Relaxing whilst doing Competition Law is not an Oxymoron

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– On Friday 30 January we, at the IEB course, will be holding a seminar in Madrid, coordinated by Fernando Castillo and Eric Gippini, which will feature three panels: one on judicial review in competition cases (with Manuel Campos -Spanish Supreme Court-, Santiago Soldevila -former GC judge, now at the Spanish Audiencia Nacional- and Helmut Brokelmann -MLAB-; another on the application of competition law to public conduct (with Francisco Marcos -IE Law School-, Fernando Castillo – EC’s legal service- and José Luis Buendía -Garrigues-); and a third one on Life after Cartes Bancaires (with Nicholas Khan -EC’s Legal Service-, Xavier Ruiz Calzado -Latham & Watkins- and a handsome lawyer going by the name of Alfonso Lamadrid -Garrigues-). For more info please click here or send an email to

– On Friday 6 February the editors of the Competition Law Journal will hold the 9th Junior Competition Conference, which will have two themes, namely Control of unilateral conduct and ‘the Goldilocks dilemma’: too much, too little or just right?” and The new frontier: competition law in the financial services sector”. The conference programme can be found here. Those interesting in attending may contact the organizers at

– On Thursday 19 February ERA will host a workshop in Brussels on “Dawn Raids in Practice: Developments in Case Law and Enforcement”. The workshop will examine the latest enforcement trends and the impact of recent case law from the CJEU and the ECtHR on the conduct of dawn raids by the European Commission and national competition authorities. More info is available here.

– On Friday 20 February we, again at the IEB in Madrid, will host a seminar on recent developments in abuse of dominance and merger control coordinated by Cecilio Madero -Deputy Director General, DG Comp-, Nicholas Banasevic -Head of Unit at DG COMP- and Milan Kristof -Référendaire at the ECJ-.

– A bit later, on 15 May, the University of Leeds will hold a (free) conference on Contemporary Challenges in Competition Law featuring, among top-notch speakers, Pablo and Nicolas. More info is available here.

– And, in a few days, Chillin’Competition will be resuming its Friday Slot section with a quite special interview. More info coming soon…

Written by Alfonso Lamadrid

14 January 2015 at 9:20 pm

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  1. Thanks very much for this very useful information. And it’s a great idea to going on with the Friday Slot, an excellent way to meet who is who in EU Competition Law.

    Best regard to all of you (writers and readers)

    José Antonio Rodríguez Miguez

    15 January 2015 at 8:02 am

  2. Re. ERA conference on dawn raids. By that time, the Opinion of AG Wahl in the Deustche Bahn appeal will be out.


    26 January 2015 at 6:45 pm

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