Friso Bostoen is a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute (2022–23). He completed his Ph.D. at KU Leuven as a fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (2021). The resulting dissertation, titled ‘Abuse of platform power: leveraging conduct in digital markets under EU competition law and beyond’, was awarded the 2022 Ph.D. Thesis Award by Concurrences and will be published in 2023.

Friso’s research focuses on the regulation of online platforms—and technology more broadly—under antitrust law and sectoral regulation. His work has resulted in numerous international publications and presentations. In addition, Friso edits the CoRe Blog and hosts the Monopoly Attack podcast. He has taught competition law at a variety of institutions including KU Leuven, the London School of Economics, Erasmus University (Rotterdam), Waseda University (Tokyo) and the University of Trento.

Friso completed his initial legal studies at KU Leuven (2016), including an exchange at the University of Sydney (2015), and went on to obtain an LL.M. degree from Harvard University as a Fulbright scholar (2019).

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