The Merger Control Forum 2024

Benefit from expert insight offered on key aspects of UK and EU merger control. Hear regulators, in-house counsel and private practitioners address recent cases, updates and developments.

In-person | 18th April 2024 | The Dilly, London

Complimentary attendance for In-House Counsel

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Join your colleagues and peers from throughout the competition law eco-system to delve into the developing issues, intricacies and complexities in UK and EU Merger Control.

Benefit from direct insight offered by Regulators, In-House Counsel and Private Practitioners on issues both perennial and recent that have impacted the field.

Hear direct from a leading regulatory representative

In just one content-packed yet comprehensive day, learn about:


Theories of Harm

- Substantive Analysis

- Developing Theories

- The Impact of Big Tech

and Digital Markets


Remedy Tools

- What can be considered an effective remedy tool

- Conflicting and divering approaches to remedies

- How are they developing as a result of

developments in the digital sector


Jurisdictional Issues

- Article 22 and call-in powers

- The impact of initial enforcement orders

- Managing multi-jurisdictional mergers

and multiple regulation authorities 


- The impact of machine learning and

Artifical Intelligence on investigation tools

- Threshold of evidence

- The use of internal documents

Foreign Subsidy Regulation

- How are foreign subsidies regulated

by the European Commission 

- Screening processes and how they

diverge in differing jurisdictions

- Foreign Investments

Analysing Recent Cases That Have Made Headlines 

- Microsoft Activision 

- Booking eTraveli 

- Adobe Figma 

- Vodafone 3G network 

- Illumina Grail 

Meet Your Event Advisory Board

Stijn Huijts
Stijn Huijts Partner
Geradin Partners (Belgium)
Elin Moen
Elin Moen Partner
BAHR (Norway)
Jonathan Ford
Jonathan Ford Antitrust & Foreign Investment Partner
Ingrid Vandenborre
Ingrid Vandenborre Partner, Antitrust/Competition
Ian Giles
Ian Giles Head of Antitrust and Competition, Europe, Middle East and Asia
Norton Rose Fulbright
Karin Roberts
Karin Roberts Partner

Your Expert Speakers Include

Paul Stoddart
Paul Stoddart Principal
RBB Economics
William Turtle
William Turtle Partner
Slaughter and May
Becket McGrath
Becket McGrath Partner
Euclid Law
Gregor Langus
Gregor Langus Vice President
Cornerstone Research
David Little
David Little Partner
Latham & Watkins
Fiona Carlin
Fiona Carlin Partner, Head of the EU Competition & Regulatory Affairs
Baker McKenzie
Buddy Eastwood
Buddy Eastwood Regional Director
Conor Opdebeeck‑Wilson
Conor Opdebeeck‑Wilson Partner
Cleary Gottlieb
Lisa Cutting
Lisa Cutting Director - Monitoring Trustee
Niklas Maydell
Niklas Maydell Partner
Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Ross Ferguson
Ross Ferguson Partner
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Rikki Haria
Rikki Haria Partner
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Matthew Sinclair-Thomson
Matthew Sinclair-Thomson Partner
Kirkland & Ellis
Ronan Scanlan
Ronan Scanlan
Senior Antitrust Lawyer (Ireland)
Monica Hilseth-Hartwig
Monica Hilseth-Hartwig Director Legal, Competition Law
Norsk Hydro ASA
Leonidas Theodosiou
Leonidas Theodosiou Partner
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Mat Hughes
Mat Hughes Partner & Managing Director
Davina Garrod
Davina Garrod Partner
Akin Gump
Oliver Latham
Oliver Latham Vice President
Charles River Associates
Georgios Yanouchos
Georgios Yanouchos Counsel
Clifford Chance
Alison Berridge
Alison Berridge Barrister
Monckton Chambers
Victoria Newbold
Victoria Newbold Partner
Pablo Berbel Fernandez
Pablo Berbel Fernandez Référendaire
EU General Court
Paul Gilbert
Paul Gilbert Partner
Cleary Gottlieb

Contact Us


For Partnership enquiries please contact Helen on +44 (0)20 3433 2281 or email


For Speaker enquiries please contact Seth on +44 (0) 20 3433 2282 or email

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