Marta Sznajder received PRELUDIUM 21 grant in a National Science Centre competition
Marta Sznajder, PhD Candidate at CARS received the PRELUDIUM 21 grant in a competition organised by the National Science Centre [Narodowe Centrum Nauki (NCN)] for her research project The Role of Competition Law in Preserving the Right to Free and Plural Media [Rola prawa konkurencji w ochronie prawa do wolnych i pluralistycznych mediów]. The abstract for general public is available here.
YARS 2021 vol. 15(25) published
We are happy to inform that the newest issue of YARS 2022 vol. 15(25), edited by Maciej Bernatt and Kamil Dobosz, has just been published. The issue focuses on various aspects of substantive competition law and its enforcement at EU and national level.
CARS hosting doctor Yustyna Samahalska
We are pleased to share that since October, CARS has been hosting Dr Yustyna Samahalska from the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv as part of a scholarship programme for Ukrainian academics. For a year, Dr Samahalska will conduct research on media market regulation in the EU and participate in CARS research projects.
New iKAR vol. 2022, 1(11) is published
It is our pleasure to inform that iKAR vol. 2022, 1(11) is published: https://ikar.wz.uw.edu.pl/archiwum/35-2022/147-numer-1-11-seria-antymonopolowa.html
Number 1(11)/2022, devoted to issues of relations between competition law and other fields of law was edited by dr hab. Grzegorz Materna, professor at the Institute of Law Studies Polish Academy of Sciences.
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.