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Rein Wesseling will speak at the IBA/AIJA Joint Seminar in Paris on Enforcement of EU Competition Law at National Level

Rein Wesseling will speak at the IBA/AIJA Joint Seminar in Paris on Enforcement of EU Competition Law at National Level

Rein Wesseling will speak at the IBA/AIJA Joint Seminar in Paris on Enforcement of EU Competition Law at National Level

19.06.2015

On 19 June 2015, Rein Wesseling will speak at a joint seminar hosted by the AIJA Antitrust Commission and the IBA Antitrust Committee concerning a relatively unexplored but highly relevant topic: the enforcement of EU competition law at national level.

Rein Wesseling will speak on behalf of the "The treatment of exclusionary conduct by national authorities and judges" panel.

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