Third run 23rd-24th May and 18th-19th September 2019
Antitrust Damages Actions (ADA) – interdisciplinary training including both e-learning and residential training co-funded by the EU Justice Programme so that national judges who fall within the targeted groups are funded. The webpage is here, the brochure is available here and the e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Florence 31st January - 2nd February 2019 and then 26th - 28th September 2019
The European University Institute (EUI) is running the 9th edition of ENTraNCE for Judges, a training programme for national judges in EU competition law and economics co-funded by DG Competition of the European Commission.
You can find the flyer describing the main features of the programme here. For additional information on the course, please visit their webpage.
This year's edition of ENTraNCE for Judges will focus on the interaction between intellectual property rights and competition law.
The course is addressed to judges from EU Member States interested in deepening their knowledge and sharing experience in EU competition law enforcement. The training programme is free of charge; travel and accommodation costs in Florence for selected judges will be borne by the project budget.
Kindly find additional information on the requirements to apply below.
Only judges from the following categories of national courts are eligible to apply:
1. Specialized competition law tribunals;
2. Administrative courts (first or last instance) that have jurisdiction to review NCAs' decisions;
3. Civil and commercial court that have jurisdiction in private enforcement cases of EU competition law. First instance courts are not eligible to apply.
Valencia, Spain 24th & 25th October and 21st & 22nd November 2019
This University of Valencia project is for national judges from 12 EU member States: Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Spain dealing with competition cases in the public enforcement field, with simultaneous translation in English and Spanish. With support from the European Commission, travel, accommodation and subsistence expenses of judges selected will be met from the project. A provisional programme is here. In summary:
October: training on economic principles of competition law and the assessment of economic evidence/ studies in litigation and its procedural handling.
November: actual trends in the application of arts. 101 and 102 TFEU and training on the application of competition law in regulated industries.
The application deadline is 30th June 2019. They would appreciate if you could indicate you are interested as soon as possible. Queries should be addressed to Maria.Gomez-Santos@uv.es
11-13 June 2020: Vilnius, Lithuania
Annual Conference co-organised with the European Commission – our focus/foci for Friday will be discussed in November in Brussels and, on Saturday, we shall have our updates on EU and national case law.