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Saturday, June 27, 2009

Enforcing competition law in the UK, Europe and the US

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

The Global Competition Review will host Enforcing competition law in the UK, Europe and the US .

Antitrust Litigation 2009
Enforcing competition law in the UK, Europe and the US
Friday 2 October 2009, London

Early booking before 31 July 2009 - SAVE £100

Co-Chaired by John Pheasant, Partner, Hogan & Hartson LLP and Elizabeth Morony, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP, GCR's 2009 Antitrust Litigation conference brings together speakers from the European Commission's DG Competition together with leading competition and litigation experts from the Bar, the Judiciary, law firms and industry.
Register online here
  • Daniel Beard QC, Monckton Chambers
  • Ingo Brinker, Partner, Gleiss Lutz
  • Helen Davies QC, Brick Court Chambers
  • Eddy de Smijter, Private Enforcement Unit, DG Competition European Commission
  • Judge Nicholas Forwood QC, Court of First Instance of the EC
  • Lord Hoffmann, Brick Court Chambers
  • Mark Hoskins QC, Brick Court Chambers
  • Stephen Kon, Partner, SJ Berwin LLP
  • Jon Lawrence, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Anthony Maton, Partner, Hausfeld LLP
  • Samantha Mobley, Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP
  • Nicola Northway, Head of Group Competition Law, Barclays Bank plc
  • Robert O'Donoghue, Barrister, Brick Court Chambers
  • Michael O'Kane, Partner, Peters and Peters
  • Michael Sanders, Partner, Linklaters LLP
  • Mario Siragusa, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
  • Romano Subiotto QC, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
  • Christoph Swaak, Partner, Stibbe
  • Melanie Thill Tayara, Partner, Salans
  • Alan Wiseman, Partner, Howrey LLP
  • Bill Wood QC, Brick Court Chambers
Download the conference brochure here
Topics include:
  • A review of recent competition damage claims
  • Jurisdiction, choice of law and privilege - where to bring your claim
  • Forum shopping and implications of Rome II on choice of law
  • Delaying tactics in national litigation: the 'torpedoes'
  • Disclosure, privilege and access to the file of competition authorities
  • Criminal investigations
  • Arbitration and mediation in competition law cases
  • Actions for damages: representative actions, opt-in and opt-out; compensatory damages, pass-on defence, direct and indirect purchaser claims, burden of proof
  • Attempts to rely on EC law in the US courts
  • Funding private actions
  • A view from the judiciary - is competition law litigation different?
Cost of the conference

Book before 31 July and save £100!

Early bird rates:

  • Standard registration: UK£500 (+ 15% VAT = £575)
  • In-House Lawyer and Government Agency registration: UK£400 (+ 15% VAT = £460)
Register online here
Discounts available for multiple bookings (please call +44 (0) 20 7908 1185 or email [email protected] for details)

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