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Key Sessions

How is the CMA Preparing for Brexit?

09:00 - 09:30 30 mins
Brexit and the Future of Competition Law
Registration & Refreshments
09:30 - 09:40 10 mins
Brexit and the Future of Competition Law
Chair’s Welcome and Introduction
09:40 - 10:30 50 mins
Brexit and the Future of Competition Law
How is the CMA Preparing for Brexit?
10:30 - 11:15 45 mins
Info
Brexit and the Future of Competition Law
Brexit: Where are we Now?
  • Where are we now?
  • What is on the horizon
  • Implications for competition law regulation in the UK
  • Dealing with the transitional period and implications for ongoing cases 
11:15 - 11:40 25 mins
Brexit and the Future of Competition Law
Morning Coffee Break
11:40 - 12:30 50 mins
Info
Brexit and the Future of Competition Law
Future Relationship between the CMA and the Commission
  • What is the likely future relationship between the CMA and the Commission
  • What will be the relationship between the Courts?
  • Where will there be divergence?
  • Cooperation
12:30 - 13:30 60 mins
Brexit and the Future of Competition Law
Lunch
13:30 - 14:15 45 mins
Info
Brexit and the Future of Competition Law
Private Enforcement in the UK post-Brexit
  • What is the likely impact of Brexit on private enforcement of competition law in the UK?
  • What will be the status of UK decisions?
  • Reasons to bring claims in the UK
14:15 - 15:00 45 mins
Info
Brexit and the Future of Competition Law
Merger Control: End of One Stop Shop?
  • What is the future of UK merger control?
  • Where is there likely to be divergence in approaches?
  • Practical tips for corporates dealing with concurrent reviews
15:00 - 15:20 20 mins
Brexit and the Future of Competition Law
Afternoon Coffee Break
15:20 - 16:05 45 mins
Info
Brexit and the Future of Competition Law
State Aid
  • UK state aid regime during the transition period
  • How is state aid regime likely to develop in the UK post Brexit?
16:05 - 16:50 45 mins
Info
Brexit and the Future of Competition Law
How should Corporates Prepare for the Uncertain Future?
  • Dealing with uncertainty
  • Scenario planning for corporates
  • What businesses based outside the UK need to be aware of when dealing with UK businesses post-Brexit
16:50 - 17:00 10 mins
Brexit and the Future of Competition Law
Chair’s Closing Commentary and Close of Focus Day
17:00 - 17:50 50 mins
Info
Women in Competition Law
Women in Competition Law: Diversity, Inspiration and Empowerment
  • Join our panel of inspirational female leaders in competition law to discuss how to take female representation in competition law to the next level. After the session, you will have an opportunity to share experiences and stories during a special networking reception.

    This session is open to everyone attending either the main conference or the focus day.
17:50 - 19:00 70 mins
Info
Women in Competition Law
Pre-Conference Drinks Reception

Join us for a pre-conference drinks reception to meet fellow in-house competition lawyers from across Europe.

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