Dr Florence Thepot

  • Lecturer in Competition and European Union Law (School of Law)

Biography

Florence Thépot joined the School of Law as a Lecturer in Competition and EU Law in 2015, following completion of her PhD at UCL in the area of Competition Law in 2014.  She graduated from Sciences-Po, Strasbourg (2008) and from the College of Europe, Bruges (2009).  In addition to a role of teaching fellow at UCL (2011-2015), she holds professional experience from Linklaters LLP (Competition Law/Antitrust Group, 2011-2012), and from the European Commission (Directorate General for Internal Market and Services, 2009-2010).

She was awarded the Young Writers’ Award by Kluwer Law International for her article “Market power in online search and social-networking: a matter of two-sided markets” (2013) 36 World Competition 195.  

Her research has been further encouraged and rewarded by scholarships from UCL, the ABA Section of Antitrust Law, The Competition Law Scholars Forum and the Max Planck Institute.  She has spent research stays at the Bureau d’Economie Théorique et Appliquée (University of Strasbourg), Georgetown University Law Center and the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich.

Research interests

Florence’s research lies in the area of law and economics of competition, with a focus on issues at the interface with corporate governance. Recent research has focused on topics of contemporary relevance such as the internal drivers of cartels, corporate compliance, interlocking directorates and minority shareholdings between competitors. Apart from her PhD thesis, research output in that area includes 4 publications (in the Competition Law Review, Concurrences, CPI Antitrust Chronicle and World Competition (book review)). 3 papers are currently in progress.

Another significant stream of research concerns digital platforms and the interplay between market power, innovation and consumer welfare. She has two publications in that area (the award-winning article in World Competition and a book edited by the Institute of Competition Law). One research project is ongoing.

She regularly speaks at conferences in the fields of law & economics of competition, including talks in London (UCL), Washington DC (Federal Trade Commission), Tokyo (ASCOLA), Greece (CRESSE), Germany (ZiF), Lisbon (CLASF), Stockholm (National Competition Authority) etc.

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Selected publications

Supervision

Kirsty McDougall - The application of Article 102 TFEU to the EU energy sector

Teaching

  • EU Law (Level 2)
  • European Rules on Competition (Level 4 – Honours)
  • Competition Law: Substance & Enforcement (LLM - Convenor)
  • Advanced Competition Law (LLM)

Additional information

All publications

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Jump to: 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2011
Number of items: 8.

2016

Thepot, F. (2016) Can compliance programmes contribute to effective antitrust enforcement? In: Paha, J. (ed.) Competition Law Compliance Programs: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Springer: Switzerland, pp. 191-202. ISBN 978331944632 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-44633-2_9)

Thepot, F., Hugon, F. and Linaud, M. (2016) Cumul de mandats d’administrateur et risques anticoncurrentiels: Un vide juridique en Europe? Concurrences, 2016(1), pp. 1-11.

2015

Thépot, F. (2015) Antitrust v. anti-corruption policy approaches to compliance: why such a gap? CPI Antitrust Chronicle, 6(2),

Thépot, F. (2015) The Single Economic Entity Doctrine and Corporate Group Responsibility in European Antitrust Law, by Nada Ina Pauer. World Competition, 38(1), pp. 179-180. [Book Review]

2014

Lianos, I., Jenny, F., Wagner von Papp, F., Motchenkova, E., David, E., Thépot, F., Massman, J. and Strader, M.J. (2014) Just and Optimal Financial Penalties for Infringement of Competition Law: A Comparative Analysis. Project Report. UCL Faculty of Laws, London.

Thépot, F., Mélin, M. and Merle-Beral, A. (2014) Interaction entre propriété intellectuelle et droit de la concurrence: nouveaux territoires. In: Behar-Touchais, M., Charbit, N. and Amaro, R. (eds.) A Quoi sert la Concurrence? Series: Concurrences. Institut de droit de la concurrence: Paris. ISBN 9791094201008

2013

Thépot, F. (2013) Market power in online search and social-networking: a matter of two-sided markets. World Competition: Law and Economics Review, 36(2), pp. 195-221.

2011

Thépot, F. (2011) Leniency and individual liability, Oopening the 'black box' of the cartel. Competition Law Review, 7(2), pp. 221-240.

This list was generated on Thu Aug 17 10:39:33 2017 BST.
Number of items: 8.

Articles

Thepot, F., Hugon, F. and Linaud, M. (2016) Cumul de mandats d’administrateur et risques anticoncurrentiels: Un vide juridique en Europe? Concurrences, 2016(1), pp. 1-11.

Thépot, F. (2015) Antitrust v. anti-corruption policy approaches to compliance: why such a gap? CPI Antitrust Chronicle, 6(2),

Thépot, F. (2013) Market power in online search and social-networking: a matter of two-sided markets. World Competition: Law and Economics Review, 36(2), pp. 195-221.

Thépot, F. (2011) Leniency and individual liability, Oopening the 'black box' of the cartel. Competition Law Review, 7(2), pp. 221-240.

Book Sections

Thepot, F. (2016) Can compliance programmes contribute to effective antitrust enforcement? In: Paha, J. (ed.) Competition Law Compliance Programs: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Springer: Switzerland, pp. 191-202. ISBN 978331944632 (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-44633-2_9)

Thépot, F., Mélin, M. and Merle-Beral, A. (2014) Interaction entre propriété intellectuelle et droit de la concurrence: nouveaux territoires. In: Behar-Touchais, M., Charbit, N. and Amaro, R. (eds.) A Quoi sert la Concurrence? Series: Concurrences. Institut de droit de la concurrence: Paris. ISBN 9791094201008

Book Reviews

Thépot, F. (2015) The Single Economic Entity Doctrine and Corporate Group Responsibility in European Antitrust Law, by Nada Ina Pauer. World Competition, 38(1), pp. 179-180. [Book Review]

Research Reports or Papers

Lianos, I., Jenny, F., Wagner von Papp, F., Motchenkova, E., David, E., Thépot, F., Massman, J. and Strader, M.J. (2014) Just and Optimal Financial Penalties for Infringement of Competition Law: A Comparative Analysis. Project Report. UCL Faculty of Laws, London.

This list was generated on Thu Aug 17 10:39:33 2017 BST.