Evaluating Regulation 1/2003 - just a spring clean?
07 September 2022
19:00 - 20:30 (CET)
Deputy Head of Unit, Antitrust case support and policy (A1)
||In-person (Renaissance Hotel, Brussels)/ By webinar
||Accredited for 1.5 hours CPD (UK SRA)
||Closes at 6PM (CET) on 6 September
On 30 June, DG COMP launched a comprehensive
evaluation of Regulations 1/2003 and 773/2004 (‘the
On 18 May, DG COMP tendered for a support
study for the evaluation.
On 24 May, DG COMP began consulting on a
future update of the 2004 Notice on informal guidance relating to novel antitrust
First announced by EVP Vestager on 31 March, the evaluation
will seek views on upgrading the Commission’s procedural antitrust framework, including
Improving the efficiency
and speed of antitrust proceedings;
Faster interim measures in digital markets;
Inspections (‘dawn raids’) incl. at domestic premises; and
Requests for information.
Massimiliano Kadar has very
kindly agreed to present and answer your questions in the first Europe-wide 'Chatham House rule' technical discussion
on both projects, an early opportunity to assess how the aim of ensuring the continued
effective and uniform application of Articles 101 and 102 TFEU in the digital economy
may affect future business operations in the EU.
DG COMP's Regulation 1/2003 evaluation page (30 June)
List of participants (updated 17 August)
Support Study for the Evaluation of Regulations 1/2003 and 773/2004 (COMP/2022/OP/0004) (18 May)
Updating the Informal Guidance Notice webpage (18 May)
'Creative Renewal: defending competition in the face of disruption', M. Vestager, Schumpeter Award Acceptance speech, Vienna (19 May)