Competition Law in CEE countries – February 25

22 februarie 2014 at 12:01

Competition Law in CEE Countries

A non-CLE Teleconference Panel Discussion proudly presented by
ABA Section of International Law
International Antitrust Law Committee

By Teleconference Only
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST /
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM CET


The program will cover major antitrust developments in CEE countries. The discussion will address developments in Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Republic of Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine and the Eurasian Economic Area.
Main topics include:

  • Legislative snapshot – major developments (is there anything substantial on the horizon such as introduction of leniency, criminalization of cartels, change of merger control thresholds, etc.)
  • What are the enforcement priorities of the regulators?
  • Enforcement record and trends
  • What specific industries appear as targets or as likely targets of investigation?
  • Landmark cases


  • Ingrid Vandenborre, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP


  • Astrid Ablasser-Neuhuber, Partner, bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte
  • Aleksander Stawicki, Partner, WKB Wierciński, Kwieciński, Baehr Sp.k.
  • Vassily Rudomino, Senior Partner, ALRUD Law Firm
  • Boris Babić, Senior Partner, Babić and Partners Law Firm Ltd.

*It is expected that participants in the debate will also include practitioners of local law firms from CEE jurisdictions not represented on the panel, including: Stepanovski, Papakul and partners from Belarus, Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchuko & Velichkov from Bulgaria,  Allen & Overy LLP from Czech Republic, Raidla Lejins & Norcous from Estonia, Raidla Lejins & Norcous from Latvia, Raidla Lejins & Norcous from Lithuania, Szecskay Attorneys at Law from Hungary, Sayat Zholshy & Partners Law Firm from Republic of Kazakhstan, bpv Grigorescu Ştefănică from Romania, Prica & Partners from Serbia, Čechhová & Partners from Slovakia, Jadek & Pensa from Slovenia, ELG Attorneys at Law from Turkey, and Asters from Ukraine.

Registration Rates:

$15 – Section of International Law Members
$25 – SIL Non-Members