The new Competition and Markets Authority: how will it promote competition?

7 November 2013, 6.30pm
Institute of Directors, Pall Mall, London

The IEA is pleased to announce the 2013 Beesley Lectures

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