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Institute for Competition and Consumers (ICC)

The CMA - Our Priorities Now and Ahead

30 January 2019

Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm
Venue: Centre for Commercial law Studies, 67-69 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3JB

QMUL's Interdisciplinary Centre for Competition Law and Policy (ICC) is hosting The Annual Competition Law and Policy Lecture 2019 on “The CMA – our priorities now and ahead”. The lecture will be delivered by Dr Andrea Coscelli, Chief Executive at Competition and Markets Authority.

Andrea Coscelli’s lecture will cover:

  • recent calls for competition reform in a changing economy;
  • his thoughts on strengthening merger control;
  • the CMA’s current portfolio of work to protect consumers and promote competitive markets; and
  • how the CMA is preparing for EU Exit.

About the speaker

Andrea Coscelli has been the Chief Executive of the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) since July 2016. He joined the CMA in November 2013 as the executive board member heading the Directorate responsible for UK merger control, the markets regime and the CMA’s work in regulated sectors. He joined the CMA from Ofcom (UK Communications Regulator) where he was a Director of Economic Analysis. He previously worked at Charles Rivers Associates (CRA) in London where he was a Vice President (Partner) in the Competition Practice. He co-founded the Association of Competition Economics (ACE) in 2003.  He holds a PhD in Economics from Stanford University.


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