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10-11 June 2015
Innovation, Competition Law and IP Rights
12 June 2015
Competition Law in China
18 June 2015
Getting Merger Control Clearances for Corporate Deals: EU and Multi-Jurisdictional Merger Control in Practice
22-23 June 2015
BRICS Competition Law and Policy Workshop
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Dr Ioannis Lianos
+44 (0)20 7679 1028
i.lianos [at] ucl.ac.uk .
- Causal Uncertainty and Damages Claims for Infringement of Competition Law in Europe by Ioannis Lianos
For more working papers, please visit the CLES Research Paper Series section on this website.
Ioannis Lianos provides evidence to the Economic and Monetary Committee of the European Parliament on TTIP
Publication date: 1 June 2015
Ioannis Lianos was one of the experts invited to provide evidence on the competition law provisions in the TTIP Agreement (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) currently negotiated between the EU and the US. The hearing took the form of a workshop at the headquarters of the European Parliament in Brussels. The hearing was public and a video streaming of the meeting has been made available.
Professor Howard Shelanski on The Role of Cost-Benefit Analysis in the US Regulatory System
Publication date: 22 May 2015
Head of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Professor Howard Shelanksi, visited UCL Laws on 13 May to join a panel discussion on comparative cost-benefit analysis and impact assessment in the US and Europe.
Professor Lianos publishes article on the Greek crisis in Latin American Foreign Affairs Review
Publication date: 21 April 2015
Professor Lianos has published an article on "The Greek Crisis: Expertise and Democracy in Policy Making" in the
Latin American version of the prestigious Foreign Affairs review.
Click here to read the article (in Spanish).
New Associate Members at CLES
Publication date: 12 March 2015
Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the US Department of Justice visits the Centre for Law, Economics and Society (CLES)
Publication date: 17 December 2014
Renata B. Hesse, the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal and Civil Operations at the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Antitrust Division visited UCL on Tuesday, 9 December 2014. She lectured on recent developments in US Antitrust Law and discussed this with an audience of students, academics and practitioners at a Global Competition Law and Economics series event organized by CLES.
Professor Ioannis Lianos and Dr. George Barker appointed as members of the panel of experts of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
Publication date: 26 November 2014
Professor Ioannis Lianos, director of the CLES, and Dr. George Barker, associate member of the CLES, have been appointed members of the panel of experts of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). This appointment entitles them to provide services on a preferred basis to both the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Australian Energy Regulator (AER).
The first results of the Gutenberg research project on impact assessments in Europe published
Publication date: 13 August 2014
The first results of the Gutenberg research project on Impact Assessments in Europe, directed by Professor Ioannis Lianos, have been published at a special issue of the prestigious French Journal of Public Administration (Revue Française d'Administration Publique) dedicated to impact assessments. The Gutenberg research project on Impact Assessments is a joint initiative of the Centre for Law, Economics and Society at UCL Laws and the Ecole Nationale d'Administration (ENA) in France, funded by the "Gutenberg cercle" and the Leverhume Trust. Further results of the project will be published in English language journals in the near future.
Florence Thépot wins World Competition Young Writers Award 2013
Publication date: 3 June 2014
Florence Thépot, UCL Faculty of Laws PhD candidate, has been awarded the 2013 World Competition Young Writer's Award
for her article "Market Power
in Online Search and Social Networking: a Matter of Two-sided Markets" published in
the June 2014 issue of World Competition: Law and Economics Review
(Kluwer Law International).
Dr. Javier Tapia appointed Judge at the Competition Tribunal of the Republic of Chile
Publication date: 20 May 2014
Dr. Javier Tapia, a PhD graduate from UCL (2010) and an associate member of the Centre for Law, Economics and Society has been appointed Judge at the Competition Tribunal of the Republic of Chile, the main competition law enforcement institution in Chile. More on Javier Tapia
Ioannis Lianos trains the newly established Hong Kong Competition Tribunal and lectures to the judges of the Hong Kong High Court
Publication date: 21 March 2014
Ioannis Lianos has been invited to provide advanced training in competition law to the newly formed Competition Tribunal of Hong Kong. Hong Kong has adopted a Competition Ordinance in 2012, the first competition law that applies to the entire economy of Hong Kong. The Competition Tribunal, which forms part of the High Court, will adjudicate the cases brought before it by the newly formed Competition Commission of Hong Kong. The Tribunal is also able to review certain determinations of the Commission, and will hear private follow-on actions. Ioannis Lianos was also invited to lecture to the entire High Court on best practices for the assessment of economic evidence. Lianos held also meetings with the members of the Hong Kong Competition Commission and was invited to lecture at the Competition Commission on the application of EU competition law to Resale Price Maintenance clauses.