25 June 2019
Le Châtelain Hotel,
Competition Law Challenges in the Motor Vehicle Sector
The only event in Europe focusing specifically on competition law in the motor vehicle sector.
Review the Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulation, issues surrounding e-Mobility, Trucks and other challenges
Hear from expert Speakers from across the motor vehicle sector:
Head of Unit Antitrust: Basic Industries, Manufacturing and Consumer Goods, DG Competition
What is on the Competition Law Challenges in the Motor Vehicle Sector 2019 agenda?
Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulation
In February 2019, the European Commission published a road-map on its planned evaluation of the Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulation. Hear directly from the Commission on their plans and join our interactive panel session focusing on how different parts of the market including manufacturers, suppliers and dealers would like to see the regulation reformed.
Review Key National Developments
During this ever-popular session our speaker panel will ensure that you are fully up to date with current regulatory, enforcement and case law developments from across Europe. With a focus on key jurisdictions including Germany, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and UK.
Vehicle Connectivity & Autonomous Driving
Examine what competition law challenges are posed by e-mobility, connected vehicles and autonomous driving. Our expert panel of speakers will analyse the relationship between data protection, privacy and competition law focusing on who should be able to access the data and under which terms.
Trucks & Follow on Damages
Analyse where we are now with Trucks litigation across Europe with a specific focus on the UK, Spain, the Netherlands (including collective claims) and Germany. Join this session to gain a full update on how follow on damages are evolving across Europe following the implementation of the Damages Directive.
Recent Trends in Mergers & Joint Ventures
As the political landscape becomes more protectionist, we will examine how the EU is treating Chinese state-owned investors and how Foreign Direct Investment rules apply to the motor vehicle sector. Recent mergers and the impact of BMW/ Daimler on technical cooperation and mobility as a service will also be analysed.
Access to Networks & Distribution Agreements
Gain an update on the consultation on the general competition framework for distribution agreements including what active vs passive sales mean in the motor vehicle sector. This session will examine access to networks after Kia, dealers as franchises and the role of dealers in an online world.
WHY ATTEND KNECT365 LAW’S COMPETITION LAW CONFERENCES?
"Provided a great forum for raising and discussing the often unanswerable questions specific to the sector."
Legal Director, Eversheds Sutherland LLP
"An excellent fully packed update for all who work with the car industry!"
Partner, Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law
"A comprehensive up-date on what is happening in the EU within this sector."
Managing Partner, NorelidHolm