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Private Enforcement of Competition Law Conference
31 March 2022
Brussels, Belgium

31 March 2022
Brussels, Belgium

Private Enforcement of Competition Law

Analyse practical implications of recent case law for collective claims, parental liability & disclosure to help you plan your strategies whether you are a claimant or a defendant.

Consider how best to take advantage of the opportunities available across Europe.

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Highlights for the 2022 edition include:

National Developments: 5 Key Jurisdictions

Review key features and recent case law in 5 key jurisdictions including Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Italy and Spain, as well as their practical implications to help you choose the best jurisdiction for your case.

Collective/ Class Actions

Consider recent developments in collective/class actions and claim aggregation including claims bundling, recent judgements in the Netherlands and Germany, carriage dispute certification in the UK and if there is a pan-European class action system following the Damages Directive.

Parental Liability

Analyse what lessons can be learnt from recent cases including Sumal, Skanska and Goldman Sachs for upwards and downwards liability and the implications of the cases for choice of jurisdiction. 

Disclosure

Join this session to review how the Courts are approaching disclosure both at private and public level in terms of mechanisms like leniency or settlements, the latest disclosure developments across Europe including confidentiality rings and the role of economists within disclosure.

Big Tech Cases

Review abuse of dominance and unfair trading practices claims against big tech, how the Courts are receiving big tech cases and how economic analysis in these cases differs to cartel cases. Then join the discussion on what the interplay between Article 102 cases and consumer protection is.

Practical Strategies

During this interactive panel session, our speakers will explore how to ensure cost and time efficiency for parties, how to make large litigation cases 'digestible', options for litigation funding across Europe and how best to coordinate claims across Europe whether you are a claimant or a defendant.

Associate

Bird & Bird LLP

A very relevant interactive conference with a very interesting list of speakers.