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EU Competition Law Summer School 2016

A unique experience, providing a comprehensive understanding of EU competition law and policy, delivered by leading minds in the field

8 - 12 August 2016

  • Gain a solid foundation in EU competition law
  • Analyse crucial developments from a broad range of perspectives in a relaxed and informal atmosphere
  • Review high profile cases and their practical implications
  • Develop strategies to combat common problem areas to ensure you stay ahead of the game
  • Learn in a variety of formats including in-depth presentations, interactive group discussions, interesting case studies and practical workshops
  • Take home practical advice and comprehensive event documentation for future reference
  • Network with experts and your peers during the specially organised evening activities: BBQ, punting, quiz night, walking tour of Cambridge and gala dinner
  • Enjoy the cost-savings of this all inclusive 5-day residential conference

See the 2016 agenda.

  • A-Z of EU competition law
  • Article 101 and Article 102 issues
  • EU merger control
  • Cartels
  • Horizontal and vertical agreements
  • Economic principles
  • In-house compliance management
  • The European Commission’s priorities
  • Vertical restraints
  • Block exemptions
  • IP rights and competition law
  • Competition law challenges in the digital world
  • State aid
  • Private enforcement
  • International competition authority procedures
  • Current enforcement priorities
  • Global competition law developments

See the full programme.

eu competition law summer school punting in cambridge

Enjoy an evening punting on the river Cam

eu competition law summer school gala dinner

Consolidate your new contacts during the Gala Dinner

eu competition law summer school in cambridge

Be entertained at the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival

These are just some of the evening activities... view the agenda to see them all.

Covering all areas of competition law, this event is tailored to the needs of professionals who require a
solid foundation in EU competition law and practice, including:

  • Junior lawyers seeking to gain a specialism in competition law
  • In-house counsel requiring an impeccable grounding in the core areas of competition law
  • Experienced lawyers who needs to know more about competition law
  • National competition authorities
  • Regulators
  • Trade associations
  • Lawyers and professionals in government and public bodies
  • Professionals in need of an A-Z guide to EU competition law

See the agenda.

18th annual event

Now in its 18th successful year

All-inclusive 5 day residential course

Included are four nights’ accommodation from Monday to Thursday night and all meals (except drinks at the college bar), evening networking activities and comprehensive documentation


Individuals have already benefited in previous years, including representatives from: Capgemini, Hungarian Competition Authority, Efes Pilsen, Competition Tribunal South Africa, BP, OPEC, Tata Steel, Coca-Cola, Ofgem, Fujifilm, Johnson & Johnson, Nike and many more...

New for 2016

Expert speakers in 2016 include:

Pat Treacy, Partner, Bristows
Pat Treacy



Peter Willis, Partner, Bird & Bird LLP
Peter Willis


Bird & Bird LLP

Jindrich Kloub, Senior Case Handler, DG Competition, European Commission
Jindrich Kloub

Senior Case Handler, DG Competition

European Commission

Excellent course! All you need to know about EU competition law in just 5 days

T Miranda, Esso Exploration Angola Ltd

Academic discount:

50% academic discount is available to full time academics and students. Please get in touch with us to take advantage of the discount: professionalcustserv@informa.com

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