Competition Litigation Conference 2018

29 January 2019 9:47am

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, Judge of the High Court, 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,James Aitken and Bea Tormey 
Catherine Higgs
Frontier Economics:
Zoltan Biro
Scott & Scott:
Belinda Hollway
Robin Noble
Slaughter and May:
Camilla Sanger
Norton Rose Fulbright:
Mark Simpson
Scott Campbell
Peters & Peters:
Jonathan Tickner

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