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Frédéric Jenny introduced the discussion. He mentioned that this conference is crucial given the level of regulation activity in the digital economy in both the US and the EU. The industry has argued that current regulation projects are likely to hinder innovation, whereas other stakeholders have pointed that more regulation is on the contrary bound to bring about more innovation. The terms of the trade-off between competition and innovation remain uncertain. However, all aspects of competition policy are encompassed in the discussion, from mergers to privacy. Three main questions can be asked to frame the discussion. First, what do we know about the relationship between competition and innovation in general and in the digital sector? Second, how to lower barriers to entry – do portability or interoperability help? Third, is stricter enforcement or framework likely to have a positive impact on innovation – if yes, what should be their guiding principles?