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Speeches in 2009

16 December    Your Internet, Your Choice: Microsoft web browsers decision en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
09 December    Due process in antitrust en  
  LOWE Philip
  Brussels  CRA Conference on Economic Developments in Competition Law
 
09 December    Commission accepts commitments from Rambus lowering memory chip royalty rates - Opening remarks at press conference en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
07 December    Les aides d’Etat au secteur financier fr  
  LOWE Philip
  Paris  Cour d’appel de Paris
 
03 December    GDF Suez commits to open French gas market
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
03 December    Five years of sector and antitrust inquiries en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  Competition 09 Summit
 
28 November    Better targeted aid is the name of the game en  
  KROES Neelie
  London, UK  European State Aid Law Institute
 
26 November    Making Energy Markets in Europe work better en  
  LOWE Philip
  Brussels  IBC Conference – Competition Law in the Energy Sector
 
25 November    Hungary and the EU: better together en  
  KROES Neelie
  Budapest, Hungary  Hungarian Competition Authority
 
18 November    Commission outlines conditions for state aid to KBC, ING and Lloyds en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
17 November    Reflections on the past seven years – "Competition policy challenges in Europe" en  
  LOWE Philip
  Conrad Hotel, Brussels  GCR 2009 Competition Law Review
 
16 November    Why we need competitive markets en  
  KROES Neelie
  Delhi  Conference on "Competition, Public Policy and Common Man"
 
12 November    Market behaviour: the rules of the game en  
  KROES Neelie
  Amsterdam  Seminar of Algemene Pensioen Groep
 
11 November    Plastic additives cartels. Opening remarks at Press conference. en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
01 November    Competition policy and the global economic crisis en  
  LOWE Philip
    Competition Policy International
 
21 October    Consumer welfare: more than a slogan en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
19 October    Private Enforcement of State Aid rules en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
15 October    Setting the standards high en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  Harvard Club of Belgium
 
08 October    Tackling cartels – a never-ending task / Anti-Cartel Enforcement: Criminal and Administrative Policy en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brasilia, Brazil  Brazilian Competition Authorities
 
07 October    Power transformers cartel busted; Microsoft web browsers case en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
05 October    Hoe het mededingingsbeleid een beter Europa tot stand brengt nl  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  Nederlandse Open Gespreksgroep
 
29 September    Speech at Eurofi Financial Forum en  
  LOWE Philip
  Göteborg, Sweden  Eurofi Financial Forum
 
29 September    Lessons learned from the economic crisis - Address to Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Parliament
 
24 September    The Lessons Learned - 36th Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy en  
  KROES Neelie
  New York, USA  Fordham University New York
 
22 September    Competition policy as it has and as it should develop en  
  LOWE Philip
  Washington, USA  Georgetown University Law Center
 
17 September    Commission Guidelines for broadband networks en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
11 September    Competition law in an economic crisis en  
  KROES Neelie
  Fiesole, Italy  13th Annual Competition Conference of the International Bar Association
 
09 September    Developments in competition policy en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Economic and Social Committee
 
01 September    Improving the effectiveness of competition agencies around the world – a summary of recent developments in the context of the International Competition Network en  
  RYAN Stephen
    
 
17 July    Commission Enforcement Policy and the Need for a Competitive Solution to the Crisis en  
  KROES Neelie
  Dublin, Ireland  Irish Centre for European Law
 
16 July    Good for Women and Good for Ireland en  
  KROES Neelie
  Dublin, Ireland  "Women for Europe" Event Dublin
 
08 July    E.ON and GDF gas market sharing, GDF commitments, Pharmaceutical Sector Inquiry Final Report en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
30 June    Did government interventions help in the crisis? en  
  KROES Neelie
  London  International Banking Conference of British Bankers Association
 
26 June    How can the EU contribute to a more prosperous future? en  
  KROES Neelie
  London  Chatham House Conference: "Competition Policy after the Credit Crunch"
 
25 June    Presentation of the Commission's State aid proposals: draft Guidelines for broadband networks en  
  LOWE Philip
  Brussels  ECTA Conference on "Fibre investment for Europe’s recovery"
 
23 June    Banks must reform and restructure Address at OECD en  
  KROES Neelie
  Paris   Forum: "The Crisis and Beyond: For a Stronger, Cleaner, Fairer Economy"
 
23 June    After the State Aid Action Plan: – the EU’s new State Aid framework en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Brussels  EU State Aid Summit
 
22 June    State aid and the banking sector – the European banking sector’s futures en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Vienna  Unico Round Table on Risk Management 2009
 
16 June    Perspektiven des Europäischen Kartellrechts de  
  LOWE Philip
  Brussels  Arbeitstagung Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht
 
03 June    An EU perspective on National Intervention and State aid in the current financial and economic crisis en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Brussels  Kreab&Gavin Anderson Roundtable
 
02 June    Review of Insurance Block Exemption Regulation en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  Insurance Block Exemption Regulation Conference
 
25 May    Die EU und der Amsterdam Test - - Grundbedingungen und nationaler Spielraum - Der Drei-Stufen-Test im Kontext de  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Berlin, Germany  Institut für Medien- und Kommunikationspolitik, Berlin, und Erich Pommer Institut, Potsdam
 
14 May    Keeping Markets working effectively: Europe's challenge in recessionary times en  
  LOWE Philip
  Brno, Czech Republic  Czech Presidency of the EU
 
14 May    State Aids 2008 / 2009 - 12 months of crisis management and reforms en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Brussels  European State Aid Law Institute
 
13 May    Commission takes antitrust action against Intel en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
12 May    State aid decisions on Landesbanken en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
11 May    Introduction to EU Competition Policy: Past, Present and Future en  
  QUITAZ Vian , TOFT Torben
  Dalian  EU-China Conference on the Anti-Monopoly Law
 
07 May    State aid decisions on Commerzbank, Hypo Real Estate and Northern Rock en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
07 May    Cutting the price of phone calls – new termination rules en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
28 April    The interface between Regulation and competition law en  
  KROES Neelie
  Hamburg, Germany  28 April, Hamburg, Bundeskartellamt conference on 'Dominant Companies – The Thin Line Between Regulation and Competition Law'
 
27 April    How competition policy benefits SMEs en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  "Craft and SME Convention" of UEAPME (European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) at European Economic and Social Committee
 
01 April    MasterCard cuts fees en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
30 March    Competition, the crisis and the road to recovery en  
  KROES Neelie
  Toronto, Canada  Economic Club of Toronto
 
26 March    Commissioner Kroes welcomes the European Parliament's cross-party support for damages for consumer and business victims of competition breaches en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
26 March    European Models for Economic Recovery en  
  KROES Neelie
  Washington, USA  Atlantic Council
 
19 March    The forthcoming Broadcasting Communication; measures to promote broadband en  
  KROES Neelie
  The Hague, Netherlands  Education, Culture and Science Committee of the Dutch Parliament
 
17 March    The urgent need for leadership en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  High-Level Conference on Industrial Competitiveness
 
14 March    Speech at Deutsche Bank conference, Frankfurt en  
  KROES Neelie
  Frankfurt, Germany  Deutsche Bank
 
13 March    Politique de la concurrence – au cœur de la relance économique fr  
  KROES Neelie
  Paris, France  Cercle des Européens
 
12 March    Many achievements, more to do en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  International Bar Association conference: "Private and public enforcement of EU competition law - 5 years on"
 
04 March    Collective Redress – delivering justice for victims en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Parliament
 
24 February    Economic crisis and State aid perspectives - Application of EU state aid rules in times of financial and economic crisis en  
  UNGERER Herbert
  Bucharest, Romania  Romanian Competition Council
 
19 February    The return to long-term viability en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Parliament
 
17 February    The Road to Recovery en  
  KROES Neelie
  Paris, France  OECD Competition Committee
 
09 February    Closing remarks at roundtable to discuss future of the Car Block Exemption en  
  KROES Neelie
  Brussels  European Commission
 
14 January    Latest Developments in EC Competition Law en  
  TOFT Torben
  Beijing, China  EU-China Workshop on the Abuse of Dominant Market Position in China
 
08 January    Avoiding the protectionist trap en  
  KROES Neelie
  Paris, France  Conference "Nouveau Monde, Nouveau Capitalisme"
 
  
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