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October 2021
London, United Kingdom

Competition Law Challenges in the Financial Services Sector

Benefit from an in-depth analysis of the current regulatory landscape, share best practice to ensure compliance and virtually network with your peers from across the sector

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To register your interest for the 2021 Competition Law Challenges in the Financial Services Sector conference, download the 2020 brochure here.

THE COMPETITION LAW CHALLENGES IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR CONFERENCE WENT DIGITAL IN 2020:

In an era of physical separation, ensure you are fully up to date with the latest developments affecting competition law in the financial services sector and connect with your peers through informal roundtable discussions or by taking advantage of our AI matchmaking tool and 1-1 meetings through our sophisticated and fully interactive conference app.

Highlights from the 2020 conference included:


Hear from Key Regulators
Hear from Key Regulators

Hear directly from the CMA and PSR on their enforcement priorities in the sector and analyse regulatory developments affecting the financial services sector including HM Treasury’s Financial Services Future Regulatory Framework Review, Open Banking and PSD2 as well as whether there will be divergence of regulation after Brexit.

 

Merger Control Developments
Merger Control Developments

Review recent trends in mergers in the financial services sector including killer acquisitions, acquisition of data analytics by exchanges and the relationship between mergers and public policy. Consider whether financial services are becoming too concentrated and whether more consolidation is on the horizon.

FinTech, Blockchain & Open Banking
FinTech, Blockchain & Open Banking

What challenges do FinTech, Blockchain & Open Banking cause for competition law? How are the regulators approaching disruptors? What abuse of dominance concerns does big data cause in the sector? Analyse this and other questions shaping the future of competition law in the financial services sector.  


Cartels in Wholesale & Investment Banking
Cartels in Wholesale & Investment Banking

Examine recent FX decisions, where we are now with SSA bonds and whether syndicated loans and cooperation are anti-competitve. This timely session will analyse practical implications of some of the biggest recent competition law cases in the sector. 


Payment Systems & Follow on Damages
Payment Systems & Follow on Damages

Gain an update on Mastercard/Visa interchange fees and consider practical strategies for follow on damages and private enforcement in light of the case. During this session we will examine the Commission’s investigation into Apple Pay and PSR’s market review into card-acquiring services.

Review Recent Market Studies
Review Recent Market Studies

Consider the FCA's recent market study into the insurance sector, the CMA's market investigation into private motor insurance and where we are now with aviation insurance as well as what challenges platforms pose for competition law in the sector. Analyse the FCA's concerns with the credit information market and what is next for this market study.   

Why attend Informa Connect's competition law conferences?


“The speakers were on top of their subjects!”
“The speakers were on top of their subjects!”

Chief Legal Adviser, Ofgem

“Extremely interesting conference. The choice of speakers made this event very enjoyable and worth every minute to be there.”
“Extremely interesting conference. The choice of speakers made this event very enjoyable and worth every minute to be there.”

Associate, Mayer Brown International LLP

“Very good structure of presentations!”
“Very good structure of presentations!”

Attorney,  Schoenherr

2020 Silver Partner

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