Thibault Schrepel

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Dr. Thibault Schrepel, LL.M., is an Associate Professor of Law at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam University (Amsterdam Law & Technology Institute), and a Faculty Affiliate at Stanford University (CodeX Center), where he founded the “Computational Antitrust” project that brings together over 60 antitrust agencies. Thibault 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 Superior Audiovisual Council, and a blockchain expert appointed to the World Economic Forum and the World Bank. Thibault is the founder of the Network Law Review.

In 2018, Thibault 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 manuscript (Bruylant) on the subject of “predatory innovation in antitrust law” and articles at Harvard University, Stanford, MIT, Oxford, NYU, Berkeley, and Georgetown, among others. His second book, “Blockchain + Antitrust”, was published in September 2021 (Edward Elgar).

In recent years, Thibault has focused most of his research on blockchain antitrustcomputational antitrust, and complexity theory. He has written the world’s most downloaded antitrust articles on SSRN 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”).

Thibault Schrepel

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam; CodeX - The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics

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