22 September 2022
Park Plaza Waterloo,
London, United Kingdom
Competition Law in the Financial Services Sector
Regulation, enforcement and the challenges of FinTech
Regulators, in-house counsel & thought leaders joining us in London in 2022:
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.
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 FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMUNITY
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.