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Who we are : the LIDC

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. 

The LIDC counts among its members both National groups members and individual members. 

You will find the list of National Groups here: National groups members of the League 

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Next Congress : Bruxelles 2021

We have the regret to inform you that the next LIDC Congress has been postponed to 2021 due to the current crisis.


The questions that will be discussed during the Congress are the following :

- Question A : "Tasks and competences of national competition law authorities in a data driven society"

For Question, A the international reporter is Jens Gaster, policy officer at the European Commission.

- Question B : "Influencers, native advertising and the use of AI for marketing - how can it be controlled by law?" 

For Question B, the international reporter is Marta Delgado Echevarría, Partner at JONES DAY.


National reports drafted for both Question A and B are the object of a publication by Springer. National reports shall follow the following directives and instructions for publication when drafting the report : Directives and Instructions for publication


National Rapporteurs - Question A


International Questionnaire

Australia: Barbora JedlickovaBrenda Marshall and Mark Burdon

Austria: Gerhard Fussenegger

Belgium: Friso Bostoen

Brazil: Mr. Raul Murad Ribeiro de Castro 

France: Lauren Mechri, Liliana Eskenazi, Laurence Charvoz, Nizar Lajnef and Jean-Julien Lemonnier

Germany: Dr. Mackenrodt

Hungary: Judit Firniksz

Malta: Clement Mifsud Bonnici

Nordic Group: Ingrid Margrethe Halvorsen Barlund, Ronny Gjendemsjø and Eirik Østerud

Romania: Alexandru Sotropa

Spain: Julia Suderow and Manuel Cañadas Bouwen

UK: Christopher Bellamy QC

Ukraine: Serhiy Shershun and collegues 


National Rapporteurs - Question B


International Questionnaire

Austria: Adrian Kubat

Belgium: Benjamin Docquir and Louis Hoffreumon

Brazil: Mr. Felipe Barros Oquendo

France: Linda Arcelin

Germany: Thomas Hoeren

Hungary: Adam Liber

Malta: Philip Formosa

Romania: Alexandru Sotropa

Spain: Dr. Anna María Ruiz Martín

UK: Sean Ibbetson


LIDC Webinars serie - Webinar on 15 October 2020

We are pleased to announce that the LIDC will be holding a joint lunchtime webinar with the CLA and AFEC on Thursday 15 October at 2pm (continental time). 

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Marion Carbo has kindly agreed to speak on the following subject:

“European Commission reform of the rules on verticals: what is up for debate?”

This webinar will be the first part of a series of webinars on verticals and will discuss the status of the reform of the Vertical Agreements Block Exemption Regulation (VBER). The session will be moderated by Carmen Verdonck.

LIDC Members: please register via the LIDC Secretary

All other participants wishing to register: please email the CLA Administrator.

Online registration will close midday on Wednesday 14 October. 


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