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Lilla Nóra Kiss

Lilla Nóra Kiss

Senior Policy Analyst

Schumpeter Project on Competition Policy

Email: [email protected]

Twitter: @LillaNoraKiss

Lilla Nóra Kiss, PhD is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Schumpeter Project on Competition Policy. Her research focuses on international antitrust law and innovation policy, with a focus on digital platforms.

Lilla also serves as a Post-Graduate Visiting Research Fellow in Hungary Foundation’s Liberty Bridge Program, and as an Adjunct Faculty member at the Global Antitrust Institute of Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University. Lilla instructs students in Antitrust Law and Consumer Protection Law in the LLM in Global Antitrust Law & Economics program.

Lilla's educational background includes a JD, an LLM in European and International Business Law, a PhD in Law and Social Sciences, and an LLM in US Law from George Mason University. Before her research in the US, Lilla was actively involved in international research programs and taught EU business law to both JD and LLM students. In addition to her academic work, Lilla previously served as a senior counselor at the Hungarian Department of Justice, working on EU law and policy matters.

Recent Publications

May 15, 2024

Comments to the Indian Ministry of Corporate Affairs Regarding Digital Competition Law

Rather than allow India’s dynamic high-tech and startup ecosystem to continue to flourish, the Draft Digital Competition Bill follows the path of overbearing competition policy taken by the EU, which lacks any leading digital firms. India should instead privilege the U.S. model of markets and dynamism.

May 13, 2024

Comments to Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) Regarding Digital Markets and Competition

Regulation in the digital sector should only be necessary to remedy market failure that cannot be addressed by the current legal framework, which simply is not true.

May 3, 2024

Comments to the Competition Bureau Canada Regarding AI and Competition

The artificial intelligence market in Canada is still in its early stages but is growing rapidly and becoming increasingly competitive. At this juncture, there is no clear evidence of market failure, substantial barriers to entry, or exclusionary practices that would necessitate intervention.

May 2, 2024

Comments to Brazil’s Finance Ministry Regarding Digital Markets Regulation

As Brazil crafts its own Digital Markets Act in the mold of the EU’s, it should be aware of the potential shortcomings and unsubstantiated advantages associated with such wide-ranging economic regulation within the digital market landscape.

April 4, 2024

Innovation Instead of Imitation: Brazil Needs a Brazilian Approach to Digital Markets

Europe’s digital model may not be the best fit for Brazil. Bill 2768/2022, mirroring the EU’s experimental Digital Markets Act, could potentially hinder innovation rather than ignite it. Brazil’s digital landscape calls for a culture of innovation, not borrowed blueprints of unnecessary intervention.

March 8, 2024

Comments to the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition on Virtual Worlds and Generative AI

The market for AR/VR technologies, though nascent, presents a multifaceted competitive landscape spanning hardware, software, and distribution. And the generative AI market is experiencing early-stage growth with no significant entry barriers evident, particularly concerning data, computational resources, and talent.

March 7, 2024

The Brussels Effect: How the EU’s Digital Markets Act Projects European Influence

As the Digital Markets Act comes into effect, more jurisdictions are adopting similar laws to shoot for big tech targets, creating the “Brussels effect.”

January 22, 2024

Comments to the UK Parliament Regarding the Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill

Instead of enforcing existing competition laws and investing in its digital industries to promote innovation and healthy dynamic competition in the United Kingdom, the Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill offers an overly broad and likely harmful solution to unproven problems.

December 7, 2023

One Import Nations Do Not Need: The EU’s Digital Markets Act

As appetite for tech regulation continues to gain momentum, with more and more countries on the trail to adopt DMA-like rules, open questions abound about its potential impact on competition, innovation, and national technology competitiveness.

November 20, 2023

Comments to the National Congress of Brazil Regarding Regulation of Digital Platforms

Brazil should step back from following the EU’s experimental and harmful DMA regime and at least wait before embarking on a similar policy.

More publications by Lilla Nóra Kiss

Recent Events and Presentations

May 24, 2024

Draft Digital Competition Bill 2024: Background of the Legislation

Lilla Kiss speaks on how the Draft Digital Competition Bill, 2024 will impact the digital market ecosystem in India.

May 22, 2024

Can India Regulate Its Digital Boom Without Stifling Innovation?

Join ITIF's Schumpeter Project on Competition Policy for a timely panel discussion featuring leading antitrust lawyers from India and the United States.

April 18, 2024

The DMA in Action: Early Effects and Global Reach

Watch now for a panel discussion featuring experts from the EU, Brazil, Korea, and the United States.

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