29 April 2016 – 31st antitrust lunch “Competition in the Aviation Sector”


Dear Friends,

antitrustitalia’s 31st lunch talk is scheduled on Friday, 29 April 2016 at Confindustria Bruxelles (Av. de la Joyeuse Entrée 1 – 1040 Bruxelles – Metro Schuman).

Daniel Boeshertz, Head of Unit Mergers – Transport, Post and other Services – of DG Competition at the European Commission, will give a presentation in English on:

“Competition in the Aviation Sector”

Daniel will discuss the main competition issues and DG COMP’s recent practice in the aviation sector. In particular, the presentation will (i) provide an overview of the Commission’s activities in the areas of state aid and antitrust, (ii) analyse recent merger cases, such as Ryanair / Aer Lingus III and  IAG / Air Lingus, covering various issues relating to market definition, competitive assessment and remedies, and (iii) discuss future developments in the aviation sector.

Daniel has been working at the European Commission since 1995. He is currently heading the merger control unit in charge of transport, post and other services in DG Competition. He also worked in DG Competition in the field of State aid, and in other Directorate Generals (in particular in the DG responsible for tax matters). Before joining the European Commission, he was a collaborator to Valeo, Procter&Gamble, and Arthur Andersen. Daniel is a regular lecturer on competition issues at HEC/CEMS. He graduated from ESCP Europe in 1989.

Refreshments will be provided at 12.30, the presentation will begin at 13.00 and will finish at 14:30.

Entrance is free for antitrustitalia members. For non-members, there will be a fee of €15 to cover the cost of the lunch. Please use this Eventbrite link to register for the event.  Receipts can be printed from the link directly.

As space is limited, please let us know if you are unable to attend, so that we can offer your place to other colleagues. For the non-members who will notify the cancellation by 27 April, the fee will be reimbursed directly from the link above.

antitrustitalia counts on your support!

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