Does EU Competition Policy Need Reform?

The context in which European businesses operate is changing. Challenges related to the lack of a global level playing field, the emergence of the digital economy and the need to strengthen the EU’s competitiveness have led to a growing momentum for a debate on the ‘fitness’ of EU competition policy. This Policy Dialogue will assess how EU competition law is dealing with these issues and explore if and which reforms are needed to meet current and future challenges. How can EU law best ensure free competition within the Single Market? Should EU firms be protected from international unfair practices? These and other questions will be explored by our panellists.



Maria Jaspers, Head of Unit Antitrust case support and policy, European Commission

Karin Lunning, Deputy Director General, Swedish Competition Authority

Philippe Lambrecht, Chair of BusinessEurope Legal Affairs Committee Director-Secretary General, Federation of Enterprises in Belgium

Fabian Zuleeg, Chief Executive, European Policy Centre

Marta Pilati, Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre (Moderator)


Feb 13 2020


09:30 - 11:00

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Feb 13 2020
  • Time: 03:30 - 05:00


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