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Advanced EU Competition Law, Brussels Conference

The definitive review of the major developments in EU competition law and policy over the past twelve months
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Expert insight from:
Judge Küllike Jürimäe - European Court of Justice
Richard Whish Emeritus Professor King's College London
Céline Gauer Director, DG Competition European Commission
Thomas Kramler Head of the Digital Single Market Task Force, DG Competition European Commission
Regulatory & in-house voices:
Dr. Konrad Ost Director of the General Policy Department BUNDESKARTELLAMT
Christopher Rother Head of Antitrust and Competition Law Deutsche Bahn AG
Jenni Lukander Director, Global Head of Competition Law Nokia
Dr Andrea Coscelli Executive Director, Markets and Mergers COMPETITION AND MARKETS AUTHORITY
Your annual update

Advanced EU Competition Law, Brussels event: Europe’s definitive competition law review

Past delegates said...
"A true ‘essential facility’ in EU competition law."
D Mamane
Schellenberg Wittmer
"The way to update on EU competition law."
M Olsen
PBS
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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...

Special focus day: competition law and the digital economy
  • E-Commerce sector enquiry
  • Data rights and big data
  • Online distribution and pricing
  • Google decisions
4 Topical breakfast briefings:

1: Competition law in energy sector
2: Competition law in China
3: Competition law in pharma sector
4: Extra territorial application of EU competition law rules

Compliance workshop:
  • Christian Miege, Thyssenkrupp AG
  • Simone Pieri, ICC Commission On Competition
  • Niamh McCarthy, IAG
  • Andrew McBride, BHP Billiton

Europe’s definitive competition law conference: review all the 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 provides 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

Take a look at the agenda for the Advanced EU Competiiton Law, Brussels conference.

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…  

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

  • 14 in-house counsel share their practical insight

  • Speakers from 14 jurisdictions across Europe as well as China and USA

  • 5 speakers from the European Commission

  • 4 former and current judges

  • Choose from 4 specialised breakfast briefings

  • 1 new focus day on competition law and the digital economy

  • 1 in-depth, practical workshop on competition compliance

  • This is simply 1 unmissable annual event


New for 2015:

  • Focus day: Competition law and the digital economy
  • Compliance: best practice – in-depth, practical half day workshop

  • 4 Topical breakfast briefings on key industry developments:

          1: Competition Law in the Energy Sector
          2: Competition Challenges in China
          3: Competition Law in the Pharma Sector
          4: Extra Territorial Application of EU

  • Regulators’ panel session with representatives from:

    - CMA
    - Bundeskartellamt
    - Autorite de la Concurrence
    - Swedish Competition Authority
    - ACM
    - Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y de la Competencia
  • More European Commission, NCA and in-house counsel speakers than ever before!

And much more! See the programme for the Advanced EU Competition Law, Brussels event.

Speakers confirmed for Advanced EU Competition Law 2015 forum in Brussels include:

  • Judge Küllike Jürimäe, EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE
  • Prof Richard Whish QC (Hon), KING’S COLLEGE LONDON
  • Céline Gauer, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  • John Ratliff, WILMERHALE
  • Prof. Dr. Joachim Bornkamm, GERMAN FEDERAL SUPREME COURT;UNIVERSITY OF FREIBURG
  • Anthony Maton, HAUSFELD & CO LLP
  • Mark Simpson, NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT
  • Christopher Rother, DEUTSCHE BAHN AG
  • Joshua White, KPMG
  • Katarzyna Lis –Zarrias, POLISH MINISTRY OF JUSTICE
  • Christof Swaak, STIBBE
  • Kevin Coates, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  • Johan Ysewyn, COVINGTON & BURLING LLP
  • Kris Van Hove, VAN BAEL & BELLIS
  • Andreas Eberhardt, RICHEMONT
  • Dr Stephanie Pautke, COMMEO LLP
  • Jean-Nicolas Maillard, STEPTOE & JOHNSON LLP
  • Andrea Coscelli, COMPETITION AND MARKETS AUTHORITY (CMA)
  • Dr. Konrad Ost, BUNDESKARTELLAMT
  • David Viros, AUTORITE DE LA CONCURRENCE
  • Karin Lunning, SWEDISH COMPETITION AUTHORITY
  • Joaquim Hortala, COMISIÓN NACIONAL DE LOS MERCADOS Y DE LA COMPETENCIA
  • Brian Sher, NABARRO
  • Paolo Palmigiano, SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES LTD; ASSOCIATION OF EUROPEAN IN-HOUSE COMPETITION LAWYERS
  • Stefaan Raes, LIEDEKERKE WOLTERS WAELBROECK KIRKPATRICK; COURT OF APPEAL BRUSSELS
  • Miranda Cole, COVINGTON & BURLING LLP
  • Prof Bruce Lyons, KPMG
  • Stephen Mavroghenis, SHEARMAN & STERLING LLP
  • Ian Giles, NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT
  • Nelson Jung, COMPETITION AND MARKETS AUTHORITY (CMA)
  • Jean-Yves Art, MICROSOFT
  • Kaarli Eichhorn, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (GE)
  • Alvaro Ramos, CISCO SYSTEMS
  • John Kallaugher, LATHAM & WATKINS
  • Dr Lorenzo Coppi, COMPASS LEXECON
  • Prof Nicolas Petit, UNIVERSITY OF LIEGE
  • Nicholas Levy, CLEARY GOTTLIEB STEEN & HAMILTON LLP
  • Ben Graham, ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV
  • Max Lienemeyer, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  • Edurne Navarro Varona, URÍA MENÉNDEZ
  • Trevor Soames, SHEARMAN & STERLING LLP
  • Martin Bailey, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  • Federica Maiorano, OECD
  • Robert P. Mahnke, PAYPAL
  • Marc Lebourges, ORANGE; ETNO
  • Thomas Kramler, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  • Dr. Michael Bauer, CMS HASCHE SIGLE
  • Dr. Markus Haeuser, CMS HASCHE SIGLE
  • David Foster, FRONTIER ECONOMICS
  • Dr. Christoph Stadler, HENGELER MUELLER
  • David Wood, GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP
  • Mathew Heim, QUALCOMM
  • Kristina Barbov, EE LTD
  • Jenni Lukander, NOKIA
  • Christian Miege, THYSSENKRUPP AG
  • Simone Pieri, ICC COMMISSION ON COMPETITION
  • Niamh McCarthy, INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES GROUP (IAG)
  • Andrew McBride, BHP BILLITON
  • Mark Jephcott, HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS

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
  • 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 welcome drinks reception after the focus day and the gala dinner at the end of day one

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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!"
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