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The International League of Competition Law (LIDC) is a long-standing international association, which was created in 1930. The LIDC focuses on the study of competition law, intellectual property law and unfair competition law. It is a unique platform for exchanging and developing ideas and knowledge on the intersection of competition, intellectual property and unfair competition laws, both at national level and in an international setting.

The LIDC’s is constituted by National Groups that agree with the LIDC’s purposes and participate in its activities. Individual members from countries where no national group is currently constituted can also become an LIDC member.

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Upcoming activities
Tuesday 14 June
LIDC Working Group on Data Regulation & Digital Economy
Thursday 16 June
Treviso Antitrust Conference
Friday 17 June
LIDC Working Group on Distribution, Franchising and eCommerce
Next congress
Milano Congress on October 20-23
The next LIDC Congress will be held in Milano on October 20-23. The questions that will be discussed are the followings: COMPETITION QUESTION - What role could/should sustainability goals play in competition policy and enforcement and how are competition authorities addressing this? IP QUESTION - ‘Green IP’: What is the role of intellectual property in sustainability? We are pleased to confirm that Julian Nowag (Julian Nowag — Lund University) has agreed to be the International Rapporteur for the Competition Question for the Milan Congress and Christopher de Mauny (Bird & Bird - Chris de Mauny (twobirds.com)) has agreed to be the…
LIDC Webinars serie
Webinar on Wednesday 22 June 2022 on: THE REFORM OF THE RULES ON VERTICAL AGREEMENTS – WHAT’S NEW?
The Ligue Internationale de Droit de la Concurrence (LIDC) will be holding a webinar on Wednesday 22 June from 1:00pm to 2:00pm (CET) / 12:00 to 1:00pm (UK) on: THE REFORM OF THE RULES ON VERTICAL AGREEMENTS – WHAT’S NEW? This webinar is part of a series of webinars on verticals and will discuss the reform of the Vertical Agreements Block Exemption Regulation (VBER) and vertical guidelines. We are delighted that Marion Carbo, from the European Commission, will update us on the main proposed changes to the VBER. The session will be moderated by Carmen Verdonck, Partner, ALTIUS. SPEAKER: Marion…
Events organized by the national groups
Treviso is back! 16 and 17 June 2022 @Online & Onsite Conference
Save the Date of the XV (Online & Onsite) edition of the Treviso Antitrust Conference, which will be held on June the 16th - 17th, 2022. STD_TrevisoAntitrustConference 2022 Full program