22 March 2018
Marriott Hotel Grand Place,
Analyse current abuse of dominance cases, consider their practical implications for your business, learn how to stay compliant in the evolving regulatory landscape
An indispensable guide to Article 102 post Intel and Google
Why Attend this Unmissable Event?
There is a resurgence of interest in abuse of dominance cases from the European Commission and National Competition Authorities.
With major decisions including Intel and Google shopping case out in 2017, Google Android and the German Facebook decisions expected in early 2018, as well as the ongoing excessive pricing cases, developments in Article 102 can only be ignored at your peril.
Join us at Dominance 2018 conference to analyse the latest cases, hear directly from the regulators and share practical tips with fellow in-house lawyers on how dominant companies can ensure that they are compliant with the rules.
Hear from the Commission
Rainer Becker, Acting Head of Unit, Antitrust Case Support & Policy, DG Competition, European Commission will discuss how the Commission are approaching abuse of dominance cases.
Intel: Where are We Now?
Join this in-depth discussion on Intel to gain a 360 degree perspective from lawyers and economists on the consequences of this significant decision. Our eminent speakers will review the case, analyse what it means for effects based approach and provide practical guidance on how corporates should conduct self-assessments.
Update on Google Cases
During this session we will review the recent Google shopping decision. It is anticipated that it will be published imminently, so there should be plenty to discuss!
Furthermore the Google Android decision is expected to be out in early 2018, so do not miss this chance to analyse these major cases!
Excessive Pricing Cases
Review the recent spate of excessive pricing cases including Aspen and Pfizer/Flynn.
Join the debate on the parameters of these cases including how to judge whether prices are excessive and consider the role of fairness in competition law.
Big Data & Privacy
Platforms, big data and privacy are raising new thorny questions for competition regulators about the role of non-price factors in competition cases. During this interactive panel session, our eminent speakers will discuss how global regulators are approaching these new challenges and analyse how to apply article 102 to the digital economy.
How should corporates analyse competition law risk and approach their compliance programmes in light of recent cases? Our speaker panel of in-house experts will share with you their practical strategies on most favoured nation (MFN) clauses, parity provisions and what is and isn't allowed in rebates.
Hear from regulators, in-house counsel and top legal experts:
Very informative, stimulating and well structured!
Ferring International Center SA
Excellent, thought provoking overview of the big issues in pricing!
An excellent blend of theory and practice.
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