ASCOLA South East Europe

South East Europe chapter of ASCOLA Academic Society for Competition Law

ASCOLA South East Europe is a regional chapter of the Academic Society for Competition Law convened by Prof. Jasminka Pecotic Kaufman, University of Zagreb-Faculty of Economics and Business and Prof. Alexandr Svetlicinii, University of Macau, as chapter co-directors.

ASCOLA South East Europe promotes the development and scholarly research of Competition Law on the national, supranational and international level with special focus on the SEE jurisdictions: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia.

It facilitates legal and economic discussion of the objectives, contents and development of Competition Law in the SEE region between countries and cultures and fosters its purpose by means of conferences and other professional activities.

ASCOLA SEE WEBINAR SERIES

Registration link for the webinar series

Webinar 1

Wed Sept 30, 2020, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CET

Title: IDENTIFYING MAIN CHALLENGES TO EFFECTIVE COMPETITION LAW ENFORCEMENT IN SOUTH-EAST EUROPE

Moderator: Alexandr Svetlicinii, University of Macau

Speakers:

Dusan Popovic, University of Belgrade

Jasminka Pecotic Kaufman, University of Zagreb

Martina Sever, Law Firm Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & partners

Webinar 2

Thur Oct 15, 2020, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CET

Title: COMPETITION LAW ENFORCEMENT DURING COVID-19 PANDEMICS IN SOUTH-EAST EUROPE – LESSONS AND EXPERIENCES

Moderator: Alexandr Svetlicinii, University of Macau

Speakers:

Valentin Mircea, Mircea & Associates (Romania)

Srdjana Petronijevic, Schoenherr (Serbia)

Zoya Todorova, Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. (Bulgaria)

Webinar 3

Mon Oct 19, 2020, 3:00-4:00 p.m. CET

Title: ANTITRUST AND POLITICS - THE US EXPERIENCE

Moderator: Jasminka Pecotic Kaufman, University of Zagreb

Speaker:

Spencer Weber Waller, Loyola University Chicago

The Political Misuse of Antitrust, PowerPoint presentation

Discussants:

Maciej Bernatt, University of Warsaw

Alexandr Svetlicinii, University of Macau

The presentation is based on two papers by Professor Waller:

A) The Political Face of Antitrust https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3660946

B) The Political Misuse of Antitrust: Doing the Right Thing for the Wrong Reason https://www.competitionpolicyinternational.com/the-political-misuse-of-antitrust-doing-the-right-thing-for-the-wrong-reason/

Webinar 4

Thur, Oct 29, 2020, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CET

Title: LANDMARK CASES IN SEE COUNTRIES – WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED SO FAR?

Moderator: Jasminka Pecotic Kaufman, University of Zagreb

Speakers:

Ermal Nazifi, University of Tirana (Albania)

Avdylkader Mucaj, University of Prizren (Kosovo)

Miro Martinović, Kvesić&Martinović (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Webinar 5

Thur, Nov 12, 2020, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CET

Title: EXPERIENCES WITH EU LAW ENFORCEMENT AND TRANSPOSING THE ECN+ DIRECTIVE IN EU MEMBER STATES

Moderator: Alexandr Svetlicinii, University of Macau

Speakers:

Gabriela Edreva, Ernst & Young (Bulgaria)

Andrej Matvoz, Slovenian Competition Protection Agency

Mirta Kapural, Agency for Protection of Market Competition (Croatia)

Webinar 6

Thur, Nov 26, 2020, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CET

Title: ANTITRUST DAMAGES IN SEE COUNTRIES – EXPERIENCES AND CHALLENGES

Moderator: Jasminka Pecotic Kaufman, University of Zagreb

Speakers:

Vlatka Butorac Malnar, University of Rijeka (Croatia)

Andrej Fatur, Fatur Menard Law Firm (Slovenia)

Donka Stoyanova, Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. (Bulgaria)

Lucian Bozian, D&B David and Baias (Romania)

Webinar 7

Thur, Dec 10, 2020, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CET

Title: COMPETITION LAW RESEARCH IN SEE – DIRECTIONS FOR LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP

Moderator: Alexandr Svetlicinii, University of Macau

Speakers:

Dr. Jurgita Malinauskaite, Brunel University London

Prof. Jasminka Pecotic Kaufman, University of Zagreb

Prof. Dijana Markovic Bajalovic, University of East Sarajevo

Contact:

ascola.see.chapter@gmail.com


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