Competition Law Scholars Forum


Current Workshop

Competition Law and Pricing Mechanisms

The 22nd CLaSF Workshop

Thursday 1 May 2014 , Bird & Bird, 15 Fetter Lane London EC4A 1JP.

If you are interested in attending please contact Prof Barry Rodger no later than 24 April <>. If attending please let Prof Rodger know if you will be staying on for the post workshop drinks and dinner.


9:30-10:00 Registration and Welcome

Pricing Practices and Competition Law in the CMA,
Chris Walters, Director of Economics and Enforcement, CMA

10:45-11:00 Coffee

Interpreting the As-Efficient Competitor Test Following the ECJ Post-Danmark judgment
Mr Derek Ridyard, RBB Economics

Post-Danmark’s Recoupment Requirement
Jay Matthew Strader, Ph.D. Candidate University College London

The Intel Case between Tomra Systems ASA, the Commission’s Guidance on enforcement Priorities and the alleged infringement of procedural requirements: no fat left on the bone?
Andrea Usai, PhD candidate Universities of Bologna and Strasbourg

12:45-14:00 Lunch

The Regulation of Margin Squeeze in the European Union and the intersection of competition law and sector-specific regulation
Kathryn McMahon, Associate Professor, School of Law, University of Warwick

Margin Squeeze and Predatory Pricing
Anna Pisarkiewicz, OECD

Margin Squeeze amid the Modernisation of Article 102 TFEU: Confirmation of the Effects-based Approach or a Misrepresentation?
Fatih Ozkan, PHD Candidate, University of Sussex

15:45-16:00 Coffee

Every Crime Leaves a Trace: Cartels' Strategic Noise Creation and the Implications for Screening
Carsten J. Crede, University of East Anglia and Centre for Competition Policy

Resale Price Maintenance As A Response To Loss Leader Selling: A Good Defence?
Ajinkya Tulpule

Scottish Minimum Alcohol Pricing and Competition
Angus MacCulloch, Lancaster University Law School

17:30 Close of Proceedings, Post-workshop drinks and dinner