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Europe's leading competition law event

Now in its 24th year, this market-leading event offers an advanced level review of major developments in EU competition law & policy...

The latest cases and investigations

Understand the implications of the recent cases and investigations including Google, Motorola Mobility, Samsung, Intel, Libor

Network with corporates from across Europe!

Past attendees include: Nike, Nissan, Nokia, Siemens, Google, Shell. Red Bull, BP, Unilever, Cocal-Cola, Telenor, Johnson & Johnson, Nestle, PepsiCo, Apple Europe, Michelin, Intel, Yell and many more

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Europe’s definitive competition law conference in Europe: review all essential competition law developments of 2014 / 2015

Attend the 24th annual Advanced EU Competition Law conference to:

IBC Legal is proud to announce its 24th annual event Advanced EU Competition Law in Brussels. Once again we will assemble the leading experts, highlighting the most crucial legal complexities of the past 12 months that are keeping lawyers on their toes, including the on-going investigations into Google undertaken by the European Commission, private enforcement, merger clearances, Articles 101 and 102 issues, cartels and much more besides.

This market-leading forum will once again provide a premium platform to network with peers and discuss the practical implications of recent case law and policy developments.  

Conference highlights include:

  • Case law update 2014 – 2015
  • The Commission’s current and future priorities
  • Private enforcement
  • Article 101
  • Article 102
  • Cartel enforcement, settlement and leniency
  • View from the Court
  • EU merger control
  • The interface between IP & competition law
  • Vertical restraints
  • State aid


The agenda will be available in May 2015. So please watch this space!

What previous delegates say:

"A really good conference to get
updates on recent case law and the
Commisison’s current and future policies!”
U Wester, Ericsson

"Cutting-edge topics and excellent speakers!"
B Tellmann, Coca-Cola

"The way to update on EU competition law."
M Olsen, PBS

"The yearly advanced EU competition law
update is a must."
S Hirsbrunner, Gleiss Lutz


The line-up of the Advanced EU Competition Law forum in Brussels in 2014 included:

  • Prof Richard Whish QC (Hon), King’s College London
  • Judge Stefaan Raes, Court of Appeal Brussels
  • Kevin Coates, DG Comp, European Commission
  • Sophie Bertin-Hadjiveltcheva, DG Comp, European Commission
  • Dan Sjöblom, Swedish Competition Authority
  • Sheldon Mills, Competition and Markets Authority
  • Andreas Eberhardt, Richemont
  • Paolo Palmigiano, European In-House Competition Lawyers’ Association
  • Dr Lorenzo Coppi, Compass Lexecon
  • Miranda Cole, Covington & Burling
  • John Kallaugher, Latham & Watkins
  • Prof Bruce Lyons, KPMG
  • Dr Maria Maher, KPMG
  • David Mamane, Schellenberg Wittmer
  • Anthony Maton, Hausfeld & Co
  • Matthew Readings, Shearman & Sterling
  • David Foster, Frontier Economics
  • Laura Parret, Houthoff Buruma
  • Stephanie Pautke, Commeo
  • John Ratliff, WilmerHale
  • Aidan Robertson QC, Brick Court Chambers
  • Trevor Soames, Shearman & Sterling
  • Kris Van Hove, Van Bael & Bellis
  • Johan Ysewyn, Covington & Burling

Attend the Advanced EU Competition Law 2015 event in Brussels to:

  • Gain your annual update on the most relevant case law and legal developments, including the on-going Google investigation and recent cases 
  • Examine the Commission’s priorities and policy developments going forward
  • Obtain cutting-edge insights and advice on crucial legal issues such as current investigations, dawn raids, merger clearances and much more
  • Debate current contentious topics to stay ahead of the game
  • Share expertise and best practice with your peers from across Europe and beyond
  • PLUS: network with peers and experts during the drinks reception on day one

Advanced EU Competition Law Brussels forum facts and figures:

  • 3,450+ individuals have already benefited from the event in previous years

  • 200+ attendees embraced their legal update at the previous forum; including representatives from: Shell International, Vattenfall, Intel, Apple, Cisco Systems, Yell, Coca-Cola, Virgin Media, Neste Oil, Kodak, Unilever, De Beers, Nestlé, PepsiCo, Maastricht University, Finnish Competition Authority, Lafarge, Telekom Austria, Colgate Palmolive Europe, Linklaters, Norwegian Competition Authority, OECD, Ofgem, Telenor, OFT, Post Danmark and many more…  

  • 180+ attendees booked in 2014

  • The event is now running successfully in its 24th year

  • This is simply 1 unmissable annual event

Other events that may interest you:

IBC Legal's 24th Annual

Advanced EU Competition Law, London 2015

28 Apr 2015 - 29 Apr 2015
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel

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(updated 2 March 2015)

Do you also need to keep up-to-date on the competition law developments affecting the pharmaceutical sector?

IBC Legal's Competition Law in the Pharmaceutical Sector is also in Brussels and takes place the day after this event!

Book yourself onto both events to receive £100 off each conference.

To book on both please email marianne.mounir@informa.com

What do your peers say?

"I’ll say it again – if you need to go to one update conference on competition law – go to this one!"
J Dvazerati
"A super one-stop shop to having a briefing on major recent developments."
V Power
A&L Goodbody
"A dominant player in the conference market!"
David Mamane
Schellenberg Wittmer

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