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Competition Litigation Conference 2018

14/09/18

Friday 14th September 2018,  London UK
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, 
Northcliffe House, 26-28 Tudor Street, London EC4Y 0BQ

Agenda Highlights 

Keynote speakers:

  • Dame Vivien Rose, Chair, Competition Appeal Tribunal
  • Nicholas Khan QC, Legal Service, European Commission

Four competition law panels moderated by senior MLex contributors:

1. Pharmaceuticals - increased competition authority interest

  • Excessive pricing
  • Pay for delay
  • Interaction with regulated pricing

2. Use of economics in antitrust litigation - BritNed and beyond

  • Lessons from the interchange cases
  • The implications of BritNed for economic evidence in cartel follow-on claims
  • Hot tubs in the CAT – Paroxetine, Pay TV, Socrates

3. Antitrust Litigation - year in review

  • Securing UK jurisdiction - Vattenfall
  • Extra-territorial jurisdiction – iiyama
  • The Court of Appeal’s judgment in  Interchange
  • Applicable law following Deutsche Bahn
  • Settlements – Peugeot, Silentnight
  • Big data / big tech claims – Google

4. Class actions and multi-jurisdictional claims

  • CAT vs High Court
  • CAT certification – Gibson, Pride, UKTC v Fiat, Road Haulage Association
  • European developments
  • Trucks claims in UK, Ireland and rest of Europe

Speakers Include:

Brick Court Chambers: Marie Demetriou QC, Kelyn Bacon QC, Fergus Randolph QC, Sarah Ford QC and Jon Lawrence 

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer: Mark Sansom, Deba Das, Nicholas Frey and Bea Tormey 

Frontier Economics: Zoltan Biro

Scott & Scott: Belinda Hollway

Oxera: Robin Noble

Slaughter and May: Camilla Sanger

Norton Rose Fulbright: Mark Simpson

Hausfeld: Scott Campbell

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