Agenda26 September 201915:00 - 19:00

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

15:30 – 15:40 – Opening speech

15:40 – 16:30 – 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

16:30 – 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 – 18:15 – Disclosure of data in public events – Gian Diego Pini, Competition/Antitrust Lawyer at Skadden, Arps and Adjunct Professor of Law at Bocconi University

18:15 – 19:00 – Disclosure 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

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 works for Skadden Arps in Brussels and serves as an adjunct professor of antitrust law at Bocconi University. He specializes in EU, international and Italian antitrust and competition law, including multi-jurisdictional cartel investigations, merger control proceedings, abuse of dominance cases and antitrust litigation.  He also advises corporations on the antitrust aspects of joint ventures and cooperation agreements, license, supply and distribution agreements, rebates, compliance programs and damages claims.

Dr. Pini graduated in law with the highest honors from Bocconi University and holds a Ph.D. in IP and Competition Law at the University of Milan.  He completed part of his studies at the ESADE University of Barcelona (as a Themis fellow) and at the University of California, Berkeley (as a visiting scholar). He is a qualified lawyer and a member of the Milan and Brussels bars.

Prior to joining Skadden, he worked for several years at an Italian and an American international law firms, and in the financial services unit of the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission.

He publishes regularly in professional and academic journals.

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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Per person 10% OFF for 2 events (on 26 Sept, 24 Oct or 21 Nov 2019) 15% OFF for 3 events  (on 26 Sept, 24 Oct and 21 Nov 2019)
1 representative 770 RON 693 RON 655 RON
2+ representatives 700 RON 630 RON 595 RON

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