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Levin College of Law

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The Competition Law Scholars Forum WorkshopCo-organized by the School of Law, University College Cork Thursday 5th September 2019

The Courts and Competition Law

The Competition Law Scholars Forum Workshop
Co-organized by the School of Law, University College Cork
Thursday 5th September 2019
Moot Court Room, School of Law, Aras na Laoi, UCC, Cork
Mandatory prior registration by 2nd September 2019 at
09:30 – 09.50: Registration and coffee
09.50: Introduction: Barry Rodger (CLaSF), Mark Poustie (Dean of Law, UCC)
10.00-10.45 Keynote Speaker – tbc
Coffee 10.45-11

11-12 The EU Context and Private Enforcement, chair: tbc
Charlotte Leskinen, Striking a Balance between Public and Private Enforcement – the Impact of the Case Law of the Court of Justice, IE University
Alexandru Gabriel Soptica-Vid, CJEU case law developments and current issues in allocating jurisdiction in cross-border EU competition law damages actions, UCD

12.00.-13:30 National Experiences, chair: tbc
Barry Rodger, Competition Law Private Enforcement: driven by EU institutions, Principles and Instruments or National Mechanisms? An analysis of aspects of Key Themes in Recent UK Case-law; University of Strathclyde
Rita Griguolaite, Is there any room left for purely domestic situations? The analysis of EU competition law application by Lithuanian Supreme Administrative Court in antitrust cases where no Art 101/102 TFEU infringement found, Motieka, Vilnius
Paul Gorecki, The Courts & Competition Law: The Irish Experience, Trinity College Dublin

13:30-14:45 LUNCH

14:45- 15.45 The Courts and Procedural Issues, chair: tbc
Helene Andersson, Accessing Evidence of Competition Law Infringements through National Courts – A Mission Impossible?; Stockholm University
Haukur Logi Karlsson, Courts and the political mode of deciding, compensating for undue procedural delays in EU’s competition procedure, Reykjavik University

15.45-16.00 Coffee Break

16.00- 17.00 Review of Competition Authority decision-making, chair: tbc
Francisco Marcos, The judicial challenge of the fines imposed by Competition Authorities in Spain: An empirical analysis; IE University
Vincent Power, When does the court of justice of the European Union disagree with the merger decisions of the European Commission?; A & L Goodbody, Dublin

17:00-17:15 Closing remarks: Declan Walsh (UCC), Barry Rodger (CLaSF)

17.45 Drinks Reception at The Kiln, Lady’s Well Brewery, Leitrim St, Cork, kindly hosted by Heineken Ireland

19.30 Speakers Dinner, Venue TBC, kindly sponsored by A&L Goodbody Solicitors

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