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Competition Section

Join today 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.

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: 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.

All past event presentations

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

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Webinar: Competition Litigation - reviewing 2018's key developments

This webinar will provide an overview of the key developments in English Competition litigation from 2018, including the iiyama, Vattenfall, BritNed and Mastercard cartel cases.

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Webinar: The interface between public procurement and competition law (OnDemand)

There are many factors relating to competition law that need to be considered when advising on public procurement.

All Inclusive webinars

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Competition Section annual conference 2019

6 March 2018

We are pleased to announce that the Competition Section annual conference will be held on Thursday 9 May 2019 at the Law Society in London. The conference concludes with a drinks reception where you can network with speakers and fellow delegates.

Excellence Awards 2019

Enter the Excellence Awards

No matter the size of your firm, you have an equal chance to win at this year’s Excellence Awards.

Nominate before Friday 3 May to celebrate your success.

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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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