SCHEDULE & TOPICS

Registration: 8:30 A.M. to 9:00 A.M.

29 September 2016

Philippine Competition Act & Economic Growth
Benefits of Competition
Competition Policy: An International Perspective
Market Power: Its Central Role in Competition Policy
Constitutional Basis for Competition
Anti-Competitive Mergers and Acquisitions: Issues in the Philippines
Anti-Competitive Agreements: Cartels and Collusion
Abuse of Market Dominance

30 September 2016

Introduction to Competition Policy: Basic Tools Overview
Relevant Markets: Importance and how to Define Them
Overview of Enforcement Mechanisms under the Philippine Competition Act
Different kinds of Cartels: Case Studies
Leniency and penalties
Abuse of Dominance: Case Studies
Group Exercises related to Cartels
Cartel cases outside the Philippines

3 October 2016

Overview of Merger Control
Theories of Harm in Mergers
Some Basic Economic Tools, Legal Issues, and Aspects
Questionnaires and Investigations, Remedies in Mergers

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

Dr. Arsenio M. Balisacan
Chairman, Philippine Competition Commission
Dr. Stella Luz A. Quimbo
Commissioner, Philippine Competition Commission
Atty. Johannes R. Bernabe
Commissioner, Philippine Competition Commission
Atty. El Cid R. Butuyan
Commissioner, Philippine Competition Commission
Atty. Ruben L. Maximiano,
Senior Competition Expert, OECD
Dr. Joao Eduardo da Costa L. Gata
Principal Economic Advisor, Portuguese Competition Authority Board
Atty. Gwen Grecia-De Vera
Dean, Manuel L. Quezon University School of Law
Dr. Antonio GM La Vina
Professor, Ateneo de Manila Loyola Schools
Atty. Rachel Burgess
Competition Law Expert, Competition Law and Economics Consulting

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REGISTRATION*

NOMINATION FORM

*Due to the overwhelming response and interest in this event, registration has been closed. PCC will plan on conducting a similar seminar again before the end of the year to give all interested participants a chance to attend.