On Thursday 22 November and Friday 23 November 2018 Dr Erik-Jan Zippro and Dr Rogier Meijer acted as keynote speakers at a conference entitled “Private Enforcement of European Competition and State Aid Law: Current challenges and the way forward.”
The conference was organized by the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (INspiRE) of the University of Augsburg. Dr Zippro and Dr Meijer discussed the private enforcement of EU Competition Law in the Netherlands after the implementation of the Damages Directive 2014/104/EU.
Other speakers at the conference included Prof Dr Thomas M.J. Mollers (Augsburg), Prof Dr Wolfgang Wurmnest (Augsburg), Prof Dr Wulf-Henning Roth (Bonn), Dr Johannes Holzwarth (DG Competition, European Commission), Prof Dr Jens-Uwe Franck (Mannheim), Dr Tatjana Mühlbach (Buntscheck, München), Prof Dr Florian Wagner-von Papp (University College London), Dr Rafael Amaro (University Paris Descartes), Prof Dr Enrico Camilleri (Palermo), Dr Ingo Brinker (Gleiss Lutz, München), Prof Dr Willemien den Ouden (Leiden), Prof Dr Jacobine van den Brink (Amsterdam), Dr Fernando Pastor-Merchante (IE University Madrid), Luca Rossi (European Commission), Prof Sebastian Unger (Ruhr University Bochum), Prof François Lichère (Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University), Prof Roberto Caranta (University of Turin), Benedetta Biancardi (University of Turin) and Prof Luis Arroyo Jiménez (University of Castilla-La Mancha).
The various contributions will be published in book form by Kluwer Law International mid-2019.