Join the Competition Section’s first international summer antitrust conference on 23 and 24 June 2021.

The United Kingdom competition law field has been part of the EU legal landscape for many years but now enters a new period of independence, with EU law running alongside the UK regime. We recognize that the UK competition law profession is now, more than ever, part of the international landscape.

Learning objectives

The conference is structured with a mix of engaging panel sessions chaired by recognised experts in the field, aiming to help you:

  • stay updated on merger control, antitrust enforcement and competition litigation
  • gain invaluable tips covering recent cases
  • understand the key issues that competition law practitioners will face within the next 12 months

Target audience

All lawyers whose practices touch on competition law and antitrust issues, whether specialist practitioners, barristers, economists, in-house practitioners, regulators, international firms, or those with a more general interest in the subject.

Programme

Date: 23 and 24 June 2021
Time: 10am on 23 June to 6pm on 24 June
Cost: from £95
Location: online

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For the first time, we will host an enforcers roundtable comprising of senior officials from:

  • the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
  • Competition and Consumer Competition of Singapore
  • the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets
  • Competition and Consumer Protection Commission 
  • Competition and Markets Authority
  • Directorate-General for Competition

We’ll also cover the below key topics:

  • the implications of Brexit for UK competition policy
  • digital regulation and antitrust/abuse cases – what are the real issues?
  • merger control 
  • environmental, social and governance (ESG) /sustainability and ethics in competition law
  • is competition law doing enough to support diversity? 

In each area, we’ll cover both UK and international developments – and compare and contrast these across the regimes.

SRA competence:  A2

Speakers

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Compass Lexecon

You can opt-in to receive communication from Compass Lexecon upon registering and you’ll also be entered into a draw to win one of five copies of The Law and Economics of Article 102 TFEU, third edition, co-authored by Jorge Padilla of Compass Lexecon and Robert O’Donoghue QC of Brick Court Chambers, published in 2020.