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At the AdC, we are delighted to host the 2021 edition of the ICN Cartel Workshop.

ICN Workshops are unique opportunities for members to share experience about specific competition issues.

At the ICN Cartel Workshop 2021, ICN members as well as non-governmental advisors (NGAs) will discuss current topics related to cartels, including crisis cartels, detection and investigative tools, hub-and-spoke cases, cartels in labor markets, sustainability and cartels, along with algorithms and collusion.

The Workshop will take place on November 17-19, 2021 in Lisbon.
It will also be livestreamed for ICN members and NGAs.

Margarida Matos Rosa
President
Portuguese Competition Authority

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PROGRAM

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16 November > Tuesday > 18:00: Welcome Cocktail (KŌJI Bar, EPIC SANA Marquês Hotel)

08:45 - 09:45

WELCOME COFFEE & REGISTRATION

09:45 - 10:30

OPENING REMARKS

Opening remarks:
Margarida Matos Rosa (President, AdC, Portugal)
Martijn Snoep (Chairman, ACM, Netherlands)
Andreas Mundt (President, Bundeskartellamt, Germany)

10:30 - 10:45

Coffee break

10:45 - 12:00

Breakout Sessions

BREAKOUT SESSION 1

Crisis cartels and essential cooperation: lessons learned from the COVID pandemic and an outlook into the future

Moderator:
Miguel Moura e Silva (Member of the Board, AdC, Portugal)

Speakers:
Andrés Pérez Orduz (Advisor to the Superintendent, SIC, Colombia)
Grant Chamberlain (Cartels Manager, Competition Branch, Commerce Commission, New Zealand)
Mfundo Ngobese (Principal Manager Cartels, Competition Commission, South Africa)
Ruben Maximiano (Senior Competition Expert, Competition Division, OECD)


BREAKOUT SESSION 2

Ensuring a stronger anti-cartel enforcement through international cooperation

Moderator:
Michele Pacillo (International Affairs Officer, AGCM, Italy)

Speakers:
Anastasia Dokukina (Deputy Head, Department for International Economic Cooperation, FAS, Russia)
Blake Donald (Assistant Director Competition Enforcement & Cartels, ACCC, Australia)
Johan Ysewyn (Partner, Covington & Burling LLP, NGA)
Leah McCoy (International Counsel, DOJ Antitrust Division, USA)
Monali Pandey (Director, Competition Enforcement & Cartels, ACCC, Australia)


BREAKOUT SESSION 3 (AGENCIES ONLY)

Dawn raids during the COVID pandemic: risks, challenges and opportunities

Moderator:
Isabel López Gálvez (Deputy Director, Cartels and Leniency, CNMC, Spain)

Speakers:
Ahmet Sağduyu (Junior Competition Expert, TCA, Turkey)
Lisa Schwarz (Senior Case Handler, FCA, Austria)
Vidar Erichsen (Senior Advisor, NCA, Norway)

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 - 15:00

PLENARY SESSION 1

A stronger anti-cartel enforcement for an effective economic recovery post Covid-19 pandemic

Moderator:
Alexandre Cordeiro Macedo (President, CADE, Brazil)

Speakers:
José Manuel Haro (Head, Investigative Authority, COFECE, Mexico)
Manish Kumar (Chief, San Francisco Field Office, DOJ Antitrust Division, USA)
Margarida Matos Rosa (President, AdC, Portugal)
Maria Jaspers (Director, Cartels Directorate, DG Competition, European Commission)

15:00 - 15:15

Coffee break

15:15 - 16:30

Breakout Sessions

BREAKOUT SESSION 4

How to bring cartel cases to the public attention: an effective communication with the public to raise awareness and foster compliance

Moderator:
Giuliana Galbiati (Member of the Office of the President, Autorité de la concurrence, France)

Speakers:
Georgina Laverack (Assistant Director, Cartel Enforcement, CMA, UK)
Gideon Mokaya (Manager, Enforcement and Compliance, Competition Authority of Kenya)
Ina Fey (International Competition Matters, Bundeskartellamt, Germany)
Marcel Meinhardt (Partner, Lenz & Staehelin, NGA, Switzerland)


BREAKOUT SESSION 5

Ensuring effective deterrence: which criteria should be taken into account when calculating fines?

Moderator:
Guy Pinsonnault (Partner, McMillan LLP, NGA, Canada)

Speakers:
Adolfo Wenzel (Litigation Attorney, FNE, Chile)
Daniela Badila (General Director, Competition Council, Romania)
Dervla Broderick (Deputy Director, Competition Enforcement & Mergers, CCPC, Ireland)
Diogo Thomson de Andrade (Interim General Superintendent, CADE, Brazil)


BREAKOUT SESSION 6

How to make a cartel decision bullet-proof in court?

Moderator:
Carla Farinhas (Partner, Cruz Vilaça Advogados, NGA, Portugal)

Speakers:
Augustin Chapuis-Doppler (Legal Service, Autorité de la concurrence, France)
Eduardo Aguilera (Deputy Head, Litigation Division, FNE, Chile)
Sergio Lopez-Rodriguez (Antitrust Lawyer, NGA, Mexico)

08:45 - 09:15

WELCOME COFFEE & REGISTRATION

09:15 - 10:30

MINI-PLENARY

Detection and investigative tools: how do we ensure that competition agencies are well-equipped to detect and investigate cartels?

Moderator:
Kristina Srica (Assistant Chief, Chicago Field Office, DOJ Antitrust Division, USA)

Speakers:
Alexey Sushkevich (Director, Department for Antitrust Regulation, Eurasian Economic Commission)
Anton Teslenko (Head, Department for Antimonopoly and Fiscal Control, FAS, Russia)
Flavio Laina (Head of Unit, Unit G.5, Cartels Directorate, DG Competition, European Commission)
María Luisa Tierno (Director of Competition, CNMC, Spain)

10:30 - 10:45

Coffee break

10:45 - 12:00

Breakout Sessions

BREAKOUT SESSION 7

Hub-and-spoke cases: theories of harm, standards of proof and specific challenges

Moderator:
Sabine Zigelski (Senior Competition Expert, Competition Division, OECD)

Speakers:
İbrahim Şahin (Junior Competition Expert, TCA, Turkey)
André Forte (Head of Unit, AdC, Portugal)
Toshiyuki Nambu (Advisor, Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba, NGA, Japan)
Winnie Ching (Senior Director, Legal and Enforcement, CCCS, Singapore)


BREAKOUT SESSION 8

Detecting bid-rigging: latest developments in screening public procurement data and other methods

Moderator:
Joseph Walser (Deputy Director, Competition Crime & Cartels, CCPC, Ireland)

Speakers:
Ana Amante (Director, Antitrust Department, AdC, Portugal)
Daniel García-Zarza (Assistant Deputy Director, Cartels and Leniency, CNMC, Spain)
Oana Neg (Project Manager – Big Data, Directorate for International Relations and Communication, Romanian Competition Council)


BREAKOUT SESSION 9

Best strategies for reinventing leniency

Moderator:
Casto González-Páramo (Partner, Hogan Lovells, NGA, Spain)

Speakers:
Christopher Mayock (Deputy Head of Unit, Unit G.2, Cartels Directorate, DG Competition, European Commission)
Nick Wilkins (Principal Adviser, Criminalisation – Cartels, Commerce Commission, New Zealand)
Olga Droussioti Papachrysanthou (Senior Officer, Commission for the Protection of Competition, Cyprus)
Ricardo Oliveira (Partner, PLMJ, NGA, Portugal)

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 - 15:00

PLENARY SESSION 2

What are the most efficient enforcement tools for preventing and combatting anti-competitive agreements?

Moderator:
Ori Schwartz (Head, Competition Division, OECD)

Speakers:
Hideyuki Shimozu (Senior Investigator for International Cartel, JFTC, Japan)
Juliette Enser (Senior Director, Cartel Enforcement, CMA, UK)
Makgale Mohlala (Divisional Manager, Cartels, Competition Commission, South Africa)
Maria João Melícias (Member of the Board, AdC, Portugal)

15:00 - 15:15

Coffee break

15:15 - 16:30

Breakout Sessions

BREAKOUT SESSION 10

Cartels in labor markets: how to investigate no-poach and other anticompetitive agreements

Moderator:
Victor Meyer (Executive Director of Absolute Monopolistic Practices Investigations (Cartels), COFECE, Mexico)

Speakers:
Jorge Ferreira (Head of Anti-cartel Unit, AdC, Portugal)
Leslie Wulff (Assistant Chief, San Francisco Field Office, DOJ Antitrust Division, USA)
Michael Osborne (Partner, Cassels, NGA, Canada)


BREAKOUT SESSION 11

Fighting cartels together with private enforcement: current state of play and impact on leniency and public anti-cartel enforcement

Moderator:
Megan Gerking (Partner, Morrison & Foerster, NGA, USA)

Speakers:
Jutta Wimmer (Special Unit for Combating Cartels, Bundeskartellamt, Germany)
Sara Estima Martins (Partner, SRS, NGA, Portugal)


BREAKOUT SESSION 12 (AGENCIES ONLY)

How to manage informants and whistle blowers

Moderator:
Tomasz Bagdziński (Director of the Department of Competition Protection, UOKiK, Poland)

Speakers:
Ann Salvatore (Deputy Commissioner, Cartels Directorate, CB, Canada)
Eksteen Maritz (Director of Criminal Enforcement, CCPC, Ireland)
Jan Nuijten (Case Handler, Cartels Directorate, DG Competition, European Commission)
Kelvin Ortiz (Special Agent, FBI, USA)

17h30 - 23:00

SOCIAL EVENT AND GALA DINNER

08:45 - 09:15

WELCOME COFFEE & REGISTRATION

09:15 - 10:30

Breakout Sessions

BREAKOUT SESSION 13 (AGENCIES ONLY)

New means of communication and digital evidence gathering challenges

Moderator:
Haim Arbiv (Head of the Investigations and Intelligence Unit, ICA, Israel)

Speakers:
Fernanda Machado (Head of Anticartel Unit, CADE, Brazil)
Karin Schuiling, Team Manager (Detection and Pipeline, Competition Directorate, ACM, Netherlands)
James Kelley (Special Agent, International Corruption Squad, FBI, USA)


BREAKOUT SESSION 14

Sustainability and cartels: where to draw the redline?

Moderator:
Adrien Giraud (Partner, Latham & Watkins, NGA, France)

Speakers:
Adriana Berbec (Case Handler, Unit G.2, Cartels Directorate, DG Competition, European Commission)
Elise Provost (Senior Case Handler, Investigation Unit, Autorité de la concurrence, France)
Victor Santos Rufino (Partner, Mudrovitsch, NGA, Brazil)


BREAKOUT SESSION 15

Algorithms and collusion: where do we stand?

Moderator:
Nathalie Jalabert Doury (Partner, Mayer Brown, NGA, France)

Speakers:
Lucília Falsarella Pereira (Director, Cartel Enforcement, CMA, UK)
Mirja Schmitz-Hübsch (International Competition Matters, Bundeskartellamt, Germany)
Pedro Caro de Sousa (Competition Expert, Competition Division, OECD)

10:30 - 10:45

Coffee break

10:45 - 12:15

PLENARY SESSION 3

Cartel enforcement in the next decade: priorities and new trends looking beyond the pandemic

Moderator:
Nur Seda Köktürk (Deputy Head, External Relations and Competition Advocacy Department, TCA, Turkey)

Speakers:
Alan McCarthy (Partner, A&L Goodbody LLP, NGA, Ireland)
Andrea Minuto Rizzo (Head of the International Affairs Office, AGCM, Italy)
Bogdan M. Chiritoiu (President, Competition Council, Romania)
Caní Fernandez (President, CNMC, Spain)
Michal Cohen (Acting General Director, ICA, Israel)

12:15 - 12:45

CLOSING REMARKS

Closing remarks:
Ricardo Riesco (National Economic Prosecutor, FNE, Chile)
Margarida Matos Rosa (President, AdC, Portugal)

12:45 - 14:30

FAREWELL LUNCH

PLENARY SPEAKERS

AVAILABLE SOON

Alan McCarthy

Partner, A&L Goodbody LLP, NGA (Ireland)

Alexandre Cordeiro Macedo

President, CADE (Brazil)

Andrea Minuto Rizzo

Head of the International Affairs Office, AGCM (Italy)

Bogdan M. Chiritoiu

President, Competition Council (Romania)

Caní Fernandez

President, CNMC (Spain)

Hideyuki Shimozu

Senior Investigator for International Cartel, JFTC (Japan)

José Manuel Haro

Head, Investigative Authority, COFECE (Mexico)

Juliette Enser

Senior Director, Cartel Enforcement, CMA (UK)

Makgale Mohlala

Divisional Manager, Cartels, Competition Commission (South Africa)

Manish Kumar

Chief, San Francisco Field Office, DOJ Antitrust Division (USA)

Margarida Matos Rosa

President, AdC (Portugal)

Maria Jaspers

Cartels Directorate, DG Competition, European Commission

Maria João Melícias

Member of the Board, AdC (Portugal)

Michal Cohen

Acting General Director, ICA (Israel)

Nur Seda Köktürk

Deputy Head, External Relations and Competition Advocacy Department, TCA (Turkey)

Ori Schwartz

Head, Competition Division, OECD

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Av. Fontes Pereira de Melo, nº 8
1069-310 Lisboa, Portugal

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Located at the heart of Lisbon, EPIC SANA Marquês Hotel is a modern 5-star hotel offering spacious rooms with contemporary decor and equipped with all conveniences.

EPIC SANA Marquês Hotel has a privileged location at Avenida Fontes Pereira de Melo, within walking distance of the historic center of Lisbon, as well as excellent access routes.

The Hotel offers elegant rooms, 3 restaurants, 1 lobby bar and its green urban-garden, 1 sky pool lounge exclusive to guests, 1 Sayanna Wellness Spa and 1 congress and event center with 18 meeting rooms and a ball room. With a heated infinity pool at the top of the building, guests can enjoy panoramic views of downtown Lisbon and the Tagus River.

MOBILE APP

The mobile app is available here and gives access to: livestreaming of the event, opinion polls running during the panels, interaction with speakers during panels (Q&A) and networking with other workshop participants.




For technical queries, please contact:

registration@icncartelworkshop2021.pt

For any other questions, please contact the organizing team at:

icncartelworkshop2021@concorrencia.pt