Competition Law Scholars Forum


Current Workshop

Competition Law in Leisure Markets

The 23rd CLaSF Workshop

Friday 26 September 2014 , IE Centre for European Studies, C/Serrano 105, Madrid.

If you are interested in attending please contact the CES <>. Places are limited therefore early booking is advised.


Registration. Welcome by Dean of IE Law School and by Director of CES

10:00-11:40 First Session.

Of Books and Online Agencies: How can EU competition law be applied so as to safeguard quality and diversity in the publishing markets?
Konstantina Bania

Google’s Anti-competitive and Unfair Practices in Digital Leisure Markets
Dr Anca D. Chirita

Up in the Air: Enforcing Competition Law through Commitment Decisions
Cristina Volpin

11:40-12:00 Coffee

12:00-13:15 Second Session.

Premiership Rugby Union: a cartel?
Beverley Williamson

Spanish ‘soccer war’: antitrust litigation over broadcasting rights
Dr Fernando Díez Estella

13:15-14:30 Lunch

14.30-16.15 Third Session.

The Striani’s Challenge to EUFA Financial Fair Play: A New Era After Bosman or just a washout?
Prof Stefano Bastianon

The break-even rule of the UEFA Financial Fair Play Rules under EU Competition Law
Dr Alfonso Rincón García-Loygorri

“You’re either with us or against us” The role of EU competition law in tackling abusive conduct by sports associations
Prof Dr Ben van Rompuy

16.15-16.35 Coffee

16.35-17.45 Fourth Session.

The Real Madrid case: A state aid case (un)like any other?
Oskar Van Maren

Entertainment made in Spain: Competition in the bullfighting industry
Prof Dr Francisco Marcos

17.45 Close of Proceedings. Postworkshop drinks.