Global Antitrust Hot Topics, EU, U.S. & Global Perspectives Conference

Online Webinar

Baker Botts, in partnership with Concurrences was delighted to sponsor the 9th Annual Global Antitrust Seminar. This year's Seminar took the form of a three-day virtual programme, Tuesday-Thursday, 21-23 September 2021.

The webinars provided an exciting opportunity for participants to hear from leading policy makers, corporate executives, academics and industry professionals on key global competition-related challenges and trends.

Tuesday, 21 September:

Opening Discussion: Biden Antitrust on a Global Stage

  • Christine S. Wilson, Commissioner, U.S. FTC
  • Catriona Hatton, Co-Chair Global Antitrust Group, Baker Botts

Panel 1: Merger Review - A New Era of Enforcement (EU, UK, U.S. Focus)


  • Colin Raftery, Senior Director for mergers, UK Competition and Markets Authority, London
  • Simon Genevaz, Deputy Head of Unit - Mergers case support and policy, DG COMP, Brussels
  • Margaret Kyle, Chair, Intellectual Property and Markets for Technology, MINES ParisTech 
  • Tero Louko, European Competition Counsel, Google, Stockholm
  • Jeffrey Oliver, Partner Baker Botts, Washington
  • Chair: Matthew Levitt, Partner, Baker Botts, London/Brussels

Video recording of the opening discussion is available here.

Video recording of panel 1 is available here.

Wednesday, 22 September:

Panel 2: Competitor Collaboration in a New Antitrust Era - A Focus on Sustainability and Data Sharing


  • Sophie Moonen, Head of the Antitrust case support and policy Unit, DG COMP, Brussels
  • Siún O’Keeffe, Acting Team Manager Legal Affairs Department, Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets, The Hague
  • Kai-Uwe Kuhn, Academic Advisor, The Brattle Group, Brussels
  • Dirk Middelschute, VP Global General Counsel Competition, Unilever, Brussels
  • Co-Chairs: Paul Lugard, Partner, Baker Botts, Brussels and Taylor Owings, Partner, Baker Botts, Washington

Video recording of panel 2 is available here.

Thursday, 23 September:

Panel 3: In-house Counsel Round-Table - Global Antitrust and Merger Enforcement and Emerging Regimes: Key issues for in-house counsel


  • Antoine Chapsal, Managing Principal, Analysis Group, Brussels/Paris
  • Hanna Danwall, Head of Competition Law, Carlsberg, Copenhagen
  • Nick Hendon, Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions, Olin Corporation
  • John Oxenham, Director, Primerio International, Johannesburg
  • Chair: David Cardwell, Partner, Baker Botts, Brussels

Video recording of panel 3 is available here.

If you have any questions on this event please reach out to the Events Team.


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