The European Competition Network: Another Type of Integration
Centre of European Law is delighted to host the President of the General Court of the European Union at an event celebrating CEL’s 50th Anniversary. Join us for a drinks reception and a talk by Marc van der Woude.
Marc van der Woude is the president of the General Court of the European Union. He started his career as a tutor at the College of Europe in Bruges (1984-1986) and as a lecturer at Leiden University (1986-1987). He then joined the European institutions where he worked for DG Competition (1987-1989, 1992-1993), the European Court of Justice as a legal secretary (1989-1992) and the Commission’s legal Service (1993-1995). He resigned from the European civil service to become a member of the Brussels bar, where he practiced European and competition law for fifteen years (1995-2010). Marc van der Woude became a professor in competition law at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam (since 2000) and acted four years as an advisor on energy policy for the Dutch government (2002-2006). Marc van der Woude is an author of numerous publications on European and competition law and still teaches at Rotterdam University.
The event will be chaired by: Professor Richard Whish KC, King's College London.
Richard Whish is Emeritus Professor of Law at King’s College London; in 2014 he was appointed KC Honoris Causa. He was a non-executive director of the Office of Fair Trading in the UK from 2003 to 2009, and a non-executive director of the Singaporean Energy Markets Authority from 2005 to 2011. He is the co-author, with David Bailey, of Competition Law, 10th edition 2021 (OUP), and the author of many other books, articles, case-notes and book reviews on various aspects of international competition law and policy.
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