Main Conference: 12 & 13 May 2020 / Focus Day & Workshops: 11 May 2020
Advanced EU Competition Law, London
The definitive European competition law review. Connecting the EU competition law community in London for 28 years.
Analyse all the major developments with top legal minds, gain critical insights from the regulators, discuss practical challenges and solutions with in-house counsel
60+ regulators, in-house counsel and leading competition lawyers spoke at the 2019 event, including:
Join the most eminent speakers and practitioners for a range of timely presentations, interactive panels and especially designed networking functions. Take advantage of their expert knowledge, and learn how you can apply their experiences to your own practice and business.
Director Basic Industries, Manufacturing and Agriculture, DG Competition
Dirk Van Erps
Adviser to the Deputy Director General for Antitrust and Cartels, DG Competition
Highlights at the 2019 conference included:
It's simple, attend the London edition of the Advanced EU Competition Law Series for the ultimate review of EU competition law developments. We have it covered from every angle: hear from policy makers and regulators; gain insight from eminent lawyers involved in the biggest cases; share practical perspectives with in-house counsel; learn from economists.
Join one of the most established and largest competition law events in Europe to meet with fellow competition law practitioners from across the industry.
Your A-Z of Competition Law: Every Major Development Covered
From article 101 & 102, mergers and private enforcement through to 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 at EU and national level. 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.
Dissect Major Cases & Investigations, and their Practical Impact
BritNed, Trucks, Google, Facebook, Amazon, Intel, pharma cases, Bayer/Monsanto, AT&T and Time Warner, Unwired Planet...and many more. Analyse the biggest cases of 2018/2019 and ensure that you understand the practical consequences of the decisions to help you shape your strategy, avoid fines and ensure compliance.
Gain a 360 Degree Perspective from Our Eminent Speakers
Hear from across the competition law world to gain a full perspective on every aspect. Our speaker faculty includes: representatives from the European Commission & national competition authorities, in-house counsel from major corporations, eminent academics, leading private practice lawyers involved in groundbreaking cases and competition economists.
Advanced EU Competition Law London conference in numbers
Highlights for 2019 include:
In-House Counsel World Café - Interactive Workshop
This session will allow you to engage in a meaningful conversation, gather rich insight and make connections with your fellow in-house lawyers within a lively and informal setting. Led by our experienced panel of facilitators, you will spend 25 minutes at 4 hosted tables discussing key practical challenges and strategies to address them, making notes you can draw on and ‘take away’ to help you day-to-day in your role.
E-Commerce: How To Manage Competition Law Risks
A practical workshop providing you with in-depth guidance on current e-commerce competition law risk and how to manage it. Our speakers will offer you a review of current cases including Coty, ASICS and Ping, analyse what lessons can be learnt from the e-commerce sector enquiry, discuss selective distribution, most favoured nation clauses (MFN) and geoblocking as well as offer you practical strategies for distribution agreements
Women in Competition Law: Stories of Empowerment
Join our panel of inspirational female leaders in competition law to discuss how to take female representation in competition law to the next level! During this empowering session (which are open to everyone) you will hear about the benefits of diversity, practical tips on how to increase it and listen to insightful war stories. After the session, you will have an opportunity to share experiences during a special networking reception.
UK Competition Law: Current & Future Developments - Focus Day
Analyse current developments in UK competition law and examine how it is likely to develop beyond 2019. Our eminent speakers will discuss CMA's current enforcement actions and investigations, offer you their insight into how the concurrent powers are working and consider new proposals for foreign investment controls. Brexit is looming, what does it mean for UK Competition law and what should corporates do to prepare for the changes ahead?
New! Competition Law in the Age of Protectionism
Consider competition law policy developments in light of protectionist policies with Prof. Frédéric Jenny, Professor of Economics, ESSEC Business School in Paris and Chairman, OECD Competition Committee. We will examine national security concerns in the context of merger filings and recent foreign investment control developments.
Data, Privacy and Competition Law: What are the Risks?
During this timely workshop you will be able to analyse the relationship between data, privacy and competition law to ensure that you are fully aware of the risks. Our speakers will offer an in-depth review of big data as a barrier to entry and big data in excessive pricing and analyse if data protection and competition law are at odds with each other. They will also examine current cases and investigations and what practical considerations arise from them.
The Advanced EU Competition Law experience
What to expect at one of our Advanced EU Competition Law conferences