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24 February 2020

Competition law - what you need to know

Category: MASTER COURSE

This course gives an overview of the current UK and EC Competition law relating to commercial agreements and litigation in relation to them. Essential for those drafting contracts and advising commercial and contentious clients. Competition law is an increasingly important area, especially given the large fines imposed by the EU and the imprisonment of directors in the UK for breach. This course is delivered by a highly experienced Solicitor and trainer in an interactive style with plenty of opportunities for discussion.

Who is this for?

  • Legal professionals
  • Qualified solicitors 1-3 PQE
  • In house Counsel
  • Trainee solicitors
  • Legal executives
  • Senior managers and directors

What will you gain

This course gives an overview of the current UK and EC Competition law relating to commercial agreements and litigation in relation to them. Essential for those drafting contracts and advising commercial and contentious clients.

Competition law is an increasingly important area, especially given the large fines imposed by the EU and the imprisonment of directors in the UK for breach.

This course is delivered by a highly experienced Solicitor and trainer in an interactive style with plenty of opportunities for discussion.

Programme outline

  • How to ensure agreements comply with EU and UK competition law
  • How agreements may breach competition law - The application of Article 101 of TFEU
  • How behaviour may breach competition law -The application of Article 102 of TFEU
  • How to draft agreements that will automatically comply - The EU Block Exemptions
  • How UK Legislation differs from EU legislation
  • Does Competition law apply to you or your client? - How do you calculate market share and what are the relevant thresholds?
  • Consequences of infringement – fines, criminal sanctions, disqualifications
  • How to deal with an investigation, including obtaining leniency
  • The benefits of a competition law compliance policy
  • How Brexit may impact on Competition law in the UK and EC

The course starts at 9.30 am. Lunch and refreshments are included.6 CPD hours
CIMA work in partnership with BPP Professional Education to offer CPD training courses

CIMA work in partnership with BPP Professional Education to offer CPD training courses

Booking Information

Date Location Price
24 February 2020 - 09:30 London Price: GBP 532.00
Member price: £479. Plus VAT on all prices.
11 May 2020 - 09:30 London Price: GBP 532.00
Member price: £479. Plus VAT on all prices.
22 September 2020 - 09:30 London Price: GBP 532.00
Member price: £479. Plus VAT on all prices.
24 November 2020 - 09:30 London Price: GBP 532.00
Member price: £479. Plus VAT on all prices.


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