Interuniversity Certificate in Competition Law

3Competition and Arbitration (3.5 hours)


Friday 14 June 2019


0 credits


This module will cover in particular the following topics :

1. Arbitrability and public policy
2. Duty for arbitrators to raise competition law issues
3. Arbitration as an appropriate tool to litigate private damages claims
4. Unenforceability defense in contract litigation
5. Relevance and weight of decisions issued by competition authorities in arbitration proceedings
6. EU Competition law enforcement through Arbitration
7. The interplay between public enforcement and arbitration
8. Invoking competition law in arbitration


Each Friday the course will take place on the premises of the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (FEB), Rue Ravenstein 4, 1000 Brussels from 13.00 to 18.00. Sandwich lunch at 12.30

1 The Brussels School of Competition will ask registered participants to provide proof of their academic qualifications.

The concept of "LL.M." is here used as a generic term to refer to a specialised study programme taught in English which can only be undertaken by students holding an officially recognised academic degree in law and/or economics.

Cancellation policy
Only written cancellations addressed to Mr Charles Gheur (Brussels School of Competition, Rue des Sols , 1000 Bruxelles) shall be considered. Fees shall only be reimbursed where the participant’s place is cancelled at least 5 working days before the beginning of the module.

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