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Competition Law Asia-Pacific Conference
7 & 8 September 2022
Digital ConferenceDelivered Live (SGT Time) & On-Demand Afterwards

Ruben Maximiano
Regional Manager and Senior Competition Expert at OECD


Ruben Lapa Maximiano is a Regional Manager and Senior Competition Expert at the OECD in Paris since 2014 and a lecturer at Lille Catholic University since 2015, where he teaches EU Merger Control course at Masters 2 level. At the OECD he is responsible for the work on competition policy in Asia Pacific region and coordinates the work on the Covid-19 crisis in the Competition Division

Before joining the OECD, Mr. Maximiano worked at the European Commission for nearly 5 years, having worked mostly on merger control in a number of sectors and been a part of the Financial Crisis Task Force where he worked on a number of state aid cases in the banking sector. Prior to that he worked at the Portuguese Competition Authority where he was Senior Legal Case Handler and as a Lawyer in Vieira de Almeida & Associados in Lisbon, Portugal in the Competition Law and Telecoms regulation field. He also trained at Squire, Sanders & Dempsey in Brussels. He is admitted to the Portuguese Bar. Mr. Maximiano received an LL.M. in European Law from the College of Europe, Belgium (2001).

Agenda Sessions

  • Addressing the Challenges of 2022: Cost of Living Crisis, Inflation & Disruption to Supply Chains