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Competition Section

Section members can attend inclusive evening seminars, live and on-demand, offering the best speakers, leaders and commentators in the field, as well as networking opportunities

Past seminar presentations

If you've missed one of our seminars, you can access podcasts of the events here.

Professor Richard Whish

OnDemand Seminar: Professor Richard Whish - key trends in competition law 2018-2019 (11 June 2019)

Listen again to this 11 June seminar presentation from the president of the Competition Section Professor Richard Whish where he explores the key trends in competition law between 2018-19 and asks, do we need to refocus competition law from price obsession to consumer wealth?

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Seminar: Review of the Digital Competition Experts Panel report (OnDemand)Subscription

Listen to Dr Philip Marsden educational and entertaining Competition Section seminar reviewing the findings of the government’s Digital Competition Experts Panel.

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Seminar: UK mergers update (12 March)Subscription

This seminar will provide an overview of substantive and procedural developments in UK merger control in 2018 and a look ahead to the challenges ahead in 2019.

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Competition Section seminar: The impact of data on merger control (12 February)

This seminar will survey EU merger control cases involving data issues.

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Seminar: Update on recent pharmaceutical competition cases (4 December 2018)Subscription

Sign in and download the slides from our 4 December 2018 seminar updating you on recent pharmaceutical cases.

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Seminar: UK national security law and merger control (13 November 2018)Subscription

Sign in and download the slides from our 13 November 2018 seminar on the proposed UK national security and investment law reforms.

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Competition Section seminar: State aid post-Brexit (9 October 2018)Subscription

Juliette Enser, interim director of the CMA’s state aid programme will speak about the CMA’s preparations to take on its role as the UK’s post-Brexit state aid regulator.


Seminar: Running an effective in-house compliance programme (10 July 2018)Subscription

This hour seminar will investigate how to create and run an effective compliance programme. It will be held at the Law Society on Tuesday 10 July from 18:00.

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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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