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Thibault Schrepel

Associate Professor of Law (VU Amsterdam) + Faculty Affiliate (Stanford).

He is an Associate Professor of Law at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Amsterdam Law & Technology Institute), and a Faculty Affiliate at Stanford University (CodeX Center), where he founded the “Computational Antitrust” project that brings together over 65 antitrust agencies. He also holds research and teaching positions at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Sciences Po Paris; he is an alumnus of the Berkman Center at Harvard University, a member of the scientific board of the French Regulatory Authority for Audiovisual and Digital Communication, and a blockchain expert appointed to the World Economic Forum and the World Bank.

In 2018, he received the “Academic Excellence” Global Competition Review Award, which recognizes “an academic competition specialist who has made an outstanding contribution to competition policy.” He has published a first book (Bruylant ed.) on “predatory innovation in antitrust law” and articles at Harvard University, Stanford, MIT, Oxford, NYU, Berkeley, and Georgetown, among others. He is the founder of the Network Law Review (formerly Concurrentialiste).

In recent years, he has focused most of his research on blockchain antitrust, computational antitrust, and complexity science. He has written the world’s most downloaded antitrust articles in 2018 (“The Blockchain Antitrust Paradox”), 2019 (“Collusion by Blockchain and Smart Contracts”), 2020 (“Blockchain Code as Antitrust”), 2021 (“Computational Antitrust: An Introduction and Research Agenda”), and 2022 (“Complexity-Minded Antitrust”). His most recent book, “Blockchain + Antitrust”, was published in September 2021.