Conférence - Competition in a Globalized World: the Role of Public Policies - 8 April 2019

Under the French G7 Presidency, Banque de France and the French Ministry of Economy and Finance organized, on April 8th 2019, a high-level conference on competition in a globalised world and the role of public policies. Bruno Le Maire, French Minister for Economy and Finance, opened the conference, and François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor of the Banque de France, closed the debates. Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for competition, gave a keynote speech on the main issues facing competition authorities in a globalised and digital world, and how to adapt merger rules.

8:45

Registration and welcome coffee

9:10-9.30

Opening address by Bruno Le Maire, French Minister for the Economy and Finances - Espace presse Bruno Le Maire

9:30-11.00

Session 1 – Why is competition important for growth, wages & monetary policy?

Chair:

Claudia Buch, Bundesbank Vice-President

Speakers:

Gilbert Cette, Banque de France Deputy Director General

Romain Duval, IMF Research Department Advisor

Carolyn A. Wilkins, Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor

11.00-11.20

Coffee break

11:20-13.00

Session 2 – Competition policies in a global and digital world: new challenges

Chair:

Isabelle de Silva, President French Competition Authority

Speakers:

Caroline Atkinson, Executive Committee, Peterson Institute for International Economics

Giuseppe Nicoletti, OECD Head of Structural Policy Analysis Division

Anne Perrot, Economist - Member of Council of Economic Analysis

Thomas Philippon, Professor of Finance NYU Stern

13.00-14.00

Buffet lunch

14:00-14.45

Keynote address by Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition

14:45-16.15

Session 3 – Competition and regulation in the financial sector

Chair:

Andrea Enria, Chair of Supervisory Board SSM

Speakers:

Marie-Anne Frison-Roche, Professor of Law Sciences Po

Peter Randall, SETL President

Xavier Vives, Professor of Economics and Finance IESE Business School

16.15-16.45

Coffee break

16:45-17.45

Policy Panel on the current state and the future of competition policies

 

Bruno Lasserre, Vice-President of France’s Council of State

Mario Monti, President of Bocconi University

Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition

Sylvie Goulard, Banque de France Deputy Governor, moderator

17:45

Closing address by François Villeroy de Galhau, Banque de France Governor

18:00

Cocktail

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