About the Speakers
Board Member, Spanish Comisión Nacional de Los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC)
Professor María Pilar Canedo joined the School of Law of the University of Deusto in 1998, after having obtained her doctoral degree with Honors with research in European competition law at the University of Deusto in cooperation with the Universidad Carlos III in Madrid.
Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Maurits Dolmans’ practice focuses on EU, UK and international competition law, especially in high-tech and EU intellectual property law, and sustainability.
Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Jenine is a partner in Weil’s Antitrust team. Her expertise covers competition law and regulation with a particular focus on the TMT, pharmaceutical, energy and infrastructure sectors.
Chairman, OECD Competition Committee
Frederic Jenny is Chairman of the OECD Competition Committee (since 1994), and Co-Director of the European Center for Law and Economics of ESSEC (since 2010).
Postdoctoral Researcher, ETH Zurich
Filippo Lancieri is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the ETH Zurich Center for Law & Economics and a Research Fellow at the Stigler Center at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
President and Founder
Geoffrey A. Manne is president and founder of the International Center for Law and Economics and a distinguished fellow at Northwestern University’s Center on Law, Business, and Economics.
Associate Professor of Law at IE University Law School.
Francisco Marcos is an expert in economic analysis of law, commercial and competition law, he teaches law at IE Business School (Spain).
President, Ayala de la Torre Abogados
Santiago Martínez Lage President, AYALA DE LA TORRE ABOGADOS Law Graduate (Madrid 1968), as well as a member of the Bar Associations of Madrid (1982) and Barcelona (1985).
Professor of Competition Law, Tilburg Law School
Giorgio Monti is Professor of Competition Law at the Tilburg University and research fellow at the Center for Regulation in Europe.
Julian Morris is a Senior Scholar with ICLE and the Center's former Executive Director.
Associate Professor of Law, Melbourne Law School
Dr. Wendy Ng is an Associate Professor at Melbourne Law School. She researches on competition law, focusing on China, international and comparative law, and political economy issues.
Associate Professor of Law, Lund University
Julian is an associate professor at Lund University (Sweden) specializing in competition law and the director of the master's program in European Business Law.
Professor of Law, University of Arizona
Barak Orbach is the Robert H. Mundheim Professor of Law & Business at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, serving as the founding director of the Business Law Program.
Joint Chair in Competition Law, European University Institute
Nicolas Petit is Joint Chair in Competition Law at the Department of Law and at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies.
Senior Scholar, Competition Policy
Lazar is Senior Scholar for Competition Policy at ICLE, and Adjunct Professor of Law at IE University.
Director of European Documentation Center, Universidad Carlos III
Dr. Antonio Robles Martín-Laborda is an Associate Professor of Commercial Law at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, where he writes and teaches primarily in the area of Competition Law.
Resident Fellow, University of California San Diego
Don is a Fellow in Residence at the Center on Global Transformation in UCSD’s School of Global Policy and Strategy.
Associate Professor of Law, Vrije Universiteit
Thibault Schrepel is an ICLE Academic Affiliate and Associate Professor of Law, Vrije Universiteit.
Partner, Araoz & Rueda
Ainhoa Veiga, partner of Araoz & Rueda, Abogados (Madrid, Spain) since 2005, and specializes in Competition/EU Law and IP/IT.
Founder and Managing Partner, Case Associates
Dr. Veljanovski is Managing Partner of Case Associates and IEA Fellow in Law & Economics.
Associate Professor of International Relations, Radboud University
Angela Wigger is Associate Professor of International Relations, Radboud University, specialised in the discipline of Global Political Economy.
Related Research Programs
Exploring the Outer Boundaries of Antitrust: Democracy, Sustainability, & Industrial Policy
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Agenda: Friday, March 24, 2023
Registration & Breakfast
Introduction by the Organizers
Lazar Radic, Senior Scholar for Competition Policy, International Center for Law & Economics
Opening KeynoteMaría Pilar Canedo, Board member of the Spanish Comisión Nacional de Los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC)
Panel 1: Is Political Power an Antitrust Problem?Filippo Lancieri, Postdoctoral Researcher, ETH Zurich
Geoffrey A. Manne, President & Founder, International Center for Law & Economics
Francisco Marcos, Professor of Law, IE Law School
Barak Orbach, Professor of Law, University of Arizona
Moderator: Jenine Hulsmann, Partner at Weil
Panel 2: Can & Should Policymakers use Competition Enforcement to Promote Sustainability Goals?Maurits Dolmans, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb
Julian Morris, Senior Scholar, International Center for Law & Economics
Julian Nowag, Associate Professor of Law, Lund University
Cento Veljanovski, Founder & Managing Partner, Case Associates
Moderator: Ainhoa Veiga, Partner at Araoz & Rueda
Panel 3: Antitrust and Industrial Policy or Antitrust as Industrial Policy?Frederic Jenny, Chairman, OECD Competition Committee
Wendy Ng, Associate Professor of Law, Melbourne Law School
Don Rosenberg, Resident Fellow, University of California San Diego
Angela Wigger, Associate Professor of International Relations, Radboud University
Moderator: Lazar Radic, Senior Scholar for Competition Policy, International Center for Law & Economics
Debate: Should Antitrust Pursue Broader Social Goals?Giorgio Monti, Professor of Competition Law, Tilburg Law School
Nicolas Petit, Joint Chair in Competition Law at the Department of Law and at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute
Moderator: Thibault Schrepel, Associate Professor of Law, Vrije Universiteit
Closing RemarksGeoffrey A. Manne, President & Founder, International Center for Law & Economics
Santiago Martinez Lage, President, Ayala de la Torre Abogados
Suggested papers from the #ICLEMadrid conference
ICLE suggested Papers:
Antitrust Dystopia and Antitrust Nostalgia: Alarmist Theories of Harm in Digital Markets and Their Origins
Geoffrey A. Manne & Dirk Auer
The Growing Legacy of Intel
Dirk Auer & Lazar Radic
Should Antitrust Enforcement Account for Socially Desirable, but Otherwise Anticompetitive, Objectives?
Geoffrey A. Manne
Is Political Power an Antitrust Problem?
Antitrust as an Instrument of Democracy
Daniel A. Crane
The Political Economy of the Decline in Antitrust Enforcement in the United States
Filippo Lancieri, Eric A. Posner, & Luigi Zingales
The Consumer Welfare Controversy
Do Antitrust Disruptors Make Good Reformers?
Can and should policymakers use competition enforcement to promote sustainability goals?
Antitrust Policy as Applied to Private-sector Climate Cooperation
Competition Overdose: Exploring the limitations, searching for the treatment
ICLE Comments- Emission Trading State Aid
Julian Morris & Dirk Auer
Sustainability and Competition, OECD Competition Committee Discussion Paper
Antitrust and Sustainability: An Introduction to an Ongoing Debate
The Case Against Green Antitrust
Collusion as Environmental Protection—An Economic Assessment
Antitrust and Industrial Policy or antitrust as industrial policy?
Are Industrial Policy Instruments Effective?
Chiara Criscuolo, Nicolas Gonne, Kohei Kitazawa, Guy Lalanne (OECD)
Competition Policy Retrospective: The formation of the United Launch Alliance and SpaceX
William E. Kovacic
The New EU Industrial Policy and Deepening Structural Asymmetries: Smart Specialisation Not So Smart
Should antitrust pursue broader social goals?
Article 81 EC and Public Policy
Socially Responsible Agencies
Labor Market Concentration and Competition Policy across the Atlantic
This event is co-organized with UC3M (Antonio Robles) and it is financed, in part, by the following plan: Plan Nacional de I+D del Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (PID2020-114549RB-I00).