The European Union (EU) and most of all of its member states take antitrust and competition laws very seriously. This is evidenced by the aggressive investigation and prosecution of suspected violators, the frequent assertion of more restrictive interpretation of applicable standards than their U.S. counterparts, and the severe damages that can be assessed against companies who do not comply.
Foley hosted the third Web conference in our three-part series covering the latest in the EU's antitrust laws. The three topics to be discussed include:
- European Community and EU member state merger control policies, procedures, and remedies
- European competition law and procedures, including vertical restraints, technology licensing, and cartel enforcement
- Trends and developments in European competition law, including privilege, private remedies, class actions, and best practices for compliance