ICEL Competition Law Conference 2018

5.5 CPD Points (Barristers) 5.5 General CPD Points (Solicitors)

The ICEL is delighted to hold a full day conference examining recent developments in competition law. It will comprise two sessions, a morning session on recent case-law on Articles 101 and 102 TFEU, and an afternoon session on developments in State Aid law. An exciting line up of Irish experts will be joined by leading international commentators.

The conference will take place at the Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin 2. It will start at 10am and finish at 5pm.

Confirmed speakers, topics and chairs

Article 101/102 TFEU Session

Noel Travers SC, Law Library - Chair

John Temple Lang, formerly with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, The Intel judgments and the definition of exclusionary abuse

Margaret Gray BL, Law Library and Brick Court Chambers, London, Article 101 Lessons from Luxembourg: Recent Developments from the CJEU

Cormac Little, Partner, William Fry, Stormy Weather on the West Coast – DG Comp targets US tech giants

Ronan Dunne, Partner, Philip Lee, Pharmaceuticals & Excessive Pricing – a new frontier?

State Aid Session

Vincent Power, Partner, A&L Goodbody - Chair

Professor Emer Hunt, University College Dublin, The application of State aid law to tax rulings

Francois-Charles Laprévote, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, State Aid Masterclass - Recent case-law Part I

Leo Flynn, European Commission Legal Service, State Aid Masterclass - Recent case-law Part II

James Geoghegan BL, Law Library, State aid as a remedy to any serious economic disturbance following Brexit

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  • ICEL non-member price. 50% reduction for members. For more details on membership and how to join see
  • Price for ICEL individual and corporate members. For more details on membership rates and benefits, see
  • ICEL associate membership is open to barristers in their first 5 years of practice only.
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