January 25, 2023

Course Description

This one-day course will provide up to date guidance on the area of Competition Law, with particular focus on the Competition (Amendment) Act 2022, key elements of the law to consider when dealing with customers, and how does EU Competition Law really affect you.

The course will highlight the powers of the EU Commission, what they can do, and whether individuals can be held responsible. We will cover tricky issues such as price fixing, sharing markets, bid collusion, and will show real life examples of the consequences of including anti-competitive language in internal communication.

The course, presented by two of the leading legal professionals in the country in this area, will give you the opportunity to learn key elements, but also to get your questions answered, and receive a full course pack to refer back to.

Course Content

• Competition (Amendment) Act 2022

• How Antitrust and competition laws and regulations ensure healthy competition in the open market

• Key elements of antitrust and competition rules and regulations concerning dealings with customers

• Exclusivity agreements

• Anti-competitive agreements

• Pro-competitive arrangements

• Abuse of a dominant position

• Recent fines

• How does EU Competition Law affect you?

• What can the EU Commission do?

• Can individuals be held responsible?

• Consequences of entering into anti-competitive agreements

• Price fixing

• Sharing markets

• Comparing pricing

• Bid collusion

• Real-life examples that illustrates the consequences of including anti-competitive language in an internal communication

Who Should Attend

The course is aimed at all organisations that face antitrust/competition law risks for use by their directors and employees at all levels in sectors such as energy, utilities, finance, insurance, retail, pharmaceutical, agriculture and food, manufacturing, technology, transportation, infrastructure, hospitality etc.


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your Certificate of Attendance. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


An ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate of €465 is currently available. This training course normal rate is €565. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE DATE.

The course cost includes all course documentation and certificates of attendance.


Conor Duff
Barrister at The Bar of Ireland

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