Agenda for the November 2nd


09.00 am – 09.45 am




09.45 am – 11.30 am












11.30 am – 11:45 am

11.45 am – 01:30 pm


















01.30 pm – 02.30 pm

02.45 pm – 06.00 pm

Presentation:
“An Analysis of the Turkish Competition Law’s Effect on the Turkish Economy”
- Müge ÖZERCAN PAŞAOĞLU, Professional Coordinator, Economic Analysis and Research Department, Turkish Competition Authority

Panel:
“Turkish Competition Law’s Effect on Business”
Moderator:
- Prof. Dr. Ömer TORLAK, Chairman, Turkish Competition Authority
Speakers:
- Elif ÇELİK, Executive Vice President, Eczacıbaşı Group Healthcare Division
- Cenk ÇİMEN, President, KOÇ Holding Automotive Group
- Abdurrahman KAAN, President, MÜSİAD
- Murat ÖZYEĞİN, Vice President, TÜSİAD
- Kaan TERZİOĞLU, General Manager, Turkcell
- Özgür TORT, General Manager, Migros
- Tufan ÜNAL, Chairman, ÇEİS
- Kıvanç ZAİMLER, CEO, Enerjisa Enerji

Coffee Break

International Panel II:
“Economic Impact of Competition Law and Policy Enforcement in Selected Jurisdictions”
Moderator:
- Antonio GOMES, Head, OECD Competition Division
Speakers:
- Dr. Nasarudin Bin ABDUL RAHMAN, Commission Member, Malaysia Competition Commission
- Anatoly GOLOMOLZIN, Deputy Head, Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service
- Nuno ROCHA DE CARVALHO, Board Member, Portuguese Competition Authority
- Haidee Leah SCHWARTZ, Acting Deputy Director, FTC Bureau of Competition
- Dr. Jarig van SINDEREN, Chief Economist, Authority for Consumers & Markets (The Netherlands)
- Dr. Theodor THANNER, Director General, Austrian Competition Authority
- Hiroshi YAMADA, Deputy Secretary General for International Affairs, Japan Fair Trade Commission

Lunch

Social Events: St. Sophia and Topkapi Palace Tour

TOPIC: Economic Impact of Competition Law and Policy Enforcement from the Perspective of Developed Countries

TALKING POINTS:
The aim of this session is to provide a general framework of competition law and policy design and enforcement along with economic effects in developed countries.
Speakers are expected to provide their own experience and views, which can be supported by theoretical and empirical researches in general or concerning his/her jurisdiction as regards to:
The brief competition law enforcement experience of your country.
• Institutional design/characteristics of your competition authority, the factors (social, economic and politic) that affect the design.
• What are the essential elements of institutional design for competition law and policy enforcement to be effective in developed economies in general, in your country in particular?
• How effective could competition law and policy enforcement be in promoting economic development in developed countries in general, in your country in particular? What are the factors that enhance or impede this effectiveness in developed economies in general, in your country in particular?
• What is the impact of competition law and policy enforcement on developed economies in general, in your country in particular? On which folds does competition law and policy enforcement affect the development of the economy?
• What are the competition policy tools that are deemed most effective in bringing social welfare/economic development in developed countries in general, in your country in particular?
• What are/should be the measures being used for the assessment of economic impact of competition law and policy enforcement in developed countries in general, in your country in particular?
• What are the direct (savings) and indirect (macroeconomic-growth, sustainability, employment) effects of competition law and policy enforcement in your country/jurisdiction?
        • Does the Competition Authority employ competition assessment to determine distortions to competition? If yes, how are the results of these assessments used? What are the impact observed so far from these assessments?
        • Does the Competition Authority measure the effectiveness of competition law and policy enforcement in the country? If yes, how often and how, bywhich tools and studies, quantitative or qualitative?