Invitation to the international conference "EU Competition Law Enforcement: Challenges to Be Overcome"
We would like to invite you to the international conference entitled "EU Competition Law Enforcement: Challenges to Be Overcome", organised by CARS and Bocconi University within the Jean Monnet Network on EU Law Enforcement (EULEN). The conference will take place on 26-27 May at the Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw, 1/3 Szturmowa St. The conference addresses the most important current problems of the enforcement of competition law, including ECN+ issues, procedural aspects, non-economic values or challenges related to digital markets.
EU Law Live podcast episode with prof. Maciej Bernatt
An interview with prof. Maciej Bernatt on antitrust and populism was featured in the latest episode of the EU Law Live podcast. If you want to learn more about the impact of the rule of law crisis on competition law enforcement and policy in the EU, follow the podcast here.
Invitation to the 11th International Phd Students’ Conference on Competition Law: The Prohibition of Unfair Trading Practices in Relations Between Buyers and Suppliers in the Agricultural and Food Supply Chain
We kindly invite you to 11th International Phd Students’ Conference on Competition Law: The Prohibition of Unfair Trading Practices in Relations Between Buyers and Suppliers in the Agricultural and Food Supply Chain, 5 April 2022 (Tuesday), 9:30-13:00, that will take place at the University of Białystok, Faculty of Law, and will be held online. The conference is free of charge.
You are kindly asked to register at: https://forms.gle/gr32X2GuPUQqNmrVA
More details on the conference are available here: https://prawo.uwb.edu.pl/nowosci/news-feed/11th-international-phd-students-conference/9b11a08f
Upcoming March events (co-)organised by CARS
Below we present the upcoming March events (co-)organised by the Centre for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies:
1) On 16 March 2022 at 3 pm, we are organising another workshop on best practices in publishing as part of our collaboration with ASCOLA Chapters; this time we will be speaking with representative(s) of the editorial boards of the Common Market Law Review, Yearbook of Antitrust and Regulatory Studies, Croatian Yearbook of European Law and Policy, Utrecht Law Review and Journal of Antitrust Enforcement.
2) On 29 March 2022 at 2 pm, we invite you to the seminar Populism and Antitrust - The Role of the ECN+ Directive, co-organised with the European University Institute in Florence, which will be held hybrid. During the seminar, Maciej Bernatt will present his new book Populism and Antitrust: Illiberal Influence of Populist Governments on Competition Law System, published by Cambridge University Press. The discussion will include Eleanor Fox, Pier Luigi Parcu, Federico Ghezzi, Giorgio Monti, Anna Vernet, Šarūnas Keserauskas, Henri Piffaut, Szabolcs Szendro and Natalie Harsdorf-Borsch. Registration for the event via the link.
3) On 30 March at 2 pm we invite you to a seminar on the challenges for private enforcement in competition law organised by Dr Dominik Wolski. Speakers will include Caroline Cauffman, Jurgita Malinauskaite, Sebastian Peyer, Małgorzata Kozak, Marta Mackiewicz, Michał Markiewicz, Aleksander Stawicki, Marcin Trepka. Meeting on Zoom.
Interview with prof. Maciej Bernatt in Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb
We are happy to inform that Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb published an interview with prof. Maciej Bernatt, where he answers questions regarding his new book.
ASCOLA CEE and SEE Chapters Webinar: Roundtable on Methodologies and Strategies for Publishing in Competition Law
We invite you to join the ASCOLA CEE and SEE Chapters Webinar: Roundtable on Methodologies and Strategies for Publishing in Competition Law. The webinar will take place at 14:00 – 15:00 (CET), 22 February 2022, via Zoom meeting.
New book by prof. Maciej Bernatt "Populism and Antitrust: The Illiberal Influence of Populist Government on the Competition Law"
We are happy to announce the new book by prof. Maciej Bernatt "Populism and Antitrust: The Illiberal Influence of Populist Government on the Competition Law" (Cambridge University Press 2022, cambridge.org).
Dr Joanna Mazur among 22 Polish who are worth following in 2022
Joanna Mazur, PhD, assistant professor at the Department of European Economic Law at the University of Warsaw, CARS associate, is among 22 Polish women who are worth following in 2022 and who are changing reality in Poland with their actions. The list was prepared by the editors of Forbes Women Polska, who noted Dr Mazur's work on disseminating knowledge about law in the digital space. Dr Mazur's book on the subject, entitled "An Algorithm as Public Information in European Law" can be downloaded at: https://www.wuw.pl/product-
Information about the list: https://www.forbes.pl/
CARS hosting doctoral student Veronica Piccolo
We are happy to infomr that in 2022 CARS is hosting doctoral student Veronica Piccolo. During her two-month stay at CARS, Veronica will explore issues concerning the impact of artificial intelligence on competition law, in particular learning about the techniques used by competition authorities to investigate practices in digital markets. Veronica will have the opportunity to learn about the relevant Polish experience.
iKAR, vol. 2021, 7(10) published
It is our pleasure to inform that iKAR vol. 2021, 7(10) is published: https://ikar.wz.uw.edu.pl/archiwum/33-2021/141-numer-7-10-seria-antymonopolowa.html
Number 7(10)/2021, devoted to current issues and challenges of consumer protection in the financial services market related to new developments, especially FinTech and the COVID-19 pandemic, or arising from the application of consumer financial market law, was edited by dr hab. Edyta Rutkowska-Tomaszewska, professor at the University of Wrocław.