Venue: Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), 9 Széchenyi István tér, 1051 Budapest

Date: 11 November 2015

Draft Agenda

8.30 – 9.00            Registration

9.00 – 10.15         Opening Session

  • Welcome words by Mr Miklós Juhász, President of the GVH (the Hungarian Competition Authority) (HU)

  • Welcome words by Mr Barna Berke, Minister of State for Cooperation in European and International Affairs at the Ministry of Justice (HU)

10.15 – 11.30        I. Session: A discussion between the former and the current leaders of the GVH

Moderator: Mr Egon Dienes-Oehm, Judge, Constitutional Court (HU)

Members of the roundtable:


11.30 – 12.00       Coffee Break

12.00 – 13.15       II. Session: Competition Policy in Transition Economies – Regional Approach

Moderator: Mr John Davies, Head of Competition Division (OECD-DAF)


  • Mr András Tóth, Chair of Competition Council and Vice-President of the GVH (HU)


13.15 – 14.30       Lunch break

14.30 – 15.45        III. Session:   UCP panel: The Transformation of Consumer Law in the last 25 years

Moderator: Mr Jason Freeman, CMA, Director, Consumer Law (UK)


  • Mr Tamás András Molnár, adviser, DG Justice and Consumers of the European Commission (EU)

  • Mr Antonio Mancini, Senior official of Directorate General for Consumer Protection AGCM (IT)


15.45 – 16.15       Coffee break

16.15 – 17.30        IV. Session:   Information exchange and operation of information databases - competition concerns

Moderator: Mr Tihamér Tóth, Assistant Professor, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences (HU)


  • Mr Kris Dekeyser, Acting Director,DG Competition of the European Commission (EU)

  • Ms Anna Miks, Member of Competition Council of the GVH (HU)


17:30 – 18.00       Closing remarks

Mr Pál Csiszár, Director of DG Competition of the European Commission (EU)

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