Public Procurement in State Aid and Competition law
International Conference in Chisinau
12th of May 2016
NBC - National Business Center
Str Stefan cel Mare si Sfint, nr. 73, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
The Allerhand Institute in partnership with the Moldova Competition Council is organizing the "Public Procurement in State Aid and Competition law" international conference in Chisinau. The conference co-financed by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be held on the 12th of May 2016 and will focus on three areas of legislation: State Aid, Procurement Policy and Competition law.
The purpose of this event is to share good practices from Poland and Moldova in implementing European directives, discuss relevant case studies and encourage participants in debating the above. The conference speakers will include experienced lawyers from the Poland and Moldova, representatives of academia and high government official including President of Moldova Competition Council. We cordially invite you to participate, believing that the conference will provide you with the opportunity to expand knowledge and exchange opinions.
Law graduate (Faculty of Law and Administration) and postgraduate (functioning of the energy market) School of Economics. Participant doctoral seminar led by Professor Marek Wierzbowski from the Department of Administrative Law and Procedure at the University, under the supervision of the doctoral thesis in the field of energy law. He also studied common law at the University of Cambridge and the European Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (under the Erasmus program). He works as a lawyer at Ernst & Young Law Tałasiewicz & Partners Sp. k. - Office affiliated with the international consulting firm Ernst & Young. Casual actively involved in the work of the Institute Allerhand, under which works on projects related to energy law. He is interested in economic including energy law and environmental law, and the protection of competition and state aid, international law and the law of commercial companies.
Associate of one of the Polish law firms - advises entrepreneurs in the field of corporate law, restructuring, competition law and M & A. Founder and originator Korporacyjnie.pl.
He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at Warsaw University (law degree and defense doctorate in administrative law), School of Economics (PhD in economics), Center for American Law and postgraduate LLM Thesis in the Maurer School of Law, Indiana University (full tuition scholarship ). He studied and scholarship Levin College of Law (University of Florida), Maurer School of Law in Bloomington (Indiana University) and under the Columbia Law School Summer Program in Amsterdam. He also staying research (research scholar) at the Collegio Carlo Alberto (University of Turin) as part of a research grant.
Member of many Polish and international associations: the Competition Law Association, Polish Association of Economic Analysis of Law, Polish Arbitration Association, Asian Competition Forum, the European Association of Health Law and a regular contributor CARS (Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw).
The author of many scientific articles (published in, among others, the Global Antitrust Review, Monitor the Banking Law, Review of Economic Legislation, State and Law, Quarterly online Antitrust and Regulatory), and press releases.
Doctor of Laws (doctoral dissertation concerned thecompetition in the procedure for public Faculty of Law and Administration of Jagiellonian University Law School American The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law at Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University and International Legal Studies Programme at the University of Antwerp (UIA).
She interned in the Competition Directorate of the European Commission in Brussels. She specializes in public procurement and partnership Public-private. She has many years of experience in preparing and conducting proceedings under the Public Procurement Law.
She is a legal audit, preparation of analyzes and opinions. She represents contractors and contracting before the National Board of Appeal. The author of numerous
publications in the field of public procurement.
She has graduated Academy of Economic Studies of Republic of Moldova. Her specialty is General Business and Administration.
Her first work was being Economist in Department of Economics and Planning, IMSP „Republican Clinical Hospital”.
Ms Grosu used to work at the National Agency for Protection of Competition in Chisinau as a main and senior economic adviser. Then she was promoted to Consultant of Economic Merge Control Department where her main activities involved coordination and participation in elaboration of normative acts/projects regarding economic merges control and organization and examination businesses/individual intend in achieving merge control operations; investigation of cases involving law infringement.
Experience in the area of public support Ms Grosu gained being the Head of the Department of State Aid Monitoring and reporting at the Moldovan Council of Competition where she currently works. Her main responsibilities include management of existing monitoring aid and an annual report monitoring and coordination to help country assess the compatibility of State Aid in a competitive environment.
She has graduated Free International University and has achieved a Master Degree in Public Law.
Ms Macarevici has been involved in many courses and workshops including: „Moldova: History, Government and Politics”, EUBAM Summer School ”Borders of Europe” in Odessa, Ukraine, “The role of Media in Human Rights Protection” and “Campaigns in the USA: Best Practices”. She was a finalist Contest "Merit Scholarships 2012" - contest organized by the Educational Advising Center. She participated in courses about Humanitarian Law and Refugee Law and Migration and Development Pilot Program under the joint UNDP / IOM / UN Women.
Ecaterina Macarevi was also a speaker at international conferences „Moldova: History, Government and Politics”, 10 years of Moldova's accession to the 1951 Convention on Refugees", Role and Importance of Promoting Legal Culture in Contemporary Society".
She worked as a specialist at Procurement Agency and Ms Macarevi currently works as a controller at Moldovan Competition Council, Anticartel Department.
The Allerhand Institute is independent advanced legal studies center, concentrated on the aspects of Polish and European legislation which have a direct impact on economic growth, including Corporate law, Intellectual Property law, Energy and Environmental law, Sport law, on, Human Rights and Mediation procedures. The Academic Society of the Allerhand Institute involves representatives of academia, government, administration, business and law. The Allerhand Institute has got experience in sharing knowledge with Eastern Europe partners. They have been involved to a great degree in advising on Corporate Law reform in Ukraine.
Moldova Competition Council (MCC) is the main government body dealing with the subject of Competition law and State Aid in Moldova. MCC would like to support the development of the Concurrence Advocacy Network (CAN).
The conference and competition café is a part of broader project co-funded by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Kingdom of Norway. Project consists of three main activities:
1. The “Public Procurement in State Aid and Competition law” conference - held in Moldova on the 12th May 2016. The Conference organised with Moldova Competition Council has been designed to generate interest of the current legislation across representatives of SMEs, the civil society, local authorities, NGOs, media and academia. The main purpose of the conference is to successfully educate participants about State Aid law and Competition directives, provide relevant case-law examples and encourage participants to have discussions on the above.
2. Publication of magazine on Competition legislation – magazine will contain basic notions, explanations and interpretations of Competition law. It will serve as an educational instrument, complementary to the enforcement activities conducted by the Competition Council, particularly identifying, counteracting and penalizing anticompetitive practices.
3. “Competition Café -The role of NGO in raising legal awareness - Competition law, Procurement Policy and State Aid"- an informal debate with non-governmental organisations representatives, Allerhand Institute experts and scholars from the Moldovan State University. The workshops organised in the partnership with CAN – Concurrency Advocacy Network will promote role of civil society in monitoring compliance with new legislation.
*Registration is closed
Moldova State University Faculty of Law has become a partner of the project! University assists with Conference promotion and its representative will moderate discussion.
Allerhand Institute has produced ‘Save the date’ flyer. In co-operation with Moldova Competition Council it has been widely distributed. We do hope that the flyer will get to people interested in the subject of the conference and ensure them about importance of attending the event.2
Luminita Arama, representative of the Moldova Competition Council has attended the Skype conference with the Allerhand Institute team to report on the project implementation and the conference preparations.
Aleksandra Czarnecka, legal assistant at the Allerhand Institute is getting ready to fly over to Moldova. Aleksandra will meet with Luminita Arama, see conference venue and meet with representative of Moldova State University.
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Moldova Competition Council
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