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Speeches in 2008

17 December    State aid for financing the real economy, merger approvals and Slovak Post - Introductory remarks at press conference en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
10 December    Collective redress in Europe en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  Panel discussion organised by DHIK at the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the EU
 
08 December    The role of state aid in tackling the financial & economic crisis en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
05 December    EU state aid rules – part of the solution en  
  KROES Neelie
  Luxembourg  EStALI conference
 
02 December    State aid: Commissioner Kroes briefs Economics and Finance Ministers on financial crisis measures en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
28 November    Preliminary report of sector inquiry into pharmaceuticals – press conference en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
28 November    Preliminary report of sector inquiry into pharmaceuticals – public hearing en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
27 November    Public funding for broadband networks and EU State aid rules: Issues ahead en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Brussels  9th ECTA Regulatory Conference
 
27 November    Achieving self-sustaining competition in telecommunications en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  9th Annual ECTA Regulatory Conference
 
22 November    Competition and respect of identity of social economy enterprises en  
  EVANS Lowri
  Strasbourg  European Conference on Social Economy
 
07 November    State aid in perspective: Europe, UK and Wales - The European Perspective on State aid control en  
  EVANS Lowri
  Cardiff, UK  Welsh Assembly Government / Welsh Local Government Association / Law Society Office in Wales
 
06 November    Can EU competition policy create competition in the energy sector? en  
  LOWE Philip
  London  The Beesley Lectures
 
06 November    The new approach to State aids and its consequences for the Romanian business environment in the view of the newly adopted General Block Exemption regulation en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Bucharest, Romania  European competition and competitiveness day in Romania
 
04 November    White Paper on Antitrust Damages Actions en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  Discussion with Legal Affairs Committee of European Parliament
 
30 October    European Forum on State Aid - opening speech en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Warsaw, Poland  The Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection
 
28 October    Preserving the competitiveness of European industry – the contribution of state aid policy en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  The Centre
 
24 October    The Guidelines on Maritime Transport Services en  
  GUERSENT Olivier
  Copenhagen, Denmark  European Maritime Law Organisation
 
13 October    In defence of competition policy en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  Conference "Competition policy, growth and consumer purchasing power"
 
06 October    Dealing with the current financial crisis en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, European Parliament
 
06 October    Dealing with the current financial crisis en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Parliament
 
01 October    Paraffin wax cartel and bank rescues en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
26 September    The role of economics in modern competition policy en  
  EVANS Lowri
  Hamburg, Germany  International League of Competition Law Congress 2008
 
25 September    Exclusionary abuses of dominance - the European Commission’s enforcement priorities en  
  KROES Neelie
  New York, USA  Fordham University Symposium
 
25 September    Enforcers Roundtable - Independence and competition authorities en  
  LOWE Philip
  Fordham  Fordham Competition Law Institute Annual Conference 2008
 
23 September    Innovation and the Regulation of Dominant Firms en  
  LOWE Philip
  Georgetown, USA  Georgetown University Symposium 2008
 
22 September    Competition and Web 2.0 en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  London, UK  Annual SCL Policy Forum
 
19 September    Settlements in cartel cases en  
  KROES Neelie
  Fiesole, Italy  12th Annual Competition Conference
 
17 September    The External Dimension of State Aid Control en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Brussels  Claes&Casteels Conferences
 
17 September    Making online commerce a reality - Closing remarks at Online Commerce Roundtable en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  Online Commerce Roundtable
 
11 September    How Malta can get the most out of competition policy en  
  KROES Neelie
  La Valletta, Malta  European Commission
 
03 September    Payments: Commission and ECB support launch of Pan-European SEPA Direct Debit; provide guidance to industry en  
  SCHWIMANN Irmfried
  Brussels  DG Competition
 
17 July    The way ahead for the Broadcasting Communication en  
  KROES Neelie
  Strasbourg, France  Broadcasting conference
 
11 July    New developments in European State Aid Policy en  
  KROES Neelie
  Berlin, Germany  Joint Conference BDI / Berliner Gesprächskreis
 
07 July    General Block Exemption Regulation for State Aid - Introductory remarks at press conference on adoption of General Block Exemption Regulation for State Aid en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
30 June    Cooperation between competition authorities: delivering competition in Europe en  
  LOWE Philip
  Marchfeld, Austria  Marchfeld Competition Forum, Austria
 
20 June    The Role of Competition and Liberalization in Furthering Competitiveness en  
  LOWE Philip
  Chatham House, London  4th Annual Competition Policy Conference
 
12 June    New developments in European State Aid Law 2008 en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Brussels  The European State Aid Law Institute
 
12 June    The State aid action plan: delivery on track en  
  EVANS Lowri
  Brussels  6th EStALI Experts' Forum on new developments in European state aid law
 
10 June    Being open about standards en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  OpenForum Europe - Breakfast seminar
 
09 June    State aid for broadcasting en  
  KROES Neelie
  Cologne, Germany  Medienforum
 
01 June    The White Paper on damages actions for breach of the EC antitrust rules en  
  Various authors
  Brussels  DG Competition - Competition Policy Newsletter
 
27 May    State Aid and climate change – creating the right incentives for business en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  Round Table on Environmental Protection and Climate Change
 
22 May    Which approach to competition in electricity and gas – are we tackling the right issues? en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Lublijana  European Competition Day
 
22 May    Setting enforcement priorities at European and national level post modernisation en  
  LOWE Philip
  Treviso, Italy  VIII Treviso Conference
 
15 May    The Commission's current thinking on Article 82 en  
  LOWE Philip
  London, UK  BIICL Annual Trans-Atlantic Antitrust Dialogue
 
29 April    Audition devant le Sénat Français fr  
  KROES Neelie
  Paris, France  Sénat Français
 
22 April    Consumers at the heart of EU Competition Policy en  
  KROES Neelie
  Strasbourg, France  BEUC dinner
 
18 April    Competitiveness – the common goal of competition and industrial policies en  
  KROES Neelie
  Paris, France  Aspen Institute
 
08 April    Fairer Wettbewerb in den Netzmärkten aus europäischer Sicht -Regulierungskonferenz de  
  UNGERER Herbert
    
 
03 April    Policy paper on compensating victims of competition breaches en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
28 March    EU & US antitrust policies – our shared belief in competitive markets en  
  KROES Neelie
  Washington D.C., USA  The American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law
 
26 March    Competition policy objectives en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Parliament
 
27 February    Structural Reforms to the Energy Market en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
27 February    Decision to impose € 899 million penalty on Microsoft for non-compliance en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
20 February    Competition Policy challenges in 2008 en  
  KROES Neelie
  Paris, France  OECD Competition Committee
 
07 February    European Competition Policy in the age of globalisation – towards a global competition order? en  
  KROES Neelie
  Innsbruck, Austria  First Symposium of the Forschungsinstitut für Wirtschaftsverfassung und Wettbewerb (FIW)
 
31 January    The Commission's current thinking on Article 82 en  
  LOWE Philip
  Brussels  Conference on "Pricing and the Dominant Company"
 
23 January    Introductory remarks at joint press conference on Climate Action and Renewable Energy Package en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
16 January    Commission launches sector inquiry into pharmaceuticals en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
14 January    Europe's Payment systems after the MasterCard decision en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  ERRT Conference (European Retail Round Table)
 
  
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