The Global Competition Law Centre (GCLC) of the College of Europe aims at promoting cutting-edge research in competition law and economics.
Unlike traditional research centres, the GCLC is not a brick and mortar organization. It has no physical presence on the campus of the College of Europe. It disseminates ideas and promotes research through its website. In addition, the GCLC benefits from a large network of competition professionals, built through the organization of regular activities in Europe and elsewhere.
Since its inception in January 2004, the GCLC has gained credentials as a high level discussion forum for academics, practitioners, and enforcement officers in the competition field across the world.
The GCLC regularly organizes conferences, publishes books and hosts a working papers series. In addition, the GCLC awards a yearly prize for the best dissertation in competition law and policy written at the College of Europe.
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Lunch talk of the GCLC
131st GCLC Lunch Talk
When: 16 March 2023
Market Definition Revisited: a discussion of the draft new notice
- Thomas Buettner, DG COMP, Chief Economist Team
- Viktoria HSE Robertson, WU Vienna and University of Graz
- Vanessa Turner, BEUC - The European Consumer Organisation
Moderator: Damien Gerard, GCLC
Evening policy talk
06 February 2023
GCLC fireside chat with Director General Olivier Guersent on the future of EU competition law
Olivier Guersent, Director-General of DG COMP
Moderators: Assimakis Komninos (GCLC) & Adina Claici (GCLC)
18th GCLC Annual Conference
The future of energy markets: which role for competition policy in the current geopolitical context
When:20-21 April 2023.
Where: Residence Palace (Rue de la Loi 155)
14 March 2022
GCLC-FTAO-EESC Conference: "Competition Policy and Social Sustainability"
15 October 2021
1st GCLC Guest Lecture at the College of Europe: Advocate General Professor Dr. Juliane Kokott has kindly agreed to address the GCLC community under the title:
Entre responsabilité sans limites et mise en œuvre à impact limité – trouver le juste équilibre en droit de la concurrence
24 October 2019
GCLC-FTAO Conference: "Sustainability and Competition Policy: Bridging two Worlds to Enable a Fairer Economy" (24/10)