Programme

European Distribution Law Day
3 May 2018 – Brussels

Programme

Moderator: Frank Wijckmans (contrast – BE)

Coordinators: Sarah Jaques & Evi Noël (contrast – BE)

08.30 – 09.30 Welcome coffee and registration

09.30 – 09.40 Introduction

Frank Wijckmans, Partner at contrast

09.40 – 10.00 Opening address

Koen Geens, Minister of Justice, Belgian Federal Government

10.00 – 11.10 Selective distribution

Panel: Bregt Raus (contrast – BE); Gonçalo Anastácio (SRS Advogados – PT); Mario Krka (Divjak, Topić & Bahtijarević – HR); Thomas Lamy (Grall & Associés – FR); Oriol Armengol (Pérez-Llorca – ES)

11.10 – 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 – 11.50 Key note speaker: developments offline distribution

Lucas Peeperkorn, Principal Expert in Antitrust Policy, European Commission (DG Competition)

11.50 – 13.00 Pricing in vertical relations

Panel: Sarah Jaques (contrast – BE); Moritz Lorenz (Arnecke Sibeth – DE);  Fredrik Lindblom (Cederquist – SE); Agata Jurkowska-Gomulka (Modzelewska & Paśnik – PL); Paul Buta (Mușat & Asociații – RO)

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch 

14.00 – 15.10 Differences in national distribution laws

Panel: Ivan Marinov (Delchev & Partners – BG); Sébastien Engelen (contrast – BE); Andreas Zellhofer (Eisenberger & Herzog – AT); Nataša Pipan Nahtigal (Odvetniki Šelih & partnerji – SL)

15.10 – 15.30 Coffee break

15.30 – 15.50 Key note speaker: developments online distribution

Lucas Peeperkorn, Principal Expert in Antitrust Policy, European Commission (DG Competition)

15.50– 17.00 E-commerce

Panel: Filip Tuytschaever (contrast – BE); Anastasia Dritsa (Kyriakides Georgopoulos – GR); Robert Neruda (Havel & Partners – CZ); Minos van Joolingen (Banning – NL); Andreas Christensen (Horten – DK)

17.00 – 17.15 Concluding remarks

17.15 – 18.30 Reception (offered by Larcier)