8 May, 2019

ICC Portugal, Lisbon



9:00-9:10 Opening

Evelina Kurgonaite, W@Competition Founder & Chair; Executive Director, Fair Standards Alliance

Maria João Melícias, Member of the Board of the Autoridade da Concorrência; Member of the Board, W@CompetitionIberia

9:10-9:30 Challenges to the judiciary in the enforcement of competition rules in the digital age

José Luís da Cruz Vilaça, Lawyer, former Advocate-General at the European Court of Justice


9:30-10:45 Panel II: Fundamental rights, due process after ECN+: more certainty and less litigation?

  • Elisavet Arsenidou, DG COMP, European Commission

  • Marta Campos, Judge, Tribunal da Concorrência, Regulação e Supervisão

  • Irene Moreno-Tapia, Lawyer, Cuatrecasa; member of W@CompetitionIberia team

  • Sara Estima Martins, Lawyer, PLMJ, Member of W@CompetitionIberia team

Moderator: Inês Gouveia, Lawyer, MLGTS


10:45-11:15: Coffee break


11:15-12:30 Panel II: Financial sector and competition: Competing after the financial crisis in the Fintech era?

  • Ana Sofia Rodrigues, Chief Economist, Autoridade da Concorrência

  • Lara Tobías, Subdirector, Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia

  • Margarida Rosado da Fonseca, Lawyer, DLA Piper ABBC

  • Margarita Fernandez, In-house counsel, BBVA

Moderator: Leyre Prieto, Lawyer, Telles, member of W@CompetitionIberia team


12.35-13.15: New Antitrust for the new economy?

Sofia Oliveira Pais, Professor, Universidade Católica Portuguesa


13.15-15:00 Lunch


15:00-16:15 Panel III: Digital economy and competition: Samsons and Goliaths before the Competition Authorities

  • Beatriz de Guindos, Director, Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia

  • Catarina Toscano, Head of Legal, Beam Suntory

  • Soledad Pereiras, Economist, CompassLexecon

  • Tânia Luísa Faria, Lawyer, Uría, member of W@CompetitionIberia team

Moderator: Inês Sequeira Mendes, Lawyer, Abreu


16:15-17:30 Panel IV: Settlements, commitments and other termination options after ECN+: Negotiate or fight after ECN+ and the Private Enforcement Revolution

  • Ana Amante, Director, Autoridade da Concorrência

  • Claudia Trabuco, Professor, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

  • Isabel López Gálvez, Subdirector, Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia

  • Julia Suderow, Lawyer, member of W@CompetitionIberia team

Moderator: Rita Leandro Vasconcelos, Lawyer, Cuatrecasas, member of W@CompetitionIberia team


17:30-17:50 Keynote: European champions vs. real champions: what will it cost you?

Margarida Matos Rosa, President of the Board of the Autoridade da Concorrência


17:50-18:00 Closing Session

João Torres, State Secretary for Consumer Protection


19:30 Cocktail









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