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Speeches in 2006

15 December    Delivering the State Aid reform en  
  EVANS Lowri
  Brussels  Concurrence - revue des droits de la concurrence
 
13 December    Opening address to conference "The economic case for professionals services reform" en  
  LOWE Philip
  Brussels  Finnish Presidency Conference
 
30 November    Securities markets - the post-trading Code of Conduct and competition en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  City & Financial / ICMA conference
 
30 November    20th anniversary of the UK-France electricity interconnector – introductory remarks en  
  KROES Neelie
  Calais, France  Interconnector France Angeleterre (IFA)
 
30 November    Opening remarks to the Energy Day 2006 en  
  LOWE Philip
  Brussels  European Commission
 
28 November    Wettbewerb und europäischer Strom- und Gasmarkt de  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Köln, Germany  Innovation Congress GmbH
 
17 November    State Aid reform: modernising the current framework en  
  EVANS Lowri
  London  King's College & European State Aid Law Institute
 
16 November    Competition Policy and Consumers en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  Bureau Européen des Unions de Consommateurs (BEUC)
 
09 November    The liberalisation of EU Energy Markets en  
  LOWE Philip
  London  The Beesley Lectures, Institute of Economic Affairs
 
07 November    State Aid reform: where do we stand? Status of the State Aid Action Plan en  
  EVANS Lowri
  Brussels  IBC Global Conferences
 
31 October    Energy Competition Policy - Short overview en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Brussels  Stockholm Network
 
30 October    A new energy policy for a new era en  
  KROES Neelie
  Lisbon  Conference on European Energy Strategy – the Geopolitical Challenges
 
25 October    Developments in competition policy for the second half of 2006 en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Parliament Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee
 
13 October    Delivering on the crackdown: recent developments in the European Commission's campaign against cartels en  
  KROES Neelie
  Fiesole, Italy  European Institute
 
05 October    EC antitrust rules: an overview of recent developments en  
  KROES Neelie
  Athens  Hellenic Competition Commission
 
01 October    The Manfredi judgment of the ECJ and how it relates to the Commission's initiative on EC antitrust damages actions en  
  DE SMIJTER Eddy , O'SULLIVAN Denis
  Brussels  DG Competition - Competition Policy Newsletter
 
28 September    The need for a renewed European energy policy en  
  KROES Neelie
  London  OFGEM seminar on Powering the Energy Debate: Europe - Competition and Regulation
 
25 September    Market developments and future perspectives in the automotive sector en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Council for Motor Trades and Repairs (CECRA)
 
21 September    The refined economic approach in state aid law: a policy perspective en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  GCLC/College of Europe
 
15 September    Developments in anti-trust policy in the EU and the US en  
  KROES Neelie
  New York, USA  The Council on Foreign Relations
 
14 September    Industrial policy and competition law & policy en  
  KROES Neelie
  New York City  Fordham University School of Law
 
14 September    The burden of proof in Article 82 cases en  
  PAULIS Emil
  New York, USA  Fordham Conference
 
11 September    Remarks on Unilateral Conduct en  
  LOWE Philip
  Washington D.C., USA  Federal Trade Commission and Antitrust Division Hearings on Section 2 of the Sherman Act
 
05 September    International Cooperation between competition agencies: Achievements and challenges en  
  LOWE Philip
  Seoul, Korea  4th Seoul International Competition Forum
 
02 September    Cross-border mergers and energy markets en  
  KROES Neelie
  Cernobbia, Italy  Villa d’Este Forum on “Intelligence 2006 on the world, Europe and Italy”
 
12 July    Press conference on imposing penalty payments on Microsoft – introductory remarks en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
07 July    Aktuelle Herausforderungen in der Wettbewerbspolitik de  
  KROES Neelie
  Bonn  Bundeskartellamt
 
07 July    Aktuelle Herausforderungen in der Wettbewerbspolitik de  
  KROES Neelie
  Bonn, Germany  Bundeskartellamt
 
06 July    Competition policy in a Lisbon context – the State of Play en  
  KROES Neelie
  Berlin, Germany  German Bundestag - Europaausschuss
 
29 June    The vision and objectives underpinning the liberalisation of the EU telecom sector en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Brussels  Interdisciplinary Centre for Law and IT (ICRI)
 
26 June    Speech by Commissioner Kroes before the Korean Competition Forum en  
  KROES Neelie
  Seoul, Korea  Korean Competition Forum - Fourth Annual Bilateral Meeting
 
23 June    Competition policy - 2005 review, 2006 outlook en  
  KROES Neelie
  Paris, France  Conference 'Concurrence 2006'
 
20 June    Competition Policy: Achievements in 2005, Work in 2006, Priorities in 2007 en  
  KROES Neelie
  European Parliament, Brussels  European Parliament
 
19 June    Competition law and its surroundings – links and new trends en  
  KROES Neelie
  Vienna  European Commission
 
17 June    Public hearing on preliminary findings of retail banking sector inquiry – opening remarks en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
14 June    Closing Remarks at Public Discussion on Article 82 (abuse of dominance) en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  DG Competition
 
12 June    Challenges to the integration of the European market: protectionism and effective competition policy en  
  KROES Neelie
  London  Competition Law Association
 
12 June    Competition in energy Markets - EC's Reaction and Key Views en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Oslo, Norway  Eurelectric
 
12 June    Better Regulation of professional services en  
  DOHMS Rüdiger
  Brussels  EESC Conference - The European Day of Liberal Professions
 
08 June    Intellectual property and competition law: collective management rights in the online world en  
  TOFT Torben
  Conrad Hotel, Brussels  European Commission
 
06 June    Tougher competition in retail financial services: a threat or a promise? en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  Eurofi
 
06 June    The Green Paper on antitrust damages actions: empowering European citizens to enforce their rights en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Parliament Workshop on damages actions for breach of the EC antitrust rules
 
19 May    Review of Anti Monopoly Law en  
  RODRIGUEZ GALINDO Blanca
  Hanghzou, China  International Seminar on Anti Monopoly Law
 
15 May    Keynote address at the Energy Regulation & Investment Conference en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Budapest, Hungary  Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA)
 
11 May    Preserving and Promoting Competition: a European Response en  
  LOWE Philip
  St. Gallen  St. Gallen Competition Law Forum
 
04 May    Cartel WG plenary session - opening speech en  
  LOWE Philip
  Cape Town, South Africa  ICN Annual Conference
 
28 April    Developments in European Law en  
  TOFT Torben
  Berlin  Congress Sports & Law
 
27 April    The future regulatory framework for liner shipping en  
  EVANS Lowri
  London  8th Global Liner Shipping Conference
 
25 April    Competition policy as a promoter of the Single Market en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  The Kangaroo Group
 
24 April    Competition in the aviation sector: the European Commission’s approach en  
  KROES Neelie
  Leiden  International Institute of Air and Space law (IIASL)
 
21 April    Less and better state aid for growth and jobs – the new rules on research, development and innovation, and risk capital en  
  KROES Neelie
  Graz  Informal Competitiveness Council
 
03 April    Article 82 - interview with M. Albers and L. Peeperkorn en  
  ALBERS Michael
  Brussels  Section 2 Committee
 
30 March    EC Competition Law aspects: Sports Rights in a converging media technology environment en  
  TOFT Torben
  London  London Broadcasting & EC Competition Law
 
30 March    EC Competition Law aspects: Sports Rights in a converging media technology environment en  
  TOFT Torben
  London  Broadcasting & EC Competition Law
 
22 March    Wie entwickelt sich der europäische Binnenmarkt für Gas - EU Sektoruntersuchung und wettbewerbsrechtliche Aspekte de  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Munich  ICG (Innovation Congress GmbH)
 
15 March    Introductory remarks on ‘Mergers in the Internal Market’ en  
  KROES Neelie
  Strasbourg  European Parliament
 
09 March    Competition in the energy sector: preliminary results of the Commission’s inquiry and next steps in anti-trust enforcement en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  Brussels First Annual Seminar and Conference on Energy Law and Policy
 
09 March    More private antitrust enforcement through better access to damages: an invitation for an open debate en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  Academy of European Law conference "Private enforcement in EC competition law: the Green Paper on damages actions"
 
02 March    Strengthening the European Creative Industries in the Light of the i2010 Strategy en  
  KROES Neelie
  Vienna  Austrian Presidency Expert Seminar
 
01 March    What’s Wrong with Europe’s Energy Markets? en  
  KROES Neelie
  Vienna  Energy Sector Inquiry Conference
 
01 March    Green Paper on damages actions for breach of the EC antitrust rules en  
  Various authors
  Brussels  DG Competition - Competition Policy Newsletter
 
16 February    Towards an Efficient and Integrated European Energy Market – First Findings and Next Steps en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
31 January    Competition Policy’s Contribution to Growth and Jobs en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  EP Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee
 
31 January    Sports Law and Business - Competition Law Review en  
  TOFT Torben
  London  C5 Conference
 
  
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