Announcing 22nd St.Gallen International Competition Law Forum 2015 (ICF) eJournal

In cooperation with the University of St.Gallen, the Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) is pleased to announce the 22nd St.Gallen International Competition Law Forum 2015 (ICF) eJournal. This eJournal is available to all subscribers at no charge and contains abstracts of the meeting papers with links to the full text in the SSRN eLibrary.

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In April of last year, 30 speakers and more than 150 participants convened in the cantonal parliament building of St.Gallen for the 22nd St.Gallen International Competition Law Forum ICF. Among the distinguished guests, there were five presidents of national competition authorities and the ECJ Advocate-General Nils Wahl. Topics included: "Abuse of Dominance in Technology-Enabled Markets", "China: The Third Leg in Global Antitrust", "Recent Developments and the Status of the Merger Control Reform", "20 Years EFTA Court: The Contributions to European Competition Law", "Changes in the Structure of the Antitrust Bar", "Public Interest as an Argument in Antitrust and Merger Cases" as well as "Switzerland as a Player in Global Competition Law".

The preparations for the 23rd St.Gallen ICF, to take place on May 19th and 20th 2016, are in full swing. Among the 35 speakers, there will be again five presidents of national competition authorities, the Director-General of DG Competition (Johannes Laitenberger), EU General Court Judge Marc van der Woude, German Federal Supreme Court Judge Wolfgang Kirchhoff, the general counsel of Daimler, Deutsche Bank and Holcim and many more. For the full program and the complete list of speakers, please refer to the conference homepage at We look forward to welcoming you in St.Gallen!

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Bernard Black and Ronald J. Gilson
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Posted 2/12/16