20Mar 18

Pre-ICN Forum: Emerging Themes in Global Antitrust Policy and Enforcement

New Delhi, India, • English

Now a joint conference of ICC and IBA, the Pre-ICN Forum will bring together antitrust enforcers from across the world.

Join us for a line-up of high-profile speakers, topical panel discussions, relevant updates, and an unrivalled opportunity to network.

This conference will be held the day before the 17th Annual International Competition Network (ICN) Conference.

Kindly note, if you are an IBA member, please register via the dedicated IBA registration page.


Topics will  include:

  • Hot Topics in Global Antitrust Enforcement
  • Towards a Culture of Antitrust Compliance: Business Strategies to Improve Compliance and Advocacy
  • New Trends and Investigative Techniques in Mergers, Cartels, and Unilateral Conduct
  • Enforcement Challenges to Antitrust Policies in India and Beyond

Who should attend?

This event is for business executives, private practitioners, competition agencies, academics, ICN delegates, and NGAs.


08:00-15:00Registration and Coffee
08:30-08:40Welcome and Opening Remarks
08:40-09:00Opening Keynote Address by Devender Kumar Sikri, Chairperson, Competition Commission of India
09:00-09:45Enforcement Challenges to Antitrust Policies in India and Beyond

This plenary will address public policy considerations in antitrust enforcement

09:45-10:05Keynote Address by Andreas Mundt, Chairman, International Competition Network
10:05-10:30Coffee Break
10:30-10:45Keynote  Speech by Paul Lugard, Chair, ICC Competition Commission
10:45-12:15Towards a Culture of Antitrust Compliance: Business Strategies to Improve Compliance and Advocacy

In this session, speakers will discuss, amongst other things, the behavioural aspects of antitrust compliance


During lunch, there will be a keynote address by Fred Jenny, Chair, OECD Competition Commission

13:30-15:00Hot Topics in Global Antitrust Enforcement

Topics addressed during this session will include online vertical restraints, agency effectiveness, and the need to take swift action against harmful conduct in an increasingly complex business environment which is dominated by the proliferation of new technologies. Competition Law Enforcement does not happen in a vacuum. Are agencies duty bound to take note of enforcement trends and policies in other jurisdictions?

15:00-15:10Coffee Break
15:10-16.40New Trends and Investigative Techniques in Mergers, Cartels and Unilateral Conduct
16:40-16:45Closing Remarks


Frédéric JennyChairman, OECD Competition Commission
Devender Kumar SikriChair, Competition Commission of India
Paul LugardChair, ICC Competition Commission; Partner, Baker Botts
Andreas MundtChair, International Competition Network (ICN); President, Bundeskartellamt
Mark ReysenCo-Chair, IBA Antitrust Committee; Partner, RCAA
Michael ReynoldsOf Counsel, Allen & Overy; IBA Honorary Life Member of Council and Association
Anthony Amunategui AbadPartner, Abad | Alcantara | Associates, The Philippines
Ameera AshrafHead , Competition & Regulatory Practice WongPartnership LLP; Co-Chair, IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum
Percival BillimoriaSenior Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM)
Antonio CapobiancoSenior Expert, Competition Law Enforcement, OECD
Samir R GandhiPartner, AZB & Partners
Calvin S. GoldmanCo-Chair, ICC Task Force on ICN; Chair, Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment Group, Goodmans LLP
Jackie HollandSpecial Advisor, Slaugher and May
Janet HuiPartner, JunHe LLP; Officer, IBA Antitrust Committee
Tsuyoshi IkedaOf Counsel, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto; Asia Pacific Liaison Officer, IBA Antitrust Committee
Thomas JanssensPartner, Antitrust, Competition and Trade,  Freshfields
Avaantika KakkarPartner, Khaitan & Co, India
Nisha Kaur UberoiPartner and National Head, Competition Law Practice, Trilegal
Johannes LaitenbergerDirector-General, DG Competition, European Commission
Shuva MandalGroup General Counsel, Tata Sons Ltd
Margarida Matos RosaPresident, Autoridade de Concorrência, Portugal
John PecmanCommissioner of Competition, Competition Bureau Canada, Canada
Anne RileyVice-Chair, ICC Commission on Competition, Group Antitrust Counsel and Associate General Counsel, Shell
Pallavi ShroffManaging Partners, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
Dan SwansonPartner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP; Senior Vice Chair, IBA Antitrust Committee
Marcin TrepkaChair,  ICC Task Force on Cartels & Leniency, Associate, Counsel, K&L Gates
Randy TritellDirector, Office of International Affairs, Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Nell Lixia ZhouAssociate Professor, University of International Business and Economics, China

Logistical notes

Date20 March 2018
VenueThe Ashok
50-B, Diplomatic Enclave
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
110021 India
Fee**Your registration fee is a contribution to costs
ICC members: Free of charge (please contact your local national committee)
Non-ICC members (except IBA members*): € 80
VAT is not applicable pursuant to Article 206-1bis of the French Tax Code (CGI).
*If you are an IBA member, you are kindly requested to register via the IBA webpage dedicated to this event.
Travel and hotel expenses are not included.
Travel and accommodationTravel and hotel expenses are not included in the registration fees. Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and hotel reservations.
If you need a visa to enter India, we highly recommend that you begin the visa application process now.
Find information on how to request a Business Visa.
ICN participants should follow the visa procedure.
Working languageEnglish
Credits and hours All IBA members can request a certificate of attendance after the event by writing to the IBA Secretariat. Further information will be provided at the event and/or posted here.
Cancellation policy 50% of the registration fee will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received in writing before Thursday 8 March 2018. Cancellations after this date are not refundable. Subject to agreement from ICC prior to the event, the registration may be transferred to another person from the same company or organization at no extra charge. Updated registration information will be required. Please be informed that any form of cancellation will incur a cancellation fee of 5€ + 2.75% of the registration fee which must be covered by the participant. Please note that ICC reserves the right to cancel this event or to make minor alterations to the content and timing of the programme or to the identity of the speakers. In the unlikely event of cancellation, delegates will be offered a full refund. ICC will not, however, be held responsible for any related expense incurred by the participant.
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