European Law and Economic Analysis (ELEA) Symposium about Digital Markets


Mardi 14.06.16
09:30 - 15:30


Room A+B
Dijver, Bruges campus
Dijver 11
8000 Bruges

The European Law and Economic Analysis option (ELEA) has the pleasure to invite you to participate in its traditional symposium which will take place on Tuesday, 14 June 2016 and will focus on digital markets, both from a legal and economic point of view. 

This is an open event but registration is required before Monday 13/06 at 19:00

For more information, please contact jean-baptiste.douchy [at] (Jean-Baptiste DOUCHY)

The Program is available here.




ELEA Symposium 2016 – Digital Markets


9:30   Opening Speech by Professor Inge GOVAERE, Professor Phedon NICOLAIDES

9:45 – 11:00  Panel on MFN – Between a legalistic approach and an economic appreciation

  • Chair: Professor Damien GERARD
  • Speaker: Mr Thomas GRAF – Partner at Cleary Gottlieb

11:00 – 11:15  Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:30  Panel on Big Data: A competition law issue?

  • Chair: Professor Damien GERARD
  • Speaker: Mr Cyril RITTER – EU Commission DG Competition

12:30 – 13:30  Lunch Break

13:30 – 15:15  Panel on Geo-Blocking and restrictions in online cross-border market: Is competition law the right tool?

  • Chair: Professor Mike WALKER
  • Speakers :
    • Mr Thomas KRAMLER – EU Commission DG Competition
    • Professor Pablo IBANEZ COLOMO

15:15 – 15:30  Closing Remarks