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The fully-residential format allows you extra time with the delegates and speakers, helping you to further digest your learning and make new contacts.

A unique learning experience:

Don't miss the opportunity to learn in a variety of formats – including presentations, interactive group discussions, practical case studies, timely debates and workshops.

Inclusive 5-day residential course!

Benefit from the cost savings of full-board accommodation, including all meals and evening social activities (quiz night, punting, BBQ, walking tour, drinks reception, gala dinner).

And the benefits don't stop when you leave...

The comprehensive documentation makes a great reference tool. And you'll gain your annual CPD hours in one go!

The A-Z guide to European competition law: IBC Legal's 17th annual residential EU Competition Law Summer School - a unique training course

Gain a complete A-Z of EU competition law at the residential EU Competition Law Summer School:

IBC Legal Conferences' interactive 5-day residential summer school will provide you with a sophisticated guide to EU competition law and the essential practical tools you need to master legal complexities and avoid pitfalls in your everyday work.

The event begins with an introduction to the topic, with each issue being studied in more depth as the week progresses. In order to provide you with the most gainful learning experience we have assembled leading officials from the Commission, private practitioners, experts and economists who will share insights in a variety of formats.

Delegates at this year’s EU Competition Law Summer School will analyse and discuss issues such as: 

  • A-Z of EU competition law 
  • Economic principles  
  • Article 101
  • Article 102
  • Horizontal agreements
  • Recent case law
  • EU merger control   
  • Cartels
  • Block exemptions
  • Licensing and enforcement   
  • IP issues
  • International competition authority procedures  
  • State aid
  • Compliance issues
  • Private enforcement
  • Recent trends from the Commission and European national competition authorities
  • Competition litigation

See more on the latest agenda for the EU Competition Law Summer School.

“A true interactive and educational seminar, very practical and delivered with the commercial perspective that in-house counsels demand!”
(L Entrialgo, Nike)

Speakers at the EU Competition Law Summer School 2015 include:

  • Paolo Palmigiano, ICLA & Sumitomo Electric Group
  • Sean-Paul Brankin, Crowell & Moring
  • Robin Noble, Oxera
  • Hein Hobbelen, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Anneli Howard, Monckton Chambers
  • Bojana Ignjatovic, RBB Economics
  • Sophie Lawrance, Bristows
  • Melissa van Schoorisse, Covington & Burling
  • Dr René Grafunder, Linklaters
  • Pat Treacy, Bristows
  • Matthew Bennett, Charles River Associates
  • Peter Willis, Bird & Bird
  • Helen Gornall, Akzo Nobel

Attend the EU Competition Law Summer School 2015 to:

  • Gain a sound understanding of the basics of EU competition law

  • Analyse recent cases and their impact on your everyday work

  • Examine legal pitfalls and discuss workable compliance solutions

  • Learn in a variety of formats and acquire numerous tools and techniques for your immediate use

  • Review the real-world impact of recent developments and policy trends of the European Commission and the Office of Fair Trading

  • Obtain cutting-edge advice and insights on crucial legal incidents

  • Gain your entire CPD hours in one go: maximum SRA CPD 16 hours and Bar Standards Board CPD hours will be available

  • All inclusive 5-day residential conference – including a range of social activities, full-board accommodation and meals* for the duration of the event

  • PLUS: network with international experts and your peers at the BBQ, gala evening and quiz night 


 “Excellent course!  All you need to know about EU competition law in just five days. ”
(T Miranda, Attorney, Esso) 

*Full board accommodation excludes drinks at the college bar and dinner on Wednesday night.

Why attend the EU Competition Law Summer School?

"The knowledge acquired from this summer school is invaluable and interesting. A great basis of information for every competition lawyer and economist!"
L Xasa
Competition Tribunal South Africa

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