Nicolas Petit is a Professor in competition law and economics at the Institute for European Legal Studies (IEJE) University of Liege School of Law and co-director of the IEJE (www.ieje.net). He holds a PhD (thesis on Oligopolies and tacit collusion in EC competition law, April 2007), a LL.M in European Law with Highest Honors (College of Europe, Bruges - 2001-2002) and a DESS in European Business Law (University Paris II, Panthéon Assas 2000-2001). Since 2005, he has been special counsel at Howrey LLP, Brussels. In 2008 he was awarded the Jacques Lassier Prize by the International League of Competition law. He was visiting researcher at Harvard Law School (January 2006) and has been since 2004 research Fellow of the Global Competition Law Centre and Secretary of the Scientific Committee, College of Europe, Bruges. He has also worked as a clerk at the Commercial Chamber of the French Supreme Court. Nicolas Petit has written extensively on competition law matters. His main research interests cover Abuse of Dominance, Belgian and French competition law, Economics of Competition Law, Procedural issues and Judicial Remedies, Network Industries and International Antitrust. He finally is a senior editor of the online magazine Global Competition Policy.