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September 2021
Warsaw, Poland

Competition Law Central & Eastern Europe

A unique event bringing together competition lawyers from across Central & Eastern Europe.

Get the full picture - the same content as you would expect from the team behind Advanced EU Competition Law.

On-demand Content Now Available

If you didn't register for the conference and are interested in purchasing recordings of the conference sessions, please email Yasmin.Hassan@informa.com.

To register your interest for the 2021 Competition Law Central & Eastern Europe conference, download the 2020 brochure here.

2020 Virtual Conferencing, It's Not Just Another Webinar:

In an era of physical separation, ensure you are fully up to date with the latest developments in competition law across Central & Eastern Europe and connect with your peers from across the region and beyond, by using our sophisticated conference platform. 

2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCING BENEFITS:


Take advantage of our innovative conference app to connect before, during and after the event with 1:1 meetings or informal group chats, maximizing networking opportunities far beyond what a traditional conference could offer.

Do not leave networking to chance! Benefit from AI powered matchmaking algorithm to recommend the best people for you to connect with based on your professional experience and interests. Join informal group chats centered around key discussion points to connect with like-minded attendees and spark spontaneous conversations.

Thoroughly researched conference agenda brought to you by the creators of Advanced EU Competition Law - In-depth presentations, varied panel discussions, interactive Q&As & engaging polls. Key sessions will be available on-demand after the event giving you additional flexibility.

Key Themes Covered in 2020 Included:

The premier forum for competition lawyers from across Central & Eastern Europe - helping delegates refine their competition law strategies in light of current case law and policy developments. This unique event brought together in-house counsel from major corporates, representatives from the EU Commission and regional competition authorities as well as leading competition lawyers and economists to ensure that every angle was covered.


Hear Directly from the Commission
Hear Directly from the Commission

Join us to hear from Eddy De Smijter, European Commission on the White Paper on Foreign Subsidies and pose your burning questions to him.

NCA's Perspectives
NCA's Perspectives

Discuss with senior representatives from the Romanian Competition Council, Hungarian Competition Authority, Austrian Federal Competition Authority, Competition Council of the Republic of Lithuania and Competition Council of the Republic of Latvia their current enforcement priorities including their responses to COVID-19 crisis.  

Vertical Restraints & Distribution
Vertical Restraints & Distribution

Examine where we are now with the Commission's review of the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation and what practical problems platforms and e-commerce are causing for competition law. During this session, delivered by in-house lawyers you will have an opportunity to examine recent RPM cases and analyse the dos and don't of vertical restraints. 


Cartels, Bid Rigging & Tendering
Cartels, Bid Rigging & Tendering

Review recent cartels, bid rigging and tendering cases and analyse what sanctions the authorities are imposing. Discuss what is and isn't permissible in horizontal agreements and how AI can be used in algorithmic cartels including how the authorities are approaching them.


Private Enforcement
Private Enforcement

How is private enforcement developing in the region after the implementation of the Damages Directive? Discuss practical strategies whether you are a claimant or a defendant including choice of forum,  limitation periods, calculation of damages and options for litigation funding. 

Compliance & Dawn Raids
Compliance & Dawn Raids

Session for in-house counsel, delivered by in-house counsel! How are companies managing and minimising risk? What does a successful compliance programme look like and how best to implement it?  How do the authorities view compliance programmes? How to survive a dawn raid? Discuss best strategies to address these issues with fellow in-house lawyers.


COMPETITION LAW CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE IN NUMBERS

30+
Eminent speakers from across the competition law world - hear from top legal minds
10
Countries represented on our diverse speaker panel: Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Lithuania, Serbia and EU perspectives
1
Unique day bringing together practical experiences from across the region

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

We have a number of exclusive and innovative sponsorship and speaking options, to help you demonstrate thought leadership.

For more information please contact Ayo Fagbohun on Ayo.Fagbohun@informa.com or call +44 (0)20 8052 0465.

2020 Supporting Sponsor

2020 Associate Sponsor

2020 Sponsor

2020 Knowledge Partner

2020 Media Partner

Associate Principal,

ECA Economics GmbH

This conference helps to stay up to date by providing the exhaustive overview of competition policy developments in Central and Eastern Europe.