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Categories:
Competition Law & Anti-Trust
CPD Points:
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

In this two-part CPDcast series Sophie Lawrance from Bristows provides a comprehensive guide to competition law compliance. She outlines what is meant by competition law compliance, the kinds of behaviour that can infringe competition law and the penalties that companies/individuals face for non-compliance.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what competition law compliance is;
  • Be aware of the circumstances within which non-compliance can occur;
  • Have considered what an effective competition compliance program will include;
  • Know the purpose of competition law compliance in the EU;
  • Be aware of the factors that can vary a competition law compliance program;
  • Know the penalties for non-compliance with competition law;
  • Be aware of the way in which regulators can regulate the future conduct of companies;
  • Have considered the remit of private enforcement;
  • Be aware of the steps that directors should take if he/she is aware of any non-compliance.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • EU Regulation 1/2003;
  • The Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union – Articles 101 and 102.

In this two-part CPDcast series to Sophie Lawrance from Bristows provides a guide to competition law compliance.

Date Recorded: 29th August 2013

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