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The International League of Competition Law (LIDC) is a long standing association which focuses on the study of competition (antitrust) law, intellectual property law and unfair competition, both at the national and international levels. It promotes mainly the principles of fairness and justice in competitive trade.
At the Geneva Congress, which took place in October 6-9 October 2016, the League has elected the New President, José Antonio Faria Correa (Brazil), the First Vice-President Carmen Verdonck (Belgium), two Vice-Presidents, Christophe Rapin (Switzerland), Zoltan Barakonyi (Hungary), the General Secretary Michel Ponsard (France), the Deputy General Secretary Nathalie Lobel (UK), the Treasurer Ondrej Cerych (Czech Republic) and the Deputy Treasurer Marianne Decker (Luxemburg).
National groups members of the League
5-8 October 2017 - Congress in 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 ?"
International Rapporteur : Joao Marcelo de Lima Assafim (Brazil)
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 ?"
International Rapporteur : Benoît Michaux (Belgium)
Events regarding antitrust issues, intellectual property and unfair competition
Webinar CLA-AFEC-LIDC - 17 January 2017 - Recent Developments in Private Actions: the perspective from the UK, Netherlands and France
Other activities of the National groups associations can be found on their websites :