British Group of the Ligue Internationale du Droit de la Concurrence (International League for Competition Law)

Competition Law Association


CLA: Index of Downloadable Documentation (public access)
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Submissions
 

Consultation Response
European Commission Consultation on EU Merger Control Regime
Date: January 2017
Author: CLA 


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Consultation Response
BIS: Implementing the EU Directive on damages for breach of competition law 
Date: March 2016
Author: CLA 

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Consultation Response
CAT rules: further details on Question 8 
Date: July 2015
Author: CLA 

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Consultation Response
CAT further rules of procedure 
Date: July 2015
Author: CLA 

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Consultation Response
BIS: Streamlining Regulatory & Competition Appeals
Date: September 2013
Author: CLA

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Consultation Response
European Commission : Draft Proposal for a revised block exemption for technology transfer agreements and for revised guidelines
Date: May 2013
Author: CLA

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Consultation Response
BIS: Private Actions in Competition Law
A Consultation on Options for Reform
Date: July 2012
Author: CLA

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Consultation Response to European Commission White Paper on damages actions for breach of the EC anti trust rules
Date: August 2008
Author: CLA

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The OFT draft guidance consultation document Mergers - Jurisdictional and Procedural Guidance (The Consultation Document)
Date: June 2008
Author: CLA

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Comments in response to the discussion document The deterrence effect of competition enforcement by the OFT, November 2007 (“OFT Consultation Document”)
Date: January 2008
Author: CLA

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Settlement Procedure for Cartels: CLA's submission in response to the Commission's call for comments
Date: December 2007
Author: James Dilley of Martineau Johnson

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Submission to OFT Consultation in relation to proposed revision to 'Mergers: Substantive Assessment Guidance'
Date: August 2007
Author: Christopher Brown of Farrer & Co

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LIDC Documents
 

UK National Reports for LIDC Congress 2017, Rio de Janeiro

Question A: 
What are the major competition/anti-trust issues generated by the growth of online sales platforms, and how should they be resolved?

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Question B: To what extent do current exclusions and limitations to copyright strike a fair balance between the rights of owners and fair use by private individuals and others?

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UK National Reports for LIDC Congress 2016, Geneva

Question A: In the case of pharmaceuticals, in what way should the application of the competition rules be affected by the specific characteristics of those products and markets (including consumer protection rules, the need to promote innovation, the need to protect public budgets, and other public interest considerations)?

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Question B: What rules should govern claims by suppliers of goods or services about national or geographical origin of their goods or services?

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UK National Reports for LIDC Congress 2015, Stockholm

Question B: The food distribution market: is anti-trust efficiently handling this market?

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UK National Reports for LIDC Congress 2014,Turin

Question A: The consistency and compatibility of transactional resolutions of anti-trust proceedings (such as settlement processes, leniencies, transactions, commitments, and amicable agreements) with the due process and fundamental rights of the parties.  

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UK National Reports for LIDC Congress 2014,Turin

Question B: To what extent does the principle of exhaustion of IP rights apply to the on-line industry?  

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UK National Reports for LIDC Congress 2013, Kiev

Question A: The food distribution market: is anti-trust efficiently handling this market?

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UK National Reports for LIDC Congress 2012, Prague

Question A: Should or could small or medium-sized undertakings be subject to other or specific competition rules?

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UK National Reports for LIDC Congress 2011, Oxford, UK

Question A: What are the most important factors that should determine the level of fines imposed for infringements of the competition rules (e.g. cooperation, compliance programmes, impace of the infringement, previous infringements and/or deterrence?)Should there be a binding framework determining the level of fine and who should decide the framework (e.g. judges, competition authorities, ministers and/or some other independent body)?

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Question B: To what extent should on-line intermediaries (such as ISPs and operators of online market places) be responsible for the control or prohibition of unfair competitive practices (in particular sales of products contrary to the law) carried out on their systems?

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UK National Reports for LIDC Congress 2010, Bordeaux

Question A: Which, if any, agreements, practices or information exchanges about prices should be prohibited in vertical relationships?

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Question B: To what extent can intellectual property rights (trademarks, patents, designs, copyrights, designations of origin) limit comparative advertising?

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UK National Reports for LIDC Congress 2009, Vienna

Question A: Should a competition authority enjoy an unfettered discretionary power in the context of the investigation of competition law infringements, or should its margin of discretion be subject to certain limits?

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Question B: What are the criteria that determine the unfairness of so-called ‘look-alikes’; what are the prohibitions and the appropriate sanctions?

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UK National Reports for LIDC Congress 2008, Hamburg

Question B: Under which circumstances and to what extent should the positive obligation of providing information be imposed by regulation on advertisers?

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Fidelity Discounts and Rebates not Justified by the Costs: In which cases should a dominant enterprise be forbidden such practices?

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