13th IBA Competition Mid-Year Conference

15 Jun - 16 Jun 2017

Session information

Enforcement procedure


Antitrust Section (Lead)
Asia Pacific Regional Forum


Procedural fairness is a broad term that can mean different things to different people. This panel will consider the impact which adherence to principles of procedural fairness has on the ability of authorities to avoid erroneous decisions and formulate sound competition policies. Aspects that will be considered include procedural aspects such as:

  • Granting early access to the file
  • Respecting legal privileges
  • Appropriate sharing of information among agencies and the relevance of consent of the parties
  • Granting access to third-party witness interviews and cross-examination of witnesses at oral hearings
  • Offering the ability to make oral presentations
  • Providing detailed Statement of Objections
  • Offering the ability to adequately comment on all the facts that the authority intends to rely on in its decision
  • Assuring the ability to be represented by counsel

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Marc Reysen REYCOL , Frankfurt, Germany; Senior Vice Chair, Antitrust Section


Kris Dekeyser European Commission, Brussels, Belgium
Samir Gandhi Axiom5 Law Chambers LLP, New Delhi, Delhi, India; Journal Editor, Antitrust Section
Jae Young Kim Yoon & Yang, Seoul, South Korea
Michael Kim Kobre & Kim, New York, New York, USA
Hyungbae Kim Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC), Sejong, South Korea