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Experts questioned on competition policy and State aid after Brexit

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12 October 2017

The EU Internal Market Sub-Committee holds evidence sessions on its inquiry on Brexit: competition.

Witnesses

Thursday 12 October, Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster
At 10.10am

  • Professor Richard Whish QC, King's College London;
  • Professor Eyad Maher Dabbah, Queen Mary University of London;
  • Professor Pinar Akman, University of Leeds; and
  • Professor Sir John Vickers, Oxford University.

At 11.10am

  • Ms Isabel Taylor, Slaughter and May;
  • Mr Alan Davis, Pinsent Masons; and
  • Mr George Peretz QC, Monckton Chambers.

Likely questions

  • How will Brexit impact the CMA's ability to influence competition policy relating to conduct that impacts both the EU and UK markets?
  • How should present and future EU block exemptions be treated under UK law?
  • What, if any, role might the devolved institutions play in the scrutiny, surveillance and enforcement of State aid after Brexit?
  • What would be the implications for the UK's trade with the EU if a trade agreement inclusive of State aid rules was not reached?

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