Competition Law

Competition Law

Competition Law

When: 4.30pm to 6pm, Thursday 28 June 2018

Where: Logan Campbell Room, Northern Club

Competition law touches every aspect of the economy:  from mergers and joint ventures to franchising arrangements, supply terms, pricing and strategic business conduct. Recent developments have wrought changes in this important area of commercial law. Hear the latest in Commerce Act matters from an expert panel who will discuss:

  • Competition law trends;
  • Commerce Commission practice;
  • New law on the vertical effects of mergers and supply agreements;
  • Potential amendment of the Commerce Act’s ban on the misuse of market power;
  • Recent merger cases; and
  • Pending law reform like the criminalisation of cartel conduct and the Commission’s new market study powers. 

Speakers: Sir Terence Arnold KNZM QC, Acting Judge, The New Zealand Supreme Court, Dr Mark Berry, Chairman, New Zealand Commerce Commission, James Mellsop, Managing Director, NERA Economic Consulting, and Matt Sumpter, Partner, Chapman Tripp.

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