Competition Law Scholars Forum


Call For Papers

Competition and regulatory trends in digital markets


XXVIth CLaSF Workshop, Thursday 14 April 2016

at Lisbon Law University (FDL), Alameda da Universidade, Lisbon, in conjunction with its Jean Monnet Chair in Economic Regulation in the EU

Call for Papers

Competition and regulatory trends in digital markets”

The conference will consist of seminar-based sessions. Papers are invited from scholars, regulators and practitioners on any of these issues or other topics which fall generally within the broad theme of “Competition and regulatory trends in digital markets”.

Suggestions are invited in the field of the following matters:

  • Regulatory implications of the new EU digital agenda;
  • A new interplay between competition law and policy and regulation in the field of digital markets; and,
  • How to deal with market power in the digital sector - the EU and the US approach

The Workshop will consist of a mix of invited speakers and contributions chosen following this call for papers.


Please submit your abstract by Friday 15 January 2016.

    Any person interested in being considered on the basis of the call for papers at the conference is asked to contact Professor Barry Rodger at <>. An abstract is required of approximately 500-1,000 words, to be submitted by no later than 15 January 2016, and decisions on successful submissions will be taken by 25 January 2016. Submission of presentation/draft paper is also required a week prior to the workshop.

    Papers presented at the conference can be submitted to the Competition Law Review editorial board with a view to being published in the Review. Note that the Review is a fully refereed scholarly law journal: submission does not guarantee publication.