Thibault Schrepel

Thibault Schrepel
Faculty Affiliate, Berkman Center
Harvard University

Thibault Schrepel is an affiliate faculty member at the Berkman Center at Harvard University and an assistant professor in European economic law at the Utrecht University School of Law. Most of his writing focus on the issue of innovation and digital markets in relation to competition law. His research on predatory innovation has led to the introduction of several legislative proposals across Europe.

He has published his work in leading universities, including at Harvard, NYU and Oxford University. Two of his writings were among the 10 most downloaded articles (worldwide) on SSRN in the years 2015 & 2017, and in 2018, his article entitled "Is Blockchain the Death of Antitrust Law? The Blockchain Antitrust Paradox" has been the world most downloaded antitrust article of the year.

In April 2018, he was awarded the "Academic Excellence" GCR Award which honors "an academic competition specialist who has made an outstanding contribution to competition policy in 2017." His last article analyzes the impact of blockchain on competition law. Lastly, he has recently become Peer Reviewer for the Stanford Journal of Blockchain Law & Policy.

Thibault is also an invited Professor at George Mason University and Sciences Po Paris, lastly, he is a researcher at Stanford University Codex group and Paris 1 Sorbonne.

Recent Events and Presentations

July 11, 2019

ITIF hosted an expert panel to discuss growing calls to either break up big tech companies or subject them to more careful scrutiny out of concern they may be violating competition laws. The panel examined these issues and explored what, if anything, should be done to change the current antitrust regime.