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Institute for Competition and Consumers (ICC)

The ICC International PhD Conference 2017

24 March 2017

Time: 8:30am - 1:00pm
Venue: UK Competition Appeal Tribunal

QMUL's Interdisciplinary Centre for Competition Law and Policy (ICC) is hosting its International PhD Conference 2017 on “Researching current issues in global competition law and policy”. The conference will be held at the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal.

About the conference

This conference will provide a platform for the exchange of ideas and fruitful debate between doctoral research students who are engaged in researching current issues in the field of competition law and policy. The conference offers an excellent opportunity for interaction between researchers and students from around the world under the guidance of senior members of the competition law community globally. This will be a unique opportunity for research students to engage in a productive debate and receive fruitful feedback on their thoughts and ideas.

Conference programme

08.30-09.00: Registration

09.00: Opening Remarks and Welcome

  • Professor Eyad Maher M. Dabbah, Director, ICC

09.10: Welcome to the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal

  • Mr Charles Dhanowa OBE QC, Registrar, CAT

09.20: Session I--Presentations by:

  • Or Brook, PhD Candidate, University of Amsterdam
  • Magali Eben, PhD Candidate, University of Leeds

10:50-11:10 Coffee break

11:10: Keynote address: Insights into the work of the Competition Appeal Tribunal

  • Sir Peter Roth, President, CAT; Judge, High Court of Justice

11:30: Session II--Presentations by:

  • Adnan Farook, PhD Candidate, University of Reading
  • Zlatina Georgieva, PhD Candidate, Tilburg University

Panel of chairs: Professor Eyad Maher M. Dabbah (ICC); Dr Maria Ioannidou (ICC); Professor Valentine Korah (UCL); Professor Alan Riley (City University); Dr Adam Scott OBE TD (CAT).

12.30: Reflections and conclusions

  • Dr Adam Scott OBE TD, Director of Studies, CAT

12.40: Conference ends


How to book

This event is free but prior booking is required. Register online via Eventbrite.


For more information on this event, please email

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