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THIRD EDITION: Trento Summer School on Advanced EU Competition Law and Economics




The THIRD EDITION WILL TAKE PLACE IN MOENA (Italian Dolomites) FROM 18 to 24 JUNE 2017.

The Summer School is organised by the Osservatorio Permanente sull’Applicazione delle Regole di Concorrenza based at Faculty of Law of Trento University (“Osservatorio Antitrust”).

The Summer School is co-directed by Gian Antonio Benacchio and Michele Carpagnano. The Summer School offers a unique opportunity to analyse and study EU Competition Law and Economics at an advanced level. This advanced course combines academia with a pragmatic approach to the application of antitrust rules.

Apply NOW – SUPER EARLY BIRD FEE (CLICK HERE) > for early application send an email to info@osservatorioantitrust.eu


The clasess will be taught by high-profiled international speakers.

Speakers that already confirmed their presence are:

  • Sten Frimodt Nielsen, Judge of the General Court of the EU, Luxembourg
  • Richard Whish, King’s College London, London
  • Eleanor Fox, NYU School of Law, New York
  • María Pilar Canedo Arrillaga, President of the Competition Authority of the Basque Country, Bilbao
  • Gabriella Muscolo, Member of the Board, Italian Competition Authority, Rome
  • Mattia Melloni, Member of the Board, Luxembourg Competition Authority, Luxembourg
  • Roberto Chieppa, Secretary General, Italian Competition Authority, Rome
  • Andrea Pezzoli, Director General, Italian Competition Authority, Rome
  • Eduardo Prieto Kessler, Director General, Spanish Competition Authority, Madrid
  • Ulrich von Koppenfels, European Commission, DG Competition, Merger Unit, Bruxelles
  • Innocenzo Cipolletta, President of the Trento University
  • Gian Antonio Benacchio, Trento University
  • Michele Carpagnano, Partner, Dentons Europe Studio Legale, Rome; Trento University
  • Marco d’Ostuni, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Rome
  • Jesús Alfaro, Of Counsel Linklaters and Professor of Commercial Law, Autonoma University, Madrid
  • Francisco Marcos, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid
  • Anthony Williams, Asian Competition Forum
  • Luigi Prosperetti, Milan University, Milan
  • Ginevra Bruzzone, Vice-Director, Assonime, Rome
  • Gwenaël Muguet-Poullennec, Référendaire at the General Court of the EU, Luxembourg
  • Sacha d’Ecclesiis, Partner, Orsingher Ortu, Rome
  • Till Schreiber, Partner, Cartel Damages Claim, Bruxelles
  • Paolo Buccirossi, Director, Lear Lab, Rome
  • Paolo Palmigiano, General Counsel, Sumitomo Electric Industries, London
  • Miguel Perez Guerra, Senior Antitrust Counsel at Google, London
  • Francesca Valente, Enel, Rome
  • Luca Leonardo, Legal Compliance and Antitrust Manager of Italcementi Group, Bergamo
  • Irene de Angelis, Legal Affair, Intesa San Paolo, Milan
  • Julia Suderow, Partner 3C Compliance, Bilbao


 The Summer School is aimed at graduates, practitioners (lawyers, in-house counsel, economists, and managers), judges, officials of Competition Authorities, and other national and International organisations. The courses will be conducted in English.



The program is designed to cover the substantive and procedural aspects of EU Competition Law with practical sessions (complaints, compliance programs, leniency applications, estimation of antitrust damages) and demonstrations (Competition Authority dawn-raids and EU Court proceedings). There will also be two workshops on hot topics and new developments in Competition Law and Economics.


Prof. Alfaro class on Art. 101 TFUE (2015 Edition)


Prof. Siragusa class on Art. 102 TFUE (2015 Edition)

Why attend?

The Summer School is a unique occasion to deepen your knowledge of and participate in the debate surrounding EU Competition Law and Economics, offering wide networking opportunities. At the same time, the Summer School presents an opportunity to enjoy some free time, through sporting and social activities organised in Moena. The workshops will be held in mountain huts, while outings and sporting activities will take place in cooperation with the School of Alpine Rescue of the Italian State Police (Centro di addestramento alpino della Polizia di Stato) and Trento Museum of Science (MUSE).

 E-Learning platform

Participants have access to an exclusive E-Learning platform containing all academic materials as well as additional contents selected by the speakers.

ECTS credits

The Bar Association of Trento recognizes to the participation of the Summer School the following ECTS credits:

  • 20 ECTS credits for the Advanced track
  • 12 ECTS credits for the Executive track.

The Organizational Secretariat will issue a certificate of participation.

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For more information, for pre-booking  or for sponsorship opportunities, please write us at: info@osservatorioantitrust.eu


Osservatorio Permanente sull’Applicazione delle Regole di Concorrenza
University of Trento – Faculty of Law
Tel. + 39 0461 281847 – Fax +39 0461 1631111
Via Verdi 53, 38122 Trento – Italy


Institutional support:



Basque Competition Authority                                                                  

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