Delegation of the European Union to Japan

Competition Law Enforcement in the Digital Economy

30/08/2019 - 03:02
Conference/seminar

The Japan Fair Trade Commission and the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition will hold an international conference titled "Competition Law Enforcement in the Digital Economy" on Thursday, 19th September, 2019 as follows.

It takes place as competition authorities and governments consider the issues and challenges in assessing competition in the digital economy and what is required from the competition framework to promote innovation and consumer benefits.
 
Speakers from academia, the business sector and both the JFTC and DG Competition will discuss how the benefits of digitalisation can be realised for consumers and the broader economy. They will explore the range of challenges for competition authorities stemming from digitalisation and how authorities are tailoring some aspects of their approach to these markets. The speakers will also consider whether existing policy frameworks need to be adapted in response to digitalisation.

Title

Competition Law Enforcement in the Digital Economy

Date

Thursday, September 19, 2019
13:00 – 17:45

Venue

the Delegation of the European Union to Japan
(Europa House, 4-6-28 Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku 106-0047, Tokyo)

Language

Japanese/English (simultaneous interpretation provided)

Fee

Free
(pre-registration required via the registration form below.
The deadline for registration is Monday 16 September 2019.
https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/EUJapanCompetitionWeek2019

Host

The Japan Fair Trade Commission,the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition

Please find the programme below.

19/09/2019

Delegation of the European Union to Japan
Europa House, 4-6-28 Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku

106-0047 Tokyo
Japan