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Wednesday, 14 May 2014

10.00 – 11.00


11.00 – 11.30

Opening address

Mona El Garf, President of the Egyptian Competition Authority:

11.30 – 12.30


12. 30 – 3pm

Session 1: Layout of competition legislation

12.30- 1pm

Mourad Greiss: Abuse of Dominance under a Sharia-compliant Competition Law: A Consumer-Welfare Approach? Implications for MENA Competition Authorities

1.30 – 2pm

Norhan Ossama, Cairo University: Optimal design of leniency programs: How does corruption matter?

2. – 2.30 pm

Patrick Krauskopf, University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur: Three concepts of market power: single, collective and relative dominance

2.30 – 3 pm

Tea break

3.30  – 4 pm

Keynote address

Stefan Voigt, President of the Institute for Law and Economics, University of Hamburg:

“Assessing the effects of new competition laws”

4 – 4.30 pm

Welcome address

Ashraf Mansour, Prime Founder of the German University of Cairo

Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between GUC and University of Hamburg

4.30 – 5 pm

Campus tour

4.30 – 5 pm

Meeting of GUC-ILE research executive committee

End of day 1

7.30 - 10pm

AGON Partners Dinner

Academia meets Industry & Practitioners

Hyatt at Nile [by invitation only]

Thursday, 15 May 2014

9.30 – 11 am

Session 2: Application of competition laws

9.30 – 10 am

Christian Müller, German University of Cairo: Vertical dependencies in the car-sales industry: Scope for government interventions?

10 – 10.30 am

Dalia Salim, Legal researcher: Egypt-case No. 35/2013 Misdemeanor of Cairo Economic Court; Prosecution v. Ezz Steel Group – First court instance under Egyptian Competition law.

10.30  11 am

Vera Bibawi, German University of Cairo: Abuse of market power? Empirical results for the Swiss car distribution industry

11 – 11.30 am

Tea break

11.30 – 12 am

Special feature talk

Lawyer  -corporation interactive session

Fabio Babey, Sarah Umbricht, AGON Partners and Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur: Immunity and settlements: A Question of Incentives

12 – 12.15 am


12.15 – 1 pm


End of day 2

Friday, 16 May 2014


Excursion: The Great Pyramids and Sakkara Pyramids

End of conference