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Facing the new challenges in the aviation industry

June 21, 2019 at 9:00

Luiss Guido Carli aula magna Mario Arcelli, viale Pola 12

The distinguished panellists - experts, regulators, international and domestic airlines and operators - will discuss topical trends in the aviation industry during this international conference organised by Studio Pierallini, recommended as a leading firm in aviation law, and Luiss School of Law.  


How Regulators and Air Law Experts are Addressing Them 

Welcome address

Opening of the Conference
Jeffrey Shane, Senior Legal Counsel at IATA, Geneva
Alessio Quaranta, General Director Italian Civil Aviation Authority, Rome

Investments in airline: a balancing act between attractions and obstacles
Moderator: Laura Pierallini, Name Partner at Studio Pierallini, Rome

Julie Oettinger, Managing Director, Legal and Regulatory, EMEA, Delta Air Lines
Giovanni Fiori, Full Professor of Corporate Governance and Internal Auditing at Luiss, Rome
Fathi Atti, Head of Government and Aeropolitical Affairs at Qatar Airways, Doha Representative from Italian Airlines
Anna Veneziano, Deputy Secretary-General at UNIDROIT, Rome
Pierre Frühling, Partner at Holman Fenwick Willan, Brussels

When is competition fair and how to regulate it?
Moderator: Francesco Munari, Full Professor at University of Genoa, Adjunct Professor at Luiss

Vincent Correia, Professor of Public Law at Universitè Paris Sud, Paris
Denis Fosselard, Partner at Ashurst, Brussels
Alessandro Noce, Director, Foodstuffs & Transport Directorate, Italian Antitrust Authority, Rome 
Georg Hasslinger, European Commission, Brussels
Laurent Timsit, SVP Governmental & International Affairs at Air France, Paris
Geert Goeteyn, Partner at Shearman & Sterling, Brussels
Steven Truxal, Senior Lecture and Director LLM International Business Law at University of London

What about drones?
Moderator: P. Nikolai Ehlers, Name Partner at Ehlers Ehlers & Partners, Munich

Ivan Bassato, Director Airport Management at AdR - Aeroporti di Roma, Rome
Alessandro Cardi, Deputy General Director at Italian Civil Aviation Authority, Rome
Cristiano Baldoni, Chief Executive Officer at D-Flight S.p.A., Rome


Brexit: What is next
Moderator: Mia Wouters, Professor of Aviation Law at Gent University, Brussels

David Kendrick, Manager of Airline Licensing at UK Civil Aviation Authority, London
Montserrat Barriga, General Director at European Regional Airline Association, UK and Brussels
Mark Bisset, Partner at Clyde & Co. LLP, London

Passenger protection: does the court in Luxemburg put a new light on it?
Moderator: Marco Marchegiani, Partner at Studio Pierallini, Rome

Charlotte Thijssen, Senior Associate at Kennedys, Brussels
Claudia Hess, Partner at Urwantschky Dangel Borst, Germany 

The trend towards greater automation and its liability implications

Peter Neenan, Partner at Stewarts Law, London
Ali Uzun, General Counsel at Pegasus Airlines, Istanbul

Closing remarks
Laura Pierallini, Name Partner at Studio Pierallini, Rome and Luiss
Pablo Mendes de Leon, Director, International Institute of Air and Space Law at University of Leiden, The Hague

The Conference is accredited by the BAR Association of Rome and it will grant the participants eight (8) ECTS rights.