Concurrences Academy

Competition Compliance Certificate

Listen to enforcers, Learn from your peers: Concurrences Academy has designed the first online Certificate dedicated to antitrust compliance with the support of 20 competition agencies and corporations.

Join a global community of competition compliance experts and earn a Certificate from the George Washington University Competition Law Center.

Starts Nov 14, 2022: 8 weeks, 2 hours per week (self-paced)

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Practical antitrust compliance course focused on best practices and compliance tools for all organizations


Competition and digital learning experts have designed a modern online training with state-of-the-art features and a variety of learning activities.


By joining the Concurrences Academy, you will meet competition professionals from diverse industries and jurisdictions around the world.


The Competition Compliance Certificate is directed by leading experts from competition agencies and global corporations.


The online platform is available 24/7 to adapt to your professional and personal schedule. In addition, live group mentoring sessions are scheduled at given times and dates.

A collaboration with the George Washington University Competition Law Center


The Competition Compliance Certificate is delivered by the George Washington University Competition Law Center

Course directors

William E. Kovacic

Director, George Washington University Competition Law Center

Anne Riley

Ethics and Compliance Consultant | Co-Chair of the ICC Taskforce on Antitrust Compliance and Advocacy

Frédéric Jenny

Chairman, OECD Competition Committee | Professor, ESSEC Business School


Become the go-to competition compliance expert in your organization

The Competition Compliance Certificate covers the most important topics including building a competition compliance program and promoting a compliance culture. The course includes:


Understand competition compliance issues and best practices. Know how to map risks, build a credible competition compliance program, deal with on-site investigations, etc.


Boost your career and earn a certificate delivered by the George Washington University Competition Law Center.


Join a global community of competition compliance experts as course alumni and stay on top of best practices.

The Certificate is open to everyone with an interest in competition compliance, including:

Compliance professionals

who are looking to expand their expertise in antitrust compliance.

In-house counsel

who are looking to set up or update an antitrust compliance program as well as to foster a compliance culture within their organization.

External counsel and consultants

including financial advisors, auditors, etc. who are looking to support clients on compliance matters or provide compliance training.

Course syllabus

The course covers everything you need to know on Competition Compliance over eight weeks. Learn with a mix of videos, 2-page course summaries, quizzes and live mentoring sessions to answer your questions and work on case study.

Module 1: Why is competition compliance important

Competition compliance is a critical matter for all types of organizations to avoid legal and corporate risks. Understand the basics of competition law and the behavioral processes that can lead an individual to commit a breach.

Work on a case study during a live mentoring session with Professor Andreas Stephan (UEA Law School) and Anne Riley (Co-author of the ICC Antitrust Compliance Toolkit).

Module 2: How to avoid a competition law breach

Information sharing, gun jumping, and vertical relationships are major danger zones for a business. Avoid falling into the trap by understanding the do’s and don’ts and by mapping your competition risks.

Listen to Olivier Guersent (Director-General, DG Comp) and Richard Whish (Professor, King’s College London) share their insights.

Module 3: How to build an effective compliance program

Developing a compliance culture and building an effective compliance program is essential for all businesses. Find out about enforcers’ expectations and companies’ best practices, and build your own competition compliance program.

In case of an inspection, preparation is key. Learn how to face an investigation and manage it on the day.

National specificities

Competition agencies and external counsel explain the specificities of national competition compliance regimes.

Learn about the practical aspects of compliance in the United States, the European Union, the UK, China, Brazil, the Netherlands, Spain, etc.

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We rely on the expertise and experience of a multidisciplinary team of speakers


James Attridge

U.S Department of Justice (DoJ)

Majid Charania

Canadian Competition Bureau

Alexandre Cordeiro

Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE)

Jennifer Dixton

U.S Department of Justice (DoJ)

Jesùs Espinoza

Peruvian Competition Authority (INDECOPI)

Cani Fernandez

Spanish Commission on Markets and Competition (CNMC)

Olivier Guersent

European Commission (DG COMP)

Ioannis Lianos

Hellenic Competition Committee (HCC)

Teresa Moreira

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Rod Sims

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)

Martijn Snoep

Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM)

In-house counsel


Susan Ning

King & Wood Mallesons

David Stallibrass

Fingleton Associates

Richard Whish

King’s College London


Michel Debroux

Rizom Legal

Anne Riley

Anne Riley Consulting

Andreas Stephan

UEA Law School


Invest in your career and join the course!
2 500,00 €
Per course participant - 50 % discount for the 2nd attendee
  • Live mentoring sessions with compliance experts
  • Insights from enforcers, global corporate counsel and compliance officers
  • Advanced learning activities: videos, quizzes, case studies, mentoring sessions, Q&A with experts
  • Toolbox: 2-page course summaries with practical tips, best practices, do’s and don’ts, etc.
  • Access to a community of competition compliance professionals: Alumni network, LinkedIn group


How long is the course? How long should I dedicate to the course per week?

The course is eight weeks long. Course participants are expected to study around two hours per week.

Can I take the course while working full-time?

Yes, the learning platform is available 24/7 so you can study at your own pace. Please note that live group mentoring sessions are scheduled at given times and dates.

Is the course fully online?

Yes the course is offered entirely online via a learning platform and live mentoring sessions.

Can I log in on any device, from any location?

Yes. You can log in from a computer, tablet or smartphone using your login and password.

Do you offer discounts for students, officials and Concurrences subscribers?

Yes, we offer a 10% discount to students, officials and Concurrences subscribers.

How can I contact you directly?

To contact Concurrences Academy, you can email


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