Agenda26 September 201915:00 - 19:00

15:00 – 15:30 – Registration and welcome coffee

15:30 – 15:40 – Opening speech

15:40 – 16:40 – Competition and privacy concerns regarding disclosure of data in M&A: prior to signing and between signing and closingGian Diego Pini, Competition/Antitrust Lawyer at Skadden, Arps and Adjunct Professor of Law at Bocconi University

16:40 – 17:00 – Management challenges in a merger process; negotiation milestones and exchange of information – Gustavo Navarro, Managing Director at CRH Romania

17:00 – 17:30 – Coffee break

17:30 – 18:15Disclosure of data in platform business. Competition risks in platform business, from travel booking to any type of onlineDiana Calciu, Senior Associate, Regulatory Affairs & Competition at GIDE Brussels

18:15 – 19:00 – Disclosure of data in public events / Disclosure and use of data in concluding sale and distribution agreements: privacy and competition – Gian Diego Pini, Competition/Antitrust Lawyer at Skadden, Arps and Adjunct Professor of Law at Bocconi University

19:00 – Alira Wine tasting

The event is in English.

Gian Diego Pini

Competition/Antitrust Lawyer at Skadden, Arps and Adjunct Professor of Law, Bocconi University

Gian Diego Pini has a Ph.D. in patent law & antitrust law (University of Milan/UC Berkeley). He specializes in EU and Italian competition/antitrust law, merger control and litigation.

Gustavo Navarro

Managing Director at CRH Romania. Senior International Business Executive with proven success in driving record growth and profits. He possesses a wide cross-sector expertise : building materials (15 years), pharmaceuticals (10), Chemicals/Diagnostica (8), Packaging (10) and construction/engineering (5). He is a skilled change agent, turnaround specialist and start-up expert reviving underperforming companies and taking growth companies to new highs, through strategy reshaping, artful execution and operational excellence. Specialized in Emerging/Developing countries with international CEO/Board-level experience (CEE, CIS, Latin America and Asia).

Diana Calciu

Diana Calciu is a senior associate in the EU Regulatory & Competition law department of international business law firm GIDE. Her first hand knowledge of EU substantive law and procedures enables her to advise and represent clients on a wide variety of aspects of EU competition and internal market law ranging from digital technology, infrastructure financing, energy, state aid, antitrust, data protection.
Her current practice has a strong focus on advising large technology and e-commerce companies on how to tackle public barriers to competition. She has lodged numerous complaints on behalf of these companies in front of the European Commission and is representing some of them in front of the Court of Justice of the European Union.
She regularly advises clients on EU State Aid law – from the initial phase of interpretation of this diffuse area of law to the drafting of formal notifications to the European Commission as well as complaints relating to the award of illegal state aid – as well as EU Public Procurement law. (She recently advised a number of large multinationals on the application of EU public procurement & State aid law to large infrastructure investments.) She has also been particularly active in the field of abuse of dominant position (102 TFEU) both representing clients in the course of competition investigations in front of DG COMP (gas, electricity sectors).

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Hilton Garden Inn Bucharest Old Town

12 Doamnei Street, Bucharest



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