Programme

8.30-9.00 Registration and coffee

9.00 Welcome by Pál Szilágyi, director of the Competition Law Research Center

9.00-9.10 Welcome address by Peter Darak, president of the Curia

First panel: Most recent policy and legal developments

Chaired by Tihamer Toth (PPKE Faculty of Law)

9.10-9.30 Adam Jasser, president of the Polish competition authority (UOiKK)

9.30-9.50 Andras Toth, chairman of the Competition Council of the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) - pdfSlides

9.50-10.10 István Szente, director general of the Hungarian Authority of Consumer Protection (NFH)

10.10-10.30 Veronica Manfredi, head of unit, DG Justice and Consumers, European Commission:  Stepping up awareness and enforcement of EU consumer rights: the yet unexploited potential of the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive - pptSlides

10.30-10.40 Questions, comments

10.40-11.00 Coffee break
Second panel: Cosmetics

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

11.00-11.20: Krisztina Grimm (GVH): The Hungarian experience with cosmetics ads - pptxSlides

11.20-12.10 Panel discussion with Csecsei Roland (Avon), Prof. Michel Cannarsa (Catholique University Lyon), Prof. Susanne Augenhofer (Humboldt Universitat, Berlin), Prof. Mark Patterson (Fordham University, New York)

12.10-13.10 Buffet Lunch

Third panel: Social media

chaired by Virág Balogh, Telekom

13.10-13.30 Prof. Monika Namysłowska (University of Lodz): UCP issues with the social media - Slides

13.30-14.00 Panel discussion with Prof. Mark Patterson, Prof. Michel Cannarsa, Prof. Susanne Augenhofer, Marina Catallozzi

Fourth panel: Judicial control of administrative decisions

Chaired by Gusztáv Bacher, attorney, president of the LIDC - Slides of the panel

14.00-14.20: Kati Cseres (University of Amsterdam): The role of judicial review in proceedings under UCP acts - pptSlides

14.20-15.10: Panel discussion with Gergely Barabas (Municipal Court), Attila KÅ‘halmi (Competition Council) (pptxslides), Prof. Monika Namyslowska (slides), Peter Aranyi (Hungarian Authority of Consumer Protection), Marina Catallozzi (Italian Competition Authority)

15.10. Closing remarks by Tihamer Toth