Seminar on Competition Compliance
28 - 30 January 2010
Seminar accredited by the OBFG (9 points)
The Antitrust, the European Law and the Corporate Counsel Commissions of AIJA proudly invite you to the seminar “Competition Compliance: Managing Competition Risk - Are Compliance Guidelines Really Worth It?”. The seminar will take place in Brussels, the hot spot of EC competition law.The seminar is aimed at focusing on practical issues related to the day-to-day management of competition compliance within companies. The topics address various aspects of competition compliance, aiming at giving the participants a broader picture of the challenges and sometimes conflicting interests related to complying with the wide range of national and international competition rules.The seminar will, among others, give practical tips on how to effectively implement a compliance program within the company, how to tackle the balance between flexibility and bureaucracy and how to manage different levels of administrative, civil and criminal enforcement on a global level. In addition, the speakers will address the possible conflict of interest between company and employee amnesty programs, the handling of civil and criminal proceedings as well as the effect of a compliance program on the outcome of the case in court. The program also includes topics on cooperation within industry associations and how to manage competition risks in M&A. The speakers are leading lawyers with a broad practical experience of various aspects of competition compliance and litigation. The speakers include in-house counsel, authority representatives and several private practitioners from various European law firms. The social program will offer multiple opportunities of useful business networking in accordance with the well-known AIJA-spirit, great dinner locations, and will include tasting (the best) beers and fries of Belgium (not to mention chocolate) and the possibility to visit the brand new Magritte Museum or the impressive Courthouse of Brussels. Resotel has been appointed by the organizing committee to assist you with your hotel reservations RESOTEL is a free independent hotel reservation services working with a various range of hotels at very competitive conditions.
Click on the link : www.resotel.be/aija2010to be connected with the on-line booking system for the participants and to consult the selected hotel. Should the hotel selected not meet your requirements, please do not hesitate to contact Resotel. They will be glad to suggest you other hotels in different categories. RESOTEL can be contacted at : RESOTEL 6, avenue Van Nieuwenhuyse 1160 Brussels - Belgium Tel. + 32 (0)2 777 01 58 Fax + 32 (0)2 779 39 00 Laure@resotel.be