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Editor: D. Daniel Sokol
University of Florida
Levin College of Law

Wednesday, July 7, 2010


Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

A review of developments in private litigation in the UK, Europe and the US
12 October 2010, The King's Fund, London W1

GCR's 2010 Antitrust Litigation conference brings together leading competition and litigation experts from the UK, other EU member states and the US who will provide practical guidance for potential claimants and defendants.

CHAIRMAN AND SPEAKERS from the European Commission, the judiciary, law firms and industry include:

* John Pheasant, Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP
* Mr Justice Barling, President, Competition Appeals Tribunal
* Nicholas Green QC, Brick Court Chambers, Chairman, The Bar Council
* Mark Hoskins QC, Brick Court Chambers
* Elizabeth Morony, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP
* Nicholas Heaton, Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP
* Ingo Brinker, Partner, Gleiss Lutz
* Georg Berrisch, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
* Jon Lawrence, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
* Alan Wiseman, Partner, Howrey LLP
* Christopher Vajda QC, Monckton Chambers
* Eddy de Smijter, Private Enforcement Unit, DG Competition, European Commission
* Gunnar Niels, Director, Oxera
* Bruno Augustin, Assistant Director, Ernst Young
* Richard Pike, Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP
* Michael O'Kane, Partner, Peters and Peters
* Mark Simpson QC, Fountain Court

"The quality of the speakers is excellent and a good audience"
Past delegate, DLA Piper UK LLP


* Jurisdiction and Forum Shopping: Germany vs the UK
* Settlements: Relevant issues when settling international claims
* Access to Commission File
* Quantifying damages: Towards guidance to the Courts - The Oxera Report
* Damages: A case study
* Dealing with the individual - criminal sanctions, implications for civil litigation
* The Competition Appeal Tribunal - is it a suitable forum for international damages claims?

"High powered: Excellent"
Past delegate, Barclays

A conference programme will be available shortly. If you would like to receive a copy please e-mail


Save £100 by registering before 15 August 2010 with our early bird rates -

* Standard early bird rate: £550 (+ 17.5% VAT = £646.25)
* In-house lawyers and government agencies early bird rate: £450 (+17.5% VAT = £528.75)

Gain 6.5 CPD hours by attending this conference


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