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CompLaw: UK
27 February 2024
London Marriott Hotel Marble ArchLondon, United Kingdom
27 February 2024|London Marriott Hotel Marble Arch, London, United Kingdom

CompLaw: UK

Review the CMA’s vision & enforcement priorities; shape your competition law strategy in light of the UK’s increasingly divergent approach.

The essential update on UK competition law for 2024

Hear Directly from the CMA

Join us to hear from Martin Coleman, Panel Chair and Panel Inquiry Chair, Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) on their current enforcement priorities and latest policy initiatives. 

UK’s Current Regulatory Landscape

Review the current regulatory culture and outlook, including the government's proposals for smarter regulations. Then, consider concurrency arrangements and how regulators work with each other. 

DMCC Bill & Other Hot Topics in Digital Markets

Analyse the proposals for Digital Markets, the Competition and Consumers Bill and the broader implications of the DMCC and DMU beyond the digital sector. Then, consider the competition law risks associated with AI, algorithms and ChatGPT as well as the latest on the cloud services market investigation. 

Merger Control & FDI

Discuss what lessons can be learnt from the CMA’s approach to Microsoft/Activision and other significant mergers. Compare the CMA’s, European Commission’s and the FTC’s approaches and the implications for managing global mergers. Then, consider the role of economic analysis in mergers and foreign direct investment considerations in transactions. 

New Challenges in Horizontals

During this session, our expert panel of speakers will consider the CMA’s guidance on horizontal agreements, including sustainability agreements, competition law issues surrounding labour markets and practical issues in information exchange.

Private Enforcement Developments

Gain an update on Trucks and other significant recent cases, the latest on class actions and certification, as well as standalone cases and the impact of the PACCAR Supreme Court decision on litigation funding.

Drinks reception

Connect with the competition law community in London, post-conference! 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 in the competition law arena.

For more information please contact Enes Duzen at Enes.Duzen@informa.com or call Enes on +44 (0) 20 8052 0469.

Lead Counsel Commercial & Disputes

Vodafone Ltd

Very enjoyable and useful - my interest and the energy levels in the room never flagged - always the mark of a good conference.