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February 2022
London, United Kingdom

UK Competition Law

Explore CMA’s policy as it prepares for the post-Brexit future. Minimise risks with practical strategies from your peers and digitally connect with the competition law community.

On-demand Content Now Available

If you didn't register for the 2021 conference and are interested in purchasing recordings of the conference sessions, please email Yasmin.Hassan@informa.com.

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

The essential update on UK Competition Law 2021


CMA's current role & future post-Brexit
CMA's current role & future post-Brexit

The CMA spoke on what lessons can be learnt from their response to COVID-19, Brexit: where are we now? And, what their role will be in the new regulatory landscape.

Then, a variety of corporates spoke on what they would like the future role of the CMA to be post-Brexit and in rebuilding the UK economy post COVID-19.

Round-up of key cases
Round-up of key cases

What lessons could be learnt from the latest cases, such as: 

  • Collective actions after Merricks
  • Pass on defence after Mastercard 
  • Trucks 
  • Carriage disputes
Information exchange
Information exchange

During this practical session led by in-house counsel, delegates had the opportunity to address: 

  • Cooperation in the age of COVID-19: have the boundaries been redrawn?
  • Competition law and sustainability: is collaboration allowed in order to achieve green goals?  
  • How can the risks be minimised?

Merger control developments
Merger control developments

The CMA’s forthcoming guidance on reporting, investigation and enforcement of potential breaches in merger control, as well as the UK's merger control regime post-Brexit, including procedural issues and the interplay between mergers and foreign investment laws.

Competition law in the digital sphere
Competition law in the digital sphere

How does UK competition law apply in the digital space and what is the strategy for the future? What lessons can be learnt from the CMA’s recent studies and investigations? What are the challenges of big data for competition law? These key questions were discussed during this interactive panel session.

Concurrent enforcement
Concurrent enforcement

The latest developments in concurrent enforcement was analysed with representatives from the FCA, CMA and Ofgem. Then, a discussion was held on whether concurrent regulation is efficient and what the optimal way is to facilitate consumer welfare.

UK COMPETITION LAW 2021: DIGITAL EDITION

  • In-depth sessions, live Q&As and engaging polls to participate in
  • Connect with your 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 so you can fit UK Competition Law around your schedule - most sessions will be available on-demand for two weeks after the event 
  • Reduced costs and and time-saving

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"

2021 Knowledge Partner

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.

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