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2nd Symposium on Competition Policy

The 2nd Symposium on Competition Policy was held as a virtual event on 15th May 2020. The Symposium provided a unique opportunity to bring together both researchers and senior practitioners from the public and private sectors to exchange ideas on issues of competition policy and inspire new work on the subject.

Organised by: Flavio Toxvaerd

Venue: This will be a Virtual Event

Event Date: Friday 15th May 2020

Time: 09:30am - 05:00pm

Event Contact: Anna Hitchin -

Welcome address

Flavio Toxvaerd (University of Cambridge), Prof. Vasco Carvalho (Director of The Cambridge Institute for New Economic Thinking) and Prof. Diane Coyle, (Co-Director of the Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge)


Rupert Gatti (University of Cambridge)
Christos Genakos (University of Cambridge)
Emanuele Giovannetti (Anglia Ruskin University & Hughes Hall)

Confirmed Speakers and Talks

Mike Walker (Competition and Markets Authority)
How might competition policy need to change post-Covid?

Chloé Le Coq (University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas)
Birth and Death Dynamics of Cartels: Empirical Evidence

Giancarlo Spagnolo (SITE-Stockholm School of Economics)
Leniency Inflation and Private Actions

Chiara Fumagalli (Bocconi University)
Shelving or Developing? The Acquisition of Potential Competitors under Financial Constraints

David Matthew (Ofcom)
Effects Analysis and Price-Cost Tests: The Royal Mail / Whistl Case

Xavier Vives (IESE)
Common Ownership and Competition Policy

Lucía Quesada (Comisión Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia)
The Role of Market Studies in Competition Advocacy: Recent Experience in Argentina

Watch videos of the these talks

Click here to download the full event programme


Competition Policy

Theme: information