Competition Law Asia
Understand how regulators across Asia are approaching enforcement and corporates are adapting their strategies to remain compliant.
The definitive review of regional and global competition law trends, bringing together communities across Asia. Run by the team that brings you the Advanced EU Competition Law Conferences.
Regulators, in-house counsel and thought leading pioneers of competition law from across Asia that spoke in 2019 include:
Highlights at the 2019 conference included:
Competition Law Asia 2019 is tailored specifically for the needs of corporate counsel whether they are specialists in antitrust or generalists who need a firm understanding of how competition law is developing in the region and what it means for their company. Join 70+ practitioners including regulators, in-house counsel and top private practice lawyers from across Asia to discuss strategies, share best practice and network with your peers.
Regulators’ Roundtable: Enforcement Priorities
Review enforcement and other policy developments in the region with representatives from key regional competition authorities including Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Brunei Darussalam and Vietnam (with more to be confirmed shortly). We will examine whether there is heightened competition law scrutiny across the region and to what extent there is convergence in competition law enforcement.
Navigating Competition Regulation
During this practical session our panel of in-house speakers will share their top tips on how to work with the authorities and how best to put policy and law into practice by communicating competition law risks to business teams. They will review extraterritorial enforcement in the region, analyse procedural challenges and discuss due process.
Focus on China: Where Are We A Year After SAMR?
Where are we after the creation of the State Administration for Market Regulation? Review their approach to competition law a year on. This session will also offer an update on current developments in China including filing requirements and timelines in mergers to ensure that you are fully up to date on the latest developments in this difficult, but vitally important, jurisdiction.
The Role of the Legal Department
Explore the responsibilities of the legal departments including how to create holistic compliance programmes tailored for your company's needs, the use of new technology including how enforcers approach electronic evidence and how to conduct corporate risk assessments. Our panel of experts will share their top tips on how to make risk real and relatable to commercial staff and how to manage reputational issues in case of an investigation.
Merger Control Developments Across Asia
Analyse the different approaches taken by regional competition authorities to merger control including what lessons can be learnt from Uber/Grab merger and current developments in remedies. Our speakers will offer practical tips on how to deal with a complex patchwork of regimes in Asia when managing multijurisdictional mergers.
E-Commerce & Verticals Restraints
As the e-commerce sector continues growing across Asia, it is essential to understand the current global and regional competition law challenges it presents. Our panel of speakers will consider the issues surrounding e-commerce including, Most Favoured Nation (MFNs) clauses and dual distribution, as well as offer you guidance to ensure that you remain compliant.
Special Networking Drinks Reception!
Join us for a special drinks reception after Day 1 of the Conference, 12th June July at 17:00.
Meet fellow in-house lawyers from major multinational companies, policy makers and leading competition practitioners from across Asia - share practical experiences and build communities.
We have a limited number of complimentary passes available for in-house counsel to attend the conference and drinks reception.