Numero Verde 800.185.095

Opening Session ECLJ Summer School European Competition Law for the national Judges

The ECLJ Project is an initiative of the Mercatorum University in cooperation with University online Pegaso, that has organised a training for national judges in competition law co-financed by DG Competition of the European Commission. The objective is to guide the training of judges in the 27 EU countries in the context of the application of European competition rules, specifically with regard to the public and private enforcement of antitrust and State Aid rules, in order to ensure consistent application of EU competition law by national courts.

9.00 – 9.30 Welcome and Registration of the 34 National Judges of EU State Members

9:30 – 9:45 Opening of the ECLJ Summer School

GIOVANNI CANNATA Rector of Mercatorum University

ALESSANDRO BIANCHI Rector of Pegaso University

9:45 – 10:00 Introduction: Improvement of knowledge, application and interpretation of EU competition law FRANCESCO FIMMANÒ Scientific Director

10:00 - 10:15 Introduction of didactic programme MICHELE CORLETO Pegaso University

10:15 - 11:00 Supranational Law and domestic systems: the role of National Judges (I) GIUSEPPE CATALDI University of Naples “L’Orientale”

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee break

11:15 - 12:15 Supranational Law and domestic systems: the role of National Judges (II) GIUSEPPE CATALDI University of Naples “L’Orientale”

12:15 – 13:30 Administrative measure concerning the competition. Full jurisdiction of the judicial control or traditional deference? BIAGIO GILIBERTI Mercatorum University

13:30 - 15:00 Lunch

15:00 – 16.30 Introduction of the value of Competition as a legally protected asset in the various supranational and internal legal systems EUGENIO ZANIBONI LUISS University

16:30 – 16:45 Coffee break

16:45 – 18:30 Introduction to the scope of Articles 101 and 102 TFEU and relevant secondary Law EDUARDO SAVARESE Judge Italian Court