Summer Course on European Competition Law

Date: 03 July 2017

Time: 09:30

Duration: 5 days

Location: ERA Conference Center, Trier, Germany

Cost: 1090 Euro; discounts available

Organiser: Academy of European Law

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This course will provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the basics of EU competition law.

Key topics

  • Key concepts of competition policy and economics;
  • Methods for defining the relevant market;
  • The rules applicable to vertical and horizontal agreements;
  • The abuse of a dominant market position;
  • Public and private enforcement of competition rules;
  • The control of mergers at EU level;
  • EU competition law rules applicable to State aid measures;
  • Public-sector undertakings and the provision of Services of General Economic Interest.

Training methods will include presentations, case studies and workshops.

Visit to the European Court of Justice

Participants in the summer course will have the opportunity to visit the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg.

Social programme

After a day's intensive training, enjoy our varied social programme: the course dinner with fellow participants, wine-tasting in the Mosel vineyards and a tour of the historic city of Trier.

Who should attend?

Practitioners seeking an introduction to European competition law.

Confirmed speakers

  • Werner Berg, Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Brussels;
  • Rosa Greaves, Professor at the University of Glasgow;
  • Manuel Kellerbauer, Member of the Legal Service, European Commission, Brussels;
  • Jens-Olrik Murach, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Brussels;
  • Nina Niejahr, Counsel, Baker & McKenzie, Brussels