29 September 2020
Delivered Live (CET Time) & On-Demand Afterwards
Competition Law Central & Eastern Europe
Now online - a unique event bringing together competition lawyers from across Central & Eastern Europe. Take advantage of our innovative networking app to make lasting connections from the comfort of your home.
Get the full picture - the same content as you would expect from the team behind Advanced EU Competition Law.
Join regulators, in-house counsel & leading lawyers from CEE and beyond:
Advisor to the President, Department of Merger Control
UOKIK, Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (Poland)
VP & Associate General Counsel, Emerging Markets Central
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.
What you can expect:
Take advantage of our innovative conference app to connect before, during and for two weeks 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 for two weeks after the event giving you additional flexibility.
Key Themes Covered in 2020 Include:
Join the premier forum for competition lawyers from across Central & Eastern Europe to help you refine your competition law strategies in light of current case law and policy developments. This unique event brings 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 we have it covered from every angle.
Hear directly from Eddy De Smijter, European Commission on the White Paper on Foreign Subsidies. Then join the NCAs' roundtable to discuss current enforcement priorities as well as how the authorities are cooperating and sharing best practice across Central & Eastern Europe.
COVID-19 & Competition Law
COVID-19 pandemic is causing an unprecedented crisis. Explore how competition authorities are addressing key issues including how state aid is responding to the crisis, what cooperation and coordination is permissible and implications for information exchange as well as merger control repercussions.
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
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.
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 & Whistleblowers
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
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For more information please contact Ayo Fagbohun on Ayo.Fagbohun@informa.com or call +44 (0) 20 7017 4196.