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Centre for Commercial Law Studies

Industrial Policy and Competition Enforcement

When: Thursday, February 25, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Online

This event is co-organised with the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL).

In March 2020, the Commission presented a new strategy to help Europe's industry lead. The strategy aims to drive Europe's competitiveness and its strategic autonomy at a time of moving geopolitical plates and increasing global competition.

There have been calls for a European industrial policy that will strengthen the position of European companies in the global sphere and at the same time there are advocates of a more protectionist approach in the application of competition rules.

The panel will discuss the importance of industrial policy for competition enforcement in the EU and the UK.


Professor Ioannis Kokkoris, Co-Director of the Competition Law Forum at BIICL and Queen Mary University of London


  • Sir Philip Lowe, Oxera
  • Mike Walker, Competition and Markets Authority
  • Bernadine Adkins, Gowling WLG

Event convened by Professor Ioannis Kokkoris, Co-Director of the Competition Law Forum, BIICL and Queen Mary.

To find out more and book your place, visit the BIICL website.

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