Anna Tzanaki

Anna Tzanaki is a Senior Lecturer at Lund University, Faculty of Law (Sweden), and Senior Research Fellow at UCL Centre of Law, Economics & Society (UK). She studied law at University College London (PhD), University of Chicago (LLM), University of Athens (LLB) and Humboldt University Berlin (Erasmus). She was a Visiting Research Fellow at Harvard Law School and a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Competition Law & Economics (Oxford) and Competition Policy International (Boston). Her research and teaching focuses on M&A, competition law and policy, corporate governance, law & economics, EU and comparative law. Under an EU Marie Curie research grant, she had been investigating the competition implications of partial ownership of rival firms in Europe. She has a forthcoming monograph on this topic with Cambridge University Press, and she is also co-editor of a new Research Handbook on Competition and Corporate Law (Edward Elgar Publishing). Anna has been engaged as an external academic expert by the European Commission (DG COMP) and the Hellenic Competition Commission on several occasions.

The Passive Mechanisms of Common Ownership

A new paper explores the conundrum that common ownership poses for antitrust enforcers and competition and corporate scholars and sheds light on...

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