Professor Rodger has published widely in competition law. A 6th edition of his co-authored textbook (with A MacCulloch) Competition Law and Policy in the EU and UK (Routledge) is forthcoming and he has published numerous articles in journals such as the European Competition law Review, The Common Market Law Review, the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, World Competition and Concorrenza e Mercato. Many of his recent publications have focused on private enforcement of competition law including his comprehensive studies of all competition-related litigation in the UK courts (ECLR 2006, GCLR 2009), the Kluwer Law International book Competition Law and Article 234: An Analysis (2008) which focuses on all competition law Article 234 preliminary rulings, and empirical studies of competition law litigation settlements in the UK (2008 ECLR and 2015 GCLR).
He has more recently co-ordinated an AHRC-funded European-wide research project into comparative private enforcement and collective redress in the EU (www.clcpecreu.co.uk) and published a book based on the project: Competition Law Comparative Private Enforcement and Collective Redress Across the EU, (Kluwer Law International, 2014) B Rodger (ed). He has considerable experience in building and leading EU-wide research projects, and is co-editor of The EU Antitrust Damages Directive, Transposition in the Member States, published by OUP in December 2018 following another EU wide research project. His co-edited book with A MacCulloch and P. Whelan, Twenty Years of UK Competition Law: a Retrospective, was published in 2021 by OUP. His monograph with Prof A Stephan on Brexit and UK Competition law, (Routledge) was also recently published.
Professor Rodger is the Chair and co-organiser of the Competition Law Scholars’ Forum (www.clasf.org) and co-editor of the Competition Law Review.
Dr Or Brook is a Lecturer in Competition Law at the Law School of the University of Leeds, specialising in international, EU, and comparative competition law and regulation, and empirical legal research (systematic content analysis of legal text), and the deputy-director of the Centre for Business Law and Practice (CBLP).
She holds a PhD from the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance, an LLB in economics and in law from the Hebrew University (distinction) and an LLM from the University of Amsterdam in European Competition Law and Regulation (distinction). Before re-joining academia, she worked as an associate attorney dealing with commercial litigation.
Dr. Brook had published a book titled “Non-Competition Interests in EU Antitrust Law: An Empirical Study of Article 101 TFEU” (Cambridge University Press, 2022), in which she had systematically examined the role of public policy considerations in the enforcement of Article 101 TFEU on the basis of a large database. She has published articles in journals such as The Common Market Law Review and the Journal of Competition Law and Economics. Her recent paper, “Priority-Setting as a Double-Edged Sword: How Modernisation Strengthened the Role of Public Policy”, has won the 2021 Concurrences Antitrust Writing Award for the best academic article. She is coordinating the Priority Setting Project: Priority setting in EU and national competition law enforcement, which studies enforcement priorities rules and practices of competition authorities, for which she has received funding from the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Impact Acceleration Accounts and the Michael Beverley Innovation Fellowship, in support of knowledge exchange and engagement activities.
Dr. Brook acts as the director of the UK’s branch of the International Academic Society for Competition Law (ASCOLA, and a fellow in the Amsterdam Center for Law and Economics (ACLE), as well as in the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance (ACELG).
Professor Francisco Marcos is an expert in economic analysis of law, commercial and competition law, he teaches law at IE Business School (Spain). He holds a law degree from Universidad de Oviedo, an LLM form Berkeley [Fulbright scholar (1994-1995)] and a PhD from the University of Bologna. He is member of the Editorial Board of World Competition (Kluwer); the European Business Organization Law Review (TMC Asser) and of European Company Law (Kluwer). Author of numerous academic works, including four books, he also has written more than ninety contributions to collective books or law-review publications. He serves in the Boards of the Academic Society for Competition Law (ASCOLA) and the Competition Law Scholars Forum (CLaSF) and he is vice-president of the Spanish Academic Network on Competition Law (Red Académica de Derecho de la Competencia- RADC). He has worked all over the world as an independent consultant for the Asian Development Bank, the Centroamerican Bank for Economic Integration, the European Commission and the World Bank, advising governments, companies and firms on different matters in the area of market regulation and antitrust law. He briefly practiced as a lawyer in PRICEWATERHOUSE (1993-1994), and he served as the Client and Users’ Ombusdman at SGAE (2010-2014) the main copyright collecting society for composers and music publishers in Spain. In October 2006 he was appointed General Director of Competition Policy at the Regional Antitrust Authority in Madrid, stepping down from that position on September 2009. Nowadays he is academic consultant of CCS ABOGADOS in Madrid.
Annalies Outhuijse is associate at Stibbe Amsterdam in the area of Administrative law. Here, she specializes in environmental law. Before this, she conducted a PhD research explaining the high rates of litigation and successful litigation in the case of Dutch cartel fines on the basis of an analysis of Dutch enforcement practice, comparative research with nine other EU Member States and four other Dutch market supervisors and interviews with practitioners, judges and NCAs. For this research, Annalies also was a visiting researcher at the European University Institute under supervision of Prof Dr Giorgio Monti in 2017. This research was successfully defended on 25 June 2019.
Next to her PhD, Annalies undertook many other academic activities such as attending, organizing and presenting at conferences, writing the yearly chronicle on Dutch competition law judgments for the journal of European and Economic law (SEW), advising the board of the journal AB Rechtspraak Bestuursrecht and several teaching activities. She lectured on competition law enforcement in the Dutch and English version of the master course ‘Competition law’, provided training and consulted to the Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission and gave tutorials in the second year LL.B course ‘Europeanisation of Public Law’.
In 2015, she graduated with an LL.M in Dutch Law specialisation Constitutional and Administrative law (summa cum laude) and the LL.M Research Master (cum laude). Next to her undergraduate and LLM studies, she was a research and teaching assistant at the Department of Administrative law since April 2012.
Miguel Sousa Ferro is a Professor at the University of Lisbon Law School, where he lectures courses within the Economic Law Department. His main areas of specialization are EU Law, Competition Law and Nuclear Law. He obtained his PhD and his undergraduate degree from the University of Lisbon, and an LL.M in European Studies from the College of Europe. He is a practicing lawyer, Managing Partner at Sousa Ferro & Associados. He has published widely with national and international publishers and periodicals, including the books “The EU Antitrust Damages Directive: Transposition in the Member States” (Oxford University Press) and “Market Definition in EU Competition Law” (Edward Elgar). He is co-Director of the Portuguese Competition & Regulation Journal and a member of several associations, foundations and research institutes. He is a Judge at the European Nuclear Energy Tribunal.
Csongor István Nagy is professor of law at the University of Szeged and research chair at the ELKH Center for Social Sciences in Budapest. He is recurrent visiting professor at the Central European University (Vienna) and the Sapientia University of Transylvania. He is associate member at the Center for Private International Law at the University of Aberdeen. He is admitted to the Budapest Bar, arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration attached to the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and member of the Panel of Conciliators and Arbitrators at ICSID. Csongor graduated at the Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences (ELTE, dr. jur.) in Budapest, in 2003, where he also earned a Ph.D. in 2009. He received master (LL.M., 2004) and S.J.D. degrees (2010) from the Central European University. He pursued graduate studies in Rotterdam, Heidelberg and Ithaca, New York. He had visiting appointments in the Hague, Munich, Brno, Hamburg, Edinburgh, London, Riga, Bloomington (Indiana), Brisbane (Australia), Beijing, Taipei, Florence and Rome (LUISS). He has more than 210 publications in English, French, German, Hun
Maciej Bernatt is a Professor of the University of Warsaw. He holds Habilitation, PhD and MA titles in law and MA title in international relations (political sciences). He is the director of the Centre of Antitrust and Regulatory Studies and the head of the Department of European Economic Law, Faculty of Management, University of Warsaw (Poland). He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Yearbook of Antitrust and Regulatory Studies as well as the director of ASCOLA Central Europe Chapter. He held visiting fellow appointments at the University of Melbourne, the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (Munich), the UNSW (Sydney), and the Loyola University Chicago. He has received scholarships and research grants from several institutions, including the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission, the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, the Polish Minister of Science and Higher Education, the Polish National Science Centre. His publications appeared in, inter alia, the Common Market Law Review, the European Law Review, the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, the Columbia Journal of European Law, the World Competition. He is also an author of two monographs as well as a co-author of two leading commentaries to the Polish Competition Act and Polish Unfair Competition Act. In the past he worked as a référendaire in the Polish Supreme Court and in the Constitutional Tribunal of Poland as well as in the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, where he coordinated the Strategic Litigation Program. His litigation experience involves cases before the European Court of Human Rights and Polish courts.