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Speeches in 2007

19 December    Commission Prohibits MasterCard's intra-EEA Multilateral Interchange Fees - Introductory remarks at press conference en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
13 December    Investigation procedures and techniques in monopoly cases en  
  TOFT Torben
  Beijing, China  International Symposium on Anti Monopoly Enforcement
 
13 December    Prohibition of the abuse of a dominant Position en  
  RODRIGUEZ GALINDO Blanca
  Beijing, China  International Symposium on Anti Monopoly Enforcement
 
03 December    Key challenges and trends for Europe's retail payment systems en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  EUROFI Conference, European Parliament
 
28 November    Flat Glass Cartel and Guidelines on Non-Horizontal Mergers - introductory remarks at press conference en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
19 November    Assessment of and perspectives for competition policy in Europe en  
  KROES Neelie
  Barcelona, Spain  Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome
 
15 November    Helping Europeans get the best deal: a sound competition policy for well-functioning markets en  
  KROES Neelie
  Lisbon  2nd Lisbon Conference on Competition Law and Economics
 
15 November    State aid reform: a process of Lisbonisation en  
  EVANS Lowri
  Lisbon  II Lisbon Conference on Competition Law and Economics
 
15 November    Economics in state aid: soon as routine as dentistry ? en  
  EVANS Lowri
  Lisbon  II Lisbon Conference on Competition Law and Economics
 
09 November    Making consumers' right to damages a reality: the case for collective redress mechanisms in antitrust claims en  
  KROES Neelie
  Lisbon, Portugal  Conference on collective redress for European consumers
 
08 November    A renewed commitment to competition policy in Europe en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  Conference on the Place of Competition Law in the Future Community Legal Order
 
08 November    European state aid reform: what's in it for SMEs en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  EPP-DE and UEAPME
 
22 October    Introductory remarks on Microsoft's compliance with March 2004 antitrust decision en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
11 October    Global Europe – competing and cooperating en  
  KROES Neelie
  Frankfurt, Germany  Women in European Business" (WEB) conference
 
08 October    The new Energy Package and the Perspectives for Competition - Unbundling: the Hurdles still to be Overcome" en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Brussels  Major Energy Users Council
 
08 October    The Law and Economics of State aid control – a Commission Perspective en  
  KROES Neelie
  Berlin, Germany  Joint EStALI/ESMT Conference, "The Law and Economics of European State Aid Control"
 
03 October    Introductory remarks on Spanish bitumen cartel, Visa/Morgan Stanley and Sony/BMG joint venture en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
01 October    Building a competitive European energy market en  
  KROES Neelie
  Madrid  Madrid Energy conference
 
28 September    Improving competition in European energy markets through effective unbundling en  
  KROES Neelie
  New York, USA  Fordham Corporate Law Institute's Annual Seminar 2007
 
19 September    More competitive energy markets: building on the findings of the sector inquiry to shape the right policy solutions en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Energy Institute
 
17 September    Introductory remarks on CFI ruling on Microsoft's abuse of dominant market position en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
15 September    Delivering Better Markets and Better en  
  KROES Neelie
  London  European Consumer and Competition Day
 
05 September    Beijing speech en  
  KROES Neelie
  Beijing, China  The University of International Business and Economics
 
17 July    Public hearing on preliminary findings of retail banking sector inquiry – opening remarks en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
04 July    Press conference on Telefónica decision – introductory remarks en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
30 June    What competition has done for Europe's citizens in the wake of globalisation en  
  KROES Neelie
  Paris, France  Nouvelle République – Colloque "Libéralisme vs protectionisme : pour une Europe ouverte mais pas offerte"
 
29 June    State aid reform – current directions en  
  EVANS Lowri
  Brussels  Law Society Conference
 
28 June    How best to complete the Single European Market for energy? en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  International Federation of Industrial Energy Consumers
 
27 June    Introductory remarks at press conference on Ryanair/Aer Lingus decision en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
26 June    Competition Policy: Achievements in 2006; Work Programme in 2007; Priorities for 2008 en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Parliament Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee
 
21 June    A new European Energy policy - the importance of a functioning internal energy market en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Monaco  WBR
 
05 June    European Competition Policy in a changing world and globalised economy: fundamentals, new objectives and challenges ahead en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  GCLC/College of Europe Conference on "50 years of EC Competition Law"
 
31 May    Introduction to cartels working group plenary session en  
  LOWE Philip
  Moscow  ICN Annual conference
 
31 May    Competition policy and Energy security - some comments en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Cessa Conference, Berlin  German Institute of Economic Research
 
30 May    The International Competition Network – Achievements and Goals en  
  KROES Neelie
  Moscow  International Competition Network (ICN) Annual Conference
 
21 May    Concluding remarks - 5th experts' forum on new developments in European State en  
  EVANS Lowri
  Brussels  European State aid Law Institute (EStALI)
 
21 May    Two years into the SAAP - State of Play and prospects en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European State Aid Law Institute Conference
 
18 May    Consolidation in the World Steel Industry - a government policy point of view: EU competition policy aspects en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Istanbul, Turkey  OECD
 
16 May    Recent Developments in the European Gas Sector - a Competition Perspective en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Oslo, Norway  Norwegian Petroleum Society
 
15 May    Broadband rollout and competition policy – what role for public funding? en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  ‘Bridging the Broadband Gap’ Conference
 
11 May    European competition policy facing a renaissance of protectionism - which strategy for the future? en  
  KROES Neelie
  St. Gallen, Austria  St Gallen International Competition Law Forum
 
27 April    State aid and globalisation – the competition perspective en  
  KROES Neelie
  Würzburg  Informal Competitiveness Council
 
18 April    Commission decision to fine members of beer cartel in the Netherlands en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
12 April    Payment cards competition inquiry – preliminary results en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
30 March    More competition and greater energy security in the Single European Market for electricity and gas en  
  KROES Neelie
  Berlin, Germany  High-Level Workshop on Energy Organised By German Presidency
 
27 March    Consumer Welfare and Efficiency - New Guiding Principles of Competition Policy? en  
  LOWE Philip
  Munich, Germany  13th International Conference on Competition and 14th European Competition Day
 
26 March    Fact-based competition policy - the contribution of sector inquiries to better regulation, priority setting and detection en  
  KROES Neelie
  Munich, Germany  13th International Conference on Competition and the 14th European Competition Day
 
23 March    Improving Europe's energy markets through more competition en  
  KROES Neelie
  Düsseldorf, Germany  Industrie-Club e.V. Düsseldorf
 
20 March    Developments in competition policy since October 2006 – and a look forward into 2007 en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Parliament
 
08 March    Reinforcing the fight against cartels and developing private antitrust damage actions: two tools for a more competitive Europe en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  Joint Commission/IBA conference on Cartel enforcement and Antitrust damage actions in Europe
 
01 March    Pharmaceuticals and competition: Evolution and Revolution? en  
  DE SOUZA Nadia
  Malta  Seminar for members of the Judiciary. Malta
 
23 February    Staatliches Handeln in der EU-Wettbewerbspolitik de  
  LOWE Philip
  Innsbruck  FIW Symposion 2007
 
19 February    Getting more from financial services markets: greater competition for a better deal for consumers en  
  KROES Neelie
  London  London School of Economics
 
12 February    Competition policy and access to generic medicines en  
  DE SOUZA Nadia
  Brussels  3rd EGA Legal affairs Forum
 
09 February    Preliminary Findings of the Business Insurance Sector Inquiry en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission Public Hear
 
05 February    A new European Energy Policy; reaping the benefits of open and competitive markets en  
  KROES Neelie
  Essen  Energy conference: E-world energy & water
 
31 January    Introductory Remarks on Final Report of Retail Banking Sector Inquiry en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
10 January    Final Report of Energy Sector Competition Inquiry - Press Conference en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
08 January    Key developments in European competition policy over the past two years en  
  KROES Neelie
  Paris, France  European American Press Club
 
  
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