Speaker: Lord David Currie, Chair Designate, Competition and Markets Authority
Commentator: To be confirmed
The new Competition and Markets Authority will assume its powers in April 2014, replacing the existing Office for Fair Trading and Competition Commission with the aim of “creating a single powerful advocate for competition in the UK and abroad”. This lecture will discuss how the CMA can best achieve this aim.
The Beesley Lectures are a series of eight annual lectures covering regulated industries in the UK. The lectures are held in memory of Professor Michael Beesley, who was a leading architect of the British system of utility regulation and a Managing Trustee of the Institute of Economic Affairs. He founded the series in 1991 and organised them until