Main Conference: 20 & 21 November 2018
Digital Focus Day: 19 November 2018
Workshops: 22 November 2018
Le Plaza Hotel,
Advanced EU Competition Law, Brussels Conference
The Definitive EU Competition Law Review. Connecting Europe’s Competition Law Community For 27 Years.
All the key updates in European competition law - direct from those involved. You name it, we have it covered.
Meet 60+ regulators, in-house counsel and leading competition lawyers from Europe and beyond
Join the most eminent speakers and practitioners for a range of timely presentations, interactive panels and during especially designed networking functions. Take advantage of their expert knowledge, and learn how you can apply their experiences to your own practice and business.
What can you expect from Advanced EU Competition Law Brussels in 2018?
Comprehensive Analysis of the Latest Developments
From cartels, article 102 and mergers through to private enforcement, vertical restraints and compliance best practice, we have it covered. Join us for 2 days of in-depth analysis of all the recent policy developments, decisions and investigations at EU and national level. Our eminent speakers from across the competition law world will draw out practical implications of the latest cases to ensure that you are fully equipped to address current challenges.
All Key Cases and Investigations Covered
Join us for John Ratliff's now legendary review of the year to analyse recent decisions including Coty, ICAP, International Skating Union, Hoffman La Roche and recent cartel appeals. Throughout the conference we will also discuss Google, Intel, Qualcomm, the German Facebook case, Bayer/ Monsanto, Apple / Shazam, Gazprom, ASICS, Altice, Unwired Plant, MasterCard and Trucks ensuring you are fully up to date.
Focus Day: Competition Law & the Digital Economy
Data, innovation and the future of regulation...the digital economy continues posing difficult questions for competition law. During this in-depth focus day our eminent speakers will discuss big data, artificial intelligence and algorithmic cartels, disruptive innovation, e-commerce developments and online advertising investigations. Hear directly from the regulators and corporates on how they are approaching to the digital world.
New for 2018! The Future of Competition Law Policy
Data, tax and fairness...traditional competition law tools are being stretched by new problems. What should be the goals of competition law? Is it fit for purpose? What relationship should competition law have with the ideal of fairness? What will be Vestager's legacy as her mandate nears its end? Join our policy think tank to discuss how competition law policy is developing and what shape it should take to address the challenges of 21st century economy.
Women in Competition: Diversity & Empowerment
Join our panel of inspirational female leaders in competition law to discuss how to take female representation to the next level! During this empowering InFocus briefing you will hear about the benefits of diversity for law firms and businesses, practical tips on how to increase diversity and have an opportunity to listen to insightful war stories from inspiring female competition lawyers.
Foreign Investment Control Workshop
Join us for an in-depth, practical workshop reviewing foreign investment control rules across key jurisdictions including Europe, China and USA as well as the likely implications of Brexit for the rules in the UK. Our speakers will discuss the Commission's proposals, the role of the public interest test and analyse consequences for mergers in key sectors. They will ensure that you are fully equipped with practical know-how in this increasingly important area of law.
Special Networking Drinks Reception!
Join us for a special drinks reception on 20 November at 18.00.
Meet fellow in-house lawyers from major multinational companies, policy makers and leading competition practitioners from across Europe - share practical experiences and build communities.
A very efficient way to keep up to date with developments across a broad range of topics.
A true ‘essential facility’ in EU competition law.
Provides information of great practical relevance and really adds value to my day-to-day in-house practice!
Global Counsel BD & Transactions
Eli Lilly and Company
If you need to go to one update conference on competition law – go to this one!
A super one-stop shop to having a briefing on major recent developments.