Friso Bostoen

KU Leuven
Ph.D. Fellow

Dr. Friso Bostoen is a scholar at the research institute Consumer Competition Market, KU Leuven. His work is focused on the regulation of online platforms under both antitrust law and more specific regulation. Friso edits the CoRe Blog on competition law and serves as peer reviewer for several journals. His work resulted in more than a dozen international publications as well as presentations in nine different countries. Friso completed his initial legal studies at KU Leuven (including an exchange at the University of Sydney) and went on to obtain an LL.M. degree from Harvard University as a Fulbright scholar. In 2021, he was awarded a Ph.D. by KU Leuven for his thesis on ‘abuse of platform power’. Before going into academia, he completed a number of internships in the field of competition law, both in the public sector (Belgian Competition Authority) and in private practice (e.g., Clifford Chance).



1152 Review

Giuseppe Colangelo, Viktoria Robertson, Kayvan Hazemi Jebelli, Antonio Manganelli, Antonio Nicita, Despoina Mantzari, Pedro Caro de Sousa, Virginia Pavel Dobre, Friso Bostoen, Daniel Mândrescu, Vikas Kathuria Competition policy in the digital economy


This special issue aims at feeding the current debate about the role of competition policy in the digital economy by addressing some key topics. These include challenges associated with digital ecosystems, the European Commission’s Digital Markets Act, the role of interim measures, mergers and (...)

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