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Disruptive Competition: What Role for Competition Policy?

9th January 2014

This event will address the following:

  • New thinking about the interaction between regulation and innovation
  • Dealing with regulation for a bygone age
  • How does a business model that is a 'platform for disruption' approach regulatory issues?
  • When is more regulation actually helpful to innovation?: the example of financial services.

Subject areas covered by this event will include economics, competition law and financial services. The event is aimed at practitioners, economists, academics and government officials.

This event will be followed by a reception.

Click here to download the event flyer.

This event has been convened by Dr Philip Marsden, Senior Research Fellow and Director, Competition Law Forum.

CPD hours may be claimed by both solicitors and barristers through attendance at this event.

Pricing and Registration

Individual £55
Full-time Academic £35
Full-time Student £20

Individual £95
Full-time Academic £60
Full-time Student £35

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