ECLF Annual Plenary meeting: Tuesday 25 January 2022, 2-5pm CET.

The ECLF has today announced the date for the Annual Plenary meeting with the European Commission:

Tuesday 25 January 2022 2-5pm CET - THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD ONLINE


1) Welcome from ECLF president Philippe Chappatte and committee member Dr Liza Lovdahl Gormsen


2) Updates from Head of Policy at the European Commission, Inge Bernaerts, and her colleagues


3) Discussion with the European Commission of the following three themes:  


  • European Commission's consultation on merger control (Chair: Antoine Winckler, Partner at Cleary Gottlieb)

  • European Commission's change in Article 22 EUMR procedure (Chair: Nicole Kar, Partner at Linklaters)

  • European Commission's consultation on the draft revised regulation on vertical agreements and vertical guidelines (Chair: Peter Alexiadis, King's College London)  


Press Release – a response to the European Commission’s consultation on levelling the playing field as regards foreign subsidies

The ECLF believes that the introduction of the NCT would represent a rather dramatic shift in the nature of EU competition enforcement and is not persuaded that it fills a sufficiently identified gap. Click to read more.


Press Release – Position Paper on the European Commission’s public consultation on the proposed rules for gatekeepers 

The ECLF has today submitted a response to the European Commission’s consultation on the Digital Services Act package, and in particular on the proposed rules for gatekeepers (the ‘Gatekeeper Rules’). Click to read more.