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May 03, 2022

ABA Antitrust Law Section plans in-person Brussels event to kick off its global series

CHICAGO, May 3, 2022 — The American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section is sponsoring a one-day, in-person conference, “Mergers in Europe: New Issues and Challenges,” in Brussels, Belgium, on May 10, bringing together government officials and private bar experts for its first Antitrust Global Seminar Series of 2022.

2022 Antitrust Global Seminar Series: Brussels
Sponsored by the ABA Antitrust Law Section

Wednesday, May 10, 1:30 to 6:15 p.m.
CEST (Central European Summer Time)

Hotel Amigo
Rue de l’Amigo
Brussels, 1000

The series will feature three segments of general interest to all competition practitioners, on leading-edge issues, with ample opportunities for sharing thoughts, questions and networking. Each panel also will have time for interactive discussions. Besides the keynote panel discussion at this program, experts will focus on competition in the digital arena and promoting environmental, social and governance through competition.

Among the high-profile public officials at the various panels will be Linsey McCallum, deputy director-general, European Commission; and Martijn Snoep, chairman, Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets, Antwerp. The afternoon program is here.

Media should register by 5 p.m. EDT Friday, May 6, by emailing [email protected]; COVID-related protocols will be provided after registration.

The ABA is the largest voluntary association of lawyers in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.