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March 2022
Brussels, Belgium

March 2022
Brussels, Belgium

Private Enforcement of Competition Law

Take advantage of the opportunities available by reviewing national developments in private enforcement across Europe. Compare winning strategies, whether you are a claimant or a defendant.

Discover the latest tactical approaches in light of Trucks, Merricks, BritNed and other key cases

On-demand Content Now Available

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To register your interest for the 2022 Private Enforcement of Competition Law conference, download the 2021 brochure here.

Highlights for the 2021 edition included:

Damages Directive: Where Do We Stand?

Delegates heard from Konstantina Strouvali, DG Comp, European Commission on the impact of the Damages Directive on litigation across Europe, including how both plaintiffs and defendants have been using it in Court. 

National Developments: 5 Key Jurisdictions

Key features and recent case law in 5 key jurisdictions were reviewed including Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Belgium and Spain, as well as their practical implications to help delegates choose the best jurisdiction for their case.

Trucks Litigation: Where Are We Now?

Delegates were kept up to date with Trucks litigation across Europe, including how the different Courts have been approaching them and what the implications were for defendants' strategies. 

Collective Action After Merricks & Other Developments

The future of collective action in Europe was analysed in light of the Merricks decision, the new Dutch collective actions regime, pass-on defence, including the latest Commission guidelines and the future of the Class Action Directive.

Big Tech & Damages Actions Beyond Cartels

Opportunities for private enforcement beyond cartels were considered, including following the Google investigation, recent pharma cases, vertical restraints and RPM cases. Along with a discussion on how to evaluate damages in more complex scenarios.

Winning Strategies For Claimants & Defendants

During this interactive panel session, our speakers explored the business of running a claim, the pros & cons of claims enforcement options and reviewed different funding models and practical strategies and choices for defendants.


  • In-depth sessions, live Q&As and engaging polls
  • The chance to connect with peers before, during and after the event with 1:1 or group video meetings
  • Virtual "coffee tables" and spontaneous encounters with old friends and new
  • Increased flexibility to fit Private Enforcement of  Competition Law around your schedule - most sessions are available on-demand for two weeks after the event 
  • Benefit from reduced costs and save time


Bird & Bird LLP

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