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Advanced Competition Law, London
May 2023
Venue TBCLondon

May 2023
Venue TBC,
London

Advanced Competition Law, London

The definitive review of competition law in London - bringing together regulators, in-house counsel, lawyers and economists to dissect current policies and shape strategies for the future

Stay ahead of the latest trends and case law in enforcement, digital markets, cartels and private enforcement, merger control, state aid, vertical agreements, compliance and much more...

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Our flagship competition law event is coming up. The 31st annual Advanced EU Competition Law Conference will take place this November in Brussels.

Essential updates from experts leading the way in competition law:

Your A-Z of competition law - from Articles 101 & 102, mergers and private enforcement through to information exchange, state aid and vertical restraints, we have it covered.

Join us for 2 days of in-depth analysis of all the recent policy developments, decisions and investigations. Our eminent speakers from across the competition law world will draw out the practical implications of the latest cases to ensure that you are fully equipped to address current challenges.

Policies & Enforcement

Hear directly from the regulators in Europe and beyond on their enforcement priorities, prospects for global enforcement and trends in international cooperation during the regulators' roundtable. Then, consider the future of UK competition law in the post-Brexit world.

Digital Markets

Ensure you are fully up to date during the 4 sessions we have dedicated specifically to competition law in digital markets. Explore where we are with the DMA, DSA, UK CMA's Digital Markets Unit and other proposed regulations as well as current significant cases and investigations. Dive deeper into the challenges of data sharing and algorithmic collusion and finally analyse digital markets from an economist's perspective.

Cartels & Horizontals

Understand the practical implications of recent cartel investigations, where we are now with the horizontal block exemption and its implications for sustainability initiatives and finally ensure that you have the best strategies in place to manage the risks of information exchange.

Merger Control & FDI

Gain insights into how to overcome current complexities in merger control including what lessons can be learnt from high profile mergers and Phase II investigations, how best to handle the new uncertainty arising from EU Article 22 guidance and Illumina/Grail, hear the economist's perspective on theories of harm and burden of proof and finally the role of foreign direct investment regime and industrial policy in mergers. 

Vertical Agreements

Your step by step guide to current practical challenges in vertical agreements including distribution systems, dual distribution, the role of agents, online sales, RPM, MFNs and parity clauses as well as an update on where the Commission is with the vertical block exemption regulation

Private Enforcement

Whether you are a claimant or defendant, ensure that you are fully up to date on the current case law including Sumal, Volvo, Trucks, Power Cables, Merriks, BT, Trains, FX, Ro-Ro, Qualcomm as well as opportunities for damages in abuse of dominance cases to help you take advantage of the opportunities available across Europe. 

State Aid

Analyse EU state aid policy updates including their role in post-COVID recovery, UK's approach to state aid and implications of the Temporary Framework for state aid for corporates in terms of compliance during this highly topical session.

Compliance & Dawn Raids

Benchmark your compliance programme and ensure your company is fully prepared for a dawn raid during this highly practical interactive session presented by a top panel of in-house counsel. 

Networking

Take advantage of the return to in-person events and network with your peers from across the competition law world, including: the European Commission, national competition authorities, judiciary, in-house counsel from major corporations, eminent academics, leading private practice lawyers and competition economists.

RECONNECT WITH THE COMPETITION LAW COMMUNITY IN LONDON

After the hiatus caused by COVID-19, it is time to reconnect with the competition law community. Join us after the conference for a drinks reception to catch up with your peers and make new connections in an informal setting.

Advanced International Competition Law, London conference in numbers

31

Years as the leading review of competition law

200+

Commission, Authorities, In-house Counsel, Private-Practice Lawyers and Economists - under one roof

80%

In-house counsel and regulator attendees

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Adidas

Excellent overview and update for in-house legal counsel in Europe