Beyond "surveillance capitalism": in search of European digital sovereignty. On October 16th and 17th, Barcelona will host the first meeting of the participants of the ambitious European project DECODE, dedicated to the problem of the use of personal data in the digital economy.
On September 24th-27th, the international forum Competition Week in Russia was hosted in Sochi, organised by the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation (FAS). Experts of the Institute participated in meetings of the Public Council of FAS, and contributed to discussions with foreign partners on issues of pharmaceutical markets and the ICT sector. More detailed information can be found in the notes of our authors from the event.
Within the framework of the research implementation tenders won, the Institute will develop a model for regulating cross-border data traffic and will analyse the international experience and practice of the EAEU member states and the Eurasian Economic Union overall, in relation to antitrust legislation. The research will be carried out in 2018-2019.
Roundtable "Anticompetitive Practices of Big Pharma: the response of the Competition Authorities of BRICS+"
During Competition Week, on September 25, Alexey Ivanov acted as a moderator of the discussion held within the framework of the Working Group on the study of competition problems in pharmaceutical markets.
The Institute together with the Afanasy Nikitin Association and the Agrofin-Congress group of companies on September 12th held an expert meeting on the implementation of Islamic investment instruments for developing the export potential of Russia's agro-industrial complex.
The Supervisory Board for monitoring the activities of the Centre for Technology Transferw starts its work
"Smart" antitrust regulation in action: the project, in which the Institute holds a key expert position, is underway.
An international seminar, chaired by Ioannis Lianos, organised by the Centre for Law, Economics and Society at the UCL Law Faculty, Yale Law School and the Law Faculty of the University of Athens, was held on July 30 in Athens. Alexey Ivanov and Kirill Molodyko participated in the discussion.
The BRICS Antimonopoly Centre opens at the Higher School of EconomicsThis summer the HSE-Skolkovo Institute for Law and Development has opened a new division - the BRICS Antimonopoly Centre. The latter will engage in applied research and expert analysis aimed at improving competition policies and strengthening antitrust regulation in the BRICS economies. The Centre will also coordinate the activities of the BRICS member states’ competition authorities and scientific communities.