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Dr. Thibault Schrepel

Stanford CodeX Computational Antitrust first annual conference

I am thrilled to announce the very 1st edition of the Stanford CodeX Computational Antitrust Project annual conference. We have a fantastic lineup of speakers waiting for you to discuss antitrust 3.0. Antitrust agencies from over 50 countries, top academics, and practitioners will discuss advances in the field for what promises to be a groundbreaking conversation....
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A conversation with Bill Kovacic

Yesterday, I had the great pleasure to discuss ongoing antitrust evolutions with Bill Kovacic, Professor of Competition Law at GW, Non-Executive Director of the Competition and Markets Authority, and Former Chair of the Federal Trade Commission, at the 4th IBCI annual conference. We touched upon the substance of antitrust law (e.g., ex-ante rules, such as the DMA, environmental...
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Reading suggestions – October 2021

Click here to order “Blockchain + Antitrust” *** This post features my latest reading suggestions based on the academic papers and press articles that I enjoyed reading in October 2021. As I tend to favor the active sharing of open-source publications, you can follow me on Twitter (@LeConcurrential) or LinkedIn (here) to access similar articles on a more regular basis. SUBSCRIBE TO THE...
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A report for the European Commission on smart contracts

  At the initial request of the European Parliament, the European Commission asked me to write a report on smart contracts’ legal environment. As it appears, the deployment of smart contracts within the European zone could fluidify economic transactions. It also risks fragmenting the Digital Single Market (“DSM”). This conundrum calls for a constructive response to...
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Book your introduction to blockchain antitrust

Dear readers, You work for an antitrust agency (anywhere in the world!) and you would like me to introduce #blockchainantitrust to your team? Send me an email at schrepel @ stanford.edu; happy to schedule a lecture with you. All the best, Thibault
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“Blockchain + Antitrust” is now available

Dear readers, “Blockchain + Antitrust” is officially out. The hardcover version is for sale on all platforms (Book Depository, Elgar, Amazon, Barnes, Thriftbooks…), and you can access the digital version in open-access at: https://www.elgaronline.com/view/9781800885523.xml. Read it, share it widely, make it yours! All the best, Thibault
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Reading suggestions – September 2021

Click here to order “Blockchain + Antitrust” *** This post features my latest reading suggestions based on the academic papers and press articles that I enjoyed reading in September 2021. As I tend to favor the active sharing of open-source publications, you can follow me on Twitter (@LeConcurrential) or LinkedIn (here) to access similar articles on a more regular basis. SUBSCRIBE TO THE...
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Blockchain + Antitrust: The Video

Here is a video I made to promote “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization Formula”. Transcript: In the beginning, there was… nothing. And then humans. And with humans came the technology. And laws. And laws regulating the technology. The first one they identified dates back to 1754 BC with the Code of Hammurabi, which regulated the...
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New book: “Blockchain + Antitrust”

Dear all, I’m beyond thrilled to announce that my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust”, is coming out later this month. I explore the relationship between blockchain and antitrust in it, analyze all existing cases, highlight the mutual benefits that stem from cooperation between the two and provide some perspective on how law and technology could cooperate...
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Reading suggestions – August 2021

Click here to order “Blockchain + Antitrust” *** This post features my latest reading suggestions based on the academic papers and press articles that I enjoyed reading in August 2021. As I tend to favor the active sharing of open-source publications, you can follow me on Twitter (@LeConcurrential) or LinkedIn (here) to access similar articles on a more regular basis. SUBSCRIBE TO THE...
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Reading suggestions – July 2021

Click here to order “Blockchain + Antitrust” *** This post features my latest reading suggestions based on the academic papers and press articles that I enjoyed reading in July 2021. As I tend to favor the active sharing of open-source publications, you can follow me on Twitter (@LeConcurrential) or LinkedIn (here) to access similar articles on a more regular basis. SUBSCRIBE TO THE...
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Antitrust Jukebox #1 — Video highlights

Last June, Nicolas Petit and I organized what appears to be the first edition of the Antitrust Jukebox. We invited six of our friends — Anna Tzanaki, Babette Boliek, Bill Kovacic, Michelle Connolly, Okeoghene Odudu, Pablo Ibáñez Colomo — all fantastic academics, to three sessions during which they discussed their top 3 academic articles ever...
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