIXPARTNERS \ United Kingdom SNCF

Dr Pierre Messulam

\ France

Kevin Cranman

General Counsel

Director for Rail Strategy and Regulatory Affairs

ERICSSON TELEVISION INC. \ USA

Kris Dekeyser

Roberto Dini

Founder

Head of Unit, Cartel Settlements, DG Competition

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

Henri Piffaut

SISVEL TECHNOLOGY \ Italy

Dr Wolfgang Heckenberger

Chief Counsel Competition

Deputy Head of Unit, State Aids Transport, DG Competition EUROPEAN COMMISSION

A third speaker to be confirmed

Chair Manuel Kohnstamm* President CABLE EUROPE Managing Director, Public Policy & Communications

LIBERTY GLOBAL EUROPE \ The Netherlands

SIEMENS AG \ Germany

Dr Erik Staebe

Dr Till Schreiber

Legal Counsel

Head of Regulatory Law

DEUTSCHE BAHN AG \ Germany

CARTEL DAMAGE CLAIMS \ Belgium

Chair Jean-François Bellis Partner VAN BAEL & BELLIS \ Belgium

5 :00 pm

Chair Christophe Lemaire Partner ASHURST LLP \ France

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