Arbitrating Competition Law

A seminar for In-House Counsel, International Arbitration and Competition Lawyers

Leading lawyers, arbitrators, barristers and economists examine the convergence of competition law claims and international arbitration disputes and the lessons to be learnt for decision makers and practitioners in these fields.


Panel 1 – Resolving Competition Disputes

Dr Boaz Moselle, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting 
Dr. Boaz Moselle is an economist specialised in energy markets, who has worked in academia, consulting and government. As a consultant he has provided advice to governments and corporations in many countries on a wide range of energy policy, competition and regulatory matters, including renewable generation, energy efficiency and security of supply. He has provided written and oral testimony to courts, international tribunals and various parliamentary committees.



Mark Sansom, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Mark Sansom covers the full range of contentious and non-contentious work, including competition litigation, investigations, advisory and transactional matters. Mark specialises in cartel and dominance investigations and has handled many cases brought by the EU and UK regulators. Mark defends clients from competition damages actions in the UK courts and Competition Appeal Tribunal. He handles both the investigation and litigation stages of these cases, allowing clients to keep the same defence team from start to finish.



Dr Johannes P Willheim, Partner, Willheim Müller Attorneys at Law
Dr. Johannes P. Willheim, M.B.L.-HSG, LL.M was trained internationally in corporate and commercial law, with a strong focus on EU and US antitrust law and economics. He has been acting as party representative as well as arbitrator in international arbitration proceedings concerning, in particular, commercial matters (involving joint ventures, licensing and distribution issues), energy cases (mostly price revisions, contract and antitrust matters), corporate cases (such as shareholder of post-transaction disputes) and infrastructure project and investment related disputes often involving insurance issues.


Panel 2 – Evaluating Arbitration as a Resolution Forum

Nicholas Green QC, Brick Court Chambers
Nicholas Green QC is joint head of Brick Court Chambers. He specialises in all aspects of competition, European, regulatory and administrative law. He regularly appears before all levels of the domestic English court from the High Court to the Supreme Court and the Privy Council and in a range of specialist tribunals including the Competition Appeals Tribunal. He also appears as Counsel in international arbitrations on behalf of international companies and governments. At European level he has appeared in oral hearings before the European Commission in competition cases and in approximately 100 cases before the European Court on a range of subjects with an emphasis on competition law.



Dr Jorge Padilla, Head of Compass Lexecon, Europe 
Dr. Jorge Padilla advises clients on a variety of competition policy and intellectual property issues, covering a wide range of industries, including electricity, entertainment, media, retailing, technology, telecommunications and transportation.  He has advised on various cases and given expert testimony before the Cypriot, Dutch, French, German, Irish, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and UK competition authorities, as well as in cases before the European Commission. He has also submitted written testimony to the European Court of First Instance and the UK Competition Appeals Tribunal in state aid, cartel, merger control and abuse of dominance cases.



Dr. Lorenzo Coppi, Senior Vice President, Compass Lexecon
Dr. Lorenzo Coppi has a wealth of experience in the application of economics to competition law cases and regulation. Dr. Coppi has worked on a variety of EU, US, and UK mergers as well as on cases involving various allegations of anticompetitive practices under EU, US, and UK competition law, in litigation and regulatory settings.  Dr. Coppi’s analytic focus has been on merger analysis, state aid, market definition, assessment of market power, abusive pricing practices, and the market impact of cartels. His sector expertise includes financial markets, various high-technology industries, media and telecommunications, chemicals, retailing, beverage and distilled spirits industries, and several consumer goods industries.

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