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August 2018
Downing College,
Cambridge University, UK

EU Competition Law Summer School

A unique conference delving into all aspects of EU competition law to ensure comprehensive and wide-ranging knowledge

All-inclusive residential event - learn in several different formats during the day… and then reinforce that learning & make new connections at the evening activities

Thank you to all those who attended in 2017!

We're still putting the 2018 programme together - if you'd like to know once it's ready then please register your interest by downloading last year's brochure

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Gain a broad and comprehensive understanding of EU competition law in just 5 intensive, immersive days!

Reinforce your knowledge of vital competition law concepts at the EU Competition Law Summer School

Key EU Competition Law Topics
  • The purposes of EU competition law
  • Article 101
  • Public and private enforcement: the key introduction
  • Article 102 and the other treaty provisions
  • Merger control
  • State Aid
  • Enforcement agencies
Practice and Principles of EU Merger Control: An Introduction
  • Objectives of EU merger control
  • EU merger control in context
  • Jurisdiction - determining your appropriate filing jurisdiction
  • Procedure and process at DG Comp
  • How does the Commission analyse mergers?
  • Review and appeal of merger decisions
Private Enforcement of Competition Law
  • The Damages Directive
  • Standalone and follow-up litigation
  • For claimants
  • For defendants
  • For third parties

Unique multi-format learning and networking experience

During the day, delegates will have the chance to learn in a variety of formats including in-depth presentations, interactive group discussions, attention-grabbing case studies and practical workshops – ensuring that the topics are fully understood and covered from multiple angles.

And each evening is devoted to a different networking activity. Extra time that you can use to connect with the speakers and your international peers, to reinforce your learning, exchange ideas and let's not forget… to relax and enjoy your learning experience.

New This Year

Digital Markets, E-Commerce and Innovation: A New Competition Law Nexus
  • The E-commerce sector enquiry
  • Competition in the digital single market
  • Update on recent cases and policy
  • Innovation and competition law
A Key Dawn Raids Case Study
  • How to cope when a surprise raid is mounted
  • Dealing with privacy and data
  • Know your rights and responsibilities
  • Engaging with the authorities positively
The IP and Competition Law Surgery
  • Bring your questions to our expert panel
  • Dissect the issues that vex you
  • From your problems, draw out solutions

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