CARS welcomes foreign academics who wish to conduct research in competition protection and market regulation in Central Europe. Such research can be possible thanks to stipend programmes offered by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange or the Polish-American Fulbright Commission.
In 2021 dr Alexandr Svetlicinii, University of Macau (China) will visit CARS. He has been awarded a scholarship by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange to visit CARS and to research on SOEs related aspects of competition law. See https://www.uw.edu.pl/stypendia-nawa-dziewiecioro-zagranicznych-naukowcow-przyjedzie-na-uw/
Please feel free to contact us to learn about research visit opportunities at the Centre for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies.
ASCOLA Conference 2020
Maciej Bernatt and Laura Zoboli took part to the 15th annual conference of the Academic Society for Competition Law (ASCOLA). In particular, Maciej Bernatt presented his research on the "Impact of populist governments on institutions in competition law" while Laura Zoboli shared her research on “Data Sharing and Voluntary Licensing Models - from FRAND Towards FRAND-S” and “Regulation, Competition law and Experimentalism: The Case of FinTech Sandboxes”. The program of the conference is available on the ASCOLA website.
Ascola Central Europe Chapter Webinars on "Competition Law Enforcement and Covid-19"
The Ascola Central Europe Chapter (coordinated by Maciej Bernatt) together with CARS organised a series of webinars to discuss with expert practitioners and NCA representatives the latest developments in competition law in Central Europe and the upcoming challenges to an effective protection of competition in the region after the Covid-19 economic crisis. See the program.
EULEN Opening Conference for policy makers and academics
The Opening Conference of the Jean Monnet Network on enforcement of EU law (EULEN) for Policy Makers and Academics was held in Brussels on February 19, 2020. Dr. Laura Zoboli for CARS was part of the roundtable aimed at discussing the role of Member States in the enforcement of EU law. More information is available on the EULEN website.
EULEN Opening Conference “EU law enforcement: past, present and future”
The conference “EU law enforcement: past, present and future” marked the official opening to the public of the Jean Monnet Network on EU law enforcement (EULEN) within which CARS is coordinator, together with Bocconi University, of the work package on the enforcement of competition law. In particular, Dr. Laura Zoboli presented comments on the enforcement of European competition law in a round table on law enforcement models and institutional innovations. More information is available on the EULEN website.
iKARs No. 7/2019 and 8/2019 are accessible
It is our pleasure to inform that in the first days of 2020 the last two volumes of iKAR have been published:
- No. 7/2019, edited by Dr. Angelina Stokłosa and Dr. Szymon Syp from the Warsaw School of Economics, related to law on bonds and its amendments, and
- No. 8/2019, edited by Prof. Dr. Edyta Rutkowska-Tomaszewska from University of Wrocław, related to legal and economic problems of consumer protection.
YARS, vol. 2019, 12(20) published
The second 2019 issue of Yearbook of Antitrust and Regulatory Studies (YARS) is now available on-line at www.yars.wz.uw.edu.pl. Authors analyse several aspects of ECN+ Directive in the context of the challenges faced in Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia. The topics discussed include independence of competition authorities, due process, effectiveness of enforcement, leniency and collective action. Professors Grzegorz Materna and Anna Piszcz co-edited this issue.
The newest issue of YARS, vol. 2019, 12(19) published
It is our pleasure to inform that the newest issue of Yearbook of Antitrust and Regulatory (YARS), 2019, 12(19) is now available on-line at www.yars.wz.uw.edu.pl The issue covers diverse topics including judicial review of fines in EU competition law, network neutrality, energy security and exchange of information in the context of digital markets.
Debate on the principle of fair trial in antitrust proceedings
We cordially invite you to the debate held under the patronage of CARS, organized as part of the Women @ CompetitionCEE initiative, on the principle of fair trial in antitrust proceedings. The debate will take place on November 29, 2019 (Friday).
iKAR No. 6/2019 has just been published
It is our pleasure to inform that iKAR No. 6/2019 has just been published. Its editors are Prof. Maciej Bernatt from the European Economic Law Chair of the Warsaw University Faculty of Management, Member of the iKAR Board of Editors, and Dr. Magdalena Gniadziak. The published texts of this volume are related to changes of the institutional framework of competition law system in the light of ECN+ directive.