European Forum on

Digital Regulation & Policy

October 12 - 14, 2022 Chantilly, France
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Overview

The Steering Committee welcomes a distinguished group of 48 senior policy and regulation executives within digital firms from the EU and UK, and senior advisors to technology firms – including seasoned lawyers and public affairs advisors to discuss the regulatory, policy, competition law, and litigation environment surrounding digital-first businesses.

Using candid, seminar-style discussion, the group explores the real-world impacts of digital platform regulation and evolving legislatures.

2022 Steering Committee

This elite group, comprised of experts in the field, personally nominates all invitees and develops the Agenda, which forms the basis of our discussions.

Committee Members

  • Dr. Thomas G. Funke Partner, German & EU Antitrust Lawyer Osborne Clarke Brussels, Belgium & Cologne, Germany

    Dr. Thomas G. Funke is the co-head of the competition practice at Osborne Clarke. He advises on antitrust litigation, cartel investigations and digital antitrust.

     

    The European Commission retained Thomas to defend its E.ON/Innogy and RWE/E.ON merger clearances against sixteen third-party challenges in the General Court of the European Union. In the European Court of Justice and the German Supreme Court, Thomas secured decisions in Hydrogen Peroxide (C-352/13), Akzo v Commission (T-345/12), CDC v Commission (T-437/08) and the BGH Coffee Roaster litigation. He supported Microsoft in high-stakes damages litigation and represents Deutsche Bahn in one of the largest German follow-on actions against the members of the European trucks cartel.

     

    Thomas successfully defended industry leaders in European Commission cartel investigations, including a global automotive component supplier, a leading German retail group, an online payments provider and a digital champion from North America. Thomas also represented leniency recipients and negotiated settlements with the Bundeskartellamt. He has published on the EU block exemptions, antitrust procedure, energy regulation, vertical restraints, merger control and digital antitrust.

     

    “A great antitrust litigator and a pre-eminent figure in European cartel investigations” (WWL)

  • Thomas Graf Partner Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP Brussels, Belgium
  • Anne-Claire Hoyng Global Head of Competition Policy Prosus Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Anne-Claire Hoyng has over 15 years of experience as a competition economist. She joined Prosus as Global Head of Competition Policy in 2021, before that she was leading as Global Director the competition and consumer law team at Booking.com. She has also worked as in house competition economist/counsel for Liberty Global and KPN. Anne-Claire started her career as a Senior Case Handler at the Dutch Competition Authority. She previously taught Economics of Competition Law at the University of Utrecht and holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Amsterdam.

  • Carolyn Jameson Chief Trust Officer Trustpilot Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Kayvan Hazemi Jebelli Counsel CCIA Europe Brussels, Belgium
  • Alberta Laschena Partner KREAB Brussels, Belgium
  • Chloé MacEwen Senior Director Government Affairs Microsoft London, United Kingdom

    Chloé MacEwen is Senior Director UK Corporate, External and Legal for Microsoft in the UK leading advocacy on a range of issues including cybersecurity, privacy, competition and sustainability among others. Prior to this Chloé led Digital Markets Act issues and competition policy at Amazon.
    Chloé has a long history of working on EU and UK policy and regulation having led the Competition Commission’s policy work in the UK, served as a National Expert in the Competition Directorate of the European Commission and led mergers work during her time at the Office of Fair Trading.
    After her time in government and as a regulator she moved to Lloyds Banking Group where she held the roles of Head of Competition and Head of International Policy – leading external engagement during the Independent Commission on Banking’s investigation into Lloyds/HBOS and numerous Treasury Select Committee inquiries. Chloé also led campaigns on payments regulation and financial benchmarks liaising with national and EU legislators on all aspects of payments, countering money laundering and terrorist financing.

    Chloé holds a LLB and LLM from King’s College London and is a solicitor qualified in England & Wales.

  • Robin Noble Partner Oxera Consulting LLP Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Marc Pervès Senior Manager - Government Affairs Europe Apple Brussels, Belgium
  • Dr. Anselm Rodenhausen Head of Antitrust and Distribution Law Zalando SE Berlin, Germany

    Anselm is leading the antitrust & distribution law team at Zalando, the European platform for fashion. Prior to this, he has been focusing on competition law in the digital sector in different positions: as a lawyer in the Brussels office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, he advised telecoms, platforms and tech companies; as a Legal & Policy Officer with the European Commission (DG CONNECT) he helped developing the Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy. Anselm has published on a number of new legal aspects of the digital world and is also the author of a novel set in the digital society. He holds a PhD in media competition law from the University of Muenster (Germany) and a master degree from the University of Oxford.

Forum Director

  • Emily Scott Forum Director Cambridge Forums Toronto, Canada [email protected] M: +1 437 223 2813

    Emily holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Queen’s University. Before joining Cambridge Forums, Emily spent ten years working as an event manager; from leading full-scope event production of gala fundraisers in Toronto, to travelling the world as a destination wedding planner, managing each event from concept to onsite execution. Armed with deep expertise in relationship management and event logistics, Emily looks to deliver standout participant experiences as a Forum Director. Outside of the office, Emily can be found scouring Spotify for new music, hosting dinner parties for her friends and family, and perfecting her golf swing.

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