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Is Privacy a Competition and Consumer Issue?

11th November 2013

This seminar will cover topics including economics, data protection, competition law and consumer law. Practitioners, economists and academics will benefit from attending.

Discussion areas:

  • Accumulation of, and access to, personal data
  • Personalised pricing - how should the cookie crumble?
  • Consumer protection issues, SMART metering and open access to Government data
  • Ramifications for competition enforcement
  • Old wine, new bottles? Refusal to deal and essential facilities.

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This event has been convened by Dr Philip Marsden, Senior Research Fellow and Director, Competition Law Forum, British Institute of International and Comparative Law.

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