Marios Iacovides

Dr. Marios Iacovides is an Asst. Professor in European Union Law at Stockholm University, Sweden, with a focus on competition law and international economic law. He is also an Expert Advisor on EU competition law and sustainability for the Hellenic Competition Commission, and occasionally acts as of counsel for a Swedish boutique competition law firm. He obtained an LL.B with European Legal Studies at King’s College London, an LL.M in European Integration Law at Stockholm University, and an LL.D in European Law at Uppsala University. He has represented the Swedish Competition Authority as Legal Counsel on several competition law proceedings at first instance and at the Court of Appeal and has worked at several Swedish and European universities. His research focuses on the goals of competition law and on EU competition law, the Green Deal, and sustainability.

Why Aligning Antitrust Policy With Sustainability is a Moral Imperative 

The looming ecological disaster means that it is time for competition researchers, policymakers, lawyers, and economists to devise competition policies that focus...

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The NCAA Goes After College Athletes’ NIL Money—Here are the Antitrust Implications for Workers and Consumers

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Have Business Roundtable Companies Lived Up to Their Stakeholder Commitments?  

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Do Protests Matter At All for Shifting Government Policy Around Economic Redistribution?

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Mergers and Smoking Guns

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