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<Asia Competition Association 2017 Annual Conference>

          - 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



08:30 – 09:00


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

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

Hyung Bae KIM, Director General of Market Structure Policy, KFTC, Korea
Handong Zhang, Director-General, Price Supervision and Anti-Monopoly Bureau, NDRC, China
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


11:10 – 12:40

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

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


14:30 – 16:00

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

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

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

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)

18:00 – 20:00


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

GCR Live Asia Summit on October 19 in Seoul

Dear Colleagues,

We cordially invite you to GCR Live East Asia Summit, of which the ACA is a supporting organization. The date and venue of conference are as follows.

  • Thursday, 19 October 2017
  • Intercontinental COEX, Seoul, Korea
  • For more details, please find attached the flyer which includes the discounted registration link for the ACA members.

    We look forward to welcoming you in Seoul!

    Thank you very much.