As the European Commission is preparing the Digital Markets Act, CERRE (Centre on Regulation in Europe) will present its latest contribution to the debate with a book that brings together concrete recommendations to policy makers and regulators, drawn from some of our recent research.
Public event will take place online on 18 November 2020, from 15:30 – 16:45.
Jan Krämer is an Academic Co-Director at CERRE and a Professor at the University of Passau, Germany, where he holds the chair of Internet & Telecommunications Business.
Previously, he headed a research group on telecommunications markets at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), where he also obtained a diploma degree in Business and Economics Engineering with a focus on computer science, telematics and operations research, and a Ph.D. in Economics, both with distinction. He is editor and author of several interdisciplinary books on the regulation of telecommunications markets and has published numerous articles in the premier scholarly journals in Information Systems, Economics, Management and Marketing research on issues such as net neutrality, data and platform economy, and the design of electronic markets. Professor Krämer has served as academic consultant for leading firms in the telecommunications and Internet industry, as well as for governmental institutions, such as the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and the European Commission. His current research focuses on the role of data for competition and innovation in online markets and the regulation of online platforms.
Bruno Liebhaberg is Director General of the think tank Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE). He is also currently the chair of the EU Observatory on Online Platform Economy. He was a professor at the Université Libre de Bruxelles’ Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (SBS-EM ULB) from 1979 to 2018. Earlier in his career, he advised former European Commission President Jacques Delors on industry and R&D matters. He holds a Master in Management Sciences from SBS-EM ULB and a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Anne Yvrande-Billon is Arcep’s Director of Economic, Market and Digital Affairs. She joined the French regulator in September 2020. Previously, Anne Yvrande-Billon was Vice President of the French Rail and Road Regulatory Agency (Arafer) since 2014. Ms. Yvrande-Billon was appointed Bureau Chair of the OECD’s Network of Economic Regulators (NER) in 2019. From 2017 to 2020, she was President of the Université Paris Dauphine Governance and Regulation Chair. Before that, she worked as a Senior Economist and as Deputy Chair of the Mergers Unit at the French Competition Authority. She has also worked at the French Council of Economic Analysis, an independent advisory body reporting to the French Prime Minister. She holds a PhD in Economics from the Pantheon-Sorbonne University, where she also works as an Associate Professor.
Stéphanie Yon-Courtin is a Member of the European Parliament (Renew Group), Vice-President of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) and substitute member of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO), on the Fisheries (PECH) and of the sub-committee on taxation (FISC). She was rapporteur for the 2019 annual competition policy report and shadow rapporteur for the 2020 report on the Capital Markets Union. She is also Chair of the delegation for relations with Canada and a member of the delegation for relations with the United States. Stéphanie is also a member of the Calvados Departmental Council. Prior to her election as an MEP in 2019, she was Mayor of Saint-Contest, and a Vice-President of the urban community Caen la Mer. Prior to that, Stéphanie worked as an advisor on international affairs in the office of Bruno Lasserre, former President of the French Competition Authority. She was admitted to the Paris Bar in 2004, specialising in competition law, and worked in international law firms. She also worked as a legal expert in the European Commission. Stéphanie holds a Master’s degree in law from the Universities of Caen and Bristol, and a Master’s degree in European Business Law from the Institute of European Studies. She is 45 years old, married and mother of two children. She is president of the association “Caen les femmes” created in 2011. She has been a regular contributor to the international political section of the journal Concurrences.
Presentetion is available HERE.
Details about the event are available HERE.