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Antitrust Law

Richard Epstein: “The Unwise Extension of Antitrust Law to Labor Markets”

Dear readers, I am delighted to announce that this month’s guest article is authored by Richard Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law at NYU, and Director of the Classical Liberal Institute. Richard argues that antitrust law shall not be extended to labor markets. I am confident that you will enjoy reading it as much as I did. Richard, thank...
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Video: “What Darwin can teach us about blockchain”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to put blockchain in the context of evolutionary theory. The term evolution is often associated with Darwin. I will...
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Video: “Understanding blockchain in just 7 minutes”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to tell you about what I call the “blockchain toolbox.” This toolbox addresses all you need to know about...
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Video: “History of Blockchain”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to address how blockchain came to life and show that it embodies the technical representation of a self-conscious...
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Richard J. Gilbert: “The American Innovation and Choice Online Act”

Dear readers, I am delighted to announce that thisbe month’s guest article is authored by Richard J. Gilbert, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Berkeley. Richard explores the new bills just introduced in the U.S. Congress to bolsteselr antitrust enforcement. I am confident that you will enjoy reading it as much as I did. Richard, thank you very much! All the...
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Online conference: “Blockchain + The Law”

I am delighted to be announcing a new conference entitled “Blockchain + The Law”, to be held on February 3 (online). We have quite a fantastic lineup if you ask me, see for yourself (below), and be sure to join us 🚀. — Thibault Schrepel. Registration OVER HERE.  
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Competition Stories: November & December 2021

Welcome to the Competition Stories – a bimonthly exploration of recent courts and competition law agencies’ decisions. Authored by Makis Komninos, a renowned expert in the field, this new column aims to go through the latest and most important developments in competition law of the last two months. We call them “stories” because Makis has promised to include some anecdotes from...
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The world’s most downloaded antitrust articles of 2021

As for previous years (see 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020), here are the world’s most downloaded antitrust and competition law articles posted on SSRN during the course of 2021. ************ 1. Computational Antitrust: An Introduction and Research Agenda by Thibault Schrepel Stanford Computational Antitrust (2.772 downloads) Computational antitrust is a new domain of legal informatics which seeks to develop computational methods for the...
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Reading suggestions – December 2021

Click here to order “Blockchain + Antitrust” *** This post features my latest reading suggestions based on the academic papers and press articles that I enjoyed reading in December 2021. As I tend to favor the active sharing of open-source publications, you can follow me on Twitter (@LeConcurrential) or LinkedIn (here) to access similar articles on a more regular basis. SUBSCRIBE TO THE...
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Reading suggestions – November 2021

Click here to register to the conference *** This post features my latest reading suggestions based on the academic papers and press articles that I enjoyed reading in November 2021. As I tend to favor the active sharing of open-source publications, you can follow me on Twitter (@LeConcurrential) or LinkedIn (here) to access similar articles on a more regular basis. SUBSCRIBE TO THE NETWORK...
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“How should antitrust agencies approach AI?” (an article written by a very special guest)

AI is a rapidly evolving technology that will have an increasing, and possibly overwhelming, impact on consumers, markets, and the economy. Antitrust regulators should monitor AI’s impact on markets and consider whether, and how, to take action to protect consumers and competition. For example, the AI-based systems of self-driving cars, which are now being tested...
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Stanford CodeX Computational Antitrust first annual conference

I am thrilled to announce the very 1st edition of the Stanford CodeX Computational Antitrust Project annual conference. We have a fantastic lineup of speakers waiting for you to discuss antitrust 3.0. Antitrust agencies from over 50 countries, top academics, and practitioners will discuss advances in the field for what promises to be a groundbreaking conversation....
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A conversation with Bill Kovacic

Yesterday, I had the great pleasure to discuss ongoing antitrust evolutions with Bill Kovacic, Professor of Competition Law at GW, Non-Executive Director of the Competition and Markets Authority, and Former Chair of the Federal Trade Commission, at the 4th IBCI annual conference. We touched upon the substance of antitrust law (e.g., ex-ante rules, such as the DMA, environmental...
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Competition Stories: July to October 2021

Welcome to the Competition Stories – a bimonthly exploration of recent courts and competition law agencies’ decisions. Authored by Makis Komninos, a renowned expert in the field, this new column aims to go through the latest and most important developments in competition law of the last two months. We call them “stories” because Makis has promised to include some anecdotes from...
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Peter G. Klein: “Who Owns My Data?“

Dear readers, I am delighted to announce that this month’s guest article is authored by Peter G. Klein, Professor of Entrepreneurship at Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. Peter explores whether we “own” our data (we don’t), and what it means for public policy. I am confident that you will enjoy reading it as much as I did....
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