UCL Jevons Institute and the Institut d'economie Industrielle
Advanced Training for Judges in Competition Law and Economics

Training Faculty

Emmanuelle Auriol

Emmanuelle Auriol is Professor of Economics at the University of Toulouse, in France, and member of the Toulouse School of Economics. She has also been Associate Professor at the Ecole Polytechnique in 2000 and 2001, and is a regular visitor of the Universities of California at Berkeley and of Massachusetts at the Institute of Technology (MIT). As a member of the IDEI Emmanuelle has been a consultant to private sector firms, governments and international organisations including the French Development Agency, the World Bank, and the European Commission.

Emmanuelle studied Economics at the University of Toulouse I where she received her PhD in 1992. After spending one year at the University of California at Berkeley as a post-doc, she joined the Economics Department at Toulouse. She passed the French economics aggregation and became a full professor in 1996 at the University of Aix-Marseille II where she spent 2 years.

Her research interests include industrial organization, regulation, labor economy, and development economics. She studies market conduct and performance with a special focus on non competitive industries. She relies on theoretical analysis to derive policy recommendations on industrial organization issues such as privatization, regulation or market design. Since in practice policy implementation matters as much as policy design, she is careful not to neglect empirical issues. She is a Research Fellow of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), members of the executive committee of the European Union Development Network, and associate editors in different journals. She became Junior member of the Institut Universitaire de France in 2003 and received several grants and awards for her publications in top research journals.

Antonio Bavasso

Antonio Bavasso is a specialist in EU and international competition law. His main areas of expertise include merger control, anti-competitive agreements and practices, abuse of dominance, State aid and EU internal market. He has a particular expertise in the application of competition rules in the media, broadcasting, communications, and high tech sectors.

Professor Bavasso is the author of a number of articles published internationally on EU and competition law. He is a regular speaker at international conferences on antitrust law. He is co-editor of Competition Policy International and is the co-founder and executive director of the Jevons Institute for Competition Law and Economics at UCL. He is a non-governmental advisor to the International Competition Network.

Professor Bavasso obtained a JD summa cum laude from the University of Florence, has been a British Chevening Scholar and holds a Ph.D. from the University of London (UCL). He is dual qualified in both England and Wales, and Italy and has also practiced in Brussels and San Francisco. In private practice he is a partner at Allen & Overy LLP.

William Bishop

William Bishop, Vice President of CRA International, is an economist with 28 years’ experience as an advisor to companies on antitrust matters. He has held academic posts at the London School of Economics, Oxford University and at universities in Canada, Australia and the US. He is currently professor of the economics of competition law at the College of Europe in Bruges. He is a (non-practising) member of the English bar.

Dr Bishop founded, and for fifteen years directed, Lexecon Ltd, until its merger with Charles River Associates in 2005. In this capacity he advised numerous companies and appeared frequently as an expert witness before the courts and competition authorities of jurisdictions around Europe and the world. He was an adviser to the Commission on its Market Definition Notice and to the UK government on the drafting of the UK Competition Act.

Cristina Caffarra

Cristina Caffarra, Vice-President and Head of the European Competition Practice at CRAI International, is an expert in the application of modern industrial economics to competition law, and in the empirical analysis of markets in the context of competition investigations. She has provided economic advice on issues of merger control, vertical restraints, dominance, abusive conduct, collusion and the assessment of damages. She has directed empirical and theoretical economic analyses, and provided expert witness testimony on several cases before the European Commission, the competition authorities of several member states and other jurisdictions such as South Africa.

She has advised before the European Commission on several high-profile Phase II merger investigations. She has worked on the appeals before the CFI of GE/Honeywell and Tetra/Sidel, and given evidence before the CFI in the appeal of EDP-ENI/GDP. She has been involved in the European Commission’s Art. 82 investigation of Microsoft (on behalf of interveners), including Microsoft’s appeal before the Courts.

Dr Caffarra holds a degree in Economics from Italy, and a Master and Ph.D. in Economics from Oxford University. She has worked for research institutions both in Italy and at Oxford. She is on the Editorial Board of the European Competition Law Journal and has written several articles for competition journals – as well as presented paper on the economics of competition law at numerous international and academic conferences.

Andrea Coscelli

Andrea Coscelli is a Director of Economic Analysis within the Competition Group at Ofcom in London. At Ofcom he is currently the Director of Economics on a number of market reviews in the telecom sector (including the future market review on mobile call termination), Competition Act cases and spectrum matters. Since finishing his PhD at Stanford University in January 1998, he has been working full-time on antitrust cases, including merger notifications in the EU, the UK and other member states, and economic analysis for clients involved in Article 81 and Article 82 proceedings with a special focus on the broadcasting and pharmaceutical industry. He has presented expert evidence to a number of antitrust and regulatory agencies, including the European Commission, the Office of Fair Trading, the Competition Commission in the UK, the Italian Telecom and Media Regulator, and the Dutch Telecom and Media Regulator. He has been included in the International Who’s Who of Competition Economists since 2002. He is a regular speaker at European antitrust conferences. He was also a co-founder (with John Fingleton and Patrick Rey) of the Association for Competition Economics (ACE) in 2003. Of ACE he was a member of the Executive Committee (2003-2005) and then of the Steering Committee (2005-2007).

Jacques Cremer

Jacques Crémer is currently “Directeur de Recherche” (Research Professor) at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and at the Institut d’Economie Industrielle, and researcher at the Toulouse School of Economics.

His current themes of research extend from the theory of organizations to political economy through industrial organization and the economics of the Internet. Professor Crémer has published more than 30 articles in top-tier economic journals and magazines and has also contributed to 2 books on that same areas. He has served on the council of the Econemetric Society and of the European Economic Association. He has also served on the Journal of Comparative Economics, on the Rand Journal of Economics, on the European Economic Review and on the Journal of Economic Literature.

Prior to joining IDEI, Jacques was professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania and at Virginia Tech, where he received the “Excellence in Teaching Award” from the Economics Club. Jacques also taught at the École Polytechnique in Paris, and at the University of Southampton. He has also lectured at the ESSEC and has taught courses on strategy for the Executive MBA of Wuhan University (China).

Dr Crémer holds a PhD in Economics from the Massachussets Institute of Technology (MIT), a MS in Management from MIT, and a BS from Ecole Polytechnique in Paris. He is a fellow of the European Economic Association Council, as well as the Econometric Society and of the Center for Economic Policy Research. 

David S. Evans

David S. Evans is an economist who has written widely on industrial economics and who has a particular specialty in antitrust. His recent work has focused on the economics of two-sided markets, tying and bundling, and the design of antitrust rules. He is the author of seven books and more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals or book chapters. He has academic positions at the University College London where he is a Visiting Professor and Executive Director of the Jevons Institute for Competition Law and Economics and at the University of Chicago Law School where he is a Lecturer. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Competition Policy International. He has as Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.

Professor Evans is the head of the global competition policy practice at LECG. He has served as an expert in multiple jurisdictions on mergers, unilateral conduct, and coordinated conduct; many of these are multi-jurisdictional matters that were before courts or competition authorities in the U.S., EC, Australia, and other countries. He has served as an expert and testified before courts, arbitrators, regulatory authorities and legislatures in the United States and the European Community.

Nicholas Forwood

Nicholas Forwood is a Judge at the Court of First Instance. He was educated at Cambridge University BA 1969, MA 1973 (Mechanical Sciences and Law); called to the English Bar in 1970, thereafter practising in London (1971-99) and also in Brussels (1979-99); called to the Irish Bar in 1981; appointed Queen’s Counsel 1987; Bencher of the Middle Temple 1998; representative of the Bar of England and Wales at the Council of the Bars and Law Societies of the EU (CCBE) and Chairman of the CCBE’s Permanent Delegation to the European Court of Justice (1995-99); Governing Board member of the World Trade Law Association and European Maritime Law Organisation (1993-2002); Judge at the Court of First Instance since 15 December 1999. Vice President UKAEL 2007.

Douglas H. Ginsburg

Douglas H. Ginsburg has been a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit since 1986; he was Chief Judge from 2001 to 2008. He is also Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Law at George Mason University, Visiting Lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School, and Lecturer in Law at Columbia University Law School for 2009-10. Judge Ginsburg was previously Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice and a Professor at Harvard Law School. He serves on the Advisory Boards of: Competition Policy International; the Journal of Competition Law and Economics; the Journal of Law, Economics and Policy; the Supreme Court Economic Review; the Law and Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law; and the Jevons Institute for Competition Law and Economics, Faculty of Laws, University College London.

Judge Ginsburg’s recent publications in the field of competition policy include Antitrust Decisions of the Supreme Court, 1967-2007, Vol. 3, No. 2 Comp. Pol. Intl (2007)(with L. Brannon); and Comparing Antitrust Enforcement in the United States and Europe, 1 J. Comp. Law & Econ. 427 (2005).

Frédéric Jenny

Frédéric Jenny is a Professor of Economics at ESSEC Business School in Paris. He is currently Conseiller en Service Extraordinaire, Cour de Cassation (Judge of the French Supreme Court) and Chairman of the OECD Competition Committee. He was closely involved in the establishment of what is now the Autorité de la Concurrence (Competition Council) in France. He was General counsel (Rapporteur Général) and then Vice-President of the Conseil de la concurrence. He is currently a non executive director of the Office of Fair Trading. He was chairman of the WTO Working group on Trade and Competition. He has an internationally recognised reputation for his work in the competition field. He is also a Visiting Professor at University College London.

Bruno Jullien

Bruno Jullien is currently Research Director at the Institut d’Economie Industrielle (IDEI) as well as at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), and researcher at the Toulouse School of Economics.

His current themes of research extend from industrial organization, to contract theory, through regulation, competition policy, networks, IT and Internet, the economics of information, and insurance and Risk. He has published more than 30 articles in top-tier economic journals and magazines. He is also co-editor of International Journal of Industrial Organization and referee for many other economic journals: Econometrica, Rand Journal of Economics, Economic Journal, European of Economic Review, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy. He has also contributed to more than 10 books.

Prior to joining IDEI and CNRS, he has lectured at the prestigious Engineering schools “Ecole Polytechnique” and “Ecole Nationale des Télécommunications” as well at the National School of Statistics “Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique”. He has also taught in several international Universities in China (University of Wuhan), in Italy (European University Institute in Firenze), and Switzerland (University of Lausanne).

Dr Jullien holds a Ph.D in Economics from Harvard University, a degree of “Economist Statician” from the French “National School of Statistics and Economics”, a MS in “Analysis and economic policy” from the “Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales”, and a MS in Engineering from “Ecole Polytechnique”. Bruno was awarded the CNRS Bronze Medal, the Sloan Dissertation Fellowship from Harvard University, and the “Prix Louis Armand” from Ecole Polytechnique. He is also a Fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research and of CESifo.

John Kallaugher

John Kallaugher is a partner in the law firm Latham &Watkins.  He is a member of the New York Bar and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.   He is has taught at University College London since 1986 and has been a Visiting Professor since 1992.  He currently teaches a course on Comparative EC and US Competition/Antitrust Law as part of the UCL  LLM Programme.  His professional work involves advice on EU law-related issues to commercial clients in a wide range of industries.   His academic interests focus on the abuse of dominance, the relationship of IP rights to competition law, and application of competition law in regulated sectors, particularly aviation.

Assimakis Komninos

Assimakis Komninos is a Commissioner, Member of the Board and President of Chamber at the Hellenic Competition Commission since September 2009. Previously, he was a practitioner in an international law firm in Brussels. He has been involved in landmark cases before the European Court of Justice and the Court of First Instance, including Syfait and Lélos (parallel trade of pharmaceuticals - abuse of dominance), GlaxoSmithKline (parallel trade of pharmaceuticals – Article 81), Microsoft (compulsory licensing of interoperability information - abuse of dominance), EAEPC (parallel trade of pharmaceuticals – rejection of complaint), Halcor (copper plumbing tubes cartel) and Public Power Corporation (application of Article 86 to the energy sector). Dr Komninos is also a visiting lecturer at IREA - Université Paul Cézanne Aix - Marseille III and a visiting fellow of the Centre for Law and Governance in Europe at University College London. He has co-edited The Euro: Law, Politics, Economics (British Institute of International and Comparative Law, London, 2003), EC Competition Law, A Critical Assessment (Hart Publishing, Oxford/Portland, 2007), and authored EC Private Antitrust Enforcement, Decentralised Application of EC Competition Law by National Courts (Hart Publishing, Oxford/Portland, 2008). He has also published several articles, case notes, and book reviews in the area of EC competition law.

Valentine Korah

Valentine Korah is an eminent EC competition lawyer, author of many critical books and articles on competition law and policy and the beneficiary of effusive forewords by distinguished experts from the UK, Belgium and the United States. Her basic academic home has been UCL since 1946 when she came up as an undergraduate. She taught and wrote there from 1951 until her formal retirement in 1993. She has taught many subjects, but recently competition law and policy on a part time basis as Professor Emeritus of Competition law.

Her reputation is international. She has taught in many other universities and institutions for short periods of time. She was responsible for the dominant course in English on EC competition law at the College of Europe in Bruges for nearly twenty years. On her retirement she was appointed Honorary Professor at the College at a time when there were only four at the College. For 14 consecutive Spring semesters, she was Visiting Professor at Fordham University School of Law in New York City, teaching competition and IP licensing to LL.M., 2nd and 3rd year JD students.

Bruno Lasserre

Bruno Lasserre is, since March 2009, the President of the French Autorité de la concurrence (Competition Authority). He was born in 1954. He is a graduate of the French National School of Administration (ENA), after which he joined the Conseil d’Etat (Supreme Administrative Court). He now has the rank of Conseiller d’Etat. After eight years spent at the Conseil d’Etat, he joined the French Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, where he ultimately became Director General. During his eight years tenure, he was the main architect of a comprehensive overhaul of the telecommunications sector, culminating in full opening to competition, in the creation of an independant regulator and in the privatisation of the historic incumbent. He then returned to the Conseil d’Etat, where he became Deputy-Chairman for litigation. In parallel, he served as Member (1998-2004) and then as President (2004-2009) of the French Competition Council. He is the author of a number of reports commissionned by the French Prime Minister. He was also a member of the Commission for the Liberation of French Growth. He is Officer of the Légion d’honneur.

Thomas-Olivier Léautier

Thomas-Olivier Léautier is professor of management at the University of Toulouse, Research Director at the Institut d’Economie Industrielle and member of the Toulouse School of Economics. His current themes of research include Industrial Organization, Regulation and Competition Policy and also Insurance, Banking and Finance. Thomas-Olivier holds a PhD in Economics and a Master in Transportation from the Massachussetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, USA, a Master in Science from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussés in Paris in France, and a Bachelor in Science from Ecole Polytechnique in Paris also in France.

Prior to joining the University of Toulouse, Thomas-Olivier was Director, Risk Measurement and Control for Alcan Inc., a leading aluminum and packaging firm, where he set up the risk management infrastructure. Previously he worked as a management consultant with McKinsey and Company, a global management consulting firm, where he was a leader in the Electric Power and Natural Gas and Risk Management practices, and gained first-hand experience with restructured electric power markets.

Thomas-Olivier Léautier has published in numerous academic journals, including the Energy Journal, the Journal of Regulatory Economics, and the Journal of Economics and Management Science.

Ioannis Lianos

Ioannis Lianos is the City Solicitors’ Educational Trust Lecturer in European Union Law at the Faculty of Laws, University College London (UCL) (since 2005), the Associate Executive Director of the Jevons Institute of Competition Law and Economics at UCL, the co-Director of the Centre for Law and Governance in Europe (UCL) and the co-director of the Centre for Law and Economics (UCL). He is also the co-founder and executive director of IMEDIPA, a NGO in competition law established in Athens in 2006. Ioannis received his legal education in France (Strasbourg, advocate Paris), Greece (advocate Athens) and in the United States (NYU Law). Since September 2008 he is an Emile Noel Fellow at the Jean Monnet Centre at New York University School of Law where he is working on a funded project exploring issues of economic evidence and expertise in antitrust litigation in Europe and in the United States. His book, published in French in 2007, on the Transformation of competition law by economic analysis of law (Bruylant/Sakkoulas, XIX+1698 pp)received the Emile Girardeau prize of the French Academy of Social Sciences (Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques). He is currently co-authoring a book on Competition Law Remedies in Europe (forthcoming Hart Pub, Oxford, 2009), a casebook in EU and UK competition law (forthcoming Hart Pub., 2010) and has published widely in European law and competition law, including two edited volumes, a number of chapters in collected volumes and articles in generalist and specialised in competition legal journals.

Kirti Mehta

Kirti Mehta is Cartels Director in the Directorate General for Competition in the European Commission. He first joined the Commission in 1982 as Principal Administrator in the chemicals, plastics and synthetic rubber division in the Directorate General for Internal Market and Industry. In 1991 he became Head of Division of the Agro-Processing Industry and Biotechnology in the same Directorate General. During this period his specific responsibilities were trade negotiations, internal market legislation and technology management policies for the sectors concerned. In 1994 he moved to the Directorate General for Competition becoming Head of Division in the Merger Task Force and in 1998 Head of Division for General Competition Policy. In 1999 he became the Director responsible for General Competition Policy and Legislation covering Antitrust and State Aid before moving in July 2003 to take charge of cartel enforcement, merger control and abuse of dominance cases in the Industry, Consumer Goods and Agricultural sectors. Prior to joining the Commission, he was a senior economist in the Commodity Analysis and Export Projections department of the World Bank, Washington D.C.. Until 1980 he was Chief Group Economist for Gill & Duffus Group, London, responsible for group M&A activities and directing analysis of futures market hedging and arbitrage strategies. Kirti Mehta graduated in 1973 from London School of Economics with a Ph.D in mathematical economics and econometrics specialising in the field of international trade in imperfectly competitive markets.

Anne Perrot Anne Perrot  is Vice-Chair at  Conseil de la Concurrence since october 2004. She is the president of the Association of Competition Economics (ACE) since 2006. She was previously full professor at  University of Paris I-Panthéon Sorbonne and at Ensae, and was the head of the Laboratoire d’Economie Industrielle (CREST).

Anne received a Ph.D. in Mathematics and a  Ph.D. in Economics for which she was awarded prizes by the Association Française de Sciences Economiques and the Chancellerie des Universités.
She was a member of the EAGCP working with the chief economist team at DG Comp during the years 2003-2005. Anne's research fields include industrial economics, competition policy, regulation, and network economics. She is co-editor of  economics journals, like Economie et Prévision and Competition Policy International.

Patrick Rey

Patrick Rey is currently the Director of the Institut d’Economie Industrielle, a member of the Toulouse School of Economics and a Professor of Economics at the University of Toulouse as well as Ecole Polytechnique (Paris). He has previously been Director of the Laboratory of Industrial Organization, CREST-INSEE, in Paris and Director of (what is now) l’Ecole Nationale de la Statistique and of the Administration Economique (ENSAE). He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Toulouse, an engineer diploma from Ecole Polytechnique and a Master from ENSAE in Paris. His current themes of research include Industrial Organization, Regulation and Competition Policy, Innovation and Intellectual Property.

Patrick Rey is widely recognized as a world leader in competition economics. He has published more than 20 articles in international top-tier economic journals such as Econometrica, the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies or the RAND Journal of Economics. He has contributed to about 10 books and most recently to “The Economics of Tacit Collusion in Merger Analysis - The Political Economy of Antitrust”, in 2007. He has also developed an innovative pedagogical tool using a “market game”. Patrick has also testified in numerous antitrust cases in Europe, and conducted numerous competition workshops and seminars at the French Court of Cassation (final court of appeal) as well as with various competition authorities. He is a member of the Economic Advisory Group for Competition Policy (the EAGC’s main purpose is to support the European Commission Directorate General for Competition in improving the economic reasoning in competition policy analysis).

Patrick Rey’s academic excellence has been recognized by numerous awards: he is a fellow of the Econometric Society, a senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France (a distinction shared by less than 0,07% of university professors) and has been granted the prestigious NATO grant and the Fullbright grant (to encourage research abroad).

Vivien Rose

Vivien Rose was appointed to the panel of chairman of the Competition Appeal Tribunal in 2005. She has sat on cases across the range of the Tribunal’s different jurisdictions, in particular in appeals under the Communications Act 2003 concerning the mobile telephone sector. She has also chaired cases under the Competition Act 1998 such as the recent Article 82 appeal against OFGEM by National Grid. Vivien was called to the Bar in 1984 and was a member of Monckton Chambers, London, for ten years specialising in domestic and EC competition law. She was appointed Standing Counsel to the Office of Fair Trading in 1992. In 1995 she left private practice and joined the Government Legal Service working for several years in HM Treasury advising on financial services regulation, at the Ministry of Defence advising on international humanitarian law and in the Legal Services Office of the House of Commons. She is co-editor (with Peter Roth QC) of the sixth edition of Bellamy & Child European Community Law of Competition (2008). She is a frequent participant at conferences and training events on topics relating to both substantive and procedural aspects of competition law.

Paul Seabright

Paul Seabright is Professor of Economics at the University of Toulouse, in France, member of the Toulouse School of Economics and of the Institut d’Economie Industrielle. Dr. Seabright’s research has focused on a wide range of themes including Industrial Organization, Regulation, Competition Policy, Innovation and Intellectual Property. Paul has been a consultant to private sector firms in many different sectors, to national governments and to international organisations. He is a member of the European Commission’s Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy, and a co-author of a report in May 2009 to DG-Competition of the European Commission on state aid to the banking sector.

Formerly a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and of Churchill College in Cambridge, he is a contributor to many periodicals including The Financial Times and Le Monde. His book The Company of Strangers: A Natural History of Economic Life (Princoton, 2004) was shortlisted for the British Academy Book Prize in 2005 and was chosen as one of the Best Business Books of 2004 by Strategy and Business. Seabright is also Chairman of Bruegel’s Scientific Council, and Research Fellow of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. He was an undergraduate at New College in Oxford

Jacques Steenbergen

Prof. Dr. Jacques Steenbergen (born in Antwerp (Belgium) in 1949) is since 2007 Director General in the Belgian Competition Authority. He teaches competition law at the KU Leuven since 1979. Before joining the competition authority, he was partner in the Brussels office of Allen & Overy, and he has been legal secretary to the President of the Court of Justice under the presidency of Prof. J. Mertens de Wilmars.

He is also editor in chief of the Dutch-Belgian European law review SEW,  chairman of the Board of the Stichting van het Koninklijk Conservatorium of Brussels (the foundation of the royal academy for music of Brussels), and honorary member of the Bar  of Brussels (Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten  bij de Balie te Brussel). He is a former member of the Brussels and Flemish Bar Councils.

He lectured or gave conferences and served as member of nomination committees or PhD examination committees in institutes and universities in Austria, Belgium, China, the Czech Republic,  France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. He publishes regularly on EU and competition law.

He obtained a PhD at the KU Leuven with prof. dr. W. van Gerven on legal remedies and ailing industries (1978). He holds a masters degree in law from the KU Leuven (1972), and bachelor degrees or equivalent certificates in law, philosophy and economics from the University of Antwerp (UFSIA)(1969).

Bo Vesterdorf

Bo Vesterdorf is a Danish judge who was President of the European Court of First Instance from 1998 to 2007. Vesterdorf began his career as a lawyer-linguist at the European Court of Justice before becoming Administrator in the Danish Ministry of Justice, examining magistrate, and Legal Attaché in the Permanent Representation of Denmark to the European Communities. He was a Temporary Judge at the Østre Landsret (Danish Court of Appeal), Head of the Constitutional and Administrative Law Division in the Ministry of Justice, Director of the Administration Department in the Ministry of Justice, and a university lecturer. He also served as a member of the Steering Committee on Human Rights at the Council of Europe, and subsequently as a member of its Bureau. In 2004 he became a member of the “Ad-hoc committee on judicial training” at the Academy of European Law, Trier, Germany. He was a judge at the European Court of First Instance from September 25, 1989 and its president from March 4, 1998 to September 17, 2007.

Bo Vesterdorf has been Commander 1st Degree of the Danish Royal Order of the Dannebrog since June 20, 2006. He is a Senior Legal Consultant at Plesner Law Firm in Copenhagen, a Consultant at Herbert Smith LLP London, an external fellow at University College London’s Faculty of Law and is attached to St Gallen University, Switzerland and Fordham Law School, New York.

Florian Wagner-von Papp

Florian Wagner-von Papp is Lecturer and Co-Director of the Centre for Law & Economics at the Faculty of Laws of University College London (UCL), where he teaches courses on Competition Law, Law & Economics and Comparative Law. He holds an LL.M. degree from Columbia Law School (2002, James Kent Scholar), a PhD from the University of Tuebingen/Germany (2004, summa cum laude), and has passed the First and Second German State Examinations (1998/2000).




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