Innovation Economics for Antitrust Lawyers, King’s College

Conference organised by Concurrences Review and King’s College London, in partnership with Cleary Gottlieb, Clifford Chance, Compass Lexecon, Freshfileds Bruckhaus Deringer and White & Case.



Benjamin Bowling (Acting Executive Dean of King’s College London), delivered the welcoming speech and started the conference by illustrating briefl the work of the Dickson Poon School of Law, underlining its engagement and commitment to provide excellence in higher education at the global level. After thanking both the organisers and the audience, Professor Bowling introduced the speakers of the conference, leaving the floor to Professor Richard Whish.

Richard Whish (Professor King’s College London) opened the proceedings of the fist conference organised by King’s College in collaboration with Concurrences in London. Professor Whish commented on the incredible change in the world economy we are experiencing, noting that, until recent times, he had never doubted that whatever challenges presented themselves, the existing pillars of competition law were capable of dealing effectively with them. With the current digital revolution, there might be a chance that the existing Tools are not fully adequate to capture new conducts.

Photos © Léo-Paul Ridet.

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  • European Commission - DG COMP (Brussels)
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
  • UK Court of Appeal (London)
  • Compass Lexecon (Brussels)
  • King’s College (London)
  • German Competition Authority (Bonn)
  • Positive Competition (Brussels)
  • King’s College (London)
  • Clifford Chance (Brussels)
  • University of Cambridge
  • ESSEC Business School (Cergy)
  • University of Oxford - Centre for Competition Law and Policy
  • King’s College (London)
  • White & Case (Brussels)
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (London)
  • George Washington University - School of Law (Washington)
  • King’s College (London)
  • The Konkurrenz Group (Washington)
  • RBB Economics (Brussels)
  • Compass Lexecon (Brussels)