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‘The economics of European competition law—Advanced topics’

29th April 2009

Do you want to take your existing competition expertise further in one day?
Would you like to develop your toolkit to analyse competition issues using an effects-based economic approach?
Do you need to understand the results of expert economic analysis and make the most of this evidence?

At Oxera, we provide training that produces results. This course-which is now in its tenth year-addresses topics at the cutting edge of competition policy in the EU and elsewhere. Each teaching session explains the underlying economic tools and principles, highlighting how they influence the legal framework and can be used in competition investigations. The case study gives delegates the opportunity to apply economic tools to a real-world competition case.

We cover the latest topics in competition analysis, reflecting the economic approach increasingly followed by the European Commission and other authorities. Starting with mergers, we demonstrate quantitative techniques for unilateral effects, then for Article 82 we cover the effects-based approach as formalised in the new Commission guidance. In the afternoon we move on to state aid and IP cases, applying the market economy investor principle in a state aid case study, and analysing anti-competitive effects in IP disputes.

'Very good. Pitched at a high level and very stimulating.'
Ronit Kreisberger, Monckton Chambers

'Learnt a great deal and enjoyed discussing the problems in the case study with the other delegates.'

'Good economic theory outside of my expertise.'
Origin Intellectual Property Consulting

'Very stimulating and relevant.'
EFTA Surveillance Authority

Oxera is an accredited course provider for the Solicitors Regulation Authority (Ref. BRW/OXER). Accreditation for our Advanced competition course is 6.75 CPD hours. For more information, please email or telephone +44 (0)1865 253 013.

BIICL members bring along a colleague half price.
To find out more and to book your place visit our website

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