Annual Professor Whish Lecture – 29th May

Annual Update on EU and Irish Competition Law

Professor Richard Whish

6.30 pm, 29 May 2024, National Gallery of Ireland (in person event)

The Irish Society of European Law is thrilled to announce that the annual Prof. Richard Whish Lecture will take place on Wednesday, 29 May 2024. This always-popular event will provide an opportunity to get up to speed with competition law developments.  It is suitable for those with and without specialist competition law knowledge. Professor Whish will identify and guide us through the most important cases in the past year.  The Irish law update will be given by Darach Connolly.

Speakers:

  • Professor Richard Whish
  • Darach Connolly, Partner, DLA Piper
  • Chair: Sara-Jane O’Brien BL, Bar of Ireland

This will be an in-person event, and will take place in the the Lavery Room, National Gallery of Ireland, 5 South Leinster Street (next to Millennium Wing entrance). We really look forward to seeing you there.

The event is open to all and is free of charge to ISEL members.  There is a €30 charge for non-members, payable on arrival or on registration via our website.  To register, please complete the registration form below.

Please note that any personal data submitted will be processed in accordance with ISEL’s Privacy Notice available here. ISEL may also share your personal data with third parties for the purpose of hosting / facilitating.

CPD points are available for this event.

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AI Regulation and Governance

Panel: Emma Redmond (OpenAI) and Brian McElligott (Mason Hayes & Curran)

Chair: Niamh Bushnell (SoapBox Labs)

Hosted by Mason Hayes & Curran, South Bank House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, D04 TR29

Date : Tuesday 30 April 2024

Registration from 6:15pm, session will start 6:30pm. Refreshments afterwards.

 

The ISEL is delighted to announce this event on the AI Regulation and Governance. We are honoured to have such a highly regarded panel for this event who will highlight some of the key areas of interest in this developing area.

Places are limited and advance registration is required for what promises to be a popular event. This event is planned as an in-person event and we really look forward to seeing you there.

The event is open to all and is free of charge to ISEL members.  There is a €30 charge for non-members, payable on arrival or on registration via our website.

You can find details of forthcoming ISEL events and membership at www.isel.ie.

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Call for papers – Irish Journal for European Law Volume 26

Irish Journal of European Law – Call for papers for 2024 volume

 

The Irish Journal of European Law has been published since 1992 and is a leading international journal on European law, edited by scholars and practitioners.

Previous volumes are hosted on Westlaw, HeinOnline and on the Irish Society for European Law’s website. The journal – whose articles are blind peer reviewed – is now issuing a call for original papers for its 2024 volume. Papers are welcomed in the following categories:

  • Long articles (indicative length 8,000 – 12,000 words)[1]
  • Shorter articles and analysis (indicative length up to 6,000 words)[2]
  • Professional practice pieces, addressing areas of European law and/or practice that would be of particular interest to practitioners (indicative length up to 6,000 words)
  • Notes on case law (indicative length 2,000-3,000 words)[3]
  • Notes on legislation (indicative length up to 6,000 words)
  • Book reviews (indicative length 1,000-2,000 words)

The journal welcomes submissions on all areas of European law, including EU law and European law in the wider sense.

The journal has an international reputation and attracts contributions from scholars, practitioners, judges and public servants (writing in a personal capacity) from across Europe and beyond. Submissions are welcomed from established scholars, early career researchers, students, and practitioners.

Please send submissions for consideration by the editorial board to ijel.submissions@gmail.com by Friday 15th March 2024 in Word format, size 12 font, single-spaced. References should be in OSCOLA Ireland format and please use footnotes rather than endnotes. More generally, please prepare submissions in accordance with the journal’s Editorial Guidelines. Please attach two separate files: the first comprising a cover page with your name, affiliation, contact details, five or so keywords, and the title and abstract for your article, and the second comprising your full article with no personal identifiers (for blind peer review purposes). Please direct any queries to the same email address.

 

[1] Inclusive of footnotes.

[2] As above.

[3] Longer pieces will be considered in appropriate cases.

An EU Law Perspective on Tax Litigation

 

Members can access the slides from the presentation here:

Catherine Donnelly’s slides: CD slides

This joint event with the Irish Society of European Law and the Tax Bar Association will consider tax litigation from an EU perspective; including key and recent EU Case Law, and their application in CJEU and national court fora. It will also feature an open floor for practitioners to examine key topics raised, followed by refreshments and networking in The Sheds.

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Speaker: Catherine Donnelly SC | Catherine was called to the Bar of Ireland in 2007 and was called to the Inner Bar in 2020. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2003 (Gray’s Inn). Her practice ranges from EU Law, Constitutional, Commercial and Public Law.

Chair: Grainne Duggan BL, Tax Bar Association

Register here: https://ti.to/BarofIreland/tba24jan2024

The Building Blocks of a Career in EU Law: Different Perspectives

Junior Practitioners’ Event – The Building Blocks of a Career in EU Law: Different Perspectives

Jointly hosted by the Irish Society for European Law and the EU Bar Association

Tuesday 28 November 2023, 5.30pm to 6.45pm

Speakers

  • Dr Róisín A Costello BL, Trinity College Dublin
  • Jessica Egan, Deputy Director of Legal Services, Competition & Consumer Protection Commission
  • Benoit Keane, solicitor and avocat, Keane Legal Brussels.
  • Chair: The Hon Mr Justice Brian Murray, Supreme Court

 

Venue: Distillery Building (in person) and online

https://ti.to/BarofIreland/euba-isel28nov

This event is open to all and you can register at the link above.

 

Annual Brian Walsh Lecture, Thursday 23 November

The ISEL is delighted to welcome a very distinguished speaker to deliver the annual Brian Walsh memorial lecture.

  • Speaker: Caoilfhionn Gallagher KC
  • Chair: Mr Justice Donal O’Donnell, Chief Justice

Thursday 23 November at 6pm

Venue: Dublin Dispute Resolution Centre, Distillery Building, 145-151 Church Street, Dublin 7

Registration is required for this in-person event. Places are limited. Please register below.

This lecture will commence after the ISEL’s 2023 AGM, which is also taking place in the Dublin Dispute Resolution Centre, Distillery Building, 145-151 Church Street, Dublin 7 at 5.30pm.

CPD points are available for this event.

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Annual Professor Whish Lecture – 17 May

Annual Update on EU and Irish Competition Law

Professor Richard Whish

6.15 pm, 17 May 2023, offices of DLA Piper (in person event)

The Irish Society of European Law is thrilled to announce that the annual Prof. Richard Whish Lecture will take place on Wednesday, 17 May 2023. This always-popular event will provide an opportunity to get up to speed with competition law developments.  It is suitable for those with and without specialist competition law knowledge. Professor Whish will identify and guide us through the most important cases in the past year.  The Irish law update will be given by Sean O’Dea.

Speakers:

  • Professor Richard Whish
  • Sean O’Dea, Corporate Counsel – Competition/Antitrust, ServiceNow
  • Chair: Claire Waterson, William Fry LLP

This will be an in-person event, and will take place in the offices of DLA Piper, 40 Molesworth Pl, Dublin 2, D02 YV57, Ireland. We really look forward to seeing you there.

The event is open to all and is free of charge to ISEL members.  There is a €30 charge for non-members, payable on arrival or on registration via our website.  To register, please complete the registration form below.

Please note that any personal data submitted will be processed in accordance with ISEL’s Privacy Notice available here. ISEL may also share your personal data with third parties for the purpose of hosting / facilitating.

 

CPD points are available for this event.

Links to the materials are accessible to ISEL members at the following links:

Prof Whish Paper – ISEL – May 2023

Sean O’Dea slides – Annual Professor Whish Lecture 2023

Irish Merger Control Developments – 4 May 2023

Irish Merger Control Developments

6.15pm Thursday 4 May, at the offices of Philip Lee LLP (in person event)

The ISEL was honoured that the following highly regarded speakers agreed to speak at the event:

  1. Brian McHugh – Member of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission;
  2. Paul Gorecki – Research Professor at the ESRI 2009-2013, Member of the Competition Authority, 2000 – 2008;
  3. Maureen O’Neill – Principal at MON Legal Consulting; and
  4. Laura Treacy – Partner at McCann FitzGerald LLP

The event was chaired by Ronan Dunne – Partner, Philip Lee LLP and took place at 6.15 on Thursday 4 May 2022  at the offices of Philip Lee LLP, Connaught House, One Burlington Rd, Dublin 4, D04 C5Y6, Ireland.

 

Slides are available to members by following the links below:

2023-05-04 ISEL Presentation Dublin Brian McHugh

2023.05.04.ISEL Paul Gorecki SLIDES

ISEL CLF – 4 May 2023 – Recent Developments in Merger Control – Maureen O’Neill

Laura Treacy IRISH MERGER CONTROL DEVELOPMENTS 2022 

Digital Markets Act

The ISEL is pleased to welcome back Álvaro Garcia-Delgado, DG Comp, to discuss the Digital Markets Act.

 

Speaker: Álvaro Garcia-Delgado, DG Comp

(Slides available for members here: ISEL – Presentation on the DMA – 12 Dec)

Chair: Alan McCarthy, A&L Goodbody

 

Registration for this free webinar is required. Register via Zoom here or copy and paste the following link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9wXt2VT5TK-bw7TVIkhFaw

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please note that any personal data submitted will be processed in accordance with ISEL’s Privacy Notice available here. ISEL may also share your personal data with third parties for the purpose of hosting / facilitating.

 

 

Foreign Subsidies Regulation

The ISEL is pleased to welcome Eddy De Smijter to speak on the Foreign Subsidies Regulation.

Eddy is Head of the A5 Unit in charge of international relations at DG COMP and is involved in the Task Force on Third Country Subsidies.

Moderator: Alan McCarthy, A&L Goodbody

Registration via Zoom is required. Places are limited, please register here 

Or copy and paste the following link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WzZqbpjpRoeQE0c7eTN4ng

Please note that any personal data submitted will be processed in accordance with ISEL’s Privacy Notice available here. ISEL may also share your personal data with third parties for the purpose of hosting / facilitating.

 

Slides available here: ISEL[51]