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Competition Law Challenges in the Financial Services Sector
22 September 2022
Park Plaza WaterlooLondon, United Kingdom

22 September 2022
Park Plaza Waterloo,
London, United Kingdom

Competition Law in the Financial Services Sector

Regulation, enforcement and the challenges of FinTech

Hear from the European Commission, FCA, CMA and many others on the latest competition law developments in the financial services sector, to help you shape your strategy

Insights to help you shape your strategies:

Regulating the Financial Services

During this key session, hear regulators discuss the interaction between financial sector regulations and competition law, as well as data protection and consumer law. Then, consider concurrent regulation and how the authorities work together.

A View from EU

Hear from Barbara Brandtner, Director COMP.D, Markets and Cases III – Financial Services, DG Competition, European Commission on how they are approaching the sector.

Digital Disruption

Join us for two sessions examining FinTech, Cryptocurrency & Blockchain from a competition law perspective. Analyse the repercussions of the Digital Markets Act and UK DMU on the financial services sector, as well as how competition law handles innovation.

Cartels, Information Exchange & Private Enforcement

Consider what lessons can be learnt from recent cartel cases in wholesale and retail banking, review the updated EU horizontal guidelines, as well as how likely the UK is to approach them and their implications for information exchange and industry cooperation. Then, analyse the latest opportunities in private enforcement and follow-on damages. 

Merger Control & FDI Developments

Examine the UK’s proposals for new merger control guidelines, killer acquisitions in the FinTech sector, behavioural remedies vs structural remedies and implications of foreign direct investment regimes for the financial services sector to ensure you are fully up to date on merger control developments.

In-house Perspectives: Practical Challenges

Hear from in-house counsel from the financial services sector on their key challenges and strategies to overcome them, including Green finance, ESG and sustainability, Vertical Block Exemption Regulation, compliance, dawn raids, cooperation and information sharing.


Connect with the competition law community in the financial services sector in London. Join us at the drinks reception to catch up with your peers and make new connections in an informal setting.

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 Enes Duzen on or call +44 (0) 20 8052 0469.

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