day 1 (JAN. 30)
day 2 (JAN. 31)



Competition Policy in Rapidly Rising Asia: Towards Dynamic Regulation and Legislation by William Kovacic, Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy, George Washington University

SESSION 1: Regulation with a New Lens: Fresh Perspectives on the Role of Competition Policy

Regulation with a New Lens: Fresh Perspectives on the Role of Competition Policy by Christine Qiang, Practice Manager, Global Investment and Competition, The World Bank Group

Competition Policy under New Perspectives for Asian Countries by Sakon Varanyuwatana, Chairman, Office of Trade Competition Commission (OTCC) of Thailand

Case Study: Singapore’s Point-to-Point Transport Sector by Ng Ee Kia, Assistant Chief Executive, Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS)

Regulation with a New Lens by Tetsushi Sonobe, Vice President, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

Regulation with a New Lens by Henry Schumacher, President, European Innovation, Technology, and Science Center Foundation

SESSION 2: Pro-competitive Legislation: Balancing Sectoral Interests and the Objectives of Antitrust

Legislation, Competition, and Regulation: A trilemma? Can they co-exist? by Stella Luz Quimbo, Representative, House of Representatives, Republic of the Philippines

Role of Competition Authority for pro-competitive legislation in Korea by Jaeho Moon, Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC)

Pro-competitive legislation:Balancing sectoral interests and the objectives of antitrust by Rizalina Mantaring, President, Management Association of the Philippines

Competition law and Policy regimes in developing countries by Hassan Qaqaya, Senior Fellow, Melbourne Law Masters, The University of Melbourne by

Government Policies and Regulation by Gwen Grecia-De Vera, Professor, College of Law, University of the Philippines by



Adapting Legislation for Competition in Public Utilities by Sherwin Gatchalian, Senator, Republic of the Philippines

SESSION 3: Into the Fold: Creating Secure and Business-friendly Policy Spaces

IS THERE SCOPE FOR A BUSINESS FRIENDLY REGULATORY FRAMEWORK by Ioannis Kokkoris, Professor of Law and Economics, Dean for International, Queen Mary University of London

Competition and Regulation: Practical considerations from developing countries by Graciela Miralles Murciego, Senior Economist, The World Bank Group

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