IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Room C3.2, Convention Centre, Level 3

Session information

Risks for dominant firms, including exclusivity, rebates and bundling

Thursday 12 October (1430 - 1730)

Room C3.2, Convention Centre, Level 3


Antitrust Section (Lead)


What sort of conduct by firms that may possess market power might make them vulnerable to charges of abuse of dominance? Can they require that customers have exclusive relationships? Can they bundle products? Can they pay rebates? What other conduct might be risky? Our expert panel, including enforcers, will explore what the boundaries are and what might pose risks.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Samir Gandhi Axiom5 Law Chambers LLP, New Delhi, Delhi, India; Journal Editor, Antitrust Section
Pieter Otto Steyn Werksmans/LEX Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa; Co-Chair, Antitrust Section


S L Bunker Competition Commission of India, New Delhi, India
Professor Allan Fels AO University of Melbourne Law School, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia
Renata Bianca Hesse Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Cecilio Madero Villarejo European Commission - DG Competition, Brussels, Belgium
Rod Sims Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia