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Informa
09:45 - 10:20 35 mins
Registration and Morning Coffee
10:20 - 10:40 20 mins
Info
Welcome from the Chair
  • Euan Burrows - Partner, Ashurst LLP
  • Introductions from the delegates
  • Objectives for the Summer School
10:40 - 11:50 70 mins
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Main Conference
Introduction to EU Competition Law
  • André Pretorius - Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Objectives of EU competition law
  • Articles 101 of the EU Treaty
  • Public and private enforcement
  • Article 102 of the EU Treaty:
    • Dominant positions and abuse
    • Market definition
  • EU merger control
  • State aid
  • Enforcement agencies
11:50 - 13:00 70 mins
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Main Conference
Hard Core Cartels: Principles and Practical Examples
  • Hein Hobbelen - Partner, Bird & Bird
  • Hard core cartels: introduction and key principles
  • Consequences of cartel infringements including fines
  • Recent experiences in cartel cases
  • Application of the Commission’s leniency program
  • Corporate compliance: How to avoid cartels
13:00 - 14:00 60 mins
Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 60 mins
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Main Conference
Key Economic Considerations in Article 101 Cases
  • Robin Noble - Partner, Oxera
  • Vertical and horizontal agreements; and information exchange
  • Hard-core cartels: economic effects, and damages
  • Best practice in the use of economic reports
15:00 - 15:20 20 mins
Afternoon Coffee Break
15:20 - 16:20 60 mins
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Main Conference
Horizontal Agreements: Dealing with your Competitors
  • Melissa Van Schoorisse - Senior Associate, Covington & Burling LLP
  • Introduction to horizontal agreements, what they are and why they are a concern
  • Legal and illegal agreements: how to ensure that you fall on the right side of the line
  • Block exemptions to horizontal agreements
16:20 - 17:30 70 mins
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Main Conference
Article 101 Practical Approaches: In-House Counsel Perspective
  • Hein Hobbelen - Partner, Bird & Bird
  • Daniela Esposito - Competition Legal Counsel, Telefónica UK (O2)
  • Article 101: common challenges for in-house counsel
  • Compliance best practice
  • Dealing with cartels and information exchanges
  • Horizontal agreements in practice
  • Dawn raids
17:30 - 17:35 5 mins
Chair's Closing Remarks and Close of Day One
18:00 - 19:00 60 mins
Networking Activities
College Bar Opens (cash bar)
19:00 - 20:30 90 mins
Networking Activities
Dinner
20:30 - 21:30 60 mins
Networking Activities
Quiz Night
09:45 - 10:20

Registration and Morning Coffee

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10:20 - 10:40
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Welcome from the Chair

  • Introductions from the delegates
  • Objectives for the Summer School
  • Euan Burrows - Partner, Ashurst LLP
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Showing of Streams
13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

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15:00 - 15:20

Afternoon Coffee Break

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17:30 - 17:35
Chair's Closing Remarks and Close of Day One

Chair's Closing Remarks and Close of Day One

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