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Speeches in 2011

14 December    A fair and open system for payments in the Single Market en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Strasbourg, France  European Parliament
 
07 December    Quantity and quality in economic assessments en  
  ITALIANER Alexander
  Brussels  Charles River Associates Annual Conference
 
02 December    State aid and distortion of competition en  
  VAN DER WEE Dominique
  Islamabad, Pakistan  Conference on "Competition Enforcement Challenges & Consumer Welfare"
 
01 December    Unleashing Europe’s potential for growth: The role of competition policy en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Brussels  Competition Summit 2011
 
28 November    Consequences of non-compliance: the EU experience en  
  TOFT Torben
  Beijing, China  2nd AML Competition Week 2011 in China
 
28 November    The importance of competition policy for the EU economy en  
  VAN DER WEE Dominique
  Beijing, China  Conference on "Competition Law and Policy & the Business Opportunity"
 
24 November    Competition – what's in it for consumers? en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Poznan, Poland  European Competition and Consumer Day
 
22 November    Work programme for 2012 en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  European Parliament  European Parliament, ECON Committee
 
11 November    Developments in State aid policy en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Berlin  State Aid Round Table - BDI
 
11 November    Introduction en  
  ITALIANER Alexander
  Global Competition Review special report  The European Antitrust Review 2012
 
21 October    The power of the markets, the role of public policy en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Bucharest, Romania  Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies
 
21 October    Fuelling growth in Romania: The role of competition policy en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Bucharest, Romania  Romanian Competition Council
 
18 October    Best Practices for antitrust proceedings and the submission of economic evidence and the enhanced role of the Hearing Officer en  
  ITALIANER Alexander
  Paris  OECD Competition Committee Meeting
 
12 October    Building Europe’s future payments market en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Brussels  Next Generation Cards and Payments conference
 
11 October    Zero tolerance for international cartels en  
  ITALIANER Alexander
  Bruges, Belgium  ICN Cartel Workshop 2011
 
06 October    Stoking growth in Europe: a time for bold decisions en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Brussels  Polish Presidency Conference : Sources of Growth in Europe
 
04 October    The impact of the crisis State aid regime for banks en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Brussels  European Economic and Social Committee
 
01 October    Revised EU competition rules for supply and distribution agreements en  
  PEEPERKORN Lucas
    Finnish Competition Law Yearbook
 
01 October    Stability and competition in EU banking during the financial crisis: the role of state aid control en  
  KOOPMAN Gert-Jan
    Competition policy international
 
30 September    SGEI reform: Presenting the draft legislation en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Bruges, Belgium  College of Europe
 
22 September    Public enforcement and private damages actions in antitrust en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Brussels  European Parliament, ECON Committee
 
20 September    Presentation of Comission decision on HSH Nordbank and State of Play on State Aid rules to banks en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Brussels  European Commission
 
16 September    New challenges in mergers and antitrust en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Florence, Italy  IBA annual competition conference
 
15 September    State aid control as a resolution tool in the EU en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Wrocław, Poland  Eurofi Financial Forum 2011
 
08 September    Policy Objectives in Merger Control en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  New York City, USA  Fordham competition conference
 
12 July    Competition policy in 2010 and the SGEI reform en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Brussels  European Parliament
 
28 June    Improving Europe’s competitiveness in the global economy en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  London  BritishAmerican Business Conference
 
24 June    The new economic climate: driving competition in key sectors en  
  ITALIANER Alexander
  London  Chatham House
 
21 June    Las claves de la política de competencia en la estrategia europea es  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Madrid, Spain  Jornadas Anuales de la CNC
 
17 June    Beyond the banking crisis: another chapter in Ireland's history of resilience en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Dublin, Ireland  Federation of International Banks in Ireland
 
16 June    Public services for a better Europe en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Budapest, Hungary  The European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing Public services
 
01 June    Recent trends in EU merger control en  
  MADERO VILLAREJO Cecilio
  Beijing, China  7th International Conference on Competition Law and Policy
 
30 May    Closing remarks: Convergence in the ECN, the way forward en  
  ITALIANER Alexander
  Budapest, Hungary  European Competition Day
 
30 May    Fair process in the EU competition enforcement en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Budapest, Hungary  European Competition Day
 
26 May    An integrated approach to State aid en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Brussels  European State Aid Law Institute Conference
 
21 May    Commencement address at Suffolk University en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Boston, USA  Suffolk University, Boston
 
18 May    A new decade for the International Competition Network en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  The Hague, The Netherlands  10th Annual Conference of the International Competition Network
 
16 May    Competition Policy Issues in Financial Markets en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  London  CASS Business School
 
12 May    Reform of EU State aid rules on the Services of General Economic Interest en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Committee of the Regions, Brussels  Committee of the Regions
 
02 May    Reforming EU State aid rules on public services: The way forward en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Brussels  European Policy Center
 
28 April    Introductory remarks for panel session on "Enforcement of competition law: the global and local perspective", Competition Law Conference, Seoul en  
  MADERO VILLAREJO Cecilio
  Seoul, South Korea  International Bar Association/ Korean Bar Association
 
28 April    Introductory speech at the Competition Law Conference, International Bar Association/ Korean Bar Association, Seoul en  
  MADERO VILLAREJO Cecilio
  Seoul, South Korea  International Bar Association/ Korean Bar Association
 
19 April    Staying ahead of the curve in EU competition policy en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Brussels  Global Competition Law Centre
 
14 April    Cartels: the priority in competition enforcement en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Berlin, Germany  15th International Conference on Competition: A Spotlight on Cartel Prosecution
 
13 April    Statement by Commissioner Almunia on the detergent powder cartel settlement en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Brussels  European Commission
 
08 April    Recent developments and future priorities in EU competition policy en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  St. Gallen, Switzerland  International Competition Law Forum
 
25 March    EU priorities and competition enforcement en  
  ITALIANER Alexander
  Dublin, Ireland  Institute for European and International Affairs
 
22 March    SGEI reform and the application of competition rules to the financial sector: themes for dialogue with the European Parliament
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Brussels  European Parliament
 
10 March    Merger Regulation in the EU after 20 years en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Brussels  IBA Antitrust Committee and the European Commission
 
03 March    The future of European competition law in high-tech industries en  
  MADERO VILLAREJO Cecilio
  Brussels  Annual Conference on European Antitrust Law, Academy of European Law (ERA)
 
01 March    Doing business in Europe: the review of the rules on co-operation agreements between competitors en  
  ITALIANER Alexander
  Brussels  Studienvereinigung Kartellrecht Conference
 
11 February    General Court confirms the comprehensive effectiveness of the Commission’s inspection powers vis-a`-vis professional associations and their governing bodies en  
  DOHMS Rüdiger
    Journal of European Competition Law & Practice
 
11 February    Taking stock and looking forward: a year at the helm of EU competition en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Paris, France  Conference: “New Frontiers of Antitrust 2011”
 
02 February    Landesbanken and the EU competition rules en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Berlin, Germany  9th Handelsblatt annual conference
 
26 January    Prohibition of the proposed merger of Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Brussels  European Commission
 
14 January    How competition policy contributes to competitiveness and social cohesion en  
  ALMUNIA Joaquín
  Lisbon, Portugal  Europa 2011 - Regulação e Competitividade
 
  
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