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19 October 2017
Brussels, Belgium

Competition Law Compliance 2017

The essential conference for in-house counsel dealing with competition law

Strengthen your compliance programmes and reduce risk by joining international in-house counsel to explore the frontiers of competition law

Designed specifically with the needs of in-house counsel in mind

Key issues covered include:
  • Digital markets 
  • Compliance for dominant companies 
  • Pricing, RPM and rebates 
  • Mergers 
  • Dawn raids 
  • Private enforcement of competition law 
  • Information exchange
  • Updates on Intel, Google , Coty, Apple, Facebook/Whatsapp, Mastercard  and other cases  
How to ensure your compliance programme is effective?

This session will allow you to engage in a meaningful conversation, gather rich insight and make connections with your fellow in-house lawyers within a lively and informal setting.

Key themes include:

  • Compliance for multinationals
  • How to measure the effectiveness of a compliance programme? 
  • Document creation and retention
  • Digitalisation of compliance programmes
What is on the horizon?
  • The European Commission’s whistleblowing line
  • Draft Directive for ECN+
  • State aid and taxation after Apple
  • Competition authorities approaches to compliance programmes
  • Data protection concerns
  • Brexit
Private enforcement of competition law
  • Update on private enforcement after Mastercard
  • Managerial liability: can companies sue managers for damages? 
  • Implications for employment contracts
  • New risks and opportunities
Gain practical insight from:
  • In-house counsel from multinationals 
  • Regulators and national competition authorities
  • Eminent private practice lawyers
Learn in a variety of engaging and stimulating formats:
  • Technical presentations 
  • Practical case studies 
  • Informal world cafe discussion
  • Engaging panel sessions 

Why attend one of our competition law conferences:

"Quality/range of speakers was excellent.”

A Lyons, Polygen

“Specific and comprehensive at the same time.”

H Glatz, Daimler Chrysler

“It was a really useful and well organised conference.”

L Huber, Hungarian Energy Office