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2024-04-25
Category: en
Posted by: spk

Workshop on "Emerging issues in competition in labor markets" co-organized by Compass Lexecon and Taylor Wessing.

2024-03-22
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On March 22, 2024, we held a workshop on “Article 102 TFEU in the case law of EU courts”.  Our keynote speaker was Professor Krystyna Kowalik-Bańczyk, Judge of the General Court of the European Union in Luxembourg and President of the Seventh Chamber of the General Court.

2024-02-15
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On February 15, 2024, we held another annual workshop with Prof. Richard Whish, at which our speaker discussed ”Recent Developments in EU Competition Law”.

2023-12-06
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On December 6, 2023, the Centre for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies (CARS) and the Polish Competition Law Association held another joint workshop in their series of traditional, annual workshops devoted to a review of Polish jurisprudence.

2023-11-20
Category: en
Posted by: spk

The Competition Law Association (SPK) in cooperation with the Centre for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies of the Faculty of Management of the University of Warsaw (CARS), cordially invite you to an upcoming workshop dedicated to the review of recent court rulings in antitrust and consumer protection cases.  After the workshop, we cordially invite you to a cocktail to celebrate the upcoming holidays!

2023-11-08
Category: en
Posted by: spk

Dear graduate: do you have a degree in law, economics, administration or management and have defended your master's thesis on competition or consumer protection? Submit it in a competition of the UOKiK Chairperson! You have time until November 30, 2023 to do so.

2023-11-06
Category: en
Posted by: spk

The Competition Law Association together with the Global Antitrust Institute and the law firm Bird & Bird are pleased to invite SPK members to an international conference:

Antitrust in the Digital Age

Date: Friday, November 24, 2023

Time: 09:30 am - 03:00 pm

Place: Bird & Bird (ul. Marszałkowska 107, Central Point, 19 floor, 00-110 Warszawa)

2023-10-31
Category: en
Posted by: spk

Webinar “First Super Bock, now Banking Cartel, and what else to expect from Portugal for antitrust” November 21, 2023

We cordially invite SPK members to an online workshop on November 21, 2023, at 5:30 pm (registration from 5:15 pm), during which Prof. Miguel Sousa Ferro of the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon will discuss the CJEU judgment of June 29, 2023, in Case C 211/22, Super Bock Bebidas, and other current cases before the CJEU emanating from Portugal.  The workshop will be held in English (translation will not be provided).

2023-10-10
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On October 10, 2023, the Competition Law Association and Positive Competition held a workshop on effective efficiency arguments in concentrations.

2023-10-07
Category: en
Posted by: spk

Comments of the members of the Competition Law Association to the draft regulation of the Council of Ministers on the manner and procedure for dealing with an application for waiver of a fine and an application for reduction of a fine (RC15).

2023-09-19
Category: en
Posted by: spk

The Polish Competition Law Association together with Positive Competition are pleased to invite members of the Association to a workshop on:

Successful efficiency arguments in concentrations - where the skepticism of antitrust authorities comes from and how to overcome it.

2023-06-22
Category: en
Posted by: spk

We are pleased to inform you that on June 22, 2023, an award ceremony was held in the competition for the best master's and doctoral theses, organized by the Chairperson of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection in cooperation with the Polish Competition Law Association.

2023-06-14
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On June 14, 2023, the Association, together with Frontier Economics and Allen & Overy, organized a half-day, bilingual case study workshop on antitrust analysis of information exchange. 

2023-05-17
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On May 17, 2023, the Competition Law Association held an online workshop on "Complexity-Minded Antitrust," led by Prof. Thibault Schrepel.

2023-04-13
Category: en
Posted by: spk

Comments by members of the Competition Law Association on the draft regulation of the Council of Ministers on the exclusion of certain categories of vertical agreements from the prohibition on restrictive agreements, dated March 31, 2023.

2023-04-05
Category: en
Posted by: spk

You are cordially invited to an online workshop for SPK members on April 25, 2023, at 5:00 pm (registration from 4:45 pm), at which Prof. Thibault Schrepel will introduce us to the world of "Complexity-Minded Antitrust". The workshop will be held in English (translation will not be provided).

2023-03-30
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On March 28, 2023, we held a workshop on New rules for assessing vertical restraints in light of VBER 2022 and VGL 2022 - organized together with the Domański Zakrzewski Palinka Law Firm.  The workshop was led by Dr. Jarosław Łukawski, Partner at DZP and Jan Siesicki, Associate at DZP.

2023-03-29
Category: en
Posted by: spk

We are pleased to announce that the Polish Competition Law Association has become a partner of The International Academic Conference "Energy justice and energy transition - global, Europe, state" organized by the University of Economics in Katowice on May 25-26.

2023-03-09
Category: en
Posted by: spk

Representatives of the Working Group on Amendments to the Law on Competition and Consumer Protection Implementing the ECN+ Directive - Agnieszka Stefanowicz-Barańska, Chairperson of the Management Board of the PCLA, and Szymon Golębiowski, Chairman of the Working Group - participated in the session of the Parliament's Committee on Economy and Development on March 6, 2023, during which MPs considered the draft of this amendment.

2023-03-07
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On March 7, 2023, the Competition Law Association held an online workshop at which Prof. Richard Whish – Emeritus Professor of Law at King's College London, QC Honoris Causa, former OFT director, and author of countless competition law publications – reviewed the latest developments in EU competition law for the period from March 1, 2022 to March 6, 2023. 

2023-02-09
Category: en
Posted by: spk

You are invited to an online workshop for SPK members on March 7, 2023 at 5:00 pm (registration from 4:45 pm), where Prof. Richard Whish will discuss "Recent Developments in EU Competition Law".  The workshop will be held in English (translation will not be provided).

2023-01-13
Category: en
Posted by: spk

Comments and remarks by members of the Competition Law Association to the draft act amending the Act on the enforcement of claims in group proceedings and certain other laws.

2023-01-12
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On January 12, 2023, we held a workshop on: Punishment of managers by the Chairperson of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection - first experience and controversies from practice - organized together with the law firm KRK Kieszkowska Rutkowska Kolasinski.  The workshop was led by Marcin Kolasinski.

2023-01-05
Category: en
Posted by: spk

KRK Kieszkowska Rutkowska Kolasinski Law Firm in cooperation with the Polish Competition Law Association is pleased to invite members of the Association to a workshop: 

Punishment of managers by the Chairperson of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection - first experience and controversies from practice.

 

2022-12-15
Category: en
Posted by: spk

We would like to inform you that at the last meeting, the Board of the Association modified the resolution on the rules for remission of SPK dues for students in such a way that, as of January 1, 2023, we will remit students' membership fees on the basis of a mere statement that they have student status in a given year (whereby the statement should indicate the year of study, degree and major, and the name of the department and university). 

2022-11-14
Category: en
Posted by: spk

Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, in cooperation with the Polish Competition Law Association, is pleased to invite members of the Association to a workshop: Concentrations in the media sector - the latest case law of SOKiK.

2022-11-10
Category: en
Posted by: spk

We are pleased to announce that the Polish Competition Law Association has become a partner of the Energy Science and Economy Forum, which will be held at the University of Economics in Katowice on November 28, 2022.

2022-11-03
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On October 27, 2022, the Competition Law Association held a workshop on the "Guidelines for undertakings - UOKiK dawn raids" issued by the of the Chairperson of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection on December 9, 2019, with particular emphasis on the privilege against self-incrimination in antitrust proceedings conducted by UOKiK Chairperson.

2022-10-31
Category: en
Posted by: spk

Another edition of the competition for the best master's thesis in the field of competition and consumer protection organized by the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection has been launched. The Competition Law Association is a partner of the competition, and the Polish Economic Society is the patron.

2022-06-24
Category: en
Posted by: spk

We are pleased to inform you that on June 21, 2022, an award ceremony was held in the competition for the best master's and doctoral theses, organized by the Chairperson of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection in cooperation with the Competition Law Association.

2022-05-26
Category: en
Posted by: spk

Conference TRENDS IN PROTECTION OF COMPETITION IN POLAND

The Center for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies of the Faculty of Management of the University of Warsaw, together with the Competition Law Association and the Polish Association of Corporate Lawyers, cordially invite you to the conference "TRENDS IN THE PROTECTION OF COMPETITION IN POLAND", to be held on Tuesday, June 14 at the Zielna Conference Center, 37 Zielna Street, Warsaw.

2021-03-01
Category: en
Posted by: spk
Position of the Competition Law Association on the Bill of January 14, 2021 on amendment of the Competition and Consumer Protection Law and certain other Acts (Projekt z 14 stycznia 2021 r. USTAWA z dnia … o zmianie ustawy o ochronie konkurencji i konsumentów oraz niektórych innych ustaw).
2020-11-12
Category: en
Posted by: spk
A workshop under the title “Competition and Consumer Protection Case Law September 2019-August 2020” organized by the Polish Competition Law Association and Centre for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies (CARS) was held on November 12, 2020. For the first time the meeting was held online.
2019-01-31
Category: en
Posted by: spk
Position of the Competition Law Association on the Bill of January 21, 2019 on amendment of the Competition and Consumer Protection Law and certain other Acts (Projekt z 21 stycznia 2019 r. USTAWA z dnia … o zmianie ustawy o ochronie konkurencji i konsumentów oraz niektórych innych ustaw).
2018-12-21
Category: en
Posted by: spk

II edition of the Postgraduate Program “Consumer Protection Law”

2018-11-16
Category: en
Posted by: spk

Invitation to a conference: “Competition in the Digital Era” on December 5, 2018, organized to mark World Competition Day.

2018-11-08
Category: en
Posted by: spk

Position of the Competition Law Association on the Bill of October 25, 2018 on amendment of the Competition and Consumer Protection Law and certain other Acts (Projekt z 25 października 2018 r. USTAWA z dnia … o zmianie ustawy o ochronie konkurencji i konsumentów oraz niektórych innych ustaw).

2018-07-16
Category: en
Posted by: spk

The Institute of Legal Studies at the Polish Academy of Sciences is now accepting applications for enrollment in its 9th Postgraduate Program in Competition Law (Closing date for either course: October 26, 2018).

2018-06-21
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On June 21, 2018, a workshop on “Horizontal mergers” (the fifth in a series of workshops on “Competition Law Economics” organized by the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection, Compass Lexecon, and the Polish Competition Law Association) was held at UOKiK.

2018-06-07
Category: en
Posted by: spk

A workshop under the title “Effective design & implementation of remedies in merger control & antitrust cases – practical comments from the Monitoring Trustee” organized by the Polish Competition Law Association and the WKB Wierciński, Kwieciński, Baehr law firm was held on June 7, 2018.

2018-03-28
Category: en
Posted by: spk

We wish to announce that a prize-giving ceremony, organized by the Chairperson of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection in collaboration with the Competition Law Association, for the best masters’ theses devoted to competition and consumer protection took place on March 28, 2018.

2018-03-22
Category: en
Posted by: spk

A workshop under the title “Competition and Consumer Protection Case Law in 2017” organized by the Polish Competition Law Association was held on March 22, 2018.

2018-02-28
Category: en
Posted by: spk

A workshop under the title “Vertical mergers” was held on February 28, 2018. This was the fourth in a series of workshops organized by the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection, Compass Lexecon, and the Polish Competition Law Association.

2017-12-05
Category: en
Posted by: spk

A workshop organized by the Polish Competition Law Association was held on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.

2017-11-07
Category: en
Posted by: spk

A workshop dedicated to the state aid law and the issues of private investor/creditor tests, the question When does the state act under undistorted market conditions?  and what approach do the European Commission and Court of Justice take on this issue, co-organized by the Polish Competition Law Association and Allen & Overy was held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

2017-10-20
Category: en
Posted by: spk

A workshop under the title “Act on counteracting unfair contractual advantages in trade in agricultural and food products” was held on Friday, 20 October, 2017 in the Training and Conference Center of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection in Warsaw. This was the third in a series of workshops organized by the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection, Compass Lexecon and the Competition Law Association.

2017-10-05
Category: en
Posted by: spk

A workshop co-organized by the Polish Competition Law Association and Dentons on The Court of Justice Judgment in Case C-413/14 P, Intel v Commission” was held on 5 October, 2017.

 

2017-10-03
Category: en
Posted by: spk

The Department of European Integration J. Monnet's School of Commerce (SGH) is now accepting applications for postgraduate studies in the academic year 2017 – 2018:

- Postgraduate Program “State aid” (www.sgh.waw.pl/pspp);

- Postgraduate Program “Consumer protection” (www.sgh.waw.pl/psok);

- Postgraduate Program “Administration and management” (www.sgh.waw.pl/psaz).

2017-06-28
Category: en
Posted by: spk

A workshop co-organized by the Polish Competition Law Association and Linklaters on “International trends in merger control remedies” was held on 28 June, 2017. 

2017-06-14
Category: en
Posted by: spk

The Institute of Legal Studies at the Polish Academy of Sciences is now accepting applications for enrollment in its 8th Postgraduate Program in Competition Law and its 1st Postgraduate Program in Consumer Protection Law (Closing date for either course: October 21, 2017).

2017-04-25
Category: en
Posted by: spk

A workshop on “The Private Enforcement Directive and the possibility of enforcing claims for competition law infringements – economic methods used in estimating damages caused by infringements of competition” was held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection. This is the second workshop in a series of workshops organized by the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection, Compass Lexecon and the Competition Law Association.

2017-03-29
Category: en
Posted by: spk

A workshop oranized by the Polish Competition Law Association on "Competition and Consumer Protection Case Law 2016" was held on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

2017-03-02
Category: en
Posted by: spk

We are pleased to announce that on March 2, 2017 an award ceremony took place, organized by the Chairperson of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection in collaboration with the Competition Law Association, for the best masters’ theses devoted to competition and consumer protection.

2017-02-08
Category: en
Posted by: spk

Workshop on “The role of economics in competition law” was held on Wednesday,  February 8, 2017 in the Training and Conference Center of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection. The workshop inaugurated a series of workshops organized by the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection, Compass Lexecon and the Competition Law Association.

2017-01-24
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On January 15, 2017, the Polish Competition Law Association held a workshop on “Restrictions on Internet Sales”.

2016-11-29
Category: en
Posted by: spk

For your information we enclose scanned correspondence (in Polish) between the Ministry of Justice and the Polish Competition Law Association.

2016-10-28
Category: en
Posted by: spk

We officially launched the new workshop year 2016/2017 on 28 October, 2016.

2016-09-01
Category: en
Posted by: spk

The Institute of Law Studies at the Polish Academy of Sciences extended the deadline for enrollment in the 7th edition of the Postgraduate Program in the Competition Law (recruitment lasts until 14 October, 2016).

2016-07-01
Category: en
Posted by: spk

For your information we enclose scanned correspondence (in Polish) between the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Polish Competition Law Association.

2016-04-15
Category: en
Posted by: spk

For your information we enclose scanned correspondence (in Polish) between the Ministry of Justice and the Polish Competition Law Association.

2016-02-19
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On February 19, 2016 the Polish Competition Law Association held a workshop on “Judgments of the Supreme Court in Cases Relating to Competition and Consumer Protection in 2015”.

2016-02-18
Category: en
Posted by: spk

It is with pleasure that we announce that on February 18, 2016 an award ceremony took place, which was organized by the Chairperson of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection in collaboration with the Competition Law Association as the finals of the competition for the best masters’ theses devoted to protection of competition and consumers. This year, the competition was extended to also include doctoral theses.

2016-01-20
Category: en
Posted by: spk

The workshop on “General Electric/Alstom – Between Competition Policy and Industrial Policy” organized jointly by the Polish Competition Law Association and the Hogan Lovells law firm was held on January 20, 2016.

2015-12-17
Category: en
Posted by: spk

CARS’ 6th Guest Lecture in cooperation with the Polish Competition Law Association was held on December 17th, 2015 in the Conference Centre of the UOKiK.

 

 

2015-11-19
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On November 19, 2015, the Polish Competition Law Association held a workshop on “Implementation on Directive 2014/104/EU in Poland”.

2015-10-06
Category: en
Posted by: spk

We officially launched the new workshop year 2015/2016 on 6 October, 2015. 

The guest of honor, Mr. Adam Jasser, Chairperson of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection, opened the meeting. The other key-note speaker was Ms. Dorota Karczewska, Vice- Chairperson of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection responsible for the consumer protection division.

 

2015-10-05
Category: en
Posted by: spk

The Office of Competition and Consumer Protection published the English version of its publication on competition protection issues: "Dimensions of Competition Law and Policy – A Collection of Essays".

2015-05-07
Category: en
Posted by: spk

The workshop “Assessment of undertakings’ market power in antitrust proceedings” organized by the Polish Competition Law Association, was held on Thursday, 7 May 2015.

2015-04-28
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On April 28, 2015, from 2 to 5:30 pm, the Sheraton Warsaw will host a seminar on the new Directive of the European Parliament and Council (2014/104/EU of 26 November 2014) concerning private enforcement, entitled “EU private enforcement directive: enhanced possibility of enforcing competition rules under private law”.  The event will be organized by the law firms of Hansberry-Tomkiel and Radwan-Röhrenschef.

2015-04-28
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On 28 April 2015, from 2 to 5:30 pm, the Sheraton Warsaw will host a seminar on the new Directive of the European Parliament and Council (2014/104/EU of 26 November 2014) concerning private enforcement, entitled “EU private enforcement directive: enhanced possibility of enforcing competition rules under private law”.  The event will be organized by the law firms of Hansberry-Tomkiel and Radwan-Röhrenschef.

2015-02-18
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On February 18, 2015, the Polish Competition Law Association held a workshop in cooperation with Hansberry Tomkiel law firm.

2015-02-05
Category: en
Posted by: spk

We are pleased to announce that on February 5, 2015 a prize-giving ceremony was held  in the competition for the best MA theses on the protection of competition organized by the Chairperson of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection in collaboration with the Polish Competition Law Association (PCLA).

2015-01-26
Category: en
Posted by: spk

Point of information: Loyola University Chicago is offering an on-line study programme (on antitrust law).

2015-01-15
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On January 15, 2015, the Polish Competition Law Association held a workshop on “Oligopoly markets in EU and Polish competition law”.

2014-12-04
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On December 4, 2014, the Polish Competition Law Association held a workshop on  “Judgments of the Supreme Court in Cases Relating to Competition and Consumer Protection (2012–2014)”.

2014-10-23
Category: en
Posted by: spk

We officially launched the new academic year 2014/2015 on October 23, 2014.  The guests of honor at the meeting held at the Sobański Palace included Mr. Adam Jasser, Chairperson of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection, who opened the meeting, and Professor Tadeusz Skoczny, who conducted a workshop discussion on conditional clearances under merger control laws.

2014-07-01
Category: en
Posted by: spk

On July 1, 2014, the Polish Competition Law Association held a workshop on “Actions for damages for infringements of competition law provisions” in cooperation with Linklaters law firm.

 

2014-05-29
Category: en
Posted by: spk

The workshop co-organized by the Polish Competition Law Association and CEG Europe on “Resale price maintenance: anti- and pro-competitive effects” was held on May 29, 2014.

2013-12-20
Category: en
Posted by: spk

For your information we enclose scanned correspondence (in Polish) between the Association and the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection on reform of the register of abusive clauses.

2013-12-19
Category: en
Posted by: spk

We are pleased to announce that on December 19, 2013 awards were given in a competition for the best MA thesis in the field of protection of competition, organized by the Chairperson of the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection in cooperation with the Competition Law Association.

2013-12-18
Category: en
Posted by: spk

The workshop co-organised by the Polish Competition Law Association and Baker&McKenzie Krzyżowski i Wspólnicy sp.k. was held on December 18, 2013.

2013-10-29
Category: en
Posted by: spk

The ”State Aid in the Liberalized Sectors. The most recent practices and ways of development” workshop, co-organised by the Polish Competition Law Association and Dentons, was held on 29 October, 2013.

2013-04-23
Category: en
Posted by: admin

„The ICN in Poland: New Challenges and Enforcement Tools in Competition Law” Conference organized by International Bar Association took place in Warsaw on April 23, 2013.

2013-04-11
Category: en
Posted by: admin

On April 11, 2013, the Polish Competition Law Association held a workshop on “Simulation as a Mergers Assessment Tool: Upsides and Restrictions”.

2013-03-21
Category: en
Posted by: admin

On March 21, 2013 the Competition Law Association held a workshop on “Tying & Bundling as Potential Infringements of the Competition Law ― Economic and Legal Analysis of the Issue”.

2013-03-04
Category: en
Posted by: admin

We are pleased to announce that the Competition Law Association assumed patronage over the second edition of Lewiatan’s Arbitration Competition, the first moot court competition to be held in Poland.

2013-02-28
Category: en
Posted by: admin

On February 28, 2013, the Polish Competition Law Association held a workshop on “Prevention of Competition Law Breaches as an Element of Corporate Compliance Policy”.

2013-01-28
Category: en
Posted by: spk

Further to the draft Act Amending the Act on Competition and Consumer Protection and Certain Other Acts published on November 21, 2012 by the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection and the invitation of the Chairperson of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection to submit comments to the draft Act, a working group of the Polish Competition Law Association has been reactivated.

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