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Brief on "Anti-Trust and Anti-Globalisation?"

The Florence Competition Programme is pleased to announce the publication of the policy brief on "Anti-Trust and Anti-Globalisation?" The document is an outline we drafted after the second FCP Annual Conference held in Florence last 20-21 October on the same subject, trying to point out all the comments emerged during the event. Read more here.


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Abuse of Dominance in EU Competition Law: Emerging Trends - 17 January 2018, Rome

The Florence Competition Programme is pleased to announce that on the occasion of the publication of its first volume on “Abuse of Dominance in EU Competition Law: Emerging Trends”, published in 2017 by Edward Elgar, has organised a round-table aimed to discuss emerging trends identified by the authors concerning the application of abuse of dominance provisions. Three of the book's contributors will present their analysis and discuss their views with the audience. The event is kindly hosted by the AGCM in Rome. The discussion will be held in Italian. Here you can have a look at the programme. To register for the event, please contact [email protected] by 15 January. 

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Antitrust Enforcement in Europe after Intel and Cartes Bancaires.

A Kind of Trouble to Enjoy.

The Florence Competition Programme (FCP) and Assonime are jointly organising a workshop on "Antitrust Enforcement in Europe after Intel and Cartes Bancaires. A Kind of Trouble to Enjoy" which will be held at the EUI Campus in Florence on 20 April 2018. The event aims to gather academics, practitioners, officials from National Competition Authorities (NCAs) and industry representatives to discuss the consequences of the rulings of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in Cartes Bancaires and in Intel on competition law enforcement in EU Member States. Read more here.


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Abuse of Dominance in EU Competition Law: Emerging Trends - 23 November, Brussels

The Florence Competition Programme is pleased to announce that on the occasion of the publication of its first volume on “Abuse of Dominance in EU Competition Law: Emerging Trends”, published in 2017 by Edward Elgar, has organised a round-table aimed to discuss emerging trends identified by the authors concerning the application of abuse of dominance provisions. The event is kindly hosted by the international law firm Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners in Brussels. Here you can have a look at the programme and you can register here by 19 November.

 


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Florence Competition Programme Annual Training BLOCK 2: APPLICATIONS OPEN UNTIL 3 DECEMBER!

The Florence Competition Programme is pleased to announce that the applications for the second block of the Annual Training on Competition Law and Economics focused on "Unilateral Conducts", which will be held in Florence on 14-16 December 2017, will be open until 3 December 2017. For more information and the detailed programme, please read here.

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Executive Seminar jointly organised by FSR Transport and FCP: Competition in Passenger Railways in Europe

The Transport Area of the FSR and the Florence Competition Programme jointly organised an executive seminar to discuss the most recent and controversial issues associated with competition in passenger railways. The event will be held at the EUI on 15 June, 2017. Please download the programme here. For more information please visit this page.


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Abuse of Dominance reviewed by The Barrister Magazine

The first ENTraNCE book, "Abuse of Dominance in EU Competition Law" by Edward Elgar Publishing, edited by Pier Luigi Parcu, Giorgio Monti and Marco Botta, has been reviewed by the Barrister Magazine.


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FCP and FSR C&M Intensive training for AKOS

On 29 May the Florence Competition Programme in Law and Economics (FCP) and the Florence School of Regulation, Communications & Media, run an ad-hoc intensive training on Competition Law in Electronic Communications in Ljubljana for AKOS - Agency for Communication Networks and Services of the Republic of Slovenia.


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Brief on "Competition Policy and E-commerce after the EU Commission Sector Inquiry: What Comes Next?

The Florence Competition Programme is pleased to announce the publication of its fifth policy brief on "Competition Policy and E-commerce after the EU Commission Sector Inquiry: What Comes Next?" The brief represents the follow-up of the workshop organised on 3rd March 2017 at the EUI Campus in Florence in parnership with Assonime. More information here.

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Florence Competition Programme Annual Training SECOND EDITION 2017- 2018: Applications open until 7 September

The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) of the European University Institute (EUI) is pleased to announce the call for applications for the second edition of the Annual Training of the Florence Competition Programme (FCP) in Law & Economics. More information here.

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Second FCP Annual Conference: Anti-Trust and Anti-Globalisation

The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies is pleased to announce the second FCP Annual Conference, which will take place at the European University Institute in Florence on 20-21 October 2017. The event aims to gather academics, practitioners, officials from National Competition Agencies (NCAs) and representatives of the industry in order to discuss the future of antitrust enforcement in the light of the growing anti-globalisation movements around the world.

Elgar BOOK 2

The first ENTraNCE book has been published by Edward Elgar publishing. The book, titled "Abuse of Dominance in EU Competition Law - Emerging Trends" is edited by Pier Luigi Parcu, Giorgio Monti and Marco Botta.

 

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FCP Annual Training first edition 2016-2017: Block 4

The Florence Competition Programme is pleased to announce the programme of the fourth and last block of its Annual Training on Competition Law and Economics, first edition. The fourth block is focused on Competition Policy and State Aid Intervention in the Market.

 

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Competition policy and e-commerce after the EU Commission sector inquiry: What comes next?

The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and Assonime jointly organised a workshop in the context of the Florence Competition Programme in Law & Economics. The event aimed at gathering academics, practitioners, officials from National Competitions Authorities (NCAs) and representatives of firms to discuss the role of competition policy enforcement in e-commerce in the light of the recent European Commission sector inquiry into e-commerce. Read more here

 

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Brief on "Emerging Trends in US Antitrust and EU Competition Law: a Comparative Perspective"

The Florence Competition Programme is pleased to announce the publication of its fourth policy brief on "Emerging Trends in US Antitrust and EU Competition Law: a Comparative Perspective”. The document is an outline we drafted after the first FCP Annual Conference we held in Florence last 14-15 October on the same subject, trying to point out all the comments emerged during the event. More details about the event and the brief are available here.

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Annual Scientific Seminar 2017

The FSR C&M, CMPF and FCP Annual Scientific Seminar brings together scholars in the fields of economics and law, as well as practitioners, to consider frontier research in electronic communications, internet and media with a goal of fostering research ideas and informing policy. The seminar will include 15-18 research papers presented over a two day period. Read more here

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Brief on "NCAs Institutional Design and Enforcement Strategies"

We are glad to inform that we have published our third policy brief, which is dedicated to "NCAs Institutional Design and Enforcement Strategies". The document aims at summarizing the main points raised during the discussion we had at the workshop we held last April, dedicated to the same topic. More details and the brief are available here.

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Prof Parcu speaking about compliance at a Confindustria event in Rome 

Prof Pier Luigi Parcu intervenes at the Confindustria event “Comply or Pay”, dedicated to compliance. The event takes place in Rome on 19th of April and represents an occasion to discuss with numerous stakeholders the new Confindustria’s guidelines to incentivise all companies, also SMEs, to design and apply efficient compliance programs to prevent antitrust violations. More info here

 

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Brief on "Antitrust Enforcement in Traditional v Online Platforms"

We are glad to announce that we have published our second policy brief, which is dedicated to "Antitrust Enforcement in Traditional v. Online Platforms". The document aims at summarizing the main points raised during the discussion we had at the workshop we held last December, and which was dedicated to the same topic. More details and the brief are available here.

 

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FCP Workshop NCAs' Institutional Design and Enforcement Strategies: Similarities and Differences

The institutional set-up of a National Competition Authority (NCA) has important consequences on its enforcement outcome: equally the structure, resources and degree of independence of each authority have important consequences on the results achieved by the authority itself. Read more here.

 

 

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Brief on Antitrust Compliance Programs in Europe and Abroad

FCP is pleased to announce the publication of a brief on "Antitrust Compliance Programs in Europe and Abroad: Status Quo and Challenges Ahead”. The document is a short outline we drafted after the policy workshop we held in Florence last June on the same subject, trying to point out all the comments and ideas emerged during the event. More details about the event and the brief are available here.

 

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Pier Luigi Parcu

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"The last two decades have witnessed an antitrust revolution in Europe and worldwide. Often, competition policy has become the main instrument of State intervention in the markets. In particular, a common competition culture has been built, although at a different pace, in all member States of the European Union."

 

 

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