Conference

29 sep 2016 Christof Swaak speaks at IBC’s "Competition Law Challenges in the Retail Sector 2016" conference in Brussels

29 sep 2016 Christof Swaak speaks at IBC’s "Competition Law Challenges in the Retail Sector 2016" conference in Brussels

29 sep 2016 Christof Swaak speaks at IBC’s "Competition Law Challenges in the Retail Sector 2016" conference in Brussels

23.08.2016

On 29 September 2016, Christof Swaak will speak at the “Competition Law Challenges in the Retail Sector 2016” conference organised by IBC.

Christof will review recent Cartel and Private Litigation cases and will provide an update on the Damages Directive.

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