„Internetowy Kwartalnik Antymonopolowy i Regulacyjny” (English translation: “Internet Antitrust and Regulatory Quarterly”) was published (No. 5/2020). It is devoted to the problems of soft law applied in the area of competition law. The editor of this volume of iKAR is Grzegorz Materna.
Małgorzata Krasnodębska-Tomkiel took part in the Competition Law Congress organized by Puls Biznesu. Her presentation concerned the new competences of the European Commission and the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection in foreign investment control from a business perspective.
Małgorzata Krasnodębska-Tomkiel gave a presentation on “Hostile takeovers – control of foreign investments by UOKiK and the European Commission (current and expected changes)” at a conference organized by Puls Biznesu.
Małgorzata Krasnodębska-Tomkiel took part in the “Digital economy and enterprises” panel session, which discussed the following: Does digitization change the nature of competition between enterprises? Is the legal regulation keeping up with the development of the digital economy? To what extent does the law support and/or create a barrier to the development of the digital economy?
Małgorzata Krasnodębska-Tomkiel presented “Merger control – the current and newest powers of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection”.
Grzegorz Materna moderated a seminar in the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences. The subject of the seminar was: Fines for violations of competition and consumer protection law and the classification of conduct as constituting a single or multiple violation. Mr. Materna delivered the opening comments of the seminar and moderated the three presentations and lively discussion among the speakers and an audience of over 60 practitioners, academics and enforcers.
A new volume of „Yearbook of Antitrust and Regulatory Studies” was published (No. 12(20)/2019). It is devoted mostly to the problems and challenges of implementing Directive (EU) 2019/1 (“ECN+ Directive”) into the national legal systems of EU Member States. This volume of YARS was co-edited by Grzegorz Materna, a senior lawyer in Hansberry Tomkiel, together with professor Anna Piszcz.