31st Annual IBA Communications and Competition Law Conference

25 Apr - 26 Apr 2022

Session information

Merger trends in the technology and telecommunications sectors


Antitrust Section (Lead)
Communications Law Committee (Lead)


The session will examine and review the latest mergers in the telecoms, media and tech sectors. The panel will discuss key issues, trends and themes coming out of these recent mergers including horizontal consolidation, vertical aspects, the importance of data, market definition in dynamic markets.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Sam Feder Jenner & Block, Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Regulators Liaison Officer, Communications Law Committee
Kyriakos Fountoukakos Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, Brussels, Belgium; Vice Chair, Antitrust Section


Kirsten Edwards-Warren Compass Lexecon, London, England
Jared Hughes US Department of Justice - Antitrust Division, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Juan Jimenez-Laiglesia PEREZ-LLORCA, Madrid, Spain
Annemiek Wilpshaar European Commission DG for Competition, Brussels, Belgium
Angeline Woods Uber, Amsterdam, Netherlands