Summer Course on European Antitrust Law

The Academy of European Law (ERA) is organising a Summer Course on European Antitrust Law to be held on 2-6 July 2018 in Trier, Germany. A variety of competition experts form the Court of Justice of the EU, the European Commission, high-ranking law firms and academia will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the basics of EU antitrust law and a comprehensive update on the latest developments in each field. Participants will be able to deepen their knowledge through case studies and workshops and to visit the Court of Justice of the EU in Luxembourg.

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Unitary Patent & Unified Patent Court 2018

 
Will the Unitary Patent become operational during the course of 2018?
A decision from the German Constitutional Court is expected before the summer. The UK has approved the decree and internal measures.
But what are the scenarios, today? Amongst the political challenges at stake, are the practical demands fulfilled in each Member States?
To get answers to these questions, join us at the UP&UPC Conference on 3rd of July 2018
Visit the UP&UPC official website for further information on the programme and on the speakers: www.unitarypatentsystem.eu
 

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Competition Law and Standard Essential Patents; Testing the Limits of Extra-territorial Enforcement

The third Annual Conference of the Florence Competition Programme (FCP) will take place on 12th October 2018 at the campus of the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence. The conference aims to gather academics, practitioners, officials from National Competition Authorities (NCAs) and representatives of the industry in order to discuss the challenges linked to the extra-territorial enforcement of competition law vis a vis abuses of Standard Essential Patents (SEPs).
 

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NYU Law Antitrust and Developing and Emerging Economies

 
This year’s Conference on October 26, puts a particular spotlight on Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa – the BRICS countries. At a time of increasing nationalism in the developed world, how do these most dynamic developing economies balance the need for competition policy and open economies while also accommodating industrial policy and the pressure of globalized markets? Do the world’s mega-mergers hurt or help developing countries, and how well do these countries vet such mergers? And how can businesses in the developed world understand the lay-of-the-land as they try to compete in developing-country markets? Join us at the conference and find out!
 

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Hong Kong Competition Exchange 2018

The Hong Kong Competition Exchange 2018 is the city's very first international conference on competition law and policy organised by the Hong Kong Competition Commission:
 
6 inspiring panels on important and trending competition topics including "International perspectives on adjudicating competition cases", "Three years of the Competition Ordinance in Hong Kong", "China's Anti-Monopoly Law at Ten"…
30+ heavyweight figures including judges, practitioners, business leaders, academics and enforcers from around the world
 
CPD points/ hours
The Law Society of Hong Kong: 8
The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries: 8.5
The Hong Kong Institute of Directors: 8

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35th Annual Competition Policy Conference

Competition gives consumers the power to demand a fair deal. But this concept of ‘fairness’ is increasingly debated in today’s world, where markets are driven and shaped by digital technology. To what extent and how should competition policy address these shifting dynamics? From artificial intelligence and Big Data to the role of national competition authorities in digital markets, the 35th edition of AmCham EU’s annual Competition Policy Conference will explore the evolving relationship between competition, digitisation and fairness.

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ecta Regulatory Conference 2018

After 20 years: Competition past, present and future Where competition in the EU telecommunications industry has been, where it is and where it will go As more and more sectors are going digital and embracing connectivity, the question of competitive offers arises anew. Today, the ability to offer intuitive, flexible and reliable communications solutions is becoming important to an ever larger range of businesses.

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