Competition Law in the telecoms sector 17 September - 19 September 24 | ONLINE

Gain expert insight on the context and practical application of competition law in the regulated telecoms industry.


Competition in the communications sector is complex and fast-changing. This presents both risks and opportunities to providers, as well as challenges for public authorities.

Would you like to gain expert insights on the practical applications of competition law in the regulated telecoms industry? Then, this training is for you!

Presented by experts through practical case examples, this online training will guide you through the latest competition law developments affecting the telecoms industry and give you a full overview of the role played by competiton law in shaping the telecoms market.

Topics covered include: 

  • Relationship between competition law and sector-specific telecoms regulation
  • Market definition
  • Telecoms mergers
  • Antitrust aspects of network co-operation
  • Antitrust rules and parallel retail price increases
  • Typical abuses of dominance in the telecoms sector


When: 17-19 September 2024 - 3 online interactive sessions of 3 hours each

Where: Online, using Microsoft Teams

Cannot make it to one of the sessions? All sessions will be recorded and made available to registered participants.

All times mentioned below are in CEST / GMT+2 - Check your time zone


Tuesday, 17 September

14:00 - Introductions
14:15 - Competition law and ex ante (economic) regulation: similarities and differences in terms of objectives, concepts and enforcement
15:00 - Coffee break
15:10 - Market definition: key issues in telecoms

16:00 - Coffee break
16:10 - Antitrust aspects of network co-operations: mobile network sharing, fibre co-investment

17:00 - End of training day

Wednesday, 18 September

14:00 - Parallel retail prince increases: cartel or not?
15:00 - Coffee break
15:10 - Typical abuses of dominance in telecoms: refusal to supply

16:00 - Coffee break
16:10 - Typical abuses of dominance in telecoms: margin squeeze

17:00 - End of training day

Thursday, 19 September

14:00 - Merger control: general principles
15:00 - Coffee break
15:10 - Merger control: mobile mergers

16:00 - Coffee break
16:10 - Wrap-up & interactive quiz

17:00 - End of training day

fee & registrations Standard fee: €1,936 Fee per delegate (VAT included)

21% Belgian VAT applies on ALL bookings

Benefit from a 10% early-bird discount by registering before 17 July 2024!

10% discount for multiple registrations from the same organisation.

Payments can be made by credit card or by bank transfer before the training starts. Registration will only be confirmed upon payment receipt.

Registration process and access to training material are available on Cullen International's training platform for registered users.

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Alexandre de Streel University of Namur and CERRE
Carmen Mateas Competition Law Analyst & Lawyer
Janne Kalliala Head of Competition Law
Miklós Kozma Competition Law Analyst

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