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CLaSF Workshop on The International Dimension of Competition Law: EU, Brexit and Beyond …

The Competition Law Scholars Forum (CLaSF) and
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Competition Law and Policy

QMU School of Law

Present a Workshop  on:

The International Dimension of Competition Law: EU, Brexit and Beyond …

at Queen Mary University of London on Thursday, 25 April 2019

School of Law, 339 Mile End Road, London. E1 4NS

Mandatory prior registration by  14th April 2019 via icc@qmul.ac.uk

Programme

09:30 – 09:50 Registration

09:50 Introduction: Barry Rodger (CLaSF),  Eyad Maher Dabbah (ICC)

10:00 – 11:30 Brexit and UK Competition Law, Chair: Angus MacCulloch

Eyad Maher M Dabbah, Brexit and Competition Law: the future relationship between the UK and EU competition law regimes, ICC, QMUL

Barry Rodger, UK Competition Law Enforcement Post-Brexit: Parallel or Subsidiary to EU Law Enforcement?, Strathclyde University

David Little, A “Deep And Special Partnership”? Risks of Misalignment In UK And EU Merger Control  Post-Brexit, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

 

11:30-11:45 Coffee

 

11:45 – 13:00  Brexit and Private Enforcement, Chair: Barry Rodger

Annalies Outhuijse, The Netherlands, the new cartel claim paradise after Brexit?, University of Groningen

Konrad Zawodziński, Antitrust compliance and private enforcement of competition law – at the crossroads of disappearing EU law effet utile and supremacy principles, Koźmiński University

 

13:00 – 14:15 LUNCH

 

14:15 – 15:30  Supra-National Competition Law Enforcement, Chair: Maria Ioannidou

Viktoria Robertson, The ECN+ Directive: Strengthening the Pillars of the European Competition Network’s Architecture, University of Graz

Francisco Marcos, Towards a Supranational Competition Policy in Central America, IE, Madrid

 

15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break

 

15:45 – 17:00  Competition Law and Trade Policy, Chair: Francisco Marcos

Kalpana Tyagi, China’s (Ab-) use of Competition & IPRs to pursue the Industrial Policy Objectives: Does the WTO (really) have all the answers?, University of Arhus

Galyna Kostiukevych, Competition provisions in preferential trade agreements and their impact on anticompetitive conduct within global supply chains: the EU perspective, EUI

 

17:00 – 17:30 Closing Speaker – Colin Raftery, Senior Director of Mergers, CMA

 

17:30 Closing remarks: Maria Ioannidou (ICC), Barry Rodger (CLaSF)

 

17.45 Drinks, followed by speakers’ dinner, at Morgan Arms, 43 Morgan Street, Bow.

Competition Law Review

New Issue of the Competition Law Review – Volume 13 Issue 2

The Competition Law Scholars Forum are delighted to reveal the latest Issue of the Competition Law Review. The Issue focuses on the broad theme of ‘Reform of Regulation 1/2003 –Effectiveness of the NCAs and Beyond’. It features an Editorial by Giorgio Monti, and articles by Miguel Sousa Ferro, Carsten Koenig, and Annalies Outhuijse.

The full text of the Issue can be found on the Review Page.

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New Issue of Competition Law Review – Volume 13 Issue 1

The Competition law Scholars Forum are delighted to reveal the latest Issue of the Competition Law Review. The Issue focuses on the broad theme of ‘Competition Law and Enforcement Priorities’. It features an Editorial by Mary Catherine Lucey, and Articles by William E Kovacic, Catalin S Rusu, Aiste Selezeviciute & Zeno Frediano, and Vincent Power.

The full text of the Issue can be found on the Review Page.

Workshop: Competition Law and Enforcement Priorities

UCD Sutherland School of Law - Business, Law and Regulation Research Group (BLREG) Seminar
UCD Sutherland School of Law – CLaSF Workshop

The Competition Law Scholars Forum (CLaSF) and UCD Sutherland School of Law (BLREG)

 

At UCD Sutherland School of Law (Belfield, Dublin 4) on Friday, 16 September 2016

 

PROGRAMME

 

09:30 – 10.00: Registration

10.00: Introduction – Prof Barry Rodger (CLaSF), Mary Catherine Lucey (UCD BLREG)

10.10-10.45

Keynote Speaker – Professor William E. Kovacic, George Washington University Law School
‘Prioritization, Project Selection and Agency Effectiveness’

 

10.45-11.15 Coffee

 

11.15-12.15

Prioritisation and Article 102 – Chair: Patrick Kenny, Member CCPC

‘Enforcement priorities Paper on Article 102 TFEU: Is a Title Enough to Overtake Constitutional Rules and Fundamental Rule-Of-Law Principles?’,
Konstantinos Sidiropoulos, DPhil Candidate, Oxford University;

‘Far Beyond Meaningless: the non-enforcement of exploitative excessive prices’,
Carmen Rodilla Marti, PhD Candidate, University of Valencia

 

12.15-13:15

Prioritising Enforcement: Commitments and State aid complaints – Chair: Professor Barry Rodger

‘Commitments: Guidance for a New Enforcement Style’,
Stavros Makis, PhD Candidate, Department of Law, EUI, Florence;

‘Prioritisation in state aid control: Filtering out “unwanted” complaints’
Oskar Van Maren, The Asser Institute, the Hague

 

13:15-14:30 LUNCH

 

14:30- 15.45

Priorities in Enforcement: A Global and EU Perspective – Chair: Judge John Cooke

‘Goals, Values and Priorities of Competition Agencies: A View from Practice Around the World’
Dr Julian Nowag, Lund University, Sweden, and CCLP, & Dr Maria Ioannidou, QMU London and CCLP.

‘The Actual Role of Boosting the EU Competition Law Enforcement powers of NCAs: In Need of a Reframed Formula’
Catalin S. Rusu, Associate Professor of European law, Radboud University, Nijmegen

‘Implications Of Competition Law Enforcement In The Electricity Sector: Comparative Analysis Of The UK And US’
Francisca Kusi-Appiah, PhD Candidate – CEPMLP University of Dundee

 

15.45-16:00 Coffee Break

 

16:00-17:10

Enforcement priorities in Scotland and Ireland – Chair: Angus MacCulloch,

‘Is There a case for a Scottish Competition Authority? Contrasting Old, New and Regional Competition Enforcement Priorities in large, small and regional EU Economies’
Aiste Slezeviciute, PhD candidate, Edinburgh Law School, and Solicitor, S and W, Edinburgh and Zeno Frediani, Solicitor, S and W

‘An Analytical Review of the Choices/priorities made by Ireland’s Competition Authority/Competition and Consumer Protection Commission 1991-2016’
Dr Vincent Power, Partner, A & L Goodbody, Dublin

 

17:10-17:30 Closing Address: Dr John Temple Lang

17:30 Closing remarks
Professor Imelda Maher MRIA, Sutherland Professor of European Law UCD Sutherland School of Law, &  Prof Barry Rodger (ClaSF)

17.45Taxis to Central Dublin for bar/restaurant for speakers and participants