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Dr. Thibault Schrepel

Online conference: “Blockchain + The Law”

I am delighted to be announcing a new conference entitled “Blockchain + The Law”, to be held on February 3 (online). We have quite a fantastic lineup if you ask me, see for yourself (below), and be sure to join us 🚀. — Thibault Schrepel. Registration OVER HERE.  
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Reading suggestions – December 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 December 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 – November 2021

Click here to register to the conference *** This post features my latest reading suggestions based on the academic papers and press articles that I enjoyed reading in November 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 CONCURRENTIALISTE...
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“How should antitrust agencies approach AI?” (an article written by a very special guest)

AI is a rapidly evolving technology that will have an increasing, and possibly overwhelming, impact on consumers, markets, and the economy. Antitrust regulators should monitor AI’s impact on markets and consider whether, and how, to take action to protect consumers and competition. For example, the AI-based systems of self-driving cars, which are now being tested...
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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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