IICA and CCI’s Antritrust/Competition Law Programme for Young Fellows 2014: Writing Contest [June 20] & Summer School [June 25]

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Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) has been set up by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India to act as a think-tank and roll out need-based capacity building solutions to various stakeholders such as the industry, public sector enterprises, regulatory authorities, government departments and students etc.

The School of Competition Law and Market Regulation, an integral part of the IICA, engages in research, policy advisory and capacity building in the areas of competition law and market regulation.

Antitrust Programme

The School, in partnership with Competition Commission of India (CCI), is pleased to announce its “Antitrust Programme for Young Fellows 2014 (Theme of the year: 5 years of Competition Law Enforcement in India)”.

The programme is open for graduates/post-graduates/doctoral students in the disciplines of law, economics, business management, CA, CS etc. As you would notice from the enclosed publicity material, there will be two separate parts of this programme:

(a) Antitrust Writing Contest (Last date of submission is June 20, 2014);and

(b) Antitrust Summer School (July 15, 2014to be organized at the IICA campus, Manesar, Gurgaon.

The aspiring students may choose to participate in any one or both the programme.

For the Antitrust Writing Contest, the School invites original writings on a diverse range of designated antitrust themes, which are listed in the enclosed poster. The second component of the programme, the Antitrust Summer School is aimed at skill development of students byimparting foundational as well specialized training in drafting and transactional skills pertaining to antitrust cases.

The programme also seeks to provide students and young researchers a unique opportunity to present their papers and freely engage with diverse peer-group and distinguished and internationally acclaimed antitrust practitioners belonging to regulatory authorities, law firms, economic advisory firms and government departments.

Antitrust Writing Contest

Submissions:

1. Original writings up to 5000 words (including citations and references) on the following themes are invited:

(a) 5 years of competition law enforcement in India: Achievements and Challenges
(b) Innovative approaches to detect cartels and bid rigging
(c) Challenges in determination and enforcement of penalties
(d) Approaches to address policy and law induced market distortions
(e) Fair, Resonable & Non-Discriminatory Terms: A Challenge for India?
(f) A Challenge for Intellectual Property Rights- Competition Interface in India?
(g) Competitive Neutrality: Challenges in the context of public sector enterprises and subsidies.
(h) Innovations in competition outreach: New approaches for effective compliance and capacity building
(i) Scrutinising below threshold combinations: Feasibility and approaches
(j) Revisiting business strategy to stay competition law compliant
(k) Competition Law and Indian Economy: Future directions & Challenges for next 5 years.

Awards

1st Prize: Rs.20,000
2nd Prize: Rs.15,000
3rd Prize: Rs.10,000

Top 5 papers (including the top three cash prize winners) receive summer school fellowship and an opportunity to present their work during the summer school. Selected papers may be published suitably.

Antitrust Summer School (July 1-5, 2014, IICA campus, Manesar, Gurgaon)

The residential Antitrust Summer School is aimed at skill development of students by imparting foundational as well specialized training in drafting and transactional skills pertaining to antitrust cases.

The programme also seeks to provide students and young researchers a unique opportunity to present their papers and freely engage with diverse peer-group and distinguished and internationally acclaimed antitrust practitioners belonging to regulatory authorities, law firms, economic advisory firms and government departments. 

Who should attend?

The course is recommended for graduates/post-graduates/doctoral students in the disciplines of law, economics, business management, CA, CS etc.

Key Benefits

1. Learn from distinguished antitrust practitioners from India and abroad

2. Engage with a diverse peer group (law, economics and business management etc.)

3. Understand the practical implications of competition law through case studies & real life problem solving techniques

4. Case centric participatory learning

5. Comprehensive coverage of law, economics and business strategy interface.

Limited Intake: Shortlisted candidates will be intimated of selection by June 27

Participation FeeRs.10,000/- plus applicable taxes

Last Date to Apply: June 25, 2014

Contact us:

School of Competition Law & Market Regulation

Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA), Plot 6,7,8, Sector 5, IMT Manesar, Gurgaon-122050 Haryana.

Tel: 0124 2290168; Fax 0124 2290167; Email: [email protected]

Please see the this poster for more details.

 

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