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Competition Section annual conference 2018 (17 May)

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We are pleased to announce that the Competition Section annual conference will be held on Thursday 17 May 2018 at the Law Society hall in London.

Your flagship event is now open for bookings with great early bird rates. Book early to save £100 on the registration price.

The conference has been designed to keep competition practitioners abreast of the latest updates, trends and legislation in competition law from the perspectives of leading figures in the industry.

Keynote speaker confirmed

We are delighted to announce that this year’s keynote address will be given by Sir Jonathan Faull , former director general of the European Commission.

Confirmed speakers

  • Matthew Johnson, partner, Oxera Consulting LLP
  • Nicole Kar, partner, head of UK competition practice, London, Linklaters LLP
  • Clive Black, head of relationship management (City), The Law Society.
  • James Pearson, UK legal director, Pfizer
  • Stephen Smith, partner, Bristows LLP and member, Competition Section Committee
  • Nick Woodrow, head of competition law, Vodafone Group Services
  • Anneli Howard, barrister, Monckton Chambers
  • Kim Dietzel, partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Alec Burnside, partner, Dechert LLP
  • Howard Morse, partner, Cooley LLP
  • Matthew Wilson, associate general counsel EMEA, Uber
  • Daniel Beard QC, Monckton Chambers
  • Claudia Berg, senior legal director, antitrust enforcement, Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)
  • Brian Sher, partner, CMS

Who should attend? 

Anyone with an interest in competition law and antitrust issues, including solicitors, barristers, regulators, economists and in-house counsel.

Principal sponsor

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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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