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          - Date:  September 23, Saturday, 2017

          - Venue: Room D30, Building No. 7, Toyohira-Campus, Hokkai-Gakuen University, Sapporo, Japan

          - Organizer: Asia Competition Association


A Draft Agenda

Time

Details

08:30 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:20

Opening Remarks
Shiying XU, Chairperson, ACA; Professor, East China University of Political Science and Law, China
Toshifumi HIENUKI, Vice Chair, ACA; Professor, Hokkai Gakuen University, Japan
Chul-kyu KANG, Vice Chair, ACA; Honorary Professor, University of Seoul, Korea
Kazuhiro HARA, Director, International Affairs Division of JFTC, JAPAN

09:20 – 09:30

Photo Session

09:30 – 11:00

Session 1: Enforcers’ Roundtable
Recent developments and prospects of competition policies and enforcement in East Asia


Co-Moderators:
Akinori UESHUGI, Former Secretary General of JFTC, Japan
Ji Sang CHANG, Professor, Kyoungpook National University, Korea

Speakers:
Hyung Bae KIM, Director General of Market Structure Policy, KFTC, Korea
Guobin ZHAO, Director, SAIC, China
Kazuhiro HARA, Director, International Affairs Division of JFTC, JAPAN
Knut FOURNIER, Chairperson, Hong Kong Competition Association, China

11:00 – 11:10

Break

11:10 – 12:40

Session 2: Trends in Cartel Regulation
Economic evidence for proving cartels; leniency; and regulation of international cartels


Co-Moderators:
Jin SUN, Professor, Wuhan University, China
Akihiko NAKAGAWA, Professor, Hokkaido University, JAPAN


Speakers / Panelists:
Gene-Oh KIM, Attorney, Kim & Chang, Korea
Shigeyoshi EZAKI, Attorney, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Japan
Kimitoshi YABUKI, Attorney ,Yabuki Law Offices, Japan
Yuhui WANG, Professor, Zhengzhou University, China

12:40 – 14:30

Lunch

14:30 – 16:00

Session 3: Recent Developments in Merger Regulation
Regulation of international mergers using economic analysis


Co-Moderators:
Makoto KURITA, Professor, Chiba University, Japan
Hyun Yoon SHIN, Professor, Yonsei University, Korea

Speakers / Panelists:
Sai Ree YUN, Managing Partner, Yulchon, Korea
Akinori UESHUGI, Former Secretary General of JFTC, Japan
Zhisong DENG, Attorney, Beijing Dentons Law Officies, China
Zhicheng PAN, Attorney, Hui Ye Law Firm, China

16:00 – 16:15

Coffee Break

16:15 – 17:45

Session 4: Abuse of Dominance in a Global Context
Global trends in competition regulation of standard essential patents, rebates, and so on


Co-Moderators:
Tateo WADA, President, Otaru University of Commerce, Japan
Zhong LIN, Attorney Chen & Co. Law Firm, China


Speakers:
Dae-Sik HONG, Professor, Sogang University, Korea
Shuya HAYASHI, Nagoya University Graduate School of Law, Japan
Hao ZHAN, Attorney, Anjie Law Firm, China
Seong Un Yun, Attorney, Bae Kim & Lee, Korea

17:45 – 18:00

Closing Remarks
Kimitoshi YABUKI, Attorney, Yabuki Law Offices, Japan
Won Joon KIM, Senior Advisor, Kim & Chang, Korea
Jian WANG, Professor, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, China
Zongjie GUO, Professor, Jinan University (2018 Annual Conference)

18:30 – 20:30

Dinner


* All working sessions and conference materials will be served in English and Japanese.
* A paid bus tour will be arranged on September 24, Sunday.






The 13th IBA Competition Mid-Year Conference

It is our pleasure to share with you the full programme and registration details for the 13th IBA Competition Mid-Year Conference that will take place on 15-16 June 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Seoul, South Korea. The ACA is a supporting organization of the conference.

Topics will include:

  • Enforcement procedure
  • Cartels
  • Multinational mergers with an Asian dimension
  • Private litigation
  • Abuse of dominance

Keynote speaker:

  • Chairperson Korea Fair Trade Commission, Seoul

Speakers include:

  • Ashok Chawla Former Chairman, Competition Commission of India
  • Kris Dekeyser Director of Policy DG Comp, European Commission, Brssels
  • Marvin Price Director of Criminal Enforcement, US Department of Justice Antitrust Division, Washington, DC
  • Director-General Korea Fair Trade Commission, Seoul
  • Director Investigation Bureau, Japan Fair Trade Commission, Tokyo
  • Director International Cartel Division, Korea Fair Trade Commission, Seoul
  • Director Anti-Monopoly Bureau, Ministry of Commerce, Beijing
  • Vice Minister Ministry of Justice of Korea, Gwacheon

Our social programme includes:

  • Host committee welcome reception
  • Thursday 15 June (1700 - 1900) at the Garden Terrace of the Four Seasons Hotel, Seoul

Alternatively, complete the registration form contained within the conference programme and return, along with payment, to Haesung Lee at International Bar Association Asia office, 10th Floor, Seoul Global Center Building, 38 Jong-ro (Seorin-dong), Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea; Tel; +82 2 6279 8100, Fax; +82 2 6279 8101; Email: Haesung.lee@int-bar.org

For details on how to become a sponsor for this event, simply email Beatrice.currie@int-bar.org or click here to be taken through to the programme website.

Please find attached the brochure of the conference for more details.
We look forward to seeing you in Seoul!






Japan: 4th Annual International Arbitration,
Compliance & Competition Law Summit

Dear Colleagues,

We cordially invite you to Japan: 4th Annual International Arbitration, Compliance & Competition Law Summit. The Summit is a Kluwer Law Confernce of General Cousels, of which the ACA is a supporting organization. The date and venue of the Summit is as follows:

  • Thursday, 7 September 2017, 8:55am - 5:25pm
  • Keio Plaza Hotel

The ACA members will entitle a supporting organisation rate to attend the event. Should they are an in-house counsel from non law firm, they may apply for complimentary seat. Please find attache the flyer for more details.

Thank you very much.









China: 2nd Annual International Arbitration, Compliance & Competition Law Summit - Shanghai

Dear Colleagues,

We cordially invite you to China: 2nd Annual International Arbitration, Compliance & Competition Law Summit - Shanghai of which the ACA is a supporting organization. The time and venue of the conference is as follows.

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 8:55am - 5:00pm
JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai

As this is a very short notice, the organizer offers our members a special, paid half day rate to attend full day. If you want to apply for this special rate, please complete the registration form on the flyer and mark that you are an ACA member.

If you are from non law firm and are a General Counsel, please apply for free seats.

Please find attached the flyer of the conference for more details.

Thank you very much.








Wolters Kluwer's Hong Kong: 6th Annual Global Competition Law Summit

We cordially invite you to Hong Kong: 6th Annual Global Competition Law Summit scheduled on 26 April, of which the ACA is a supporting organization.

We only have limited seats left should you wish to register under the complimentary seat for in-house counsel (for non law firm / consultancy firm). For those who are not applicable for the free seat category, we have the Supporting Organisation rate which will be 20% discount.

For more details of the conference, please find attached the flyer.

Thank you very much.



 



GCR Live Singapore: 6th Annual Asia-Pacific Law Leaders Forum

The ACA cordially invites you to GCR Live Singapore: 6th Annual Asia-Pacific Law Leaders Forum, for which the ACA is a supporting organization.




We are very pleased to be able to offer you a discounted registration rate of £500 which can be made using the registration link below:

For more details, please find attached the conference program, or visit the conference website at gcr.live/singapore2017.

We look forward to seeing you in Singapore!