In Person

Advanced EU Competition Law 2022

November 22 – 23, 2022
Hotel Le Plaza
Event details
November 22 – 23, 2022
8:30 am
Hotel Le Plaza
Adolphe Maxlaan 118/126, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Event summary

Cooley was a sponsor of the Advanced EU Competition Law, Brussels conference which brought together regulators, in-house counsel, lawyers and economists to discuss current issues and future strategies.

Featured agenda items
Tuesday, November 22 | 1:30 pm

Dual Distribution

Special Counsel Stella Sarma spoke at this session.

Topics of discussion included: 

  • Update on the latest consultation and VBER
  • Dual distribution under the DMA: retailers as gatekeepers
  • How does the latest consultation, VBER and DMA fit together?
  • Implications for hybrid platforms
  • Firewalls after Hugo Boss case and the Commission’s dual distribution guidelines
  • Parity clauses
Wednesday, November 23 | 4:30 pm

The European Commission’s Investigative Toolkit

Cooley partner Alexander Israel spoke at this session.

Topics of discussion included:

  • Dawn raids on private homes
  • Preparing a company for a dawn raid
  • Practical tips for dealing with dawn raids
  • Handling requests for information
  • ECN+ and minimum standard of investigative tools
  • What lessons can be learnt from recent cases 

For more information, please email Rebecca Lanz.

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