Workshop: The German Experience under the EU Damages Directive

Next Tuesday, June the 16th, 2015, a workshop on The German Experience under the EU Damages Directive takes place in the Haus der Universität. The workshop is a cooperation between DICE, undefinedGeorge Washington University Law School Competition Law Center (CLC) und undefinedHausfeld.

You are welcome to participate.

Location: undefinedHaus der Universität, Schadowplatz 14, D-40212 Düsseldorf

The schedule and registration can befound undefinedhere.


TitleSpeaker(s)DescriptionTime of DayAllotted Time
  • Professor Dr. Justus Haucap
Conference Introduction

10:00 AM -

10:10 AM

10 Minutes
Key Note Address
  • Michael Hausfeld

10:10 AM -

10:40 AM

30 Minutes
Panel 1
  • Nicola Boyle, Hausfeld, Panel Moderator
  • Filip Kubik, European Commission
  • Professor Dr. Christian Kersting, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
  • Dr. Michael Buch, Metro Group
  • Dr. Tilman Makatsch, Deutsche Bahn
  • Dr. Volker Soyez, Haver & Mailänder Rechtsanwälte
  • Rüdiger Harms, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Directive and Implementation in Germany10:40 AM - 11:40 AM60 Minutes
Coffee Break----11:40 AM - 12:00 PM20 Minutes
Panel 2
  • William Kovacic, GWU Competition Law Center, Panel Moderator
  • Enno Eilts, Oxera
  • Dr. Uta Itzen, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Dr. Christian Steinle, Gleiss Lutz
  • Romina Polley, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
  • Dr. Thorsten Mäger, Hengeler Mueller
  • Anthony Maton, Hausfeld
  • Professor Dr. Albrecht Bach, Oppenländer Rechtsanwälte
This panel will examine major implications of the EU directive from the perspective of practitioners who will prosecute and defend private claims for relief.12:00 PM – 1:00 PM60 Minutes
Lunch with Key Note Address
  • Christopher Rother
Key note address on the practical benefits of private enforcement1:00 PM – 2:15 PM75 Minutes
Panel 3
  • Judge Joachim Bornkamm, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • Judge Douglas Ginsburg, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • Judge Hendrik Kerkmeester, Dutch Court of Appeals
  • Peter Freeman CBE QC (Hon), Competition Appeal Tribunal
  • Dr. Thomas Funke, Osborne Clarke
  • Dr. Kathrin Westermann, Noerr LLP
  • Kai-Uwe Kuhn, University of Michigan & DICE
  • Veit Böckers, DICE
  • Ulrich Heimeshoff, DICE
Mock trial panel2:15 PM – open ended--
Closing Remarks
  • Professor Bill Kovacic to deliver
Closing RemarksAfter the Mock trial30 Minutes
ReceptionPost-conference reception
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