Professor Mark Furse
- Professor of Competition Law and Policy (Law)
Mark Furse joined the University of Glasgow in 2003, having previously held full-time appointments at the Nicolas Copernicus University, Torun, Poland, and the University of Westminster in London. He is responsible for the LLM in International Competition Law and Policy, and is currently on the editorial board of the European Competition Journal. From 1998 to 2019 he was editor of the United Kingdom Competition Law Reports, and for a long period was joint general editor of Butterworths Competition Law Service and on the editorial board of the European Competition Law Review. He has also published a number of textbooks and monographs, as well as articles, on various aspects of competition law in the UK, EU, US and East Asia.
Professor Furse is a Senior Visiting Fellow at Melbourne Law School, where he regularly teaches on merger control and international comparative competition law, and is an Honorary Professor at the East China University of Political Science and Law and the South West University of Political Science and Law in China, as well as being an external fellow of the Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law at the TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland. Professor Furse is currently acting as the expert advisor to a research project in competition law in Thailand.
- Competition law generally.
- Competition economics and law.
- Competition law in China and the Far East.
- Competition law procedures.
He is interested in all areas of competition law, and is happy to supervise research in any area. Particularly interested in international developments, dominant/monopoly firm conduct, and merger control.
Furse, M. (2016) Testing the limits: Ryanair/Aer Lingus and the boundaries of merger control. European Competition Journal, 12(2-3), pp. 462-483. (doi: 10.1080/17441056.2017.1292719)
Furse, M. (2012) The Criminal Law of Competition in the UK and US: failure and success. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham. ISBN 9780857934307
Furse, M. (2008) Excessive Prices, Unfair Prices and Economic Value: The Law of Excessive Pricing under Article 82 EC and the Chapter II Prohibition. European Competition Journal, 4(1), pp. 59-83. (doi: 10.5235/ecj.v4n1.59)
Research Students Under Supervision
Marcos Araujo Boyd - 'The Notion of undertaking in European Competition Law'
Cansin Karga - 'Analysis of the Relation Between Patent Holdup and Standard Setting Organisations’ IPR Policies.'
Professor Furse will be leaving the University this summer, and therefore regrets that he is not available to supervise new PhD theses.
- Karga, Nazli
Improving the SEP licensing framework by revising SSOs' IPR policies
- Zhou, Wenyu
Abusive Conducts of Online Platforms in the Digital Economy - Taking the “Choose-one-from-two” Behavior as an Example: Comparative Analysis in the EU and China
- Zhu, Yingying
A critical analysis of the application of merger control in China and in the European Union to big data