In Person

32nd Annual Advanced EU Competition Law, Brussels

November 21 – 22, 2023
Le Plaza Hotel Brussels
Event details
November 21 – 22, 2023
Le Plaza Hotel Brussels
Bld Adolphe Max 118-126
1000 Brussels, Belgium

Event summary

Cooley is a proud sponsor of the annual Advanced EU Competition Law, Brussels, conference, that brought together regulators, in-house counsel, lawyers and economists to dissect current competition law policies and shape strategies for the future. 

Featured agenda items

Tuesday, November 21, 2023 | 2:00 – 2:45 pm CET

VBER in Practice

Cooley special counsel Stella Sarma spoke at this session. Topics of discussion included:

  • The Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER) a year after its implementation
  • Review of enforcement actions
  • Ecommerce and online platforms
  • Dual distribution – including data sharing and information exchange
  • Dual pricing, resale price maintenance (RPM) and minimum advertised pricing
  • How businesses are working with the new RPM

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 | 4:40 – 5:20 pm CET

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
  • The ECN+ directive and the minimum standard of investigative tools
  • Lessons that can be learned from recent cases

For more information, please email Yena Lee.

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