3rd Annual T.R.A.D.E. Conference

Athens

11 - 13 April 2019


The global digital revolution is transforming the way international trade is conducted. As a result of this transformation, the business of many companies will face a more competitive environment in the foreseeable future. Join the 3rd Annual T.R.A.D.E. Conference in Athens to learn more about the legal challenges and opportunities for brand owners, platforms and resellers in a globalised word. High-profile speakers will be sharing their views and experiences on current legal developments in trade, distribution and e-commerce.

Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. It has been a leading centre for trade in the region from its birth in antiquity until today. Given its long-standing trading tradition, the city is the ideal location for this third edition of the conference dedicated to the digital transformation in the trade sector.

To complement the academic programme, the AIJA local members promise an unforgettable social programme.

 

Discount for local lawyers

The first 15 local lawyers, who are not AIJA members, will benefit from a discount of 150€.


AIJA Commissions

  • T.R.A.D.E. (Trade, Retail, Agency, Distribution, E-commerce)

Event fees

+ VAT if applicable<= 2019-02-19> 2019-02-19

AIJA Member < 35400,00  €475,00  €
AIJA Member >= 35450,00  €525,00  €
Non AIJA Member < 35500,00  €575,00  €
Non AIJA Member >= 35550,00  €625,00  €
Speaker400,00  €475,00  €
Local lawyers400,00  €475,00  €
In-House Counsel150,00  €150,00  €

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Full programme

3rd Annual T.R.A.D.E. Conference

Thursday 11 April 2019

18:00 » 20:00
Registration at the Hotel Electra Metropolis

Address: Mitropoleos Street 15, 10557 Athens, Greece
18:00 » 20:00
Welcome cocktail at the Hotel Electra Metropolis
20:00
Optional dinner
Not included in the registration fees, payable locally

Friday 12 April 2019

08:00 » 09:00
Registration at the Hotel Electra Metropolis
09:00 » 09:15
Welcome address by the AIJA President
Xavier Costa Arnau, AIJA President, Roca Junyent, Spain
09:15 » 09:30
Introduction to the seminar
Babak Tabeshian, AIJA T.R.A.D.E. Commission President, LFR Wirtschaftsanwälte, Germany
09:30 » 10:30
Growing friction between brand owners and (offline) resellers
Moderator/Interviewer:
Janine Reudt-Demont, Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law, Switzerland
Speakers/Interviewee:
Evelyn Niitväli, RCAA Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten, Germany
Christina Rosenberg, innotail, Board Member of Villeroy & Boch, Advisory Board combyne, Germany
Stefanos Tsimikalis, Tsimikalis Kalonarou, Greece
10:30 » 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 » 12:30
Effects of the Coty Case (ECJ Coty Germany GmbH vs. Parfümerie Akzente GmbH, case C-230/16) on e-commerce
Moderator/Interviewer:
Jelle Blom, Kennedy Van der Laan, Netherlands
Speakers/Interviewee:
Marie Davy, Altana, France
Benedikt Rohrssen, Taylor Wesing, Germany
Oskar Sundelin, Inhouse Legal Counsel at PVH, Netherlands
12:30 » 13:30
Lunch
13:30 » 14:30
Into the future of selective distribution: Lessons learned from the Coty Case
Moderator/Interviewer:
Babak Tabeshian, LFR Wirtschaftsanwälte, Germany
Speakers/Interviewee:
Jorge Manzarbeitia, Callol, Coca & Asociados, Spain
Oliver Kaufmann, Streichenberg Attorneys at Law, Switzerland
Beatrice Stange, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, Germany
14:30 » 15:30
Dynamic or personalized pricing: The effects of algorithms on e-commerce
Moderator/Interviewer:
Isabel Oest, Commeo, Germany
Speakers/Interviewee:
Renato Bucher, Meyerlustenberger Lachenal, Switzerland
Giuliano Stasio, Macchi di Cellere Gangemi, Italy
Bruno de Zêzere Barradas, Cuatrecasas, Portugal
15:30 » 16:00
Coffee break
16:00 » 17:00
Geo-blocking and legal trade: The impact of the EU Regulation 218/302 (applicable as of 3 December 2018) on e-commerce
Moderator/Interviewer:
Rebekka Stumpfrock, Avantcore, Germany
Speakers/Interviewee:
Amalia Athanasiadou, Inhouse Legal Counsel at Tillotts Pharma AG, Switzerland/Greece
Hendrikje Herrmann, Ahlers & Vogel, Germany
20:00 » 23:00
Dinner at the Zonars restaurant

Address: Voukourestiou Street 9, 106 71 Athens, Greece
23:00
Optional clubbing in Athens
Not included in the registration fees, payable locally

Saturday 13 April 2019

09:00 » 09:30
Digital transformation leading to new forms of cooperation: Tendencies of brand owners to increase control over their resellers
Moderator/Interviewer:
Caroline Conrad, Conrad & Partner, Switzerland
Speakers/Interviewee:
Jonas Huth, Inhouse Legal Counsel with unu, Germany
09:30 » 10:15
The inevitable impact of the GDPR on distribution and franchise networks
Moderator/Interviewer:
Elena Kadelburger, Underwood & Co., UK
Speakers/Interviewee:
Christine Borfiga, Astine, France
TBC
10:15 » 10:45
Coffee break
10:45 » 12:15
Optimised general terms and conditions for cross-border e-commerce
Moderator/Interviewer:
Brian van Egmond, Conway & Partners, Netherlands
Speakers/Interviewee:
Tobias Eckardt, Ahlers & Vogel, Germany
Alessandro Paci, LS LexJus Sinacta, Italy
Joyce Pitcher, Pitcher Avocat, France
12:15 » 12:30
Closing remarks
Babak Tabeshian, AIJA T.R.A.D.E. Commission President, LFR Wirtschaftsanwälte, Germany
12:30 » 13:30
Lunch
14:00 » 17:00
Optional afternoon social programme - sightseeing
Not included in the registration fees, payable locally
20:00
Optional dinner
Not included in the registration fees, payable locally

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Accomodation

Please book your room at the Hotel Electra Metropolis following this LINK prior to 11 February 2019.

When making your booking, please select the number of nights you are staying.

Address: Mitropoleos Street 15, 10557 Athens, Greece

Organising Committee

Jelle BLOM
Kennedy Van der Laan (NETHERLANDS)

Caroline CONRAD-BEHR
Conrad&Partner Advokatur (SWITZERLAND)

Marcel CREMER
Cremer & Partners (GREECE)

Janine REUDT-DEMONT
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law Ltd (SWITZERLAND)

Eleni SKOUFARI
Zepos & Yannopoulos Law Firm (GREECE)

Babak TABESHIAN
LFR Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB (GERMANY)

Stefanos TSIMIKALIS
Tsimikalis Kalonarou Law Firm (GREECE)

Brian VAN EGMOND
Conway & Partners (NETHERLANDS)