Program - 2014

Second Annual Unfair Commercial Practices Conference

March 13th, 2014

Venue: Budapest, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Conference Hall, H-1088 Budapest, Szentkirályi u. 28.

8.30-9.00 Registration and coffee

9.00 Welcome by Balázs Schanda, Pro-Dean, PPCU Faculty of Law and Political Sciences

 

First panel: General and policy issues

9.00-9.20 Attila Kőhalmi, member of the Competition Council: The importance of UCP cases for the Hungarian Competition Authority - pptxThe slides are available here.

9.20-9.50 Sophie Ridoux, DG Justice EU Commission, Brussels: Overview of the main conclusions of the Commission's Report on the application of the UCP Directive and the revision of the 2009 UCPD Guidance document - The slides are available here.

9.50-10.10 Spencer W. Waller, Loyola School of Law, Chicago: U.S. experience with misleading advertising and the role of class action law suits - pptxThe slides are available here.

10.10-10.30 Questions and Comments

10.30-11.00 Coffee break

Second panel: Health claims

chaired by Virág Balogh, Hungarian Advertising Association, secretary general

11.00-11.20 Monika Namysłowska (University of Lodz): The Polish experience with health claims - The slides are available here.

11.20-11.40 Tihamér Tóth (Pázmány, Competition Law Research Center): The experience of the Hungarian Competition Authority - pptThe slides are available here.

11.40-12.00 Alessandro Palmieri (University of Sienna): The Italian experience with health claims - pptThe slides are available here.

12.00-12.10 Krisztina Grimm (head of unit, GVH): Reflections from the Hungarian Competition Authority - pptxThe slides are available here. (updated)

12.10-12.30 Questions and Comments

12.30-13.30 Buffet Lunch

Third panel: up to claims

chaired by Ildikó Fazekas, president of the Self-regulatory Advertising Board

13.30-13.50 Nagy Csongor István (Szeged University): Overview of the Hungarian Competition Authority’s practice - pptThe slides are available here.

13.50-14.10 Joasia Luzak (University of Amsterdam): The Dutch experience with ‘up to’ claims - The slides are available here.

14.10-14.30 Péter Galambos (Telenor): How can a telecom company comply with the rules? - pptxThe slides are available here.

14.30-14.40 Krisztina Grimm (head of unit GVH): Reflections from the Hungarian Competition Authority - pptxThe slider are available here.

14.40-15.00 Alessandro Palmieri (University of Sienna): The Italian experience with up tp claims - The slides are available here.

15.00 Closing remarks, Tihamér Tóth