AECLJ – Managing Multiple Parallel Claims and a Special General Meeting - Thursday 9th March 2023
Following the virtual meeting that was held on 19th March 2021 focused on follow on claims flowing from the European Commission’s investigation into the Trucks cartel, there will be a follow second meeting followed by a Special General Meeting of the Association at 1600; currently the business for that meeting is the election of a Treasurer to succeed Ingeborg Simonsson who is retiring following her appointment to the Presidium of the Unified Patent Court; there will also be an update on preparations for the conference in the Hague.
Brussels 23rd-24th March 2023 - Promoting Connectivity to Ensure a Fair and Competitive Digital Economy - 16th Seminar for National Judges
The Seminar for National Judges and National Regulatory Authorities is organised by the Centre for a Digital Society on behalf of the European Commission, DG CNETC. The Seminar provides a forum for debate among national judges, regulators, European Institutions and academia. Participants will have a unique opportunity to hear from distinguished speakers about the latest developments in the field and share experiences and best practices on various aspects of electronic communications regulation. They will also gain access to learning material from the previous editions of the Seminar.
Interested judges may apply by 31 January 2023 at the link on this page: https://digitalsociety.eui.eu/course/seminar-for-national-judges/
AECLJ Annual meeting 2023
After a successful hybrid meeting in September 2022, we are now planning to return the annual meeting to 15th-17th June in 2023 in the Hague as guests of our Dutch colleagues; the topics for Friday are the implications of commitment and settlement decisions by competition authorities and confidentiality. We shall also have our annual opportunity to update each other on recent case law as well as our annual general meeting. Please address queries to firstname.lastname@example.org
The 13th edition of the training course focuses on the recent developments in applying Article 102 TFEU, including the ongoing revision of the Market Definition Notice. To cope with pandemic-related travel predicaments, the organization adopts a hybrid format. In line with past editions, e-learning activities alternate with residential ones in Florence (i.e., 22-24 February 2023) and Luxembourg (26-28 September 2023 t.b.c.). However, the Residential Training will also be accessible via Zoom for those selected participants who will not travel to Florence even last minute. The ENTraNCE budget covers travel and accommodation costs for all selected participants, which this year can be up to 52.
Interested national judges from EU Member States (Denmark excluded) and Albania and Montenegro, can apply by 11 December 2022 following instructions at this link: ENTraNCE – 2023 – RSC events registration portal (rscas.eu)
Valencia October 2022, March and June 2023 - DEFCOMCOURT 6,
As part of their overall Defcomcourt programme, Valencia University Law School UVEG are organising in-depth training on current issues in competition damages claims.
The Directors are: Prof.Dr. Juan Ignacio Ruiz Peris, Ilma. Sra. Purificación Martorell Zulueta and Paul Hitchings and there are three upcoming sessions see Events – Judicial Competition Training for links to registration.
The sessions will include insight into important CJEU preliminary references (Tráficos Manuel Ferrer and Regiojet), UK case management, funding of mass claims and the Barcelona protocol, at the hands of experienced judges and practitioners directly involved, coming from half a dozen different countries, plus in-depth training in the assessment of economic harm from leading EU and UK experts (economics and the law) in the final session.
SESSION 1 Coordination of procedures
Dates: 13th, 14th and 15th October 2022
SESSION 2 Evidence access
Dates: 23th, 24th and 25th March 2023
SESSION 3 Quantifying damages and Passing-on
Dates: 8th, 9th and 10th June 2023