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The Economics of Competition Policy for Economists

5 - 6 October 2017

etc.venues Moorgate, Bonhill House, London EC2A 4BX




Do you have a good background in microeconomics but want to learn more about practical competition policy? 

Now in its fourth year this highly successful course is aimed at those who are relatively new to competition policy. Delivered by experienced practitioners from both the private and public sector, this two-day course will provide you with an in-depth introduction to the economic analysis involved in competition law and how it fits into the legal framework.

The focus is on the core elements of standard antitrust, including the assessment of anti-competitive agreements, mergers and abuse of dominance and each of the eight sessions will involve a mix of presentation and interactive work to provide you with practical analytical tools for use back in the workplace. 


Speakers & Sessions

Exclusionary Abuse: Introduction, Predation & Refusal to Supply
Oliver Latham, Charles River Associates

Mergers: Unilateral Effects
Kate Collyer, Competition and Markets Authority

Market Definition & Market Power 
Amelia Fletcher, CCP

Legal Framework & Key Economic Concepts
Morten Hviid, CCP

Horizontal agreements & coordinated effects 
Matthew Johnson, Oxera

Exclusionary Abuse: Rebates & Margin Squeeze
Adrian Majumdar, RBB Economics

Vertical Restraints & Non-Horizontal Mergers
David Parker, Frontier Economics

Exploitative Abuse
Laura Phaff, Compass Lexecon


The course is limited to 40 attendees maximum. Places are transferable.

Private Sector £950 + VAT | Public Sector/Academia £800 + VAT

20% early bird discount if booked before 1 August 2017.





A 10% administration fee will be charged for cancellations made up to two weeks prior to the start of the course. Cancellations made thereafter will be liable to the loss of the full fee. Notice of cancellation must be given in writing by letter or email and action will be taken to recover, from the delegates or their employers, that proportion of the fee owing at the time of cancellation. Delegates who fail to attend may be offered the opportunity to re-book onto a course if it is being delivered at a later date or location, subject to availability. A 50% re-booking fee will be charged. 

CCP reserves the right to cancel an advertised course at short notice. It will endeavour to provide participants with as much notice as possible, but will not accept liability for costs incurred by participants or their organisations for the cancellation of travel arrangements and/or accommodation reservations as a result of the course being cancelled or postponed. If a course is cancelled, fees will be refunded in full. We also reserve the right to postpone or make such alterations to the content of a course as may be necessary. 


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