Andreas Stephan is a Professor of Competition Law and Former Head of UEA Law School. He has a background in both Law and Economics, and has widely published articles on all aspects of cartel enforcement. His research on public attitudes to price-fixing in the UK and the design of the criminal cartel offence have been cited in the UK government’s 2011 review of its competition policy regime and in a 2009 Australian Senate Standing Committee Report on the criminalisation of cartel behaviour. His other research includes an empirical study of the EU leniency programme, and work on compliance and direct settlement. He has also sat on an academic panel advising the UK Department of Business, Innovation and Skills on economic policy. Andreas has a particular interest in the competition laws of emerging and developing economies. He is a Non-Governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network’s (ICN) Advocacy Working Group and a member of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Research Partnership Platform.
Managerial Behaviour and Competition lawThis On-Topic set of articles discusses the role of managers in the commission of competition law infringements. It reviews the tools available to prevent these violations, in particular through compliance programs and individual sanctions. This set brings together contributions from practitioners, researchers and academics identifying advances and new issues on this innovative subject.