News Items

2018

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/news-archive-2018/professor-peter-whelan-presents-his-research-in-israel

On 23 April 2018, Professor Whelan delivered a guest lecture at Tel Aviv University. Professor Whelan examined the enforcement of competition law. 

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/news-archive-2018/professor-peter-whelan-delivers-keynote-addresses-in-south-america

Professor Peter Whelan has this month delivered a number of talks and two keynote addresses at competition law conferences in both Chile and Peru.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/news-archive-2018/professor-peter-whelan-presents-his-research-in-istanbul-turkey

On 28 March 2018, Professor Peter Whelan delivered a guest lecture at the Law School of Istanbul Bilgi University, examining the enforcement of competition law.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/news-archive-2018/professor-peter-whelan-delivers-a-guest-lecture-at-the-latvian-law-institute-and-participates-in-a-roundtable-discussion-at-the-supreme-court-of-latvia

On 23 March 2018,  Professor Peter Whelan delivered a lecture at the Latvian Law Institute in Riga, Latvia. The lecture was delivered in front of roughly 60 competition law experts from Latvia, which included competition authority officials, practitioners, leading academics and judges of the Supreme Court.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/news-archive-2018/professor-peter-whelan-delivers-a-guest-lecture-at-pzmny-pter-catholic-university-in-budapest-hungary

Professor Peter Whelan delivered a guest lecture at Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest, Hungary, which drew upon a number of his recently published articles on the enforcement of competition law. It was followed by a roundtable discussion with a select group of Hungarian competition experts.

2017

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2017/professor-peter-whelan-presents-his-research-in-canada

In Ottawa on 8 October 2017, Professor Whelan presented his research at the Annual Cartel Workshop of the International Competition Network, the virtual network of over 130 of the world’s competition authorities.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2017/professor-peter-whelan-delivers-a-keynote-address-at-the-kenyan-competition-authority

In Nairobi on 29 September 2017, Professor Whelan delivered a keynote address at the Annual Symposium of the Competition Authority of Kenya. 

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2017/professor-peter-whelan-delivers-a-guest-lecture-at-hong-kong-university

On 21 September 2017, Professor Whelan delivered a lecture at the Asian Institute of International Financial Law, which is based in the Faculty of Law of Hong Kong University. 

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2017/third-annual-international-conference-on-competition-law-school-of-law

On 15 September 2017, the Centre for Business Law and Practice and the International Center for Law and Economics jointly organised the School’s third annual international conference on competition law.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2017/professor-akman-and-dr-whelan-presented-their-research-at-the-annual-conference-of-the-international-competition-network-in-portugal

The International Competition Network had its 12th Annual Conference in Porto, Portugal on 10 to 12 May 2017. The by-invite conference was attended by over 500 delegates, the vast majority of whom were competition officials from across the globe. A select group of distinguished competition lawyers and academics were also invited to the conference. Professor Akman and Dr Whelan, both of whom are Non-Governmental Advisors to the ICN, spoke on panels dedicated to their areas of expertise.

 

www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2017/dr-peter-whelan-joins-the-judging-panel-of-the-undergraduate-awards

The Undergraduate Awards is the world’s largest international academic awards programme that acknowledges the brightest and most innovative undergraduate students. It operates under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Ireland. Dr Whelan will act as a judge in the ‘Law’ category of the awards.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2017/dr-peter-whelan-publishes-his-latest-book-on-eu-competition-law

Along with an academic colleague from Romania, Dr Whelan co-edited a book which critically examines the issue of consistency in the national enforcement of EU competition law.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2017/professor-pinar-akman-and-dr-peter-whelan-publish-articles-in-the-same-edition-of-the-antitrust-law-journal

Dr Whelan publishes his work in the Antitrust Law Journal. Dr Whelan’s article is entitled ‘Beyond the Theoretical: Articulating Enforcement Strategies for Successful European Antitrust Criminalization’.

2016

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2016/dr-peter-whelan-delivers-a-guest-lecture-at-his-alma-mater-the-university-of-cambridge

On 23 November 2016, Dr Whelan presented his latest research paper at the Centre for European Legal Studies, located in the Faculty of Law at the University of Cambridge. 

 

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2016/dr-peter-whelan-presents-his-research-in-south-africa​

On 6 October 2016, Dr Whelan presented a paper at the 10th Annual Competition Law, Economics and Policy Conference, which was co-organised by the Competition Commission of South Africa and the Competition Tribunal of South Africa.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2016/dr-peter-whelan-becomes-a-non-governmental-advisor-to-the-international-competition-network

Dr Whelan has been chosen by the Competition and Markets Authority to become a Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network, the virtual network that comprises more than 120 of the world’s competition law enforcement agencies.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2016/dr-peter-whelan-delivers-a-keynote-address-at-a-conference-in-the-netherland 

On 3 June 2016, Dr Whelan, an Associate Professor at the School of Law, delivered a keynote address at the conference ‘Boosting the Enforcement of EU Competition Law at Domestic Level’, which was held at the Faculty of Law, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2016/school-of-law-hosts-inaugural-conference

The School of Law hosts inaugural conference on Chinese and English Commercial Law organised by the China-Britain Joint Research Centre on Commercial Law (CBRCCL). Dr Whelan presented his work at the conference.

2015

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2015/dr-whelan-presented-research-at-the-northern-chancery-bar-association

On 29 September 2015 at the Leeds Club, Dr Peter Whelan presented a paper at an event organised by the Northern Chancery Bar Association. Two other speakers presented papers at this event: HHJ Mark Raeside QC (a Specialist Senior Circuit Judge) and Mark Cawson QC (a barrister at Exchange Chambers and current Chairman of the Northern Chancery Bar Association).

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2015/peter-whelan-central-european-university-budapest

On 3 June 2015, Dr Whelan presented a paper on procedural fairness at the conference ‘The Procedural Aspects of the Application of Competition Law: European Frameworks – Central European Perspectives’, which was held at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2015/dr-peter-whelan-presents-competition-law-research-in-japan

On 22 May in Tokyo, Dr Peter Whelan presented a paper at the 10th Annual Conference of the Academic Society for Competition Law (‘ASCOLA’). The conference was held over three days at Meiji University and brought together a global mix of scholars active in the field of competition law.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2015/lord-currie-delivers-the-keynote-address-at-the-schools-competition-law-conference

On 15 May 2015, the School of Law hosted a conference dedicated to the analysis of the most difficult contemporary challenges in competition law. The conference examined some of the cutting-edge, most difficult topics of competition law and its enforcement.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2015/dr-peter-whelan-publishes-research-in-the-modern-law-review

Dr Peter Whelan, an Associate Professor at the School of Law, has had his latest research on the UK Cartel Offence published in the Modern Law Review. Dr Whelan’s article is entitled ‘Section 47 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013: A Flawed Reform of UK Cartel Offence’. It analyses in detail the recent reform of the UK criminal cartel offence and argues that the reformed offence is unworkable in practice.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2015/dr-peter-whelan-delivers-guest-lecture-at-the-university-of-oxford

On 6 March 2015, Dr Whelan, an Associate Professor at the School of Law, delivered a guest lecture at the Faculty of Laws, University of Oxford. The lecture was delivered under the ‘Guest Lecturer Programme’ operated by the Centre for Competition Law and Policy at the University of Oxford. 

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2015/dr-peter-whelan-delivers-a-guest-lecture-at-university-college-london

On 3 February 2015, Dr Whelan, an Associate Professor at the School of Law, delivered a guest lecture at the Faculty of Laws, University College London. The lecture involved presentation of Dr Whelan’s forthcoming publication in the Modern Law Review which analyses the recent reform of the UK Cartel Offence.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2015/dr-peter-whelan-presents-his-competition-law-research-in-india

Dr Peter Whelan, an Associate Professor at the School of Law, travelled to three Indian cities (Hyderabad, Bangalore and Delhi) and presented his research at prestigious law schools.

2014

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2014/dr-peter-whelan-advises-the-finnish-ministry-of-employment-and-the-economy-and-the-finnish-competition-and-consumer-authority

On 27 May 2014, at the House of the Estates in Helsinki, Dr Peter Whelan, an Associate Professor at the School of Law, presented his final report on whether Finland should introduce criminal sanctions for cartel activity. Dr Whelan’s ninety-page report was jointly commissioned by the Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy (MEE) and the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (FCCA) and will be used by the MEE, the FCCA and the Finnish Ministry of Justice in order to determine whether cartel criminalisation should occur in Finland in future.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2014/dr-peter-whelan-participates-at-the-antitrust-enforcement-symposium

Dr Peter Whelan, an Associate Professor in Law and the Deputy Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, attended the Antitrust Enforcement Symposium. The event took place on 29 March in Washington DC. The symposium was by invite only and brought together renowned experts (judges, officials, practitioners and academics) in the field of competition law enforcement.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2014/dr-peter-whelan-delivers-guest-lecture-at-queens-university-belfast

In Belfast, on 3 December, Dr Peter Whelan, an Associate Professor at the School of Law, delivered a guest lecture on his recent monograph on cartel criminalisation. Dr Whelan’s lecture was entitled ‘Cartel Criminalisation and the Challenge of Definition: Insights from the UK Experience’. 

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2014/dr-peter-whelan-presents-his-latest-research-at-the-spanish-competition-authority-in-madrid

On 27 and 28 November, Dr Peter Whelan participated in an international conference co-organised by the Spanish Competition Authority and the Centre for Competition Policy of the University Institute for European Studies at CEU San Pablo University.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2014/dr-peter-whelan-joins-the-editorial-advisory-board-of-the-journal-of-financial-crime

Dr Peter Whelan has been invited to join the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Financial Crime, the leading law journal in the area of financial crime.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2014/dr-peter-whelan-joins-the-editorial-committee-of-the-international-review-of-law

Dr Peter Whelan has been invited to join the Editorial Committee of the International Review of Law, a generalist law journal based at Qatar University which aims to bring perspectives from around the world to developments in the law.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2014/dr-peter-whelan-presents-competition-law-research-in-romania

Dr Peter Whelan, an Associate Professor and the Deputy Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, participated in the international conference on competition law ‘The Application of Articles 101 and 102 TFEU at National Level’ in Bucharest, Romania.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2014/dr-peter-whelan-delivers-a-guest-lecture-on-his-new-book-at-the-university-of-strathclyde

On 15 October 2014, Dr Peter Whelan, an Associate Professor and the Deputy Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies at the School of Law, delivered a guest lecture at the University of Strathclyde.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2014/akman-and-whelan-nominated-for-top-twenty-under-forty-antitrust-academics-worldwide

Dr Pinar Akman and Dr Peter Whelan, both of whom are Associate Professors at the School of Law, University of Leeds, have been nominated in an exercise to determine who are the ‘Top Twenty Under Forty Antitrust Academics Worldwide’. 

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2014/research-team-led-by-professor-dagmar-schiek-awarded-research-contract

A team of researchers from the University of Leeds have been awarded a research contract by the European Parliament. The reseachers comprise academics from the Centre of European Law and Legal Studies (CELLS, School of Law), the Centre of Employment Relations, Innovation and Change (CERIC, Faculty of Business) and the Centre for International Research on Care, Labour and Equalities (CIRCLE, School of Sociology and Social Policy).

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2014/dr-peter-whelan-publishes-new-book-on-cartel-criminalisation-with-oxford-university-press

Dr Peter Whelan, an Associate Professor in Law and the Deputy Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, has published a monograph on the topic of cartel criminalisation with Oxford University Press. The monograph is entitled The Criminalization of European Cartel Enforcement: Theoretical, Legal, and Practical Challenges and was published as part of the prestigious ‘Studies in European Law’ series.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2014/whelan-joins-njecl

Dr Peter Whelan, an Associate Professor in Law and the Deputy Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Leeds, has taken up a position on the Editorial Board of the New Journal of European Criminal Law.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2014/dr-peter-whelan-shortlisted-for-2014-antitrust-writing-award

Associate Professor in Law, Dr Peter Whelan, has been shortlisted for a 2014 Antitrust Writing Award for his article, ‘Cartel Criminalization and the Challenge of “Moral Wrongfulness”.

2013

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2013/dr-peter-whelan-appointed-international-expert-by-the-finnish-competition-and-consumer-authority

Dr Peter Whelan, Deputy Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies has been appointed as an International Expert by the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (FCCA).

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2013/dr-peter-whelan-publishes-research-in-the-journal-of-european-competition-law-practice

Dr Peter Whelan, Associate Professor in Law and Deputy Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies has published his analysis of the recent CISAC litigation in the Journal of European Competition Law & Practice.

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/news/2013/dr-peter-whelan-presents-his-criminal-law-research-in-norway

Dr Peter Whelan, an Associate Professor in Law and Deputy Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies at the School of Law, recently presented his criminal law research at a seminar and a conference in Norway.

https://researchatccp.wordpress.com/2013/04/05/dr-peter-whelan-undertakes-a-visiting-professorship-in-moscow/

Dr Peter Whelan, a Lecturer in Law at UEA Law School and a Faculty Member of the ESRC Centre for Competition Policy, has completed a Visiting Professorship at the Institute of International Trade and Law in Moscow.

https://researchatccp.wordpress.com/2013/01/07/legal-certainty-and-cartel-criminalisation-within-the-eu-member-states/

Peter Whelan has published Legal Certainty and Cartel Criminalisation within the EU Member States in The Cambridge Law Journal.

https://researchatccp.wordpress.com/2013/04/15/new-journal-article-strengthening-competition-law-enforcement-in-ireland/

Dr Peter Whelan (CCP and UEA Law School) has had his article ‘Strengthening Competition Law Enforcement in Ireland: The Competition (Amendment) Act 2012‘ published in the latest issue of the Journal of European Competition Law & Practice. 

https://researchatccp.wordpress.com/2013/04/30/cartel-criminalization-and-the-challenge-of-moral-wrongfulness/

The latest research offering of the CCP’s Dr Peter Whelan has been published in the prestigious Oxford Journal of Legal Studies. His article, entitled ‘Cartel Criminalization and the Challenge of ‘Moral Wrongfulness’‘, is available for advance access download via Oxford Journals

https://researchatccp.wordpress.com/2013/07/22/dr-peter-whelan-publishes-article-on-cartel-criminalisation-and-due-process-in-the-northern-ireland-legal-quarterly/

Dr Peter Whelan (CCP and UEA Law School) has had his article, ‘Cartel Criminalisation and Due Process: the Challenge of Imposing Criminal Sanctions Alongside Administrative Sanctions within the EU’, published in the latest edition of Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly.

http://competitionpolicy.ac.uk/news/current-news/-/asset_publisher/p7XR/content/dr-peter-whelan-and-dr-pinar-akman-contribute-to-the-antitrust-marathon-in-rome

https://researchatccp.wordpress.com/2013/08/11/dr-peter-whelan-contributes-to-launch-of-oxford-competition-law/

As its Managing Editor, Dr Peter Whelan (CCP Member and Senior Lecturer in Law, UEA) contributed to the recent online launch of Oxford Competition Law, which is published by Oxford University Press.

2012

https://researchatccp.wordpress.com/2012/08/28/ccp-member-presents-results-of-his-competition-law-research-in-china/

Dr Peter Whelan, a Lecturer in Law at UEA Law School and a Faculty Member of the ESRC Centre for Competition Policy, recently presented the results of his legal research at the conference ‘International Symposium on the Frontier of Antimonopoly Law Enforcement’ held in Hangzhou, the People’s Republic of China.

https://researchatccp.wordpress.com/2012/07/02/dr-peter-whelan-has-joined-the-editorial-board-of-world-competition/

Dr Peter Whelan, a Faculty Member of the CCP, has joined the Editorial Board of World Competition. Since it was first published in 1977, World Competition has become hugely important in the field of global antitrust, examining as it does all aspects of competition policy from primarily, a legal perspective, but also from an economic point of view.