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Competition Section

Welcome to the Competition Section - the community that promotes the discussion of competition law issues and closer links between the legal profession and relevant officials

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The Competition Section annual dinner and awards (22 November)

5 September 2017Updated: 8 September 2017

The Law Society’s Competition Section is pleased to announce that its formal annual dinner and Horsfall-Turner Essay Prize Awards will take place this year on Wednesday 22 November at the Law Society’s Hall.

All Annual dinner

Our evening seminars, run in London and Brussels, are free to attend for Section members, and available after the event as recorded podcasts

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Seminar: Round up of CAT private enforcement (12 September)

This Tuesday evening presentation will help you to gain an improved understanding of the implications of recent decisions within the Competition and Appeal Tribunal.

Jeremy Robinson

Seminar: online hotel booking - antitrust investigation (13 June, London)Subscription

Sign into the Competition Section website to access the seminars presentation materials.

All past event presentations

As a Section member, you're entitled to four webinars as part of your membership, available live and on-demand

Stephen Smith

Vertical Restraints (16 October)

Vertical restraints, are restrictions in agreements between undertakings at different levels of the production/distribution/supply chain.  They are common features of agreements used by many businesses in getting their goods and services to market and they are no less relevant in the digital economy.

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Webinar: Dawn Raids: civil and criminal practice in cartel investigations (31 October)

Join our one hour webinar (inclusive to Competition Section members) with Omar Shah, Partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and Jasvinder Nakhwal, Partner at Peters & Peters to learn all about Dawn Raids.

All Inclusive webinars

Contributions needed re - House of Lords enquiry into Competition law, post Brexit

29 August 2017

The House of Lords EU Internal Market sub-committee’s have setup an enquiry into Competition law after Brexit, and the Law Society would appreciate your urgent input; our deadline is Friday 1 September.

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2017 Horsfall Turner essay prize announced

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The Horsfall Turner essay prize is a prestigious award given to the best essay submission on a given topic every year.

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Benefits of Membership*

Competition Section renewals

The Competition Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section engagement programme has been created in consultation with the Section Advisory Committee and will focus on key issues including:

  • Compliance and regulation
  • Brexit
  • Abuse of dominance
  • Damages actions
  • Mergers
  • Cartel enforcement
  • Dawn Raids
  • Sector Inquiries

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Seminars, Podcasts, Conference, Annual Dinner, Webinars and a LinkedIn Group.

*See Section terms and conditions

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