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May 2020

Competition Law Central & Eastern Europe

A unique event bringing together competition lawyers from across Central & Eastern Europe. Find practical strategies to address the specific competition law challenges in the region and make lasting connections with your peers.

Created by the Advanced EU Competition Law team.

Thank you to all those who attended in 2019!

We're still putting the 2020 programme together - if you'd like to know as soon as it's ready then please register your interest by downloading last year's brochure

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Highlights at the 2019 conference included:

Hear from the Commission

This is your opportunity to hear directly from the European Commission on harmonisation of competition law in the region including the proposals for ECN+ and their likely impact on enforcement in the region.

NCA’s Roundtable

Consider the challenges in competition law enforcement in the region with representatives from key national competition authorities. During the session we will discuss co-operation between the authorities and sharing of best practice.

Private Enforcement

Analyse the impact of the implementation of the Damages Directive, together with key cases in the region, to ensure that you are fully up to date with private enforcement. Our panel of expert speakers will consider procedural and substantive issues including calculation of damages.

Vertical Restraints

What is the future of the vertical block exemption regulation? What is the impact of Coty on selective distribution? What should in-house counsel do to ensure compliance? Join this practical discussion to ensure you understand the implications of recent case law.

Merger Control

Discover the challenges of merger control by reviewing recent case law in the region and significant EU level procedural developments including gun jumping. You will have an opportunity to hear from economists on the use of economic evidence and experts.

Dawn Raids & Compliance

This panel of in-house counsel will share their top practical tips on how best to handle dawn raids and ensure that your company has a fool-proof compliance programme so you do not fall foul of the rules and avoid potentially hefty fines.


Join us for a networking drinks reception at the end of the conference at 18.10. 

Meet fellow in-house lawyers from major multinational companies and leading competition practitioners - share practical experiences and build communities. 



Excellent wrap of latest competition issues.

EMEA Legal Counsel, Veritas Technologies LLC

High level conference, top speakers and great opportunity to network. I highly recommend this conference.

Legal & Compliance Director for France, Belgium and Luxembourg, Novo Nordisk SAS

Solid overview of all level speakers. Good place to meet your “competition peers”.

Senior Competition Counsel, A.P. Møller – Mærsk

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